The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had UAT Test Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing Test Manager
Rank 596 578 589
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +11
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Test Manager 48 45 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.082% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.086% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 33 23
Median daily rate £475 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £378 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £500 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £463 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +15.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
50844 52173 51273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.70% 94.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33234 32322 31697
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2070 2148
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

UAT Test Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured UAT Test Manager in the job title.

UAT Test Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

UAT Test Manager
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UAT Test Manager within the UK.

UAT Test Manager Daily Rate Trend in the UK

UAT Test Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UAT Test Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

UAT Test Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

UAT Test Manager
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UAT Test Manager within the UK.

UAT Test Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

UAT Test Manager
Top 29 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 Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +17 43 £475 +8.57%
London +1 21 £475 +8.57%
City of London +48 7 £475 +11.76%
East Midlands +10 6 £700 +64.70%
South East -7 5 £419 +11.66%
Scotland -22 5 £488 +2.63%
Derbyshire - 4 £700 -
East of England +11 3 £475 -
Edinburgh -14 3 £500 +5.26%
West Yorkshire - 3 £425 -
Yorkshire - 3 £425 -
West Midlands - 3 - -
Bristol -1 2 £450 -
South West -6 2 £450 -
Leeds - 2 £425 -
Staffordshire - 2 - -
Peterborough - 2 £475 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £475 -
Galashiels - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £400 -
Glasgow - 1 £400 -
Scottish Borders - 1 - -
Bradford - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £475 -
Surrey - 1 £438 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -

UAT Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, UAT Test Manager 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 Manager in the job title.

1 78 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 35 (44.87%) Finance
3 23 (29.49%) Test Strategy
4 22 (28.21%) Test Management
5 21 (26.92%) Test Scripting
6 20 (25.64%) Banking
7 16 (20.51%) Migration
7 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (17.95%) Defect Management
9 13 (16.67%) Retail
9 13 (16.67%) QA
10 11 (14.10%) Integration Testing
10 11 (14.10%) ISEB
11 10 (12.82%) System Integration Testing
12 9 (11.54%) Functional Testing
12 9 (11.54%) Regression Testing
13 8 (10.26%) Project Management
13 8 (10.26%) Oracle
13 8 (10.26%) Test Automation
13 8 (10.26%) Retail Banking
13 8 (10.26%) Test Planning
14 7 (8.97%) SDLC
14 7 (8.97%) ISTQB
14 7 (8.97%) SAP
15 6 (7.69%) System Testing
15 6 (7.69%) JIRA
15 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
15 6 (7.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing

UAT Test Manager 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 (2.56%) CMS
2 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) Mingle
2 1 (1.28%) MS Office
2 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.28%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) JIRA
2 3 (3.85%) Selenium
3 2 (2.56%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.56%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.56%) Zephyr
4 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.28%) TestComplete
4 1 (1.28%) TestDirector
General
1 35 (44.87%) Finance
2 20 (25.64%) Banking
3 13 (16.67%) Retail
4 8 (10.26%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.85%) Electronics
5 3 (3.85%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.85%) Marketing
5 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.56%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.28%) Automotive
7 1 (1.28%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.56%) HTML
1 2 (2.56%) XML
2 1 (1.28%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.28%) SAP PI
2 1 (1.28%) Web Services
2 1 (1.28%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.56%) Digital Media
2 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.28%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 23 (29.49%) Test Strategy
3 22 (28.21%) Test Management
4 21 (26.92%) Test Scripting
5 16 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (20.51%) Migration
6 14 (17.95%) Defect Management
6 14 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (14.10%) Integration Testing
8 10 (12.82%) System Integration Testing
9 9 (11.54%) Functional Testing
9 9 (11.54%) Regression Testing
10 8 (10.26%) Project Management
10 8 (10.26%) Test Automation
10 8 (10.26%) Test Planning
11 7 (8.97%) SDLC
12 6 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
12 6 (7.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 6 (7.69%) System Testing
13 5 (6.41%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.13%) Java
2 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (14.10%) ISEB
2 7 (8.97%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.13%) PMI Certification
3 4 (5.13%) PMP
4 3 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (10.26%) Oracle
2 7 (8.97%) SAP
3 5 (6.41%) HP
4 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.28%) ATG
5 1 (1.28%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.28%) IBM
5 1 (1.28%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.28%) JDA