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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UAT Test Analyst
Rank 570 554 552
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Test Analyst 30 21 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.039% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.042% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 25
Average daily rate
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£240 £328 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.71% -0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £258 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £411 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £275 £315
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -12.69%
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
51265 49491 54504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.73% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31026 29372 30573
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2145 2690
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 2014.

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 9 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 27 August 2014. 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 -5 29 £240 -27.27% 2
London 0 10 £306 -18.33% 1
City of London +26 4 £338 -10.00% 1
Edinburgh -9 1 £285 +3.63%
Scotland -21 1 £285 +3.63%
East of England - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -

UAT Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 57 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 16 (28.07%) Finance
4 12 (21.05%) Oracle
5 11 (19.30%) SQL
5 11 (19.30%) Banking
6 10 (17.54%) ISEB
7 9 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
9 7 (12.28%) HP
9 7 (12.28%) Software Testing
10 6 (10.53%) Test Management
10 6 (10.53%) MS Office
11 5 (8.77%) UNIX
11 5 (8.77%) Linux
11 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
11 5 (8.77%) E-Commerce
11 5 (8.77%) Retail
11 5 (8.77%) Investment Banking
11 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (7.02%) Billing
12 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (7.02%) Migration
12 4 (7.02%) Windows
12 4 (7.02%) SAP
12 4 (7.02%) ISTQB
12 4 (7.02%) Retail Banking
12 4 (7.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (5.26%) Test Strategy
13 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database

UAT Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 6 (10.53%) MS Office
2 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (3.51%) SAP FI
2 2 (3.51%) BASE24
2 2 (3.51%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (3.51%) SAP CO
2 2 (3.51%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.75%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) SaaS
1 1 (1.75%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (3.51%) JMeter
2 2 (3.51%) JIRA
2 2 (3.51%) Selenium
2 2 (3.51%) WebDriver
2 2 (3.51%) SoapUI
2 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.51%) JUnit
General
1 16 (28.07%) Finance
2 11 (19.30%) Banking
3 5 (8.77%) Retail
3 5 (8.77%) Investment Banking
4 4 (7.02%) Billing
4 4 (7.02%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.51%) General Ledger
5 2 (3.51%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.51%) Back Office
6 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) SOAP
1 2 (3.51%) Web Services
1 2 (3.51%) XML
1 2 (3.51%) JSON
1 2 (3.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
1 3 (5.26%) Credit Risk
2 2 (3.51%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) UNIX
1 5 (8.77%) Linux
2 4 (7.02%) Windows
3 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 7 (12.28%) Software Testing
4 6 (10.53%) Test Management
5 5 (8.77%) E-Commerce
5 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.02%) Migration
6 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.26%) Regression Testing
7 3 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.26%) Manual Testing
7 3 (5.26%) Test Strategy
8 2 (3.51%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.51%) BDD
8 2 (3.51%) Investment Management
8 2 (3.51%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.51%) V-Model
8 2 (3.51%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.51%) Project Management
8 2 (3.51%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.30%) SQL
2 2 (3.51%) Java
2 2 (3.51%) PHP
3 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) ISEB
2 4 (7.02%) ISTQB
2 4 (7.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (1.75%) ACCA
4 1 (1.75%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) ISO 9001
1 3 (5.26%) TickIT
2 2 (3.51%) QA
3 1 (1.75%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) Oracle
2 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.28%) HP
4 4 (7.02%) SAP
5 1 (1.75%) TSYS