The median contractor rate for a UAT Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 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 Manager
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 593 597 599
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Manager 17 57 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.11% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.11% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 40 25
Median daily rate £425 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.52% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £398 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £603 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £431 £463
% change year-on-year -1.44% -6.75%  
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. 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 44656 51218 52310
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.87% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28833 33387 32903
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 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1389 1533 1989
Median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £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 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

UAT Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 27 June 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 23 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 3 months to 27 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 -16 16 £425 -10.52% 2
South West +5 5 £425 +4.29%
London -22 4 £513 +7.89% 1
South East +12 3 £425 +6.25%
Hampshire +11 2 £400 -15.78%
Swindon - 2 £400 -
Gloucester - 2 £425 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £425 -
Cheshire - 2 £413 -
North West - 2 £413 -
Wiltshire - 2 £400 -
Scotland +32 1 - -
Yorkshire +29 1 - -
Leeds +17 1 - -
West Midlands +17 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire +15 1 - -
Solihull +11 1 - -
Glasgow +7 1 - -
Bristol -4 1 £425 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £475 -
Southampton - 1 £425 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £475 -
Crewe - 1 £400 -

UAT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 50 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (38.00%) Finance
3 18 (36.00%) ISEB
4 17 (34.00%) SAP
4 17 (34.00%) Test Scripting
5 15 (30.00%) ISTQB
6 11 (22.00%) Oracle
7 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
7 10 (20.00%) Test Strategy
8 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
8 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (16.00%) Banking
9 8 (16.00%) Test Management
10 7 (14.00%) Oracle EBS R12
11 6 (12.00%) JIRA
11 6 (12.00%) Regression Testing
11 6 (12.00%) Oracle EBS
11 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (12.00%) ITIL
11 6 (12.00%) Windows
11 6 (12.00%) Defect Management
11 6 (12.00%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
12 5 (10.00%) DV Cleared
12 5 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
12 5 (10.00%) MSI
12 5 (10.00%) Project Management
12 5 (10.00%) Windows Vista
12 5 (10.00%) QA

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 2 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.00%) LiveCycle
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (12.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.00%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
1 1 (2.00%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (2.00%) Taleo
1 1 (2.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Internet
1 1 (2.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) JIRA
2 5 (10.00%) MSI
3 1 (2.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (2.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.00%) TestLink
3 1 (2.00%) TestRail
General
1 19 (38.00%) Finance
2 8 (16.00%) Banking
3 4 (8.00%) Retail
4 2 (4.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Back Office
5 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.00%) Marketing
5 1 (2.00%) Private Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.00%) Smart Meter
1 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Windows
2 5 (10.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (34.00%) Test Scripting
3 10 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 9 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (16.00%) Test Management
6 6 (12.00%) Defect Management
6 6 (12.00%) ITIL
6 6 (12.00%) Regression Testing
6 6 (12.00%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
6 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 5 (10.00%) Project Management
7 5 (10.00%) Release Management
8 4 (8.00%) Application Packaging
8 4 (8.00%) Migration
8 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2
8 4 (8.00%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (8.00%) System Testing
9 3 (6.00%) SDLC
9 3 (6.00%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 18 (36.00%) ISEB
2 15 (30.00%) ISTQB
3 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (10.00%) DV Cleared
5 4 (8.00%) Degree
6 2 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.00%) MBA
7 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) QA
2 4 (8.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.00%) PMO
3 1 (2.00%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) SCCM
2 4 (8.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (6.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (34.00%) SAP
2 11 (22.00%) Oracle
3 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.00%) Adobe
5 2 (4.00%) HP
6 1 (2.00%) BMC
6 1 (2.00%) Infor
6 1 (2.00%) JDA
6 1 (2.00%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.00%) Saba
6 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.00%) webMethods
6 1 (2.00%) Workday