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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Analyst - UAT
Rank 582 581 573
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Test Analyst 58 54 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.097% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.10% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 40 37
Average daily rate £350 £289 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £215 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £414 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £281 £250
% change year-on-year
+8.88% +12.50%
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
53034 52811 51540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.93% 94.73% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34546 32021 31371
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1532 2104 2098
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UAT Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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 -9 55 £350 +20.68% 11
London +4 27 £375 +22.95% 5
South East -17 9 £300 +4.34% 1
Manchester -1 7 £350 +21.73%
North West -5 7 £350 +25.56%
East Midlands +11 5 - - 3
Derbyshire - 5 - - 1
City of London +42 4 £370 +19.35% 1
West Midlands -14 3 £258 -4.62%
Surrey - 3 £300 -
East of England +8 2 £250 -
Essex +3 2 £250 -
Hampshire -2 2 £213 -26.72%
Edinburgh -14 2 £388 +82.35%
Scotland -25 2 £388 +80.23%
North East - 2 - -
Bromley - 2 £225 -
Southampton - 2 £213 -
Buckinghamshire +16 1 £350 +7.69%
Berkshire +4 1 £340 +57.22%
Birmingham +4 1 - -
Milton Keynes +3 1 £350 +7.69%
Wales +2 1 £313 +4.16%
South Wales -9 1 £313 +4.16%
Cardiff -19 1 £313 +4.16%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Chelmsford - 1 £250 -
Oldham - 1 - -
Stockport - 1 - -

UAT Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 97 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 39 (40.21%) Test Scripting
3 31 (31.96%) Finance
4 21 (21.65%) ISEB
5 20 (20.62%) ISTQB
6 17 (17.53%) Retail
6 17 (17.53%) Regression Testing
6 17 (17.53%) HP Quality Center
6 17 (17.53%) Defect Management
7 16 (16.49%) Banking
7 16 (16.49%) Integration Testing
8 15 (15.46%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (15.46%) SQL
9 13 (13.40%) MS Excel
9 13 (13.40%) Microsoft
10 11 (11.34%) SDLC
10 11 (11.34%) System Testing
11 10 (10.31%) System Integration Testing
11 10 (10.31%) CRM
11 10 (10.31%) Test Management
11 10 (10.31%) QA
12 9 (9.28%) Software Testing
12 9 (9.28%) E-Commerce
12 9 (9.28%) SAP
12 9 (9.28%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (8.25%) Waterfall
13 8 (8.25%) Functional Testing
13 8 (8.25%) IBM
13 8 (8.25%) Migration
13 8 (8.25%) Retail Banking

UAT Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 7 (7.22%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.03%) SAS
3 1 (1.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (13.40%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.06%) MS Office
3 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.03%) Magento
1 1 (1.03%) Markit EDM
1 1 (1.03%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.06%) WebEx
1 2 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.15%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.03%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (9.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.12%) JIRA
3 2 (2.06%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.06%) JMeter
4 1 (1.03%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.03%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.03%) Selenium
4 1 (1.03%) SoapUI
General
1 31 (31.96%) Finance
2 17 (17.53%) Retail
3 16 (16.49%) Banking
4 8 (8.25%) Retail Banking
5 4 (4.12%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.03%) Advertising
6 1 (1.03%) Billing
6 1 (1.03%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Front Office
6 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.09%) XML
2 2 (2.06%) Web Services
3 1 (1.03%) .NET
3 1 (1.03%) HTML
3 1 (1.03%) SOAP
3 1 (1.03%) WCF
3 1 (1.03%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.06%) AS400
2 2 (2.06%) Client/Server
2 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.06%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.03%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.03%) Derivative
3 1 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.03%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.03%) Smart Energy
3 1 (1.03%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.03%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.19%) Windows
2 2 (2.06%) Unix
2 2 (2.06%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 39 (40.21%) Test Scripting
3 17 (17.53%) Defect Management
3 17 (17.53%) Regression Testing
4 16 (16.49%) Integration Testing
5 15 (15.46%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (11.34%) SDLC
6 11 (11.34%) System Testing
7 10 (10.31%) CRM
7 10 (10.31%) System Integration Testing
7 10 (10.31%) Test Management
8 9 (9.28%) E-Commerce
8 9 (9.28%) Software Testing
9 8 (8.25%) Functional Testing
9 8 (8.25%) Manual Testing
9 8 (8.25%) Migration
9 8 (8.25%) Waterfall
10 5 (5.15%) Data Migration
10 5 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (5.15%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.46%) SQL
2 1 (1.03%) C#
2 1 (1.03%) Java
2 1 (1.03%) Perl
2 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
2 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (21.65%) ISEB
2 20 (20.62%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (4.12%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.12%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.03%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.03%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.31%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.03%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (17.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (13.40%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.28%) SAP
3 8 (8.25%) IBM
4 5 (5.15%) HP
5 4 (4.12%) Oracle
6 2 (2.06%) Pega
7 1 (1.03%) ATG
7 1 (1.03%) Cognos
7 1 (1.03%) hybris
7 1 (1.03%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.03%) Twitter
7 1 (1.03%) VMware
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