The median contractor rate for a UAT Test Manager was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 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 Test Manager
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 395 414 400
Rank change year-on-year +19 -14  
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Test Manager 7 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.036% 0.054% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.057% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 10
Median daily rate £550 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £418 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £562 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +8.57% +9.37%  
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 18483 21200 20424
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.80% 95.05% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 13146 15201 14093
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 £643 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 281 378
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 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

UAT Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UAT Test Manager in London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 March 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 18 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (44.44%) QA
3 7 (38.89%) Banking
4 6 (33.33%) Finance
5 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
5 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
5 5 (27.78%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (16.67%) Test Management
7 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (16.67%) ISEB
7 3 (16.67%) ERP
8 2 (11.11%) SDLC
8 2 (11.11%) Defect Management
8 2 (11.11%) Test Planning
8 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 2 (11.11%) SAP
8 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
8 2 (11.11%) Retail
8 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
8 2 (11.11%) Retail Banking
8 2 (11.11%) JIRA
8 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
9 1 (5.56%) Wealth Management
9 1 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
9 1 (5.56%) Release Management
9 1 (5.56%) Private Banking

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (5.56%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Bugzilla
2 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) TestComplete
2 1 (5.56%) TestLink
2 1 (5.56%) TestRail
General
1 7 (38.89%) Banking
2 6 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (11.11%) Retail Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.56%) Advertising
4 1 (5.56%) Billing
4 1 (5.56%) Law
4 1 (5.56%) Legal
4 1 (5.56%) Private Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (27.78%) System Integration Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
2 5 (27.78%) Test Strategy
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 3 (16.67%) ERP
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (16.67%) Test Management
5 2 (11.11%) Defect Management
5 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.11%) SDLC
5 2 (11.11%) Test Planning
6 1 (5.56%) Coaching
6 1 (5.56%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (5.56%) EMIR
2 1 (5.56%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
1 2 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) BMC
2 1 (5.56%) GoldenSource
2 1 (5.56%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle