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

Test Analyst - UAT
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 589 594 587
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Test Analyst 19 45 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.042% 0.084% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.088% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 29 38
Median daily rate £325 £313 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £213 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £405 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £306 £275
% change year-on-year +2.85% +11.36%  
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 42733 51025 51236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 95.23% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27760 33065 30937
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 1481 1587 2052
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UAT Test Analyst.

Contractor hourly rate trend for UAT Test Analyst in the UK

UAT Test Analyst
Top 21 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 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 +3 14 £325 +8.33%
South East +11 7 £350 +16.66%
Buckinghamshire 0 5 £350 -
West Midlands +15 3 £293 -
Milton Keynes -6 3 £350 -
Scotland +25 2 £288 -
North West +24 2 £325 -
Hampshire +10 2 - -
Southampton +2 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 £293 -
Edinburgh +22 1 £288 -
Cardiff +21 1 £170 -50.54%
South Wales +17 1 £170 -50.54%
Wales +14 1 £170 -50.54%
London +7 1 £400 +26.98%
Manchester +7 1 £325 -
South West -3 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £325 -
Liverpool - 1 £325 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 15 (34.09%) Test Scripting
3 13 (29.55%) Functional Testing
3 13 (29.55%) System Integration Testing
4 11 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 11 (25.00%) SQL
5 10 (22.73%) Finance
6 9 (20.45%) Regression Testing
7 8 (18.18%) SAP
7 8 (18.18%) Defect Management
8 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
8 7 (15.91%) ISEB
8 7 (15.91%) JIRA
9 6 (13.64%) Test Strategy
9 6 (13.64%) Integration Testing
9 6 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (13.64%) HP
9 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (13.64%) Banking
9 6 (13.64%) Retail
10 5 (11.36%) CRM
10 5 (11.36%) Windows
10 5 (11.36%) Manual Testing
10 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (9.09%) Migration
11 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (6.82%) SAP Hybris
12 3 (6.82%) Legal
12 3 (6.82%) Scrum

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 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) Documentum
2 1 (2.27%) FileNet
2 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.55%) MS Office
3 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (4.55%) SAP CRM
3 1 (2.27%) Adaptiv
3 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.27%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.27%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.27%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) Firewall
2 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) JIRA
2 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.27%) Selenium
3 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (22.73%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Banking
2 6 (13.64%) Retail
3 3 (6.82%) Legal
4 2 (4.55%) Games
4 2 (4.55%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.27%) Automotive
5 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.27%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) EPoS
3 1 (2.27%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.27%) Market Risk
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (2.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Unix
3 1 (2.27%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (34.09%) Test Scripting
3 13 (29.55%) Functional Testing
3 13 (29.55%) System Integration Testing
4 9 (20.45%) Regression Testing
5 8 (18.18%) Defect Management
6 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (13.64%) Integration Testing
6 6 (13.64%) Test Strategy
7 5 (11.36%) CRM
7 5 (11.36%) Manual Testing
8 4 (9.09%) Migration
8 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.82%) Data Migration
9 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.82%) Scrum
9 3 (6.82%) System Testing
9 3 (6.82%) Test Automation
10 2 (4.55%) Automation Testing
10 2 (4.55%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (15.91%) ISEB
3 2 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) PMO
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) SAP
2 6 (13.64%) HP
3 3 (6.82%) hybris
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle
5 1 (2.27%) OpenText