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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 79 72 78
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 50 49 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.75% 1.99% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 2.92% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 26 24
Average daily rate £375 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £262 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.05% -6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 7
Average hourly rate - £43.75 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £35.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-42.95% +36.53%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2022 1680 1977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.85% 68.35% 63.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1047 675 757
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 56 56
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £167.50 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -5 12 £375 +15.38%
Slough +13 9 £313 - 1
Bracknell +8 9 £400 +33.33%
Maidenhead -6 4 £280 +6.66%
Windsor - 1 £375 -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (28.24%) SAP
2 20 (23.53%) Unit Testing
3 19 (22.35%) SQL
4 17 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 15 (17.65%) SAP BPC
6 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
7 12 (14.12%) E-Commerce
7 12 (14.12%) Migration
7 12 (14.12%) Data Migration
8 11 (12.94%) ISEB
9 10 (11.76%) Manufacturing
9 10 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (11.76%) Dynamics AX
10 9 (10.59%) Logistics
10 9 (10.59%) CRM
10 9 (10.59%) Windows
11 8 (9.41%) Telecoms
11 8 (9.41%) Test Management
11 8 (9.41%) QA
11 8 (9.41%) HP Quality Center
11 8 (9.41%) Data Mapping
12 7 (8.24%) Automated Testing
12 7 (8.24%) Validation
12 7 (8.24%) Finance
13 6 (7.06%) ERP
13 6 (7.06%) GxP
13 6 (7.06%) HTML
13 6 (7.06%) UNIX
13 6 (7.06%) Scrum

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (2.35%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.18%) Alfresco
Applications
1 5 (5.88%) MS Visio
1 5 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.71%) MS Office
2 4 (4.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (17.65%) SAP BPC
2 10 (11.76%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (4.71%) SAP FI
3 4 (4.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (2.35%) SAP SD
4 2 (2.35%) SAP MM
4 2 (2.35%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (2.35%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (2.35%) SAP CRM
4 2 (2.35%) SAP CO
4 2 (2.35%) SAP ERP
5 1 (1.18%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.18%) SAP GRC
5 1 (1.18%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) DNS
1 2 (2.35%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.18%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (1.18%) GGSN
2 1 (1.18%) SGSN
2 1 (1.18%) MGW
2 1 (1.18%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.18%) LDAP
2 1 (1.18%) SMS
2 1 (1.18%) HTTP
2 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.18%) ISUP
2 1 (1.18%) INAP
2 1 (1.18%) MPLS
2 1 (1.18%) RTP
2 1 (1.18%) SS7
2 1 (1.18%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.35%) SAP BW
4 2 (2.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (7.06%) Selenium
2 5 (5.88%) JIRA
3 4 (4.71%) WebDriver
4 3 (3.53%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (2.35%) Toad
5 2 (2.35%) TestDirector
5 2 (2.35%) LSMW
5 2 (2.35%) QADirector
5 2 (2.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (1.18%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.18%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.18%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.18%) FogBugz
6 1 (1.18%) Calabash
6 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.18%) Maven
6 1 (1.18%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.18%) ClearCase
General
1 10 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 8 (9.41%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.24%) Finance
4 2 (2.35%) Automotive
4 2 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.35%) Retail
5 1 (1.18%) Banking
5 1 (1.18%) Military
5 1 (1.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (27.06%) Analyst
2 17 (20.00%) Consultant
3 13 (15.29%) Test Analyst
4 11 (12.94%) SAP Consultant
5 10 (11.76%) Test Manager
6 9 (10.59%) Business Analyst
7 8 (9.41%) SAP BPC Consultant
8 5 (5.88%) Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Support Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Tester
9 4 (4.71%) Administrator
9 4 (4.71%) DBA
9 4 (4.71%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Business Support Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Senior Test Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Dynamics AX Consultant
10 3 (3.53%) Applications Support Analyst
10 3 (3.53%) Data Consultant
10 3 (3.53%) Applications Support
11 2 (2.35%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.06%) HTML
2 5 (5.88%) XML
3 4 (4.71%) .NET
4 3 (3.53%) BAPI
4 3 (3.53%) EDI
5 2 (2.35%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (2.35%) Web Services
5 2 (2.35%) Spring
5 2 (2.35%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.35%) jQuery
6 1 (1.18%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.18%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.18%) Spring Security
6 1 (1.18%) HTML5
6 1 (1.18%) RESTful
6 1 (1.18%) SAP Smart Forms
6 1 (1.18%) SAP XI
6 1 (1.18%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.18%) JSON
6 1 (1.18%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.06%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.53%) Data Conversion
2 3 (3.53%) IVR
3 2 (2.35%) AS400
3 2 (2.35%) Statistics
3 2 (2.35%) iSeries
3 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.18%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.18%) Physics
4 1 (1.18%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.18%) Open Source
4 1 (1.18%) FMCG
4 1 (1.18%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.59%) Windows
2 6 (7.06%) UNIX
2 6 (7.06%) Android
2 6 (7.06%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.53%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.53%) Linux
4 2 (2.35%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.18%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.18%) AIX
5 1 (1.18%) Solaris
5 1 (1.18%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.53%) Unit Testing
2 17 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 12 (14.12%) E-Commerce
3 12 (14.12%) Migration
3 12 (14.12%) Data Migration
4 10 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.59%) Logistics
5 9 (10.59%) CRM
6 8 (9.41%) Test Management
6 8 (9.41%) Data Mapping
7 7 (8.24%) Automated Testing
7 7 (8.24%) Validation
8 6 (7.06%) ERP
8 6 (7.06%) Scrum
9 5 (5.88%) Test Strategy
9 5 (5.88%) Test Automation
9 5 (5.88%) Waterfall
9 5 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (4.71%) Software Testing
10 4 (4.71%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.35%) SQL
2 5 (5.88%) Java
3 4 (4.71%) C#
4 3 (3.53%) VB.NET
4 3 (3.53%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.18%) Python
6 1 (1.18%) ABAP
6 1 (1.18%) VBA
6 1 (1.18%) C++
6 1 (1.18%) Perl
6 1 (1.18%) VBScript
6 1 (1.18%) VB
6 1 (1.18%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 11 (12.94%) ISEB
2 5 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.88%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.71%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.53%) Degree
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.18%) ACCA
5 1 (1.18%) CCNA
5 1 (1.18%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.41%) QA
2 6 (7.06%) GxP
3 5 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.18%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (9.41%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.53%) SCCM
3 2 (2.35%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 24 (28.24%) SAP
2 17 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.71%) Oracle
4 3 (3.53%) HP
5 2 (2.35%) BT
5 2 (2.35%) Siemens
5 2 (2.35%) IBM
5 2 (2.35%) Citrix
5 2 (2.35%) Genesys
5 2 (2.35%) Empirix
5 2 (2.35%) Informatica
5 2 (2.35%) Verint
5 2 (2.35%) Appcelerator
6 1 (1.18%) Infor
6 1 (1.18%) VMware
6 1 (1.18%) Redknee
6 1 (1.18%) Endeca
6 1 (1.18%) Google
6 1 (1.18%) Coremetrics
6 1 (1.18%) JBoss
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