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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 89 91 81
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 23 32 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.17% 1.27% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.65% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 32
Median daily rate £488 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £220 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £398 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.22 £30.91 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-21.65% +128.96%
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
1560 1938 1979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.39% 77.00% 74.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 859 1046 1031
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 87 24
Median hourly rate £22.50 £30.90 £27.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.18% +11.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.12 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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
Slough +3 5 £325 -5.79%
Reading -4 5 £500 +88.67% 2
Wokingham - 4 £488 -
Newbury - 3 £450 -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 23 (26.14%) Finance
1 23 (26.14%) Migration
2 22 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (20.45%) SQL
3 18 (20.45%) ITIL
4 14 (15.91%) Test Scripting
5 13 (14.77%) Data Migration
5 13 (14.77%) Oracle
5 13 (14.77%) Regression Testing
6 12 (13.64%) SAP
6 12 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (13.64%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 11 (12.50%) ETL
8 10 (11.36%) Oracle EBS
8 10 (11.36%) Validation
8 10 (11.36%) Oracle EBS R12
8 10 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (10.23%) Waterfall
9 9 (10.23%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (10.23%) Project Management
9 9 (10.23%) Cognos
9 9 (10.23%) Microsoft
9 9 (10.23%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (9.09%) Toad
10 8 (9.09%) Six Sigma
10 8 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
10 8 (9.09%) Telecoms
10 8 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (9.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 8 (9.09%) SC Cleared

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 3 (3.41%) CMS
2 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.14%) Drupal
3 1 (1.14%) iPlanet
3 1 (1.14%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.14%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.14%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 6 (6.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.55%) MS Office
2 4 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (4.55%) MS Project
3 1 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (11.36%) Oracle EBS
1 10 (11.36%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (9.09%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.14%) Eloqua
4 1 (1.14%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 1 (1.14%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (1.14%) SAP APO
4 1 (1.14%) SAP BPC
4 1 (1.14%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.14%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.14%) SAP GRC
4 1 (1.14%) SAP MDM
4 1 (1.14%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.14%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.14%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Taleo
2 1 (1.14%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.14%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) Firewall
2 1 (1.14%) BIG-IP
2 1 (1.14%) FTP
2 1 (1.14%) HTTP
2 1 (1.14%) Internet
2 1 (1.14%) LDAP
2 1 (1.14%) NAS
2 1 (1.14%) SAN
2 1 (1.14%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.23%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (6.82%) Data Mart
2 6 (6.82%) DataStage
2 6 (6.82%) SAP Data Services
2 6 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.55%) OLAP
4 3 (3.41%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (2.27%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (1.14%) DB2
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.14%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (9.09%) Toad
2 6 (6.82%) LSMW
3 3 (3.41%) Selenium
4 1 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.14%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.14%) JMeter
4 1 (1.14%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (26.14%) Finance
2 8 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.41%) Banking
4 3 (3.41%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.41%) Marketing
5 1 (1.14%) Back Office
5 1 (1.14%) Electronics
5 1 (1.14%) Games
5 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (32.95%) Consultant
2 20 (22.73%) Analyst
3 13 (14.77%) Data Consultant
4 11 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 10 (11.36%) Oracle Consultant
6 9 (10.23%) Data Migration Consultant
6 9 (10.23%) Migration Consultant
7 8 (9.09%) Oracle Data Migration Consultant
8 7 (7.95%) Architect
8 7 (7.95%) Developer
9 5 (5.68%) SAP Consultant
9 5 (5.68%) SAP Data Consultant
9 5 (5.68%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (5.68%) Test Manager
9 5 (5.68%) Tester
10 4 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 4 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 4 (4.55%) E-Business Consultant
10 4 (4.55%) Financial Analyst
10 4 (4.55%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.68%) Web Services
2 4 (4.55%) XML
3 3 (3.41%) CSS
3 3 (3.41%) HTML
4 2 (2.27%) VXML
5 1 (1.14%) BAPI
5 1 (1.14%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.14%) J2EE
5 1 (1.14%) JSP
5 1 (1.14%) Mason
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (1.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.68%) Data Conversion
2 5 (5.68%) Data Extraction
3 3 (3.41%) CMDB
4 2 (2.27%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.14%) AS400
5 1 (1.14%) Clustering
5 1 (1.14%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.14%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.14%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.14%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.14%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.55%) Windows
2 3 (3.41%) Unix
3 2 (2.27%) AIX
3 2 (2.27%) Linux
3 2 (2.27%) Solaris
3 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.14%) Migration
2 22 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (20.45%) ITIL
4 14 (15.91%) Test Scripting
5 13 (14.77%) Data Migration
5 13 (14.77%) Regression Testing
6 12 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (13.64%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 11 (12.50%) ETL
8 10 (11.36%) Validation
9 9 (10.23%) Project Management
9 9 (10.23%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (10.23%) Waterfall
10 8 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
10 8 (9.09%) Inmon Methodology
10 8 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
10 8 (9.09%) Six Sigma
10 8 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (7.95%) SDLC
12 6 (6.82%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.45%) SQL
2 5 (5.68%) Java
3 1 (1.14%) C
3 1 (1.14%) C#
3 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 8 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.82%) Degree
3 3 (3.41%) BC Cleared
3 3 (3.41%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (3.41%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.27%) ISEB
5 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.82%) Data Quality
1 6 (6.82%) QA
2 5 (5.68%) GxP
3 4 (4.55%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 4 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.27%) JSP 440
5 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (2.27%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (2.27%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (2.27%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.14%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.14%) OpenView
2 1 (1.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (14.77%) Oracle
2 12 (13.64%) SAP
3 9 (10.23%) Cognos
3 9 (10.23%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.95%) HP
5 6 (6.82%) Informatica
6 5 (5.68%) Cisco
7 4 (4.55%) BMC
7 4 (4.55%) Hyperion
7 4 (4.55%) VMware
8 3 (3.41%) CA
8 3 (3.41%) F5
8 3 (3.41%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (3.41%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.27%) EMC
9 2 (2.27%) Juniper
9 2 (2.27%) Pardot
9 2 (2.27%) PTC
9 2 (2.27%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 2 (2.27%) Symantec