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 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UAT Test Analyst
Rank 544 558 518
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -40
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Test Analyst 34 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.032% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.035% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 18
Average daily rate
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£275 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £112 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £470 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £130 £303
% change year-on-year
+111.53% -57.02%
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
50025 48432 42510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.39% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 30372 29064 24408
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1969 2003 2177
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

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 30 March 2015.

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 18 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 30 March 2015. 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 -6 25 £288 -14.81% 1
London +7 12 £288 -23.33%
City of London +21 4 £293 -38.42%
South East -15 4 £269 +7.50% 1
West Midlands - 3 £350 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £250 -
Yorkshire - 2 £250 -
East Midlands -12 1 £341 -
Leeds - 1 £275 -
Birmingham - 1 £500 -
Derby - - - -
Dudley - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -

UAT Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 54 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 26 (48.15%) Finance
3 19 (35.19%) Test Scripting
4 15 (27.78%) ISTQB
5 14 (25.93%) Banking
6 13 (24.07%) HP Quality Center
7 12 (22.22%) ISEB
8 10 (18.52%) Retail
9 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (14.81%) Migration
11 7 (12.96%) JIRA
11 7 (12.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (11.11%) Test Management
12 6 (11.11%) Waterfall
12 6 (11.11%) QA
12 6 (11.11%) HP
12 6 (11.11%) MS Office
13 5 (9.26%) SQL
13 5 (9.26%) Software Testing
13 5 (9.26%) Retail Banking
13 5 (9.26%) User Stories
13 5 (9.26%) Data Migration
13 5 (9.26%) Manual Testing
14 4 (7.41%) Integration Testing
14 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
15 3 (5.56%) Windows
15 3 (5.56%) Regression Testing
15 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
15 3 (5.56%) Project Management

UAT Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.85%) FileNet
1 1 (1.85%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Office
2 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) JIRA
2 2 (3.70%) Selenium
2 2 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.85%) LoadRunner
General
1 26 (48.15%) Finance
2 14 (25.93%) Banking
3 10 (18.52%) Retail
4 5 (9.26%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.70%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (3.70%) Back Office
5 2 (3.70%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.85%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (3.70%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.85%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.85%) Equities
3 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Windows XP
2 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (35.19%) Test Scripting
3 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.81%) Migration
5 6 (11.11%) Test Management
5 6 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 5 (9.26%) Data Migration
6 5 (9.26%) Manual Testing
6 5 (9.26%) Software Testing
6 5 (9.26%) User Stories
7 4 (7.41%) Integration Testing
8 3 (5.56%) System Testing
8 3 (5.56%) Investment Management
8 3 (5.56%) Project Management
8 3 (5.56%) Regression Testing
8 3 (5.56%) Test Planning
9 2 (3.70%) Automation Testing
9 2 (3.70%) RAD
9 2 (3.70%) CRM
9 2 (3.70%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (27.78%) ISTQB
2 12 (22.22%) ISEB
3 7 (12.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 13 (24.07%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) HP
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (1.85%) Murex
4 1 (1.85%) ION Trading
4 1 (1.85%) hybris