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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst - UAT
UK
Rank 577 592 573
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -19
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Test Analyst 25 35 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.067% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.071% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 37
Median daily rate £315 £308 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +6.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £216 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £438 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median 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
42412 49394 49726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 27691 31806 30608
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1526 1648 1931
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.82 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 25 February 2017.

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 24 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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +21 17 £350 +16.66%
South East +21 7 £275 -14.06%
London +10 6 £350 +11.11%
Scotland +21 5 £258 -
Hampshire - 3 £200 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £350 -
Southampton - 3 £200 -
Glasgow - 3 - -
West Midlands - 2 £305 -
North West +22 1 £325 +20.93%
Cardiff +19 1 £170 -54.66%
Edinburgh +18 1 £288 -
South Wales +18 1 £170 -54.66%
Wales +15 1 £170 -54.66%
Kent +5 1 - -
South West +3 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £325 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £228 -
Warwickshire - 1 £305 -
Liverpool - 1 £325 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £350 -
Folkestone - 1 - -
Bathgate - 1 £228 -

UAT Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 50 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (38.00%) Test Scripting
3 14 (28.00%) Functional Testing
4 12 (24.00%) Finance
4 12 (24.00%) SQL
5 11 (22.00%) System Integration Testing
6 10 (20.00%) JIRA
6 10 (20.00%) ISTQB
7 9 (18.00%) Defect Management
7 9 (18.00%) Regression Testing
8 8 (16.00%) Retail
9 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (14.00%) Banking
9 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
10 6 (12.00%) Windows
10 6 (12.00%) ISEB
10 6 (12.00%) Test Strategy
10 6 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (12.00%) QA
11 5 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
11 5 (10.00%) Manual Testing
11 5 (10.00%) System Testing
11 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
11 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio
11 5 (10.00%) SAP
11 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (10.00%) Scrum
11 5 (10.00%) HP
12 4 (8.00%) CRM

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 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.00%) Documentum
2 1 (2.00%) FileNet
2 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (6.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (2.00%) Adaptiv
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.00%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) JIRA
2 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.00%) Selenium
3 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (24.00%) Finance
2 8 (16.00%) Retail
3 7 (14.00%) Banking
4 3 (6.00%) Games
4 3 (6.00%) Legal
4 3 (6.00%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) EPoS
3 1 (2.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.00%) Market Risk
3 1 (2.00%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (2.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (4.00%) Unix
3 1 (2.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (38.00%) Test Scripting
3 14 (28.00%) Functional Testing
4 11 (22.00%) System Integration Testing
5 9 (18.00%) Defect Management
5 9 (18.00%) Regression Testing
6 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (12.00%) Test Strategy
8 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 5 (10.00%) Manual Testing
8 5 (10.00%) Scrum
8 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (10.00%) System Testing
9 4 (8.00%) CRM
9 4 (8.00%) Integration Testing
9 4 (8.00%) Performance Testing
9 4 (8.00%) Test Automation
10 3 (6.00%) Migration
10 3 (6.00%) Software Testing
10 3 (6.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.00%) Java
3 1 (2.00%) C
3 1 (2.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (12.00%) ISEB
3 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) ACCA
5 1 (2.00%) CIMA
5 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) PMO
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) HP
1 5 (10.00%) SAP
2 3 (6.00%) hybris
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.00%) OpenText