Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a UAT Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 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 Manager
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 853 820 814
Rank change year-on-year -33 -6 +14
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Manager 34 71 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.033% 0.067% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.071% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 43 50
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +0.57% +2.34%
10th Percentile £380 £328 £313
90th Percentile £529 £575 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £408 £425
% change year-on-year +8.90% -4.12% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97742 99747 107875
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64508 65028 68632
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2923 3319 4120
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

UAT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for UAT Manager in the UK

UAT Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UAT Manager in the UK

UAT Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UAT Manager over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UAT Manager in the UK

UAT Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UAT Manager in the UK

UAT Manager
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UAT Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 23 November 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
England -23 28 £450 -
UK excluding London +16 24 £444 +8.90%
London -33 10 £475 -1.30%
Scotland +1 6 £425 +4.94%
Midlands +22 5 £450 +7.14%
South East +1 5 £444 +18.33%
East Midlands -7 3 £450 -7.69%
South West -12 3 £425 -10.53%
East of England -17 3 £487 +28.09%
North of England +53 2 £380 -19.15%
West Midlands +30 2 £388 +1.97%
Yorkshire +20 2 £380 -24.00%

UAT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, UAT 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 featuring UAT Manager in the job title.

1 34 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (29.41%) Test Strategy
3 9 (26.47%) Test Scripting
3 9 (26.47%) Finance
3 9 (26.47%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (23.53%) Banking
5 7 (20.59%) SAP
6 6 (17.65%) Investment Banking
6 6 (17.65%) Scenario Testing
7 5 (14.71%) QA
7 5 (14.71%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (11.76%) Test Management
8 4 (11.76%) Retail Banking
8 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
8 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
9 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
9 3 (8.82%) Windows
9 3 (8.82%) CRM
9 3 (8.82%) Oracle
9 3 (8.82%) Project Management
9 3 (8.82%) HP
9 3 (8.82%) ISEB
9 3 (8.82%) Retail
9 3 (8.82%) Change Management
9 3 (8.82%) Fund Accounting
9 3 (8.82%) Logistics
9 3 (8.82%) JIRA

UAT Manager 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 1 (2.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
1 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (5.88%) SAP CRM
1 2 (5.88%) SAP Hybris
1 2 (5.88%) Summit
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.94%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
1 1 (2.94%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Lumira
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) Selenium
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Banking
3 6 (17.65%) Investment Banking
4 4 (11.76%) Retail Banking
5 3 (8.82%) Retail
6 2 (5.88%) Automotive
7 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
7 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) EDI
1 2 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Equities
3 1 (2.94%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Android
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.94%) Unix
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (29.41%) Test Strategy
3 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (26.47%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (26.47%) Test Scripting
4 6 (17.65%) Scenario Testing
5 5 (14.71%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
6 4 (11.76%) Test Automation
6 4 (11.76%) Test Management
7 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.82%) Change Management
7 3 (8.82%) CRM
7 3 (8.82%) Defect Management
7 3 (8.82%) Fund Accounting
7 3 (8.82%) Integration Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Logistics
7 3 (8.82%) Process Improvement
7 3 (8.82%) Project Management
7 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) ISEB
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.94%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) SAP
2 3 (8.82%) HP
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.88%) hybris
3 2 (5.88%) Murex
4 1 (2.94%) Adobe
4 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.94%) Infor
4 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.94%) Tableau