The median contractor rate for a UAT Manager was £513 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 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.

User Acceptance Testing Manager
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 408 400 401
Rank change year-on-year -8 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Manager 4 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.020% 0.13% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.14% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 22 12
Median daily rate £513 £475 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +10.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £308 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £598 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £444 £475
% change year-on-year -4.22% -6.57%  
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 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19396 20655 22146
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.88% 95.29% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13838 14981 15430
Median daily rate £500 £463 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £601
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 228 376
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.94 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.46% -4.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.60 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

UAT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured UAT Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for UAT Manager in London

UAT Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UAT Manager in London

UAT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, UAT Manager 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 London region featuring UAT Manager in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
3 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 3 (25.00%) ISEB
4 3 (25.00%) SAP
4 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (25.00%) QA
4 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Test Management
5 2 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
5 2 (16.67%) Programme Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Retail
5 2 (16.67%) JIRA
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) Adobe
5 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) Bugzilla
6 1 (8.33%) Workflow
6 1 (8.33%) COM
6 1 (8.33%) Windows

UAT Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
1 1 (8.33%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (8.33%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) TestLink
2 1 (8.33%) TestRail
General
1 4 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Private Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
3 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
5 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Programme Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 2 (16.67%) Test Management
6 1 (8.33%) Data Management
6 1 (8.33%) Document Management
6 1 (8.33%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 1 (8.33%) System Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) SAP
2 2 (16.67%) Adobe
2 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (8.33%) BMC
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Infor
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (8.33%) Workday