Period
to 15 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a UAT Test Analyst was £368 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 824 799 778
Rank change year-on-year -25 -21 +10
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Test Analyst 36 36 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.039% 0.041% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.043% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 21 69
England median daily rate £368 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.08% -7.14% +20.69%
10th Percentile £273 £275 £213
90th Percentile £475 £388 £438
UK median daily rate £368 £325 £338
% change year-on-year +13.08% -3.70% +20.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
England median hourly rate - - £190.00
UK median hourly rate £30.00 - £190.00

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 88,602 83,704 95,945
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 94.99% 95.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,659 54,745 63,280
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £436 £425
% change year-on-year +3.21% +2.59% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,829 2,555 2,821
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.63% +6.35%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.00
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +6.35%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -18 16 £383 +6.99% 4
North of England -23 9 £300 - 2
South East -21 8 £425 +21.43% 2
Yorkshire - 6 £283 -
North West -15 2 £350 +7.69% 2
East of England - 2 £366 -
North East -11 1 £315 +7.23%
Midlands -22 1 £325 +12.07%
West Midlands -27 1 £325 +12.07%
UAT Test Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 36 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
3 10 (27.78%) Finance
4 7 (19.44%) SQL
4 7 (19.44%) JIRA
4 7 (19.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 6 (16.67%) Banking
5 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (13.89%) Scrum
6 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
6 5 (13.89%) Test Automation
6 5 (13.89%) Defect Management
6 5 (13.89%) Acceptance Criteria
7 4 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (11.11%) Re-Platforming
7 4 (11.11%) Functional Testing
7 4 (11.11%) Test Strategy
7 4 (11.11%) Windows
7 4 (11.11%) CRM
7 4 (11.11%) Oracle
7 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
7 4 (11.11%) Migration
7 4 (11.11%) QA
8 3 (8.33%) Selenium
8 3 (8.33%) Asset Management
8 3 (8.33%) Validation
8 3 (8.33%) Integration Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.56%) Confluence
2 1 (2.78%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.78%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.78%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
1 1 (2.78%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) JIRA
1 7 (19.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 3 (8.33%) Selenium
4 2 (5.56%) HP UFT
4 2 (5.56%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.78%) JMeter
5 1 (2.78%) MSTest
5 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.78%) TestDirector
5 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (2.78%) Zephyr
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Front Office
3 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Fintech
2 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.78%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Android
2 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
2 12 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 6 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (13.89%) Acceptance Criteria
4 5 (13.89%) Defect Management
4 5 (13.89%) Scrum
4 5 (13.89%) Test Automation
5 4 (11.11%) CRM
5 4 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 4 (11.11%) Migration
5 4 (11.11%) Re-Platforming
5 4 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 3 (8.33%) Asset Management
6 3 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 3 (8.33%) Validation
7 2 (5.56%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) C#
2 1 (2.78%) Java
2 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.78%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP ALM
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Capita
3 1 (2.78%) FNZ
3 1 (2.78%) HP
3 1 (2.78%) Murex
3 1 (2.78%) SAP
3 1 (2.78%) VocaLink
3 1 (2.78%) WorldPay