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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst - UAT
Rank 610 619 576
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -43
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Test Analyst 37 47 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.081% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.085% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 36 49
Median daily rate £325 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £362 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £295 £233
% change year-on-year
+14.40% +26.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
50050 55150 53908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 95.01% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 32734 35266 32824
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1662 2082 2153
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 24 September 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 27 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 24 September 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 +1 33 £325 +8.33% 5
London +7 14 £325 -12.16% 4
South East +16 8 £350 +75.00%
Surrey - 8 £350 -
Scotland +12 4 £200 -11.11% 1
South West +14 3 £225 -25.00%
Edinburgh +11 3 £200 -11.11% 1
West Midlands -30 3 £300 -
North West +12 2 - -
Leicestershire +5 2 - -
Leicester 0 2 - -
East Midlands -8 2 - -
Warwick - 2 £288 -
Warwickshire - 2 £288 -
Croydon - 2 £360 -
Somerset +20 1 - -
East of England +14 1 - - 1
Glasgow +9 1 - -
Bath +4 1 - -
Manchester -6 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £225 -
Guildford - 1 £425 -
Bournemouth - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 £225 -
Birmingham - 1 £375 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -

UAT Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 96 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 35 (36.46%) Test Scripting
3 26 (27.08%) Finance
4 24 (25.00%) Banking
4 24 (25.00%) JIRA
5 22 (22.92%) HP Quality Center
6 18 (18.75%) ISTQB
6 18 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (16.67%) Retail
8 14 (14.58%) Regression Testing
8 14 (14.58%) Defect Management
9 13 (13.54%) Integration Testing
9 13 (13.54%) Migration
9 13 (13.54%) SQL
10 12 (12.50%) QA
11 11 (11.46%) SAP
11 11 (11.46%) CRM
11 11 (11.46%) Sonata
12 10 (10.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 10 (10.42%) Functional Testing
12 10 (10.42%) E-Commerce
12 10 (10.42%) System Testing
13 9 (9.38%) Manual Testing
13 9 (9.38%) Software Testing
13 9 (9.38%) Microsoft
13 9 (9.38%) HP
13 9 (9.38%) MS Excel
13 9 (9.38%) SDLC
14 8 (8.33%) Waterfall
14 8 (8.33%) ISEB

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 (7.29%) SAS
1 7 (7.29%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.04%) Confluence
2 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.04%) MS Office
2 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (11.46%) Sonata
2 2 (2.08%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.04%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) IaaS
1 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.04%) Office 365
1 1 (1.04%) PaaS
1 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.25%) Base SAS
1 6 (6.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (2.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 24 (25.00%) JIRA
2 8 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.08%) Selenium
3 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.04%) JMeter
4 1 (1.04%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (1.04%) TestComplete
4 1 (1.04%) Zephyr
General
1 26 (27.08%) Finance
2 24 (25.00%) Banking
3 16 (16.67%) Retail
4 6 (6.25%) Back Office
5 3 (3.13%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.08%) Automotive
6 2 (2.08%) Publishing
7 1 (1.04%) Games
7 1 (1.04%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.21%) .NET
2 2 (2.08%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.04%) HTML
3 1 (1.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.17%) Equities
3 3 (3.13%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.13%) Credit Risk
3 3 (3.13%) EPoS
4 2 (2.08%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.04%) AS400
5 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.04%) iPad
5 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.04%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 35 (36.46%) Test Scripting
3 18 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (14.58%) Defect Management
4 14 (14.58%) Regression Testing
5 13 (13.54%) Integration Testing
5 13 (13.54%) Migration
6 11 (11.46%) CRM
7 10 (10.42%) E-Commerce
7 10 (10.42%) Functional Testing
7 10 (10.42%) System Testing
8 9 (9.38%) Manual Testing
8 9 (9.38%) SDLC
8 9 (9.38%) Software Testing
9 8 (8.33%) Waterfall
10 7 (7.29%) System Integration Testing
11 6 (6.25%) Asset Management
11 6 (6.25%) Investment Management
11 6 (6.25%) Programme Management
12 5 (5.21%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.54%) SQL
2 3 (3.13%) Java
3 2 (2.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (18.75%) ISTQB
2 10 (10.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (8.33%) ISEB
4 5 (5.21%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.21%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.04%) ACCA
5 1 (1.04%) CIMA
5 1 (1.04%) Degree
5 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.04%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 22 (22.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (11.46%) SAP
2 9 (9.38%) HP
2 9 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.29%) IBM
3 7 (7.29%) Thunderhead
4 2 (2.08%) Guidewire
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle
4 2 (2.08%) Pega
5 1 (1.04%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.04%) Twitter