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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 77 96 63
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -33
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 49 32 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.85% 1.24% 2.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 1.76% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 12 20
Average daily rate
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£369 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £230 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £545 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £29.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-51.72% +26.08%
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
1827 1823 1690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 68.97% 70.74% 68.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 913 681
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 55 75
Average hourly rate £27.83 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.02% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +30 18 £390 +73.33% 6
Bracknell - 4 £210 -
Slough -9 3 £413 +22.22% 1
Newbury 0 2 £300 +8.10% 2
Maidenhead -1 1 £438 -12.50%
Windsor - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 24 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (21.51%) Migration
3 18 (19.35%) Finance
4 16 (17.20%) Scrum
5 15 (16.13%) Project Management
5 15 (16.13%) SQL Server
5 15 (16.13%) QA
6 13 (13.98%) Business Analysis
6 13 (13.98%) Test Scripting
7 12 (12.90%) Integration Testing
7 12 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (12.90%) Data Structures
7 12 (12.90%) SQL
8 11 (11.83%) Publishing
8 11 (11.83%) Telecoms
8 11 (11.83%) Oracle
8 11 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (11.83%) Test Strategy
8 11 (11.83%) QlikView
8 11 (11.83%) Degree
9 10 (10.75%) Security Cleared
9 10 (10.75%) PRINCE2
9 10 (10.75%) HP
9 10 (10.75%) Validation
10 9 (9.68%) ISEB
10 9 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 9 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (9.68%) Data Modelling
10 9 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
11 8 (8.60%) Marketing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 7 (7.53%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.38%) CMS
3 3 (3.23%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.15%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.08%) Magnolia
Applications
1 6 (6.45%) MS Office
2 5 (5.38%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.23%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.08%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.08%) SAP MM
1 1 (1.08%) SAP SD
1 1 (1.08%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.60%) MPLS
1 8 (8.60%) Firewall
2 6 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (6.45%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (6.45%) BGP
3 2 (2.15%) SIGTRAN
3 2 (2.15%) GGSN
3 2 (2.15%) SGSN
3 2 (2.15%) 4G
3 2 (2.15%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (2.15%) LTE
3 2 (2.15%) MGW
4 1 (1.08%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.83%) QlikView
3 9 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (7.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.08%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.08%) DataStage
7 1 (1.08%) DB2
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.53%) JIRA
2 6 (6.45%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.15%) TestDirector
3 2 (2.15%) LSMW
4 1 (1.08%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.08%) MSI
4 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.08%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (1.08%) Selenium
General
1 18 (19.35%) Finance
2 11 (11.83%) Publishing
2 11 (11.83%) Telecoms
3 8 (8.60%) Marketing
4 4 (4.30%) Billing
5 3 (3.23%) Retail
5 3 (3.23%) Legal
5 3 (3.23%) Front Office
5 3 (3.23%) French Language
5 3 (3.23%) German Language
6 1 (1.08%) Banking
6 1 (1.08%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 31 (33.33%) Analyst
2 17 (18.28%) Business Analyst
3 16 (17.20%) Developer
4 12 (12.90%) Test Manager
5 10 (10.75%) QlikView Developer
6 9 (9.68%) Test Analyst
6 9 (9.68%) Project Manager
7 6 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Environment Manager
8 5 (5.38%) Tester
9 4 (4.30%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
9 4 (4.30%) Programme Manager
9 4 (4.30%) Junior
9 4 (4.30%) Consultant
10 3 (3.23%) SAP Consultant
10 3 (3.23%) Junior Project Manager
10 3 (3.23%) SQL Developer
10 3 (3.23%) UAT Test Analyst
10 3 (3.23%) Programme Test Manager
10 3 (3.23%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.45%) MCollective
2 2 (2.15%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.15%) HTML
3 1 (1.08%) BAPI
3 1 (1.08%) .NET
3 1 (1.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) Data Structures
2 11 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.53%) Smart Meter
4 6 (6.45%) Mobile App
5 5 (5.38%) Management Information System
5 5 (5.38%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.15%) Data Conversion
8 1 (1.08%) Replication
8 1 (1.08%) GIS
8 1 (1.08%) AS400
8 1 (1.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (6.45%) Linux
3 3 (3.23%) UNIX
4 2 (2.15%) Android
4 2 (2.15%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.08%) Windows
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (21.51%) Migration
3 16 (17.20%) Scrum
4 15 (16.13%) Project Management
5 13 (13.98%) Business Analysis
5 13 (13.98%) Test Scripting
6 12 (12.90%) Integration Testing
7 11 (11.83%) Test Strategy
8 10 (10.75%) PRINCE2
8 10 (10.75%) Validation
9 9 (9.68%) Data Modelling
10 8 (8.60%) Kanban
10 8 (8.60%) E-Commerce
10 8 (8.60%) Data Analysis
11 7 (7.53%) Change Management
11 7 (7.53%) System Testing
11 7 (7.53%) Test Management
12 6 (6.45%) DevOps
12 6 (6.45%) Supplier Management
12 6 (6.45%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.90%) SQL
2 6 (6.45%) Ruby
2 6 (6.45%) Python
2 6 (6.45%) Java
2 6 (6.45%) Perl
2 6 (6.45%) PHP
3 2 (2.15%) C
3 2 (2.15%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.08%) VB6
4 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.08%) VBScript
4 1 (1.08%) VB
4 1 (1.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (11.83%) Degree
2 10 (10.75%) Security Cleared
3 9 (9.68%) ISEB
3 9 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (7.53%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.30%) ISTQB
6 3 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.23%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.15%) CCNA
7 2 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.08%) IIBA
8 1 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.13%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.08%) GxP
2 1 (1.08%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (6.45%) Puppet
2 6 (6.45%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.08%) Netcool
3 1 (1.08%) Control-M
3 1 (1.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (11.83%) Oracle
2 10 (10.75%) HP
3 8 (8.60%) CheckPoint
3 8 (8.60%) Cisco
4 7 (7.53%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.45%) F5
5 6 (6.45%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.23%) Lotus
6 3 (3.23%) Informatica
6 3 (3.23%) SAP
7 2 (2.15%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (2.15%) Citrix
8 1 (1.08%) AppSense
8 1 (1.08%) Remedy
8 1 (1.08%) Sun
8 1 (1.08%) Mapinfo
8 1 (1.08%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.08%) Infor
8 1 (1.08%) Appcelerator
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago