The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 74 74 74
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 49 49 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.91% 1.95% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 2.60% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 33 27
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£377 £335 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.53% -8.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £337
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £23.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +21.05%
User Acceptance Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1884 1884 1697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.62% 74.88% 70.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1027 894 766
Average daily rate £388 £375 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 21 29
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.07 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.10% -43.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £15.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.09 £44.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Berkshire region.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Berkshire region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -1 23 £425 +34.92% 3
Slough +2 7 £330 -2.94%
Maidenhead - 2 £377 -
Bracknell -12 1 £410 +3.91% 2
Newbury - 1 - -
Wokingham - 1 - -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Acceptance Testing.

1 32 (32.32%) Finance
2 23 (23.23%) Test Scripting
3 21 (21.21%) SQL
4 19 (19.19%) Telecoms
5 18 (18.18%) Migration
6 17 (17.17%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (17.17%) HP Quality Center
7 16 (16.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (15.15%) Project Management
8 15 (15.15%) HP
8 15 (15.15%) ISEB
9 14 (14.14%) SAP
9 14 (14.14%) Security Cleared
10 13 (13.13%) Integration Testing
10 13 (13.13%) ISTQB
10 13 (13.13%) Billing
10 13 (13.13%) Waterfall
11 12 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (12.12%) QA
11 12 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (11.11%) XML
12 11 (11.11%) Test Management
13 10 (10.10%) SC Cleared
13 10 (10.10%) Data Migration
13 10 (10.10%) Oracle
13 10 (10.10%) Test Strategy
14 9 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
14 9 (9.09%) ITIL
14 9 (9.09%) CRM
14 9 (9.09%) Use Case

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Acceptance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.03%) CMS
2 1 (1.01%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.01%) Confluence
2 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (7.07%) MS Office
2 2 (2.02%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.02%) MS Project
3 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) SAP MDM
1 2 (2.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (2.02%) Hyperion Planning
1 2 (2.02%) SAP GRC
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.01%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.01%) assyst
2 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.01%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.03%) HP Helion
2 2 (2.02%) SaaS
3 1 (1.01%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.04%) LAN
1 4 (4.04%) VoIP
1 4 (4.04%) WAN
2 3 (3.03%) 3G
2 3 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.02%) Firewall
3 2 (2.02%) MGCP
3 2 (2.02%) RTP
3 2 (2.02%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (2.02%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (1.01%) GSM
4 1 (1.01%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (1.01%) SS7
4 1 (1.01%) Megaco
4 1 (1.01%) VPN
4 1 (1.01%) IPv4
4 1 (1.01%) IPv6
4 1 (1.01%) 2G
4 1 (1.01%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (1.01%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.05%) SQL Server
1 5 (5.05%) OLAP
1 5 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (5.05%) DataStage
2 4 (4.04%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.02%) MySQL
4 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.02%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.02%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Toad
2 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (3.03%) LoadRunner
3 3 (3.03%) Selenium
3 3 (3.03%) WebDriver
3 3 (3.03%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.02%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (2.02%) HP UFT
4 2 (2.02%) JIRA
4 2 (2.02%) TestPartner
5 1 (1.01%) Maven
5 1 (1.01%) ProC
5 1 (1.01%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.01%) JUnit
5 1 (1.01%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.01%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.01%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.01%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.01%) Hudson
General
1 32 (32.32%) Finance
2 19 (19.19%) Telecoms
3 13 (13.13%) Billing
4 5 (5.05%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (4.04%) Banking
6 3 (3.03%) Retail
6 3 (3.03%) Marketing
6 3 (3.03%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.02%) Electronics
8 1 (1.01%) Back Office
8 1 (1.01%) Advertising
8 1 (1.01%) Legal
8 1 (1.01%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 49 (49.49%) Analyst
2 18 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 16 (16.16%) Test Analyst
4 10 (10.10%) Test Leader
5 8 (8.08%) Consultant
5 8 (8.08%) Test Manager
6 7 (7.07%) Tester
7 5 (5.05%) Architect
7 5 (5.05%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 4 (4.04%) Data Analyst
8 4 (4.04%) Business Consultant
9 3 (3.03%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (3.03%) Test Engineer
9 3 (3.03%) Database Analyst
9 3 (3.03%) Process Analyst
9 3 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.03%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.03%) Developer
9 3 (3.03%) Lead Business Analyst
9 3 (3.03%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.11%) XML
2 4 (4.04%) HTML
2 4 (4.04%) Web Services
3 3 (3.03%) SOAP
3 3 (3.03%) Middleware
4 2 (2.02%) XMPP
4 2 (2.02%) .NET
4 2 (2.02%) CSS
5 1 (1.01%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.04%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.03%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.02%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.02%) DTV
4 2 (2.02%) Handset
4 2 (2.02%) CMDB
5 1 (1.01%) Wiki
5 1 (1.01%) FMCG
5 1 (1.01%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.01%) User Experience
5 1 (1.01%) IPTV
5 1 (1.01%) Statistics
5 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.01%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.06%) Linux
2 4 (4.04%) UNIX
3 1 (1.01%) Windows
3 1 (1.01%) HPUX
3 1 (1.01%) Android
3 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.23%) Test Scripting
2 18 (18.18%) Migration
3 17 (17.17%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (16.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (15.15%) Project Management
6 13 (13.13%) Integration Testing
6 13 (13.13%) Waterfall
7 12 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (11.11%) Test Management
9 10 (10.10%) Data Migration
9 10 (10.10%) Test Strategy
10 9 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
10 9 (9.09%) Use Case
10 9 (9.09%) ITIL
10 9 (9.09%) CRM
11 8 (8.08%) Automated Testing
11 8 (8.08%) Regression Testing
12 7 (7.07%) Validation
12 7 (7.07%) ETL
12 7 (7.07%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.21%) SQL
2 8 (8.08%) Java
3 3 (3.03%) C
4 2 (2.02%) C#
5 1 (1.01%) PHP
5 1 (1.01%) Python
5 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.01%) Ruby
5 1 (1.01%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 15 (15.15%) ISEB
2 14 (14.14%) Security Cleared
3 13 (13.13%) ISTQB
4 10 (10.10%) SC Cleared
5 8 (8.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (7.07%) Degree
7 3 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.02%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (2.02%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.01%) CCVP
9 1 (1.01%) CCNP
9 1 (1.01%) CCIP
9 1 (1.01%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.12%) QA
2 5 (5.05%) GxP
3 3 (3.03%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 3 (3.03%) GAMP
4 2 (2.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 17 (17.17%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.02%) Control-M
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (1.01%) Puppet
3 1 (1.01%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.01%) Netcool
Vendors
1 15 (15.15%) HP
2 14 (14.14%) SAP
3 10 (10.10%) Oracle
4 7 (7.07%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.06%) Cisco
6 5 (5.05%) Cognos
6 5 (5.05%) Informatica
7 3 (3.03%) Remedy
7 3 (3.03%) Siebel
7 3 (3.03%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.02%) Talend
8 2 (2.02%) Capita
8 2 (2.02%) Hyperion
8 2 (2.02%) BMC
8 2 (2.02%) CA
9 1 (1.01%) Ericsson
9 1 (1.01%) Infovista
9 1 (1.01%) Ab Initio
9 1 (1.01%) JDA
9 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
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