Period
to 28 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South London with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 6 months to 28 January 2020 with a comparison to the 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 (UAT)
London > South London
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 80 101 98
Rank change year-on-year +21 -3 -33
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 12 32 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 1.21% 1.95% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 2.07% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 29 19
South London median daily rate £470 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +10.39%
10th Percentile £403 £318 £250
90th Percentile £525 £523 £521
London median daily rate £450 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £25.68 £35.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -27.66% +86.84% +18.75%

User Acceptance Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 904 1,547 1,566
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South London 91.22% 94.04% 90.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 709 1,191 1,109
South London median daily rate £475 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.41% +2.60% +17.65%
10th Percentile £300 £363 £313
90th Percentile £625 £600 £664
London median daily rate £513 £513 £500
% change year-on-year - +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 32 40
South London median hourly rate £47.83 £43.75 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -8.53% +13.88%
10th Percentile £26.50 £35.00 £14.48
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £47.92
London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.98 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.10% +11.00% -6.25%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in South London

Job postings citing User Acceptance Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South London.

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in South London

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in South London.

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in South London

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in South London over the 6 months to 28 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in South London

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in South London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in South London

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in South London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the South London region over the 6 months to 28 January 2020. 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 +17 5 £473 +5.00% 2
Bromley +7 3 £425 -20.93% 1
Merton +3 1 £425 -17.07%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £475 - 1
User Acceptance Testing
London

For the 6 months to 28 January 2020, IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South London region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Data Modelling
3 4 (33.33%) ETL
3 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 4 (33.33%) System Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (33.33%) Azure
3 4 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (33.33%) SDLC
3 4 (33.33%) Power BI
3 4 (33.33%) Power Platform
4 3 (25.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 3 (25.00%) Traceability Matrix
4 3 (25.00%) Prototyping
4 3 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Tableau
4 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) QlikView
4 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (25.00%) JIRA
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Bugzilla
5 2 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) ISEB

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Azure
1 4 (33.33%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (33.33%) Power BI
2 3 (25.00%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 3 (25.00%) QlikView
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (8.33%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (8.33%) MySQL
4 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) Bugzilla
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) RequisitePro
3 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (8.33%) TestNG
3 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Public Sector
2 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Business Data Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Power BI Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Data Modelling
3 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (33.33%) ETL
3 4 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 4 (33.33%) SDLC
3 4 (33.33%) System Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) Prototyping
4 3 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Traceability Matrix
5 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) Usability Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) C
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) ISEB
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PMO
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Tableau
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft