Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a UAT Test Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 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.

User Acceptance Testing Test Manager
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 875 831 819
Rank change year-on-year -44 -12 -1
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Test Manager 21 55 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.052% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.055% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 31 47
UK median daily rate £450 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.26% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £399 £325 £333
90th Percentile £525 £613 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 97695 99488 108685
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.75% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64489 64865 69136
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2905 3326 4142
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.81% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.93 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.45 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

UAT Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for UAT Test Manager in the UK

UAT Test Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for UAT Test Manager in the UK

UAT Test Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UAT Test Manager over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UAT Test Manager in the UK

UAT Test Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for UAT Test Manager in the UK

UAT Test Manager
Top 9 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 Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 24 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
England -42 16 £450 -5.26%
UK excluding London +13 14 £450 +5.88%
London -23 7 £475 -5.00%
Scotland +4 5 £425 +4.94%
Midlands +28 4 £450 +12.50%
East of England +1 3 £487 -
East Midlands 0 3 £450 -14.29%
South East -1 2 £450 +12.50%
West Midlands +16 1 £388 +1.97%

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, UAT Test 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 Test Manager in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 7 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (28.57%) Finance
4 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (19.05%) Banking
6 3 (14.29%) Investment Banking
6 3 (14.29%) Logistics
6 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (14.29%) Fund Accounting
6 3 (14.29%) ISEB
6 3 (14.29%) SAP
6 3 (14.29%) Windows
6 3 (14.29%) Process Improvement
6 3 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Case Management
7 2 (9.52%) Virtual Team
7 2 (9.52%) Validation
7 2 (9.52%) User Stories
7 2 (9.52%) Test Planning
7 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (9.52%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle
7 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (9.52%) CRM
7 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (9.52%) Murex
7 2 (9.52%) HP
7 2 (9.52%) Programme Management

UAT Test 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 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
1 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Summit
2 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.76%) Primavera
2 1 (4.76%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
1 1 (4.76%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 2 (9.52%) Retail Banking
5 1 (4.76%) Automotive
5 1 (4.76%) Marketing
5 1 (4.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.52%) Virtual Team
2 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Equities
2 1 (4.76%) Fixed Income
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Unix
2 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 7 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) Fund Accounting
5 3 (14.29%) Logistics
5 3 (14.29%) Process Improvement
5 3 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (9.52%) Case Management
6 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
6 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
6 2 (9.52%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Test Management
6 2 (9.52%) Test Planning
6 2 (9.52%) User Stories
6 2 (9.52%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) ISEB
2 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) HP
2 2 (9.52%) Murex
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Infor
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com