Period
to 23 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a UAT Tester was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 July 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 Tester
England > London
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 571 590 583
Rank change year-on-year +19 -7 0
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Tester 16 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.038% 0.029% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.030% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 16
London median daily rate £400 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +41.67% -
10th Percentile £213 £266 £253
90th Percentile £456 £475 £449
England median daily rate £375 £301 £300
% change year-on-year +24.79% +0.17% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 39612 43135 43681
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.97% 95.10% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28185 31044 30330
London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £305 £288 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 505 478 759
London median hourly rate £21.25 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £12.50 £10.71 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.08 £52.60
England median hourly rate £18.40 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.16% +8.57% +2.94%

UAT Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for UAT Tester in London

UAT Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UAT Tester in London

UAT Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UAT Tester in London over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UAT Tester in London

UAT Tester
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing UAT Tester in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for UAT Tester in London

UAT Tester
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UAT Tester within the London region over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. 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
Croydon - 3 £400 -
City of London +6 2 £469 +10.29%
West End of London - 1 £275 -
Hounslow - 1 - -
UAT Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, UAT Tester 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 Tester in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (43.75%) Scenario Testing
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Functional Testing
3 6 (37.50%) QA
4 5 (31.25%) JIRA
4 5 (31.25%) Use Case
4 5 (31.25%) Defect Management
4 5 (31.25%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) ITIL
5 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
6 3 (18.75%) ISEB
6 3 (18.75%) TestRail
6 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
7 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
7 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (12.50%) Migration
7 2 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
7 2 (12.50%) Advertising
7 2 (12.50%) SQL
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle
8 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
8 1 (6.25%) Validation
8 1 (6.25%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (6.25%) Equities

UAT Tester 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 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) JIRA
2 3 (18.75%) TestRail
3 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Advertising
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
1 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk
1 1 (6.25%) Equities
1 1 (6.25%) Market Risk
1 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Scenario Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Functional Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Defect Management
4 5 (31.25%) ITIL
4 5 (31.25%) Use Case
5 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
7 2 (12.50%) Migration
7 2 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
8 1 (6.25%) Project Management
8 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
8 1 (6.25%) SDLC
8 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
8 1 (6.25%) Validation
8 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ISEB
1 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Hyperion