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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 67 79 87
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +8
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 63 50 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.52% 1.75% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.19% 2.35% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 36 29
Average daily rate £400 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £213 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £21.95 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-6.60% +8.39%
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
1976 2131 1995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.13% 74.54% 74.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1068 1123 1016
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £504 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 64 45
Average hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £42.50 £32.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 May 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 21 £385 +28.33% 2
Slough +13 9 £400 +39.13% 4
Newbury +13 5 £400 -20.00%
Bracknell -3 4 £425 +30.76% 1
Maidenhead +2 2 - -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 23 (21.70%) Finance
1 23 (21.70%) Security Cleared
2 22 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (20.75%) Migration
3 19 (17.92%) Test Scripting
4 16 (15.09%) SC Cleared
4 16 (15.09%) CRM
5 14 (13.21%) Data Migration
6 13 (12.26%) Degree
6 13 (12.26%) ERP
6 13 (12.26%) SharePoint
6 13 (12.26%) Project Management
6 13 (12.26%) Data Centre
7 12 (11.32%) Oracle
7 12 (11.32%) Business Analysis
8 11 (10.38%) Telecoms
8 11 (10.38%) SAP
9 10 (9.43%) Windows
9 10 (9.43%) SQL
9 10 (9.43%) Microsoft
9 10 (9.43%) HP
9 10 (9.43%) Scrum
9 10 (9.43%) Dynamics CRM
10 9 (8.49%) ISTQB
10 9 (8.49%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (8.49%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (8.49%) MS Excel
10 9 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (7.55%) C#
11 8 (7.55%) Regression Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 13 (12.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.94%) CMS
2 1 (0.94%) Documentum
2 1 (0.94%) Magnolia
2 1 (0.94%) MTS
Applications
1 9 (8.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.83%) MS Office
3 2 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.94%) MS Project
4 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (9.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (5.66%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (3.77%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (3.77%) Primavera
4 3 (2.83%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 2 (1.89%) HFM
5 2 (1.89%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (1.89%) SAP BPC
5 2 (1.89%) SAP BRIM
5 2 (1.89%) SAP Convergent Charging
5 2 (1.89%) SAP hybris
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.94%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.94%) SAP Payroll
6 1 (0.94%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.72%) HP Helion
1 5 (4.72%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (3.77%) SaaS
3 2 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.94%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.60%) Cisco Nexus
1 7 (6.60%) MPLS
2 6 (5.66%) Internet
3 5 (4.72%) Firewall
4 2 (1.89%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.94%) BGP
5 1 (0.94%) HTTP
5 1 (0.94%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.94%) DataStage
3 1 (0.94%) MS Access
3 1 (0.94%) OLAP
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (8.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.83%) LabVIEW
3 2 (1.89%) eggPlant
3 2 (1.89%) MSI
3 2 (1.89%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.89%) TestComplete
3 2 (1.89%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.94%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.94%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.94%) Toad
General
1 23 (21.70%) Finance
2 11 (10.38%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.66%) Banking
4 5 (4.72%) Marketing
5 3 (2.83%) Multimedia
5 3 (2.83%) Retail
6 2 (1.89%) Billing
7 1 (0.94%) Electronics
7 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (31.13%) Analyst
2 16 (15.09%) Business Analyst
3 12 (11.32%) Consultant
4 11 (10.38%) Project Manager
5 9 (8.49%) Test Analyst
6 7 (6.60%) Test Manager
7 6 (5.66%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 6 (5.66%) Oracle Consultant
7 6 (5.66%) Tester
8 5 (4.72%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
8 5 (4.72%) Data Analyst
9 4 (3.77%) Designer
9 4 (3.77%) SAP Analyst
9 4 (3.77%) Test Leader
10 3 (2.83%) Functional Consultant
10 3 (2.83%) Infrastructure Manager
10 3 (2.83%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 3 (2.83%) Report Analyst
10 3 (2.83%) Solutions Designer
10 3 (2.83%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.72%) Middleware
1 5 (4.72%) Web Services
2 4 (3.77%) XML
3 3 (2.83%) SOAP
4 2 (1.89%) .NET
4 2 (1.89%) REST
5 1 (0.94%) JDBC
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.26%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (4.72%) Private Cloud
5 4 (3.77%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.83%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.89%) EPoS
7 2 (1.89%) User Experience
8 1 (0.94%) Social Media
8 1 (0.94%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.43%) Windows
2 5 (4.72%) Unix
3 4 (3.77%) Linux
4 1 (0.94%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (20.75%) Migration
2 19 (17.92%) Test Scripting
3 16 (15.09%) CRM
4 14 (13.21%) Data Migration
5 13 (12.26%) ERP
5 13 (12.26%) Project Management
6 12 (11.32%) Business Analysis
7 10 (9.43%) Scrum
8 9 (8.49%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (7.55%) Regression Testing
9 8 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (6.60%) Data Cleansing
10 7 (6.60%) Integration Testing
10 7 (6.60%) MSF
11 6 (5.66%) Manual Testing
11 6 (5.66%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 6 (5.66%) System Integration Testing
11 6 (5.66%) Test Management
11 6 (5.66%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.43%) SQL
2 8 (7.55%) C#
3 2 (1.89%) VBA
4 1 (0.94%) Groovy
4 1 (0.94%) Java
4 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (21.70%) Security Cleared
2 16 (15.09%) SC Cleared
3 13 (12.26%) Degree
4 9 (8.49%) ISTQB
5 7 (6.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 6 (5.66%) ISEB
7 5 (4.72%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.89%) ACCA
8 2 (1.89%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.60%) QA
2 5 (4.72%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.89%) SLA
4 1 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.94%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (1.89%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.89%) SCCM
2 1 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (11.32%) Oracle
2 11 (10.38%) SAP
3 10 (9.43%) HP
3 10 (9.43%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.60%) Cisco
5 4 (3.77%) Palo Alto
6 3 (2.83%) Concur
7 2 (1.89%) hybris
7 2 (1.89%) Hyperion
7 2 (1.89%) Marketo
7 2 (1.89%) NetSuite
7 2 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.94%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.94%) Citrix
8 1 (0.94%) Cognos
8 1 (0.94%) Dell
8 1 (0.94%) Huawei
8 1 (0.94%) Informatica
8 1 (0.94%) Remedy
8 1 (0.94%) ServiceNow
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