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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst - UAT
Rank 594 561 539
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -22
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Test Analyst 32 51 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.098% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.10% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 36 36
Average daily rate £300 £290 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £224 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £355 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £295 £250
% change year-on-year
-15.25% +18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 -

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
48618 48918 46871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31219 30411 27715
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1735 1925 2068
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.95% -3.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 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 26 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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -16 30 £288 -4.16% 2
London +9 19 £300 +3.44% 1
City of London +36 5 £388 +34.78% 1
South East +9 4 £230 -22.03%
South West - 2 £238 -
Kent -7 1 £160 -60.00%
Surrey -8 1 £300 -20.00%
Cardiff -9 1 £375 +25.00%
Scotland -9 1 - - 1
Wales -10 1 £375 +25.00% 1
South Wales -12 1 £375 +25.00%
East Midlands -14 1 £325 +8.33%
Edinburgh -17 1 - -
Yorkshire -25 1 £250 -20.63% 1
Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
North West - 1 £213 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £238 -
Oldham - 1 £213 -
Nottingham - 1 £325 -
Sheffield - 1 £250 -
Epsom - 1 £300 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £250 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £325 -
Manchester - 1 £213 -

UAT Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 94 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 39 (41.49%) Test Scripting
3 35 (37.23%) Finance
4 31 (32.98%) ISEB
5 26 (27.66%) HP Quality Center
6 24 (25.53%) ISTQB
7 20 (21.28%) Banking
8 19 (20.21%) SQL
9 18 (19.15%) Defect Management
10 17 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (14.89%) Integration Testing
11 14 (14.89%) System Integration Testing
12 12 (12.77%) Test Management
13 11 (11.70%) Retail
13 11 (11.70%) Software Testing
13 11 (11.70%) XML
13 11 (11.70%) HP
13 11 (11.70%) Migration
14 10 (10.64%) QA
15 8 (8.51%) Retail Banking
15 8 (8.51%) Data Migration
15 8 (8.51%) Data Protection
15 8 (8.51%) Windows
15 8 (8.51%) Waterfall
16 7 (7.45%) SDLC
16 7 (7.45%) XML Messaging
16 7 (7.45%) JIRA
17 6 (6.38%) Investment Banking
17 6 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
17 6 (6.38%) Regression Testing

UAT Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (5.32%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.06%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (5.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.13%) Sage 50
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.06%) Magento
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.06%) SAP FI-GL
2 1 (1.06%) Tercero
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.13%) FTP
1 2 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.45%) JIRA
2 3 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.13%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.06%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.06%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 35 (37.23%) Finance
2 20 (21.28%) Banking
3 11 (11.70%) Retail
4 8 (8.51%) Retail Banking
5 6 (6.38%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.19%) International Banking
6 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.13%) Back Office
7 2 (2.13%) Billing
8 1 (1.06%) Advertising
8 1 (1.06%) Front Office
8 1 (1.06%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.70%) XML
2 7 (7.45%) XML Messaging
3 2 (2.13%) .NET
3 2 (2.13%) SOAP
4 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.06%) CSS
4 1 (1.06%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.06%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (4.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.06%) AS400
3 1 (1.06%) Derivative
3 1 (1.06%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.51%) Windows
2 3 (3.19%) Windows 7
2 3 (3.19%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 39 (41.49%) Test Scripting
3 18 (19.15%) Defect Management
4 17 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (14.89%) Integration Testing
5 14 (14.89%) System Integration Testing
6 12 (12.77%) Test Management
7 11 (11.70%) Migration
7 11 (11.70%) Software Testing
8 8 (8.51%) Data Migration
8 8 (8.51%) Data Protection
8 8 (8.51%) Waterfall
9 7 (7.45%) SDLC
10 6 (6.38%) Functional Testing
10 6 (6.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 6 (6.38%) Regression Testing
10 6 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (6.38%) Test Strategy
11 5 (5.32%) Non-Functional Testing
11 5 (5.32%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.21%) SQL
2 1 (1.06%) C#
2 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.06%) Perl
2 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (32.98%) ISEB
2 24 (25.53%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.19%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.19%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.13%) Degree
6 1 (1.06%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.64%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (27.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (11.70%) HP
2 6 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.26%) Oracle
4 2 (2.13%) Cognos
4 2 (2.13%) Sage
4 2 (2.13%) VMware
5 1 (1.06%) ATG
5 1 (1.06%) hybris
5 1 (1.06%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.06%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.06%) SAP
5 1 (1.06%) Talend