Period
to 21 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a UAT Test Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

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
UK > England
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 826 777 765
Rank change year-on-year -49 -12 -10
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Test Analyst 32 31 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.035% 0.037% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.039% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 56
England median daily rate £325 £350 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +3.32% +16.81%
10th Percentile £265 £286 £216
90th Percentile £479 £395 £438
UK median daily rate £325 £325 £339
% change year-on-year - -4.06% +20.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £30.00 - -

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 87,276 79,046 92,529
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.90% 95.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,805 51,607 60,750
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £256
90th Percentile £638 £620 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,734 2,665 2,892
England median hourly rate £18.51 £18.96 £19.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.40% -2.72% +11.37%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.40 £48.75 £47.90
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% -6.50% +14.29%

UAT Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for UAT Test Analyst in England

UAT Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UAT Test Analyst in England

UAT Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UAT Test Analyst in England over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UAT Test Analyst in England

UAT Test 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 Test Analyst in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for UAT Test Analyst in England

UAT Test 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 Test Analyst within the England region over the 6 months to 21 May 2018. 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 -70 12 £450 +24.14%
North of England -11 7 £283 -13.08%
South East -36 5 £345 -1.43% 1
Yorkshire - 5 £283 -
Midlands -4 3 £425 +45.30% 1
South West +6 2 £343 -8.67% 1
West Midlands -22 2 - -
East of England - 2 £300 -
North West -17 1 £300 -7.69%
North East - 1 £275 -
East Midlands - 1 £425 - 1
UAT Test Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, UAT Test Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region featuring UAT Test Analyst in the job title.

1 32 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (28.13%) Test Scripting
2 9 (28.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (25.00%) Finance
3 8 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
4 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (18.75%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Migration
6 5 (15.63%) SQL
6 5 (15.63%) ISEB
6 5 (15.63%) ISTQB
6 5 (15.63%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (15.63%) QA
7 4 (12.50%) JIRA
7 4 (12.50%) Banking
7 4 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
8 3 (9.38%) Smoke Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Functional Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Test Strategy
8 3 (9.38%) Selenium
8 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
8 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
8 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
9 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
9 2 (6.25%) Scrum
9 2 (6.25%) Regression Testing
9 2 (6.25%) C#
9 2 (6.25%) Java
9 2 (6.25%) Murex

UAT Test 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Actimize
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.13%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) JIRA
2 3 (9.38%) Selenium
3 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) TestDirector
3 1 (3.13%) Toad
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) Swagger
2 1 (3.13%) XML
2 1 (3.13%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.13%) Derivative
1 1 (3.13%) Fixed Income
1 1 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.13%) OTC Derivatives
1 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Android
1 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (28.13%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (28.13%) Test Scripting
3 8 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
4 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (18.75%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Migration
6 5 (15.63%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
8 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
8 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
8 3 (9.38%) Functional Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Smoke Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Test Automation
8 3 (9.38%) Test Strategy
9 2 (6.25%) Black-Box Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Regression Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Scrum
9 2 (6.25%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) C#
2 2 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) ISEB
1 5 (15.63%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP ALM
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Murex
2 1 (3.13%) Capita
2 1 (3.13%) FNZ
2 1 (3.13%) HP
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft