The median contractor rate for a UAT Manager was £538 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 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.

User Acceptance Testing Manager
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 399 416 392
Rank change year-on-year +17 -24  
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Manager 9 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.046% 0.10% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.11% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 12
Median daily rate £538 £488 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.25% +18.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £393 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £562 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £449 £463 £400
% change year-on-year -2.86% +15.62%  
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 18549 21328 20201
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.82% 95.03% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13193 15310 13939
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 285 368
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UAT Manager in London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UAT Manager in London

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 27 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (40.74%) Finance
3 9 (33.33%) Banking
4 8 (29.63%) QA
5 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
6 5 (18.52%) Test Strategy
6 5 (18.52%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Defect Management
7 4 (14.81%) Test Management
7 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (11.11%) ERP
8 3 (11.11%) ISEB
8 3 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
8 3 (11.11%) Derivative
8 3 (11.11%) Retail
8 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Retail Banking
8 3 (11.11%) OTC Derivatives
9 2 (7.41%) Manual Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Project Governance
9 2 (7.41%) SDLC
9 2 (7.41%) Functional Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Test Planning
9 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
9 2 (7.41%) JIRA
9 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint

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:

Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (3.70%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
1 1 (3.70%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Bugzilla
2 1 (3.70%) HP UFT
2 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) TestComplete
2 1 (3.70%) TestLink
2 1 (3.70%) TestRail
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Retail
3 3 (11.11%) Retail Banking
4 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.70%) Advertising
5 1 (3.70%) Billing
5 1 (3.70%) Law
5 1 (3.70%) Legal
5 1 (3.70%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) REST
1 1 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Derivative
1 3 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (11.11%) OTC Derivatives
2 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (18.52%) System Integration Testing
3 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
3 5 (18.52%) Test Strategy
4 4 (14.81%) Defect Management
4 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Test Management
5 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) ERP
5 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.41%) Functional Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Manual Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.41%) Project Governance
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
6 2 (7.41%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) SDLC
6 2 (7.41%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (3.70%) EMIR
2 1 (3.70%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
1 2 (7.41%) SAP
2 1 (3.70%) BMC
2 1 (3.70%) GoldenSource
2 1 (3.70%) HP
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (3.70%) Workday