The median contractor rate for a UAT Test Manager was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 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.

User Acceptance Testing Test Manager
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 601 596 599
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3  
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Test Manager 14 49 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.091% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.096% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 36 28
Median daily rate £425 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.52% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £613 £598
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £470 £484
% change year-on-year -9.57% -2.84%  
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 44408 51163 53304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.74% 94.88% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28718 33369 33474
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 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1380 1506 2056
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 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 17 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 22 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 +17 14 £425 -10.52% 1
South East +19 4 £450 +12.50%
London -2 4 £513 +7.89% 1
South West +14 3 £413 -8.33%
Milton Keynes - 3 £475 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £475 -
Swindon - 2 £400 -
Wiltshire - 2 £400 -
Cheshire - 2 £413 -
North West - 2 £413 -
Yorkshire +24 1 - -
West Yorkshire +20 1 - -
Hampshire +11 1 £425 -10.52%
Leeds +11 1 - -
Bristol -5 1 £425 -5.55%
Southampton - 1 £425 -
Crewe - 1 £400 -

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 34 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (35.29%) Test Strategy
3 11 (32.35%) Finance
4 10 (29.41%) ISEB
4 10 (29.41%) SAP
4 10 (29.41%) Test Scripting
5 9 (26.47%) Oracle
6 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
7 7 (20.59%) Test Management
8 6 (17.65%) Oracle EBS R12
8 6 (17.65%) Windows
8 6 (17.65%) ITIL
8 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (17.65%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (17.65%) ISTQB
9 5 (14.71%) Windows Vista
9 5 (14.71%) Regression Testing
9 5 (14.71%) Banking
9 5 (14.71%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (14.71%) MSI
9 5 (14.71%) SCCM
9 5 (14.71%) Release Management
9 5 (14.71%) DV Cleared
10 4 (11.76%) Defect Management
10 4 (11.76%) System Testing
10 4 (11.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
10 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
10 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
10 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder 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 2 (5.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.94%) LiveCycle
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (17.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.94%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
1 1 (2.94%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (2.94%) Taleo
1 1 (2.94%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MSI
2 4 (11.76%) JIRA
3 1 (2.94%) Bugzilla
3 1 (2.94%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.94%) TestLink
3 1 (2.94%) TestRail
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Advertising
4 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Private Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (35.29%) Test Strategy
3 10 (29.41%) Test Scripting
4 7 (20.59%) Test Management
5 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (17.65%) ITIL
6 5 (14.71%) Regression Testing
6 5 (14.71%) Release Management
7 4 (11.76%) Application Packaging
7 4 (11.76%) Defect Management
7 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
7 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
7 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.76%) System Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Logistics
8 3 (8.82%) Programme Delivery
8 3 (8.82%) Project Management
8 3 (8.82%) Scenario Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Service Design
8 3 (8.82%) System Integration Testing
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) ISEB
2 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
3 6 (17.65%) ISTQB
4 5 (14.71%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.88%) Degree
5 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) SCCM
2 4 (11.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) SAP
2 9 (26.47%) Oracle
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.88%) Adobe
4 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (2.94%) BMC
5 1 (2.94%) Infor
5 1 (2.94%) Saba
5 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.94%) webMethods