The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had UAT Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst - UAT
Rank 607 631 551
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -80
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Test Analyst 53 43 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.075% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.080% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 32 42
Median daily rate £325 £278 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.11% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £349 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £268 £225
% change year-on-year
+19.62% +18.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £190.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51171 54063 51068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.76% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33246 34265 30949
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1562 2016 2062
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.58 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

UAT Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured UAT Test Analyst in the job title.

UAT Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

UAT Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UAT Test Analyst within the UK.

UAT Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

UAT Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UAT Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

UAT Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

UAT Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UAT Test Analyst within the UK.

UAT Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

UAT Test Analyst
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UAT Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -8 46 £344 +22.76% 3
South East +4 17 £350 +52.17%
London +5 15 £350 +12.90% 2
Surrey - 8 £350 -
Scotland +9 7 £225 -10.00%
South West +6 6 £225 -
Edinburgh -4 5 £225 -10.00%
Kent +6 4 £425 +112.50%
Gloucestershire - 3 £225 -
Croydon - 3 £350 -
Gloucester - 3 £225 -
East Midlands 0 2 £338 - 1
Leeds -3 2 £315 +12.50%
Yorkshire -5 2 £315 -
West Yorkshire -5 2 £315 +12.50%
West Midlands -35 2 £338 -
City of London - 2 £425 -
East of England +20 1 £338 -
Glasgow +10 1 £188 -25.00%
Bristol 0 1 £300 -
North East - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £205 -
Warwickshire - 1 £300 -
Somerset - 1 - -
Livingston - 1 £205 -
Dorset - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £338 -
Warwick - 1 £300 -
Guildford - 1 £425 -

UAT Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, UAT Test Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring UAT Test Analyst in the job title.

1 110 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 37 (33.64%) Test Scripting
3 29 (26.36%) Finance
4 25 (22.73%) HP Quality Center
5 24 (21.82%) Banking
6 23 (20.91%) ISTQB
6 23 (20.91%) Regression Testing
7 22 (20.00%) JIRA
8 19 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (15.45%) Defect Management
10 16 (14.55%) Retail
11 15 (13.64%) Integration Testing
12 14 (12.73%) QA
12 14 (12.73%) SQL
12 14 (12.73%) Functional Testing
13 13 (11.82%) Manual Testing
14 12 (10.91%) SAP
14 12 (10.91%) Migration
14 12 (10.91%) System Testing
14 12 (10.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 11 (10.00%) SDLC
15 11 (10.00%) Sonata
15 11 (10.00%) CRM
15 11 (10.00%) ISEB
16 10 (9.09%) Microsoft
16 10 (9.09%) HP
16 10 (9.09%) Software Testing
16 10 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
17 9 (8.18%) MS Excel
18 8 (7.27%) IBM

UAT Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.36%) SAS
1 7 (6.36%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.91%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (8.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.82%) MS Office
3 1 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (10.00%) Sonata
2 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.91%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.91%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.91%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.82%) WebEx
2 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.45%) Base SAS
1 6 (5.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 3 (2.73%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.91%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (20.00%) JIRA
2 8 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.73%) Selenium
4 2 (1.82%) JMeter
5 1 (0.91%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.91%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.91%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.91%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.91%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (0.91%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.91%) TestComplete
5 1 (0.91%) Zephyr
General
1 29 (26.36%) Finance
2 24 (21.82%) Banking
3 16 (14.55%) Retail
4 6 (5.45%) Back Office
5 5 (4.55%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.73%) Publishing
7 1 (0.91%) Automotive
7 1 (0.91%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.91%) Front Office
7 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.55%) .NET
2 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.82%) Web Services
3 1 (0.91%) HTML
3 1 (0.91%) SOAP
3 1 (0.91%) WCF
3 1 (0.91%) XML
3 1 (0.91%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.64%) Equities
3 3 (2.73%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.82%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.82%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.91%) AS400
5 1 (0.91%) iPad
5 1 (0.91%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.91%) Smart Energy
5 1 (0.91%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.91%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.64%) Windows
2 2 (1.82%) Unix
2 2 (1.82%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 37 (33.64%) Test Scripting
3 23 (20.91%) Regression Testing
4 19 (17.27%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (15.45%) Defect Management
6 15 (13.64%) Integration Testing
7 14 (12.73%) Functional Testing
8 13 (11.82%) Manual Testing
9 12 (10.91%) Migration
9 12 (10.91%) System Testing
10 11 (10.00%) CRM
10 11 (10.00%) SDLC
11 10 (9.09%) Software Testing
11 10 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
12 8 (7.27%) E-Commerce
12 8 (7.27%) Waterfall
13 6 (5.45%) Asset Management
13 6 (5.45%) Investment Management
13 6 (5.45%) Programme Management
14 5 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.73%) SQL
2 3 (2.73%) C#
2 3 (2.73%) Java
3 1 (0.91%) Perl
3 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.91%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (20.91%) ISTQB
2 12 (10.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (10.00%) ISEB
4 5 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.55%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.91%) Degree
5 1 (0.91%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.73%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.91%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 25 (22.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (10.91%) SAP
2 10 (9.09%) HP
2 10 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.27%) IBM
4 7 (6.36%) Thunderhead
5 3 (2.73%) Oracle
6 2 (1.82%) Guidewire
6 2 (1.82%) Pega
7 1 (0.91%) Cognos
7 1 (0.91%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.91%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.91%) Twitter
7 1 (0.91%) VMware
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