The median contractor rate for a UAT Test Analyst was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 30 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.

Test Analyst - UAT
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 70 67
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Test Analyst 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.40% 0.13% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.14% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £313 £275
% change year-on-year +4.00% +13.63%  
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 Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 700 733 802
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 93.21% 95.69% 95.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 406 376
Median daily rate £407 £400 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.75% +11.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 20
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

UAT Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes that featured UAT Test Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for UAT Test Analyst in Milton Keynes

UAT Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UAT Test Analyst in Milton Keynes

UAT Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, UAT Test Analyst 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 Milton Keynes region featuring UAT Test Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Smoke Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration

UAT Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (66.67%) MS Excel
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Smoke Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) SAP