The table below looks at the statistics for the UAT Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UAT Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UAT Test Analyst
Rank 574 566 519
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -47
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Test Analyst 23 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.050% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.054% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 19
Average daily rate
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£288 £295 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.54% -6.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £124 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £290 £309
% change year-on-year
-5.17% -6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
50851 50122 43739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.49% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31571 31079 25153
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1990 2044 2147
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

UAT Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UAT Test Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 28 May 2015.

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 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UAT Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -22 20 £289 -2.11%
London +16 11 £295 -23.87%
City of London +11 4 £344 -27.63%
South East -17 4 £235 -20.33%
Scotland 0 3 £215 -33.94%
Edinburgh - 3 £215 -
North West -10 2 £288 +4.54%
Swindon +10 1 £625 +101.61%
South West +7 1 £625 +127.27%
Wiltshire +2 1 £625 +101.61%
Manchester -4 1 £288 +4.54%
Milton Keynes - 1 £288 -
Birmingham - 1 £500 -
West Midlands - 1 £500 -
East Midlands - 1 £341 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £220 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £288 -
Hampshire - 1 £200 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £341 -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £220 -

UAT Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited UAT Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with UAT Test Analyst in their job title.

1 53 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 24 (45.28%) Finance
3 18 (33.96%) Test Scripting
4 15 (28.30%) Banking
5 13 (24.53%) ISTQB
6 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (18.87%) HP Quality Center
7 10 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (18.87%) ISEB
8 8 (15.09%) HP
8 8 (15.09%) Retail
9 7 (13.21%) JIRA
9 7 (13.21%) QA
9 7 (13.21%) User Stories
9 7 (13.21%) Manual Testing
10 6 (11.32%) Test Management
10 6 (11.32%) Waterfall
10 6 (11.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (9.43%) Retail Banking
11 5 (9.43%) Software Testing
11 5 (9.43%) Migration
11 5 (9.43%) SQL
12 4 (7.55%) Test Planning
12 4 (7.55%) System Integration Testing
12 4 (7.55%) Data Migration
13 3 (5.66%) System Testing
13 3 (5.66%) Investment Management
13 3 (5.66%) Integration Testing
13 3 (5.66%) Automation Testing
13 3 (5.66%) CRM

UAT Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited UAT Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with UAT Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.89%) FileNet
1 1 (1.89%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Office
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.89%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.89%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.89%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) JIRA
2 2 (3.77%) Selenium
3 1 (1.89%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 24 (45.28%) Finance
2 15 (28.30%) Banking
3 8 (15.09%) Retail
4 5 (9.43%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.77%) General Ledger
5 2 (3.77%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (3.77%) Back Office
6 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.89%) French Language
6 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.89%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) HTML
2 1 (1.89%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.77%) SWIFT
2 2 (3.77%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.89%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.89%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Android
1 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 18 (33.96%) Test Scripting
3 11 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (13.21%) User Stories
4 7 (13.21%) Manual Testing
5 6 (11.32%) Test Management
5 6 (11.32%) Waterfall
6 5 (9.43%) Software Testing
6 5 (9.43%) Migration
7 4 (7.55%) Test Planning
7 4 (7.55%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (7.55%) Data Migration
8 3 (5.66%) System Testing
8 3 (5.66%) Investment Management
8 3 (5.66%) Integration Testing
8 3 (5.66%) Automation Testing
8 3 (5.66%) CRM
8 3 (5.66%) Project Management
8 3 (5.66%) Regression Testing
8 3 (5.66%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) ISTQB
2 10 (18.87%) ISEB
3 6 (11.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 10 (18.87%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) HP
2 2 (3.77%) IBM
3 1 (1.89%) hybris
3 1 (1.89%) SAP
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.89%) Murex
3 1 (1.89%) ION Trading