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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 52 69 79
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +10
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 75 51 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.12% 2.00% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.90% 2.59% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 32 26
Median daily rate £425 £375 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +14.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £260 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £500 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -13.04%
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
1921 1967 1899
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.01% 77.32% 77.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1026 1027 899
Median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 70 22
Median hourly rate £19.61 £27.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.69% +44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £14.50 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £44.30 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading -6 14 £400 - 4
Slough +9 8 £313 -5.30% 3
Bracknell -3 8 £425 +3.54%
Wokingham -2 7 £454 -
Newbury -1 3 £400 - 2
Maidenhead +2 1 £463 +22.67% 1
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 47 (35.61%) Migration
2 35 (26.52%) Security Cleared
3 31 (23.48%) Data Migration
4 30 (22.73%) Regression Testing
5 29 (21.97%) Oracle
5 29 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (21.97%) SC Cleared
6 28 (21.21%) Finance
7 23 (17.42%) Test Scripting
8 22 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 20 (15.15%) SQL
9 20 (15.15%) Project Management
10 19 (14.39%) Oracle EBS R12
11 16 (12.12%) SAP
12 15 (11.36%) HP
12 15 (11.36%) Oracle EBS
13 14 (10.61%) ITIL
14 13 (9.85%) ERP
14 13 (9.85%) QA
15 12 (9.09%) Microsoft
16 11 (8.33%) SharePoint
17 10 (7.58%) Telecoms
17 10 (7.58%) Scrum
17 10 (7.58%) SDLC
18 9 (6.82%) Data Centre
18 9 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
18 9 (6.82%) Data Quality
18 9 (6.82%) Degree
18 9 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
19 8 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 11 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.52%) CMS
3 1 (0.76%) Documentum
3 1 (0.76%) iPlanet
3 1 (0.76%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.76%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 8 (6.06%) MS Project
2 7 (5.30%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.55%) MS Office
4 5 (3.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (14.39%) Oracle EBS R12
2 15 (11.36%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (5.30%) Primavera
4 5 (3.79%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (3.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (2.27%) SAP Business ByDesign
7 2 (1.52%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (1.52%) HFM
7 2 (1.52%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (1.52%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.76%) SAP APO
8 1 (0.76%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.76%) SAP HR
8 1 (0.76%) SAP MDM
8 1 (0.76%) SAP Payroll
8 1 (0.76%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.76%) SAP SRM
8 1 (0.76%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.79%) HP Helion
1 5 (3.79%) SaaS
1 5 (3.79%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.76%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.76%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (3.03%) Internet
1 4 (3.03%) MPLS
2 3 (2.27%) Firewall
3 2 (1.52%) HTTP
4 1 (0.76%) 2G
4 1 (0.76%) 3G
4 1 (0.76%) 4G
4 1 (0.76%) BGP
4 1 (0.76%) BIG-IP
4 1 (0.76%) FTP
4 1 (0.76%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.76%) LDAP
4 1 (0.76%) NAS
4 1 (0.76%) SAN
4 1 (0.76%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.79%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (3.03%) Data Mart
3 4 (3.03%) DataStage
3 4 (3.03%) OLAP
4 3 (2.27%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (1.52%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.76%) DB2
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.03%) Toad
3 3 (2.27%) LSMW
3 3 (2.27%) Selenium
4 2 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.52%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.52%) JMeter
4 2 (1.52%) MSI
4 2 (1.52%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.76%) JIRA
5 1 (0.76%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.76%) TestRail
General
1 28 (21.21%) Finance
2 10 (7.58%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (2.27%) Banking
4 3 (2.27%) Marketing
5 2 (1.52%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.52%) Publishing
6 1 (0.76%) Back Office
6 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (31.82%) Consultant
2 33 (25.00%) Analyst
3 22 (16.67%) Oracle Consultant
4 18 (13.64%) Data Consultant
5 16 (12.12%) Business Analyst
5 16 (12.12%) Data Migration Consultant
5 16 (12.12%) Migration Consultant
6 15 (11.36%) Oracle Data Migration Consultant
7 14 (10.61%) Project Manager
8 9 (6.82%) Test Analyst
9 7 (5.30%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 7 (5.30%) E-Business Consultant
10 6 (4.55%) Tester
11 5 (3.79%) IT Manager
11 5 (3.79%) IT Project Manager
11 5 (3.79%) SAP Analyst
11 5 (3.79%) Software Project Manager
12 4 (3.03%) Business Consultant
12 4 (3.03%) Designer
12 4 (3.03%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.55%) Web Services
2 5 (3.79%) Middleware
2 5 (3.79%) XML
3 3 (2.27%) .NET
3 3 (2.27%) SOAP
4 2 (1.52%) COM
4 2 (1.52%) CSS
4 2 (1.52%) HTML
4 2 (1.52%) REST
5 1 (0.76%) BAPI
5 1 (0.76%) EDI
5 1 (0.76%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.76%) J2EE
5 1 (0.76%) JDBC
5 1 (0.76%) JSP
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.76%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (0.76%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (6.82%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.79%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.79%) Private Cloud
3 3 (2.27%) Data Conversion
3 3 (2.27%) Data Extraction
3 3 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (1.52%) CMDB
4 2 (1.52%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.52%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.76%) AS400
5 1 (0.76%) Clustering
5 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.76%) Grid Computing
5 1 (0.76%) HP Storage
5 1 (0.76%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.76%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.76%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.06%) Unix
1 8 (6.06%) Windows
2 6 (4.55%) Linux
3 2 (1.52%) AIX
3 2 (1.52%) Solaris
3 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.76%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (35.61%) Migration
2 31 (23.48%) Data Migration
3 30 (22.73%) Regression Testing
4 29 (21.97%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (17.42%) Test Scripting
6 22 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 20 (15.15%) Project Management
8 14 (10.61%) ITIL
9 13 (9.85%) ERP
10 10 (7.58%) Scrum
10 10 (7.58%) SDLC
11 9 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (6.06%) Validation
13 7 (5.30%) Business Analysis
13 7 (5.30%) CRM
13 7 (5.30%) Data Cleansing
13 7 (5.30%) ETL
13 7 (5.30%) Integration Testing
13 7 (5.30%) System Integration Testing
14 6 (4.55%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.15%) SQL
2 4 (3.03%) C#
2 4 (3.03%) Java
3 3 (2.27%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.76%) C
4 1 (0.76%) Groovy
4 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.76%) VBA
4 1 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (26.52%) Security Cleared
2 29 (21.97%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.82%) Degree
4 7 (5.30%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.79%) ISTQB
6 4 (3.03%) BC Cleared
6 4 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (3.03%) ISEB
7 3 (2.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (1.52%) ACCA
8 2 (1.52%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.85%) QA
2 9 (6.82%) Data Quality
3 4 (3.03%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 3 (2.27%) GxP
4 3 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.52%) JSP 440
5 2 (1.52%) SLA
6 1 (0.76%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (1.52%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.52%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (1.52%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (1.52%) NetBackup
1 2 (1.52%) SCCM
2 1 (0.76%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.76%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.76%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.76%) OpenView
2 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 29 (21.97%) Oracle
2 16 (12.12%) SAP
3 15 (11.36%) HP
4 12 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 6 (4.55%) Cisco
6 5 (3.79%) Cognos
6 5 (3.79%) Hyperion
7 4 (3.03%) Informatica
8 3 (2.27%) BMC
8 3 (2.27%) Concur
8 3 (2.27%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.52%) CA
9 2 (1.52%) EMC
9 2 (1.52%) Marketo
9 2 (1.52%) NetSuite
9 2 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.52%) Symantec
9 2 (1.52%) VMware
10 1 (0.76%) Huawei
10 1 (0.76%) Omniture