The median contractor rate for a UAT Test Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Analyst - UAT
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 77 76 83
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7  
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Test Analyst 5 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.49% 0.096% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.10% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £313 £275
% change year-on-year +0.80% +13.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 966 997 1155
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 93.88% 95.59% 96.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 517 525
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 38
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.88% +28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

UAT Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire that featured UAT Test Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for UAT Test Analyst in Buckinghamshire

UAT Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing UAT Test Analyst in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for UAT Test Analyst in Buckinghamshire

UAT Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Milton Keynes -2 3 £350 -
UAT Test Analyst
South East

UAT Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 across the Buckinghamshire region featuring UAT Test Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 5 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) SAP
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Smoke Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Migration

UAT Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Smoke Testing
3 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) SAP