The median contractor rate for a UAT Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing Analyst
UK / England
Rank 550 557 544
Rank change year-on-year +7 -13  
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Analyst 24 56 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.058% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 40 36
Median daily rate £350 £328 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.87% +9.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £213 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £288
% change year-on-year -7.69% +13.04%  
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 England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39117 46709 45844
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.82% 95.22% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 25478 30619 28162
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1362 1457 1852
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

UAT Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 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
South East +21 8 £350 +6.06%
London +10 7 £450 +30.43%
North West +25 3 £325 -
West Midlands +15 3 £293 - 1
Yorkshire +17 2 £200 -20.00%
South West +3 1 - -
UAT Analyst
UK

UAT Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 52 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (32.69%) Test Scripting
3 15 (28.85%) Finance
4 10 (19.23%) SQL
4 10 (19.23%) ISTQB
4 10 (19.23%) System Integration Testing
5 9 (17.31%) Functional Testing
6 8 (15.38%) Regression Testing
6 8 (15.38%) SAP
6 8 (15.38%) ISEB
6 8 (15.38%) Banking
7 7 (13.46%) Retail
7 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (13.46%) JIRA
7 7 (13.46%) QA
7 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
7 7 (13.46%) HP
7 7 (13.46%) Test Strategy
8 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (9.62%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (9.62%) Integration Testing
9 5 (9.62%) Legal
9 5 (9.62%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (7.69%) Defect Management
10 4 (7.69%) Scrum
10 4 (7.69%) CRM
11 3 (5.77%) Business Analysis
11 3 (5.77%) Manual Testing
11 3 (5.77%) Software Testing
11 3 (5.77%) .NET

UAT Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) Documentum
2 1 (1.92%) FileNet
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (5.77%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (3.85%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.92%) Adaptiv
3 1 (1.92%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.92%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.92%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (1.92%) Firewall
2 1 (1.92%) HTTP
2 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Big Data
1 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) JIRA
2 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.92%) JMeter
3 1 (1.92%) Selenium
3 1 (1.92%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (28.85%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Banking
3 7 (13.46%) Retail
4 5 (9.62%) Legal
5 2 (3.85%) Front Office
5 2 (3.85%) Games
5 2 (3.85%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.92%) Advertising
6 1 (1.92%) Automotive
6 1 (1.92%) Electronics
6 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.92%) Law
6 1 (1.92%) Marketing
6 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) .NET
2 1 (1.92%) JSON
2 1 (1.92%) RESTful
2 1 (1.92%) SOAP
2 1 (1.92%) Swagger
2 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) Credit Risk
2 2 (3.85%) EPoS
2 2 (3.85%) Market Risk
2 2 (3.85%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.92%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (1.92%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (32.69%) Test Scripting
3 10 (19.23%) System Integration Testing
4 9 (17.31%) Functional Testing
5 8 (15.38%) Regression Testing
6 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (13.46%) Test Strategy
7 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (9.62%) Integration Testing
9 4 (7.69%) CRM
9 4 (7.69%) Defect Management
9 4 (7.69%) Scrum
10 3 (5.77%) Business Analysis
10 3 (5.77%) Change Management
10 3 (5.77%) Defect Tracking
10 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.77%) Manual Testing
10 3 (5.77%) Service Management
10 3 (5.77%) Software Testing
10 3 (5.77%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.23%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) Java
2 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.92%) C
3 1 (1.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) ISTQB
2 8 (15.38%) ISEB
3 2 (3.85%) Degree
3 2 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) ACCA
4 1 (1.92%) CIMA
4 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) PMO
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) SAP
2 7 (13.46%) HP
3 3 (5.77%) hybris
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.92%) Citrix
5 1 (1.92%) OpenText
5 1 (1.92%) Remedy