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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 74 72 82
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 52 49 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.99% 2.02% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% 2.70% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 30 31
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£363 £323 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.40% -11.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £346 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.07% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.02% +15.27%
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
1901 1816 1796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.92% 74.82% 70.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1102 895 829
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 23 36
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.04 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.65% -33.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £14.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £59.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 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 28 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 -2 25 £368 +24.57% 1
Slough +4 8 £330 -1.49%
Newbury - 4 £363 -
Maidenhead +5 1 £375 - 1
Bracknell -14 1 £410 -6.71%
Wokingham - 1 - -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 36 (36.36%) Finance
2 21 (21.21%) SQL
3 19 (19.19%) Telecoms
4 18 (18.18%) Migration
5 17 (17.17%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (17.17%) HP Quality Center
6 16 (16.16%) Project Management
6 16 (16.16%) SAP
6 16 (16.16%) Test Scripting
6 16 (16.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (14.14%) ISEB
7 14 (14.14%) HP
8 13 (13.13%) Integration Testing
8 13 (13.13%) Waterfall
8 13 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (12.12%) Degree
9 12 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (12.12%) ITIL
10 11 (11.11%) CRM
10 11 (11.11%) ISTQB
10 11 (11.11%) Billing
10 11 (11.11%) Test Strategy
11 10 (10.10%) Data Migration
11 10 (10.10%) Security Cleared
12 9 (9.09%) Oracle
12 9 (9.09%) XML
12 9 (9.09%) Test Management
12 9 (9.09%) QA
12 9 (9.09%) Use Case
12 9 (9.09%) System Integration Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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
3 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.01%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) SAP MDM
1 2 (2.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.02%) Hyperion Planning
1 2 (2.02%) SAP GRC
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.01%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.01%) assyst
2 1 (1.01%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.01%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.01%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.01%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.03%) HP Helion
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.01%) SaaS
2 1 (1.01%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.04%) WAN
1 4 (4.04%) LAN
2 3 (3.03%) VoIP
3 2 (2.02%) Firewall
3 2 (2.02%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.01%) LTE
4 1 (1.01%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.01%) 4G
4 1 (1.01%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (1.01%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.01%) 2G
4 1 (1.01%) 3G
4 1 (1.01%) MPLS
4 1 (1.01%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.05%) OLAP
2 5 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (5.05%) DataStage
3 4 (4.04%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (3.03%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.02%) MySQL
5 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.02%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.02%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 1 (1.01%) MS Access
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (1.01%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Toad
2 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (3.03%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.02%) HP UFT
4 2 (2.02%) Selenium
4 2 (2.02%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (2.02%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.01%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.01%) Hudson
5 1 (1.01%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.01%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.01%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.01%) ProC
5 1 (1.01%) Maven
5 1 (1.01%) JIRA
5 1 (1.01%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.01%) JUnit
5 1 (1.01%) ClearCase
General
1 36 (36.36%) Finance
2 19 (19.19%) Telecoms
3 11 (11.11%) Billing
4 5 (5.05%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (4.04%) Banking
6 3 (3.03%) Marketing
6 3 (3.03%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.02%) Electronics
7 2 (2.02%) Retail
8 1 (1.01%) Back Office
8 1 (1.01%) Advertising
8 1 (1.01%) Legal
Job Titles
1 49 (49.49%) Analyst
2 21 (21.21%) Business Analyst
3 17 (17.17%) Test Analyst
4 10 (10.10%) Consultant
4 10 (10.10%) Test Manager
5 8 (8.08%) Test Leader
6 6 (6.06%) Tester
7 5 (5.05%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 4 (4.04%) Business Consultant
8 4 (4.04%) Architect
8 4 (4.04%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.04%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.03%) Database Analyst
9 3 (3.03%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.03%) Developer
9 3 (3.03%) SAP Consultant
9 3 (3.03%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (3.03%) IT Support Engineer
9 3 (3.03%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.09%) XML
2 3 (3.03%) Middleware
2 3 (3.03%) HTML
2 3 (3.03%) Web Services
3 2 (2.02%) CSS
3 2 (2.02%) SOAP
4 1 (1.01%) .NET
4 1 (1.01%) RESTful
4 1 (1.01%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.04%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.04%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.03%) Private Cloud
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%) User Experience
5 1 (1.01%) Statistics
5 1 (1.01%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.06%) UNIX
1 6 (6.06%) Linux
2 2 (2.02%) Windows
3 1 (1.01%) HPUX
3 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.18%) Migration
2 17 (17.17%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (16.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (16.16%) Project Management
3 16 (16.16%) Test Scripting
4 13 (13.13%) Integration Testing
4 13 (13.13%) Waterfall
5 12 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (12.12%) ITIL
6 11 (11.11%) CRM
6 11 (11.11%) Test Strategy
7 10 (10.10%) Data Migration
8 9 (9.09%) Test Management
8 9 (9.09%) Use Case
8 9 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
9 7 (7.07%) Performance Testing
9 7 (7.07%) ETL
9 7 (7.07%) Validation
10 6 (6.06%) Scrum
10 6 (6.06%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.21%) SQL
2 8 (8.08%) Java
3 3 (3.03%) C
4 1 (1.01%) C#
4 1 (1.01%) PHP
4 1 (1.01%) Python
4 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.01%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (14.14%) ISEB
2 12 (12.12%) Degree
3 11 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 10 (10.10%) Security Cleared
5 7 (7.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (6.06%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.02%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.02%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (1.01%) CCVP
9 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.01%) CCNP
9 1 (1.01%) CCIP
9 1 (1.01%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.09%) 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 16 (16.16%) SAP
2 14 (14.14%) HP
3 9 (9.09%) Oracle
4 7 (7.07%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.05%) Cognos
5 5 (5.05%) Informatica
6 4 (4.04%) Cisco
7 3 (3.03%) Siebel
7 3 (3.03%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.02%) Talend
8 2 (2.02%) Hyperion
8 2 (2.02%) Citrix
8 2 (2.02%) BMC
8 2 (2.02%) CA
8 2 (2.02%) Capita
9 1 (1.01%) Netezza
9 1 (1.01%) hybris
9 1 (1.01%) F5
9 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.01%) CheckPoint
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £360 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago