Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a UAT Test Analyst was £315 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 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.

Test Analyst - UAT
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 814 818 794
Rank change year-on-year +4 -24 -24
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Test Analyst 64 76 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.062% 0.072% 0.086%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.076% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 60 74
UK median daily rate £315 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £260 £199 £200
90th Percentile £404 £438 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £300 £295
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
UK median hourly rate - £113.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 -

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 97472 100409 109082
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.75% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64264 65451 69386
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +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% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2912 3320 4146
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 £47.26 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.54% - +8.29%

UAT Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 17 November 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 14 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 6 months to 17 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
UK excluding London +36 52 £315 +5.00% 1
England +1 49 £315 -3.08% 1
North of England +72 14 £300 -4.76%
Scotland -4 14 £325 +44.44%
London -22 12 £359 +19.58%
South West +7 9 £315 +40.00%
Midlands +27 6 £294 -2.00% 1
North West +27 6 £300 -
West Midlands +25 6 £294 -2.00%
South East -6 6 £350 -
North East - 6 £294 -
Yorkshire +31 2 £315 -
East of England -23 2 £275 -18.52%
Wales - 1 £355 -

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 64 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 33 (51.56%) Finance
3 28 (43.75%) Test Scripting
4 18 (28.13%) Banking
5 17 (26.56%) ISTQB
6 15 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (21.88%) Migration
7 14 (21.88%) ISEB
8 11 (17.19%) Oracle
9 9 (14.06%) QA
9 9 (14.06%) Test Automation
9 9 (14.06%) Defect Management
10 8 (12.50%) Data Migration
10 8 (12.50%) JIRA
10 8 (12.50%) SQL
10 8 (12.50%) ETL
11 7 (10.94%) Retail
11 7 (10.94%) Manual Testing
11 7 (10.94%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (10.94%) Functional Testing
11 7 (10.94%) System Integration Testing
11 7 (10.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (7.81%) SAP
13 5 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (7.81%) Regression Testing
13 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (7.81%) Scenario Testing
14 4 (6.25%) Dynamics 365

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 3 (4.69%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.13%) Confluence
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.56%) SugarCRM
3 1 (1.56%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (4.69%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (3.13%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.56%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (1.56%) Primavera
3 1 (1.56%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.25%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.56%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) Big Data
1 4 (6.25%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.56%) Pentaho
3 1 (1.56%) Power BI
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (12.50%) JIRA
2 4 (6.25%) SoapUI
2 4 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (51.56%) Finance
2 18 (28.13%) Banking
3 7 (10.94%) Retail
4 2 (3.13%) Private Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.56%) Advertising
5 1 (1.56%) Back Office
5 1 (1.56%) Billing
5 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.56%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) SOAP
1 3 (4.69%) XML
2 2 (3.13%) Middleware
2 2 (3.13%) Web Services
3 1 (1.56%) .NET
3 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.56%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.69%) Unix
1 3 (4.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 28 (43.75%) Test Scripting
3 15 (23.44%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (21.88%) Migration
5 9 (14.06%) Defect Management
5 9 (14.06%) Test Automation
6 8 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 8 (12.50%) ETL
7 7 (10.94%) Functional Testing
7 7 (10.94%) Manual Testing
7 7 (10.94%) System Integration Testing
8 6 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (7.81%) Regression Testing
9 5 (7.81%) Scenario Testing
9 5 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (6.25%) Analytics
10 4 (6.25%) CRM
10 4 (6.25%) ERP
10 4 (6.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 4 (6.25%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (1.56%) C#
2 1 (1.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (26.56%) ISTQB
2 14 (21.88%) ISEB
3 7 (10.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.56%) ACCA
6 1 (1.56%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.06%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) MiFID
3 1 (1.56%) Basel III
3 1 (1.56%) IFRS
Systems Management
1 7 (10.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (17.19%) Oracle
2 5 (7.81%) SAP
3 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.69%) HP
4 3 (4.69%) Siebel
5 2 (3.13%) CODA
5 2 (3.13%) Guidewire
6 1 (1.56%) BT
6 1 (1.56%) Capita
6 1 (1.56%) Cognos
6 1 (1.56%) Tableau
6 1 (1.56%) Xamarin