The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 73 73 97
Rank change year-on-year
0 +24
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 49 49 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.96% 2.04% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 2.96% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 27 20
Average daily rate
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£335 £365 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.21% +8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £190 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £460 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1839 1658 2074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.41% 68.88% 65.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 878 740 799
Average daily rate £375 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 43
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.10% -16.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
User Acceptance Testing
South East

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +11 17 £315 -25.88% 4
Bracknell +5 6 £395 +69.89%
Slough +3 6 £340 +47.82% 1
Wokingham - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 2
Newbury - - - - 1
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 28 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 20 (21.74%) Test Scripting
3 15 (16.30%) Security Cleared
4 14 (15.22%) Telecoms
4 14 (15.22%) Finance
4 14 (15.22%) Degree
5 13 (14.13%) Scrum
5 13 (14.13%) E-Commerce
6 12 (13.04%) SAP
7 11 (11.96%) SQL
8 10 (10.87%) SQL Server
8 10 (10.87%) ISEB
8 10 (10.87%) Business Analysis
8 10 (10.87%) DV Cleared
9 9 (9.78%) Release Management
9 9 (9.78%) Unit Testing
9 9 (9.78%) Computer Science
9 9 (9.78%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (9.78%) Migration
9 9 (9.78%) Citrix
10 8 (8.70%) MS Excel
10 8 (8.70%) Project Management
10 8 (8.70%) XenDesktop
10 8 (8.70%) Test Strategy
10 8 (8.70%) Mobile App
11 7 (7.61%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (7.61%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (7.61%) QA
11 7 (7.61%) Application Packaging

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 4 (4.35%) IBM Notes
1 4 (4.35%) CMS
2 3 (3.26%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.17%) Magnolia
4 1 (1.09%) Alfresco
Applications
1 8 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.61%) MS Office
3 3 (3.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.26%) SAP CO
2 3 (3.26%) SAP FI
2 3 (3.26%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.17%) SAP GRC
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (2.17%) SAP BPC
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.09%) SAP SRM
4 1 (1.09%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.35%) SIGTRAN
2 3 (3.26%) MGW
2 3 (3.26%) GGSN
2 3 (3.26%) SGSN
2 3 (3.26%) MPLS
2 3 (3.26%) Firewall
3 2 (2.17%) DNS
3 2 (2.17%) HTTP
3 2 (2.17%) INAP
3 2 (2.17%) LTE
3 2 (2.17%) 4G
3 2 (2.17%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (1.09%) M3UA
4 1 (1.09%) VoLTE
4 1 (1.09%) SCTP
4 1 (1.09%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.09%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.09%) Internet
4 1 (1.09%) SS7
4 1 (1.09%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.43%) QlikView
4 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.26%) SAP BW
5 3 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.09%) DB2
6 1 (1.09%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Selenium
1 5 (5.43%) JIRA
2 3 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.26%) WebDriver
2 3 (3.26%) TestDirector
3 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (2.17%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (1.09%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.09%) Calabash
4 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.09%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.09%) Maven
4 1 (1.09%) MSI
General
1 14 (15.22%) Telecoms
1 14 (15.22%) Finance
2 7 (7.61%) Marketing
3 5 (5.43%) Retail
3 5 (5.43%) Publishing
4 4 (4.35%) Billing
4 4 (4.35%) German Language
5 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.17%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.09%) French Language
6 1 (1.09%) Banking
6 1 (1.09%) Electronics
6 1 (1.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (30.43%) Analyst
2 15 (16.30%) Business Analyst
3 12 (13.04%) Test Analyst
4 10 (10.87%) Developer
5 9 (9.78%) Test Manager
6 8 (8.70%) Consultant
7 6 (6.52%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) DBA
8 4 (4.35%) Applications Packager
8 4 (4.35%) Administrator
9 3 (3.26%) Telecoms Business Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Test Engineer
9 3 (3.26%) SAP Consultant
9 3 (3.26%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Lead Developer
10 2 (2.17%) Tester
10 2 (2.17%) Oracle Financials Consultant
10 2 (2.17%) IT Support Engineer
10 2 (2.17%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.61%) Application Packaging
1 7 (7.61%) XML
1 7 (7.61%) HTML
2 5 (5.43%) Web Services
3 3 (3.26%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (3.26%) .NET
4 2 (2.17%) SOAP
4 2 (2.17%) EDI
4 2 (2.17%) SAP Smart Forms
4 2 (2.17%) BAPI
4 2 (2.17%) Web Dynpro
4 2 (2.17%) Hibernate
4 2 (2.17%) Middleware
4 2 (2.17%) SAP XI
4 2 (2.17%) Spring
4 2 (2.17%) jQuery
5 1 (1.09%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.09%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.09%) HTML5
5 1 (1.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.78%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.70%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.26%) iSeries
4 2 (2.17%) AS400
4 2 (2.17%) IVR
4 2 (2.17%) Statistics
5 1 (1.09%) Social Media
5 1 (1.09%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.09%) Open Source
5 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.09%) Physics
5 1 (1.09%) DTV
5 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.35%) Android
1 4 (4.35%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.26%) Windows 7
2 3 (3.26%) UNIX
2 3 (3.26%) Windows
3 2 (2.17%) Linux
3 2 (2.17%) Windows 2000
3 2 (2.17%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.74%) Test Scripting
2 13 (14.13%) Scrum
2 13 (14.13%) E-Commerce
3 10 (10.87%) Business Analysis
4 9 (9.78%) Release Management
4 9 (9.78%) Unit Testing
4 9 (9.78%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (9.78%) Migration
5 8 (8.70%) Project Management
5 8 (8.70%) Test Strategy
6 6 (6.52%) CRM
6 6 (6.52%) Test Management
6 6 (6.52%) System Testing
6 6 (6.52%) Portfolio Management
7 5 (5.43%) Time Management
8 4 (4.35%) ITIL
8 4 (4.35%) SEO
8 4 (4.35%) Workflow
8 4 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.35%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.96%) SQL
2 4 (4.35%) Java
2 4 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 4 (4.35%) C#
3 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.17%) ABAP
3 2 (2.17%) SAPscript
4 1 (1.09%) VBA
4 1 (1.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (16.30%) Security Cleared
2 14 (15.22%) Degree
3 10 (10.87%) ISEB
3 10 (10.87%) DV Cleared
4 7 (7.61%) ISTQB
5 6 (6.52%) SC Cleared
6 5 (5.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (3.26%) CCNA
7 3 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.09%) IIBA
8 1 (1.09%) ACCA
8 1 (1.09%) CIMA
8 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.61%) QA
System Software
1 9 (9.78%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (8.70%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.09%) XenApp
3 1 (1.09%) NFS
3 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (7.61%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.09%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (1.09%) Netcool
Vendors
1 28 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.04%) SAP
3 9 (9.78%) Citrix
4 6 (6.52%) HP
5 5 (5.43%) Oracle
6 4 (4.35%) Lotus
7 3 (3.26%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.26%) Cisco
7 3 (3.26%) IBM
8 2 (2.17%) Appcelerator
9 1 (1.09%) Lumension
9 1 (1.09%) Verint
9 1 (1.09%) Endeca
9 1 (1.09%) Google
9 1 (1.09%) Coremetrics
9 1 (1.09%) Redknee
9 1 (1.09%) Siemens
9 1 (1.09%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.09%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.09%) BT
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