The median contractor rate for a UAT Test Manager was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 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 Test Manager
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 419 411 417
Rank change year-on-year -8 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Test Manager 3 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.014% 0.11% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.11% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 17 9
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £338 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £630 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £431 £493
% change year-on-year -1.44% -12.43%  
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 19705 20681 21805
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.90% 95.27% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 49190 54031 56877
Median daily rate £500 £465 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.52% +6.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £284 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £641 £631
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 788 774 1398
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -10.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.28 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

UAT Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for UAT Test Manager in London

UAT Test Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UAT Test Manager in London

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, UAT Test 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 Test Manager in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (30.00%) SAP
4 3 (30.00%) ISEB
4 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (30.00%) QA
4 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 2 (20.00%) Programme Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Test Management
5 2 (20.00%) JIRA
5 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (20.00%) Retail
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Adobe
6 1 (10.00%) HP
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (10.00%) BMC
6 1 (10.00%) HP UFT

UAT Test 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 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
1 1 (10.00%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (10.00%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) TestLink
2 1 (10.00%) TestRail
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Private Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Programme Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (20.00%) Test Management
6 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (10.00%) Case Management
6 1 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (10.00%) ERP
6 1 (10.00%) Re-Platforming
6 1 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (10.00%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) Adobe
2 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) BMC
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Infor
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com