The median contractor rate for a UAT Test Analyst was £333 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 23 June 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.

Test Analyst - UAT
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 159 200
Rank change year-on-year -3 +41  
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Test Analyst 4 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.12% 0.15% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.15% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Median daily rate £333 £370 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.13% -10.30%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £300 £280
% change year-on-year +5.00% +7.14%  
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 the City of London. 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
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3152 3240 5510
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.52% 95.74% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2416 2625 4243
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 39 100
Median hourly rate £17.77 £19.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.47% -3.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.50 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

UAT Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for UAT Test Analyst in the City of London

UAT Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UAT Test Analyst in the City of London

UAT Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 City of London region featuring UAT Test Analyst in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Back Office
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Publishing
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Advertising
3 1 (25.00%) Basel III
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing

UAT Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (50.00%) Back Office
1 2 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (25.00%) Advertising
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Basel III