The median contractor rate for a UAT Manager was £470 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing Manager
UK
Rank 550 591 597
Rank change year-on-year +41 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Manager 33 49 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.073% 0.092% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.097% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 33 28
Median daily rate £470 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.05% +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £400 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £449 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -0.16% +12.50%  
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 42574 50675 51233
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 32785 30936
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 1588 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.93 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UAT Manager.

Contractor hourly rate trend for UAT Manager in the UK

UAT Manager
Top 16 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 March 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 +25 20 £475 +2.70% 5
South East +21 10 £400 -
West Wales - 10 £470 -
Swansea - 10 £470 -
Wales - 10 £470 -
London +21 8 £550 +10.00% 4
Milton Keynes - 7 £488 -
Buckinghamshire - 7 £488 -
Scotland +19 2 £425 -10.52% 1
Edinburgh +17 2 £425 -10.52% 1
Hampshire +14 2 £400 -
West Midlands +13 2 £400 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £400 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 £400 -
Berkshire - 1 £350 -

UAT Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 75 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 29 (38.67%) Finance
3 20 (26.67%) ISEB
4 19 (25.33%) Test Scripting
5 16 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (18.67%) ISTQB
6 14 (18.67%) Security Cleared
6 14 (18.67%) SAP
7 12 (16.00%) QA
7 12 (16.00%) Test Strategy
8 11 (14.67%) Defect Management
8 11 (14.67%) Test Management
8 11 (14.67%) Banking
8 11 (14.67%) Oracle
9 10 (13.33%) MS Office
10 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
10 8 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (10.67%) Project Management
10 8 (10.67%) Test Planning
11 7 (9.33%) SC Cleared
11 7 (9.33%) ITIL
12 6 (8.00%) ERP
12 6 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
12 6 (8.00%) Migration
12 6 (8.00%) JIRA
12 6 (8.00%) Oracle EBS R12
12 6 (8.00%) System Integration Testing
12 6 (8.00%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
13 5 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
13 5 (6.67%) Waterfall

UAT Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 (2.67%) CMS
2 1 (1.33%) Confluence
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (13.33%) MS Office
2 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (8.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (4.00%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.33%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.33%) SAP R/3
3 1 (1.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) SaaS
1 1 (1.33%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) Internet
1 1 (1.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (8.00%) JIRA
2 4 (5.33%) MSI
3 3 (4.00%) HP UFT
4 2 (2.67%) Bugzilla
4 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.67%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.67%) Selenium
5 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.33%) TestComplete
5 1 (1.33%) TestLink
5 1 (1.33%) TestRail
5 1 (1.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.33%) Zephyr
General
1 29 (38.67%) Finance
2 11 (14.67%) Banking
3 5 (6.67%) Retail
4 4 (5.33%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.67%) Advertising
5 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.67%) Marketing
5 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.33%) Back Office
6 1 (1.33%) Billing
6 1 (1.33%) Law
6 1 (1.33%) Legal
6 1 (1.33%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) REST
1 1 (1.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.00%) Derivative
1 3 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (4.00%) OTC Derivatives
1 3 (4.00%) User Experience
2 1 (1.33%) Smart Meter
2 1 (1.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.33%) Windows
1 4 (5.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (25.33%) Test Scripting
3 16 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (16.00%) Test Strategy
5 11 (14.67%) Defect Management
5 11 (14.67%) Test Management
6 8 (10.67%) Project Management
6 8 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (10.67%) Test Planning
7 7 (9.33%) ITIL
8 6 (8.00%) ERP
8 6 (8.00%) Migration
8 6 (8.00%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
8 6 (8.00%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (6.67%) Release Management
9 5 (6.67%) Waterfall
10 4 (5.33%) E-Commerce
10 4 (5.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 4 (5.33%) PRINCE2
10 4 (5.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (26.67%) ISEB
2 14 (18.67%) ISTQB
2 14 (18.67%) Security Cleared
3 7 (9.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.33%) Degree
4 4 (5.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.67%) MBA
6 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.00%) QA
2 4 (5.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.33%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.33%) EMIR
3 1 (1.33%) SEPA
3 1 (1.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.33%) SCCM
3 3 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (18.67%) SAP
2 11 (14.67%) Oracle
3 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.67%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.67%) HP
5 1 (1.33%) BMC
5 1 (1.33%) GoldenSource
5 1 (1.33%) hybris
5 1 (1.33%) JDA
5 1 (1.33%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.33%) Saba
5 1 (1.33%) webMethods
5 1 (1.33%) Workday
5 1 (1.33%) WorldPay
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McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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