The median contractor rate for a UAT Test Manager was £481 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing Test Manager
UK
Rank 575 610 596
Rank change year-on-year +35 -14  
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Test Manager 21 32 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.046% 0.060% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.063% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 20
Median daily rate £481 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.88% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £393 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £553 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
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 42950 50452 49894
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.19% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27813 32635 30138
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 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1582 1977
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 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

UAT Test Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UAT Test Manager.

Contractor hourly rate trend for UAT Test Manager in the UK

UAT Test Manager
Top 18 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 3 months to 24 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 +24 18 £425 -4.97% 5
South East +34 8 £400 -
London +23 6 £550 - 4
Milton Keynes - 5 £500 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £500 -
Hampshire +12 2 £400 -
West Midlands +6 2 £400 -
East of England -3 2 £425 -2.85%
West Wales - 2 £491 -
Swansea - 2 £491 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £425 -
Wales - 2 £491 -
Scotland +17 1 £500 +8.10% 1
Edinburgh +16 1 £500 +8.10% 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £400 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 £400 -
Berkshire - 1 £350 -

UAT Test Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 48 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (33.33%) Finance
3 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (22.92%) Test Scripting
4 11 (22.92%) QA
4 11 (22.92%) ISEB
4 11 (22.92%) Test Strategy
5 10 (20.83%) Defect Management
6 9 (18.75%) Oracle
6 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (18.75%) Test Management
7 8 (16.67%) Banking
8 7 (14.58%) Test Planning
9 6 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (12.50%) SAP
9 6 (12.50%) ITIL
9 6 (12.50%) Project Management
9 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
10 5 (10.42%) Release Management
10 5 (10.42%) Oracle EBS R12
10 5 (10.42%) ERP
10 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (10.42%) System Integration Testing
11 4 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 4 (8.33%) SDLC
11 4 (8.33%) Migration
11 4 (8.33%) Regression Testing
11 4 (8.33%) MS Office
11 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2
11 4 (8.33%) Windows

UAT Test 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:

Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Office
2 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (2.08%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) JIRA
1 4 (8.33%) MSI
2 3 (6.25%) HP UFT
3 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.17%) LoadRunner
3 2 (4.17%) Selenium
4 1 (2.08%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.08%) TestComplete
4 1 (2.08%) TestLink
4 1 (2.08%) TestRail
4 1 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Retail
3 3 (6.25%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Advertising
4 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.08%) Billing
5 1 (2.08%) Law
5 1 (2.08%) Legal
5 1 (2.08%) Private Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Windows
1 4 (8.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (22.92%) Test Scripting
2 11 (22.92%) Test Strategy
3 10 (20.83%) Defect Management
4 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (18.75%) Test Management
5 7 (14.58%) Test Planning
6 6 (12.50%) ITIL
6 6 (12.50%) Project Management
7 5 (10.42%) ERP
7 5 (10.42%) Release Management
7 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (10.42%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (8.33%) Migration
8 4 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 4 (8.33%) Regression Testing
8 4 (8.33%) SDLC
8 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
9 3 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (22.92%) ISEB
3 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 4 (8.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.08%) Degree
5 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.92%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.08%) EMIR
2 1 (2.08%) SEPA
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (8.33%) SCCM
2 3 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Oracle
2 6 (12.50%) SAP
3 2 (4.17%) CheckPoint
3 2 (4.17%) HP
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.08%) BMC
4 1 (2.08%) GoldenSource
4 1 (2.08%) Saba
4 1 (2.08%) webMethods
4 1 (2.08%) WorldPay
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McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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