The median contractor rate for a UAT Analyst was £330 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 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 Analyst
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 570 574 575
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Analyst 31 70 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 50 55
Median daily rate £330 £344 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +14.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £478 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £285
% change year-on-year +4.16% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £190.00 -
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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43829 51011 53185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28353 33254 33375
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1511 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

UAT Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for UAT Analyst in the UK

UAT Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UAT Analyst in the UK

UAT Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UAT Analyst over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UAT Analyst in the UK

UAT Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UAT Analyst in the UK

UAT Analyst
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UAT Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +10 22 £350 -1.75% 11
London -1 14 £388 -4.90% 4
Scotland +46 8 £273 +21.11%
Edinburgh +19 6 £273 -9.16%
City of London -3 5 £333 -21.76% 4
West Midlands +27 3 £313 +21.35% 2
South East +22 3 £350 +16.66% 3
Milton Keynes - 3 £350 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £350 - 1
South West +4 2 £375 +66.66% 1
Glasgow +3 2 - -
Birmingham +14 1 £300 -
Bristol -3 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £375 -
Belfast - 1 £435 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £435 -
County Antrim - 1 £435 -

UAT Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, UAT 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 featuring UAT Analyst in the job title.

1 60 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 26 (43.33%) Test Scripting
3 22 (36.67%) Finance
4 17 (28.33%) System Integration Testing
5 15 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (20.00%) Banking
7 12 (20.00%) ISEB
7 12 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
7 12 (20.00%) Functional Testing
8 9 (15.00%) Defect Management
8 9 (15.00%) SQL
8 9 (15.00%) HP
8 9 (15.00%) Regression Testing
8 9 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (13.33%) Test Strategy
9 8 (13.33%) Integration Testing
10 7 (11.67%) Oracle
10 7 (11.67%) SAP
10 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Excel
11 6 (10.00%) Project Management
11 6 (10.00%) Migration
11 6 (10.00%) Business Analysis
11 6 (10.00%) Test Automation
11 6 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (8.33%) Data Migration
12 5 (8.33%) Manual Testing
12 5 (8.33%) JIRA

UAT Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.67%) CMS
3 1 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.67%) Primavera
2 1 (1.67%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.67%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.67%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.67%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.67%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) GIS
3 1 (1.67%) Big Data
3 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.67%) DB2
3 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) JIRA
2 2 (3.33%) SoapUI
2 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.67%) JMeter
3 1 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (36.67%) Finance
2 12 (20.00%) Banking
3 4 (6.67%) Back Office
3 4 (6.67%) Legal
3 4 (6.67%) Retail
4 3 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.00%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.33%) Advertising
5 2 (3.33%) Publishing
6 1 (1.67%) Automotive
6 1 (1.67%) Billing
6 1 (1.67%) Electronics
6 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.67%) Front Office
6 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) .NET
1 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (3.33%) XML
2 1 (1.67%) JSON
2 1 (1.67%) Middleware
2 1 (1.67%) RESTful
2 1 (1.67%) SOAP
2 1 (1.67%) Swagger
2 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.67%) Equities
3 1 (1.67%) Market Risk
3 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.67%) NHS
3 1 (1.67%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.67%) User Experience
3 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Unix
1 5 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 26 (43.33%) Test Scripting
3 17 (28.33%) System Integration Testing
4 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 12 (20.00%) Scenario Testing
6 9 (15.00%) Defect Management
6 9 (15.00%) Regression Testing
6 9 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (13.33%) Integration Testing
7 8 (13.33%) Test Strategy
8 6 (10.00%) Business Analysis
8 6 (10.00%) Migration
8 6 (10.00%) Project Management
8 6 (10.00%) Test Automation
9 5 (8.33%) Data Migration
9 5 (8.33%) ETL
9 5 (8.33%) Manual Testing
10 4 (6.67%) CRM
10 4 (6.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.00%) SQL
2 3 (5.00%) Java
3 2 (3.33%) C#
4 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 12 (20.00%) ISEB
3 5 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (5.00%) Degree
5 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) Basel III
2 1 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.67%) IFRS
2 1 (1.67%) PMO
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) HP
2 7 (11.67%) Oracle
2 7 (11.67%) SAP
3 2 (3.33%) Adobe
4 1 (1.67%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.67%) BT
4 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.67%) Citrix
4 1 (1.67%) Sitecore
North East
Sanderson
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £200- £250
Posted: 2 days ago