The median contractor rate for a UAT Test Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 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.

Test Analyst - UAT
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 585 592 598
Rank change year-on-year +7 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Test Analyst 25 59 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.11% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.12% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 43 35
Median daily rate £325 £338 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.70% +16.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £280
% change year-on-year +4.16% +7.14%  
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 44648 51085 52304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28819 33278 32902
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 1391 1532 1988
Median hourly rate £18.69 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.80% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

UAT Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for UAT Test Analyst in the UK

UAT Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UAT Test Analyst in the UK

UAT Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UAT Test Analyst over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UAT Test Analyst in the UK

UAT Test Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UAT Test Analyst in the UK

UAT Test Analyst
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 Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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 +3 17 £340 -2.85% 3
London -3 9 £340 -9.33% 1
Scotland +34 8 £273 +21.11%
Edinburgh +16 6 £273 +3.80%
City of London -2 4 £333 -10.13% 1
South East +20 3 £350 +3.70% 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £350 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £350 -
North East +75 2 £306 -
Glasgow +1 2 - -
South West -4 2 £375 +66.66% 1
West Midlands +25 1 £300 +16.50%
Bristol -3 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £375 -
Birmingham - 1 £300 -
Durham - 1 £325 -

UAT Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, UAT Test 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 Test Analyst in the job title.

1 44 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 21 (47.73%) Test Scripting
3 20 (45.45%) Finance
4 16 (36.36%) ISTQB
4 16 (36.36%) System Integration Testing
5 12 (27.27%) ISEB
5 12 (27.27%) Scenario Testing
6 10 (22.73%) Functional Testing
7 9 (20.45%) Defect Management
7 9 (20.45%) Regression Testing
8 8 (18.18%) HP
8 8 (18.18%) Integration Testing
9 7 (15.91%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (15.91%) SQL
9 7 (15.91%) SAP
9 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (15.91%) Banking
10 6 (13.64%) Migration
10 6 (13.64%) Oracle
10 6 (13.64%) Test Automation
10 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (11.36%) JIRA
11 5 (11.36%) Manual Testing
11 5 (11.36%) Data Migration
11 5 (11.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (11.36%) Windows
11 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Excel
12 4 (9.09%) WebLogic
12 4 (9.09%) Unix
12 4 (9.09%) Project Management

UAT Test 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 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.27%) CMS
3 1 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.27%) Primavera
2 1 (2.27%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.27%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.27%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.27%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) GIS
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) JIRA
2 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (45.45%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Back Office
4 3 (6.82%) Retail
5 2 (4.55%) Publishing
5 2 (4.55%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.27%) Advertising
6 1 (2.27%) Automotive
6 1 (2.27%) Billing
6 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.27%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) .NET
1 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
1 2 (4.55%) XML
2 1 (2.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.27%) Equities
2 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Windows
2 4 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 21 (47.73%) Test Scripting
3 16 (36.36%) System Integration Testing
4 12 (27.27%) Scenario Testing
5 10 (22.73%) Functional Testing
6 9 (20.45%) Defect Management
6 9 (20.45%) Regression Testing
7 8 (18.18%) Integration Testing
8 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (13.64%) Migration
9 6 (13.64%) Test Automation
10 5 (11.36%) Data Migration
10 5 (11.36%) Manual Testing
11 4 (9.09%) Project Management
11 4 (9.09%) Test Strategy
12 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
12 3 (6.82%) ETL
12 3 (6.82%) Smoke Testing
12 3 (6.82%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) C#
2 2 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (36.36%) ISTQB
2 12 (27.27%) ISEB
3 5 (11.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) Degree
5 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) Basel III
2 1 (2.27%) IFRS
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) HP
2 7 (15.91%) SAP
3 6 (13.64%) Oracle
4 2 (4.55%) Adobe
5 1 (2.27%) BT
5 1 (2.27%) Sitecore