Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a UAT Analyst was £315 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 November 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.

User Acceptance Testing Analyst
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 787 794 735
Rank change year-on-year +7 -59 -16
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Analyst 62 82 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.066% 0.085% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.090% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 61 104
England median daily rate £315 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.08% - +4.84%
10th Percentile £263 £200 £200
90th Percentile £404 £438 £455
UK median daily rate £315 £320 £325
% change year-on-year -1.56% -1.54% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
England median hourly rate £24.00 £113.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -78.90% - -
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £113.75 -
% change year-on-year -78.90% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89119 91561 99256
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.77% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59385 60311 64207
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2639 2960 3840
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.96 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

UAT Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured UAT Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for UAT Analyst in England

UAT Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UAT Analyst in England

UAT Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UAT Analyst in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UAT Analyst in England

UAT Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing UAT Analyst in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for UAT Analyst in England

UAT Analyst
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UAT Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -41 20 £360 +10.77%
North of England +69 14 £300 -4.76% 1
South West +15 9 £315 +40.00%
South East -2 9 £340 -2.86% 1
West Midlands +27 8 £306 -4.30%
Midlands +20 8 £306 -4.30%
North West +25 6 £300 - 1
North East - 6 £294 -
Yorkshire +15 2 £315 -
East of England -17 2 £275 -18.52%
UAT Analyst
UK

UAT Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, UAT 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 England region featuring UAT Analyst in the job title.

1 62 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 32 (51.61%) Finance
3 29 (46.77%) Test Scripting
4 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (22.58%) Banking
5 12 (19.35%) ISTQB
6 10 (16.13%) QA
6 10 (16.13%) Migration
7 9 (14.52%) ISEB
8 8 (12.90%) JIRA
8 8 (12.90%) Oracle
9 7 (11.29%) Retail
9 7 (11.29%) Manual Testing
9 7 (11.29%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (11.29%) Defect Management
10 6 (9.68%) Scenario Testing
10 6 (9.68%) CRM
11 5 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (8.06%) Validation
11 5 (8.06%) Test Automation
11 5 (8.06%) Data Migration
11 5 (8.06%) Functional Testing
11 5 (8.06%) Test Strategy
12 4 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (6.45%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 4 (6.45%) System Integration Testing
12 4 (6.45%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
12 4 (6.45%) System Testing

UAT Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (3.23%) CMS
1 2 (3.23%) Confluence
2 1 (1.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.61%) Drupal
2 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.61%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.84%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.61%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (1.61%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.61%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.61%) Pentaho
2 1 (1.61%) Power BI
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (12.90%) JIRA
2 4 (6.45%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.84%) SoapUI
3 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (51.61%) Finance
2 14 (22.58%) Banking
3 7 (11.29%) Retail
4 4 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.23%) Back Office
5 2 (3.23%) Private Banking
5 2 (3.23%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.61%) Advertising
6 1 (1.61%) Billing
6 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.61%) Legal
6 1 (1.61%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) SOAP
2 2 (3.23%) Web Services
2 2 (3.23%) XML
3 1 (1.61%) .NET
3 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.61%) CSS
3 1 (1.61%) HTML
3 1 (1.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.61%) Derivative
2 1 (1.61%) Equities
2 1 (1.61%) Fixed Income
2 1 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (1.61%) Internet of Things
2 1 (1.61%) Reference Data
2 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 29 (46.77%) Test Scripting
3 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (16.13%) Migration
5 7 (11.29%) Defect Management
5 7 (11.29%) Manual Testing
6 6 (9.68%) CRM
6 6 (9.68%) Scenario Testing
7 5 (8.06%) Data Migration
7 5 (8.06%) Functional Testing
7 5 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.06%) Test Automation
7 5 (8.06%) Test Strategy
7 5 (8.06%) Validation
8 4 (6.45%) ERP
8 4 (6.45%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 4 (6.45%) Project Management
8 4 (6.45%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (6.45%) System Testing
9 3 (4.84%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.45%) SQL
2 1 (1.61%) C#
2 1 (1.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (19.35%) ISTQB
2 9 (14.52%) ISEB
3 4 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.61%) ACCA
6 1 (1.61%) CIMA
6 1 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.13%) QA
2 4 (6.45%) MiFID
3 1 (1.61%) Basel III
3 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.61%) EMIR
3 1 (1.61%) IFRS
3 1 (1.61%) PMO
Systems Management
1 7 (11.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) Oracle
2 4 (6.45%) SAP
3 3 (4.84%) HP
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.84%) Siebel
4 2 (3.23%) CODA
4 2 (3.23%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.61%) Adobe
5 1 (1.61%) BT
5 1 (1.61%) Capita
5 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.61%) Cognos
5 1 (1.61%) Tableau