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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 65 81 67
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -14
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 51 43 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.02% 1.65% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 2.33% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 32 25
Average daily rate
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£363 £370 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% +20.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £464 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £23.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+32.60% -23.33%
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
1829 1848 1673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.41% 70.97% 68.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 939 903 687
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 35 37
Average hourly rate £21.55 £18.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.08% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £11.25 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £34.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 May 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 May 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 +10 21 £413 +30.95% 2
Slough +1 5 £288 -28.12% 1
Bracknell -1 4 £250 -37.50%
Maidenhead - 4 £302 - 1
Newbury 0 3 £500 +17.64%
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 24 (25.00%) Finance
1 24 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 20 (20.83%) Security Cleared
3 18 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 18 (18.75%) HP
4 17 (17.71%) ISEB
4 17 (17.71%) SQL
4 17 (17.71%) Migration
4 17 (17.71%) HP Quality Center
5 16 (16.67%) QA
5 16 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (16.67%) Project Management
6 15 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (15.63%) CRM
7 12 (12.50%) XML
7 12 (12.50%) Test Management
7 12 (12.50%) Test Strategy
7 12 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (11.46%) Integration Testing
8 11 (11.46%) Data Migration
8 11 (11.46%) Billing
8 11 (11.46%) ISTQB
8 11 (11.46%) Regression Testing
8 11 (11.46%) SQL Server
9 10 (10.42%) Oracle
9 10 (10.42%) System Testing
9 10 (10.42%) SC Cleared
9 10 (10.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 10 (10.42%) System Integration Testing
10 9 (9.38%) SAP

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (3.13%) CMS
2 1 (1.04%) Confluence
2 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.08%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.08%) SAP MDM
2 2 (2.08%) SAP GRC
2 2 (2.08%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.04%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.04%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) SaaS
2 2 (2.08%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (2.08%) LAN
2 2 (2.08%) VoIP
2 2 (2.08%) WAN
2 2 (2.08%) Firewall
2 2 (2.08%) MGCP
2 2 (2.08%) RTP
2 2 (2.08%) 3G
2 2 (2.08%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (1.04%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.04%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.04%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (1.04%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (1.04%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (1.04%) BGP
3 1 (1.04%) MPLS
3 1 (1.04%) Megaco
3 1 (1.04%) SS7
3 1 (1.04%) GSM
3 1 (1.04%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.13%) MySQL
4 2 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.08%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.08%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.08%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle8/8i Database
Development Applications
1 6 (6.25%) Selenium
2 5 (5.21%) JIRA
3 4 (4.17%) WebDriver
3 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (3.13%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.08%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (2.08%) TestPartner
6 1 (1.04%) Zephyr
6 1 (1.04%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.04%) Hudson
6 1 (1.04%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.04%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.04%) Maven
6 1 (1.04%) ProC
6 1 (1.04%) TestDirector
6 1 (1.04%) JUnit
6 1 (1.04%) ClearCase
General
1 24 (25.00%) Finance
2 18 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 11 (11.46%) Billing
4 3 (3.13%) Banking
4 3 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.13%) Front Office
5 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.08%) Marketing
6 1 (1.04%) Retail
6 1 (1.04%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.04%) Legal
6 1 (1.04%) Electronics
6 1 (1.04%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 42 (43.75%) Analyst
2 21 (21.88%) Test Analyst
3 12 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 11 (11.46%) Test Manager
5 9 (9.38%) Tester
6 8 (8.33%) Developer
6 8 (8.33%) Test Leader
7 5 (5.21%) Consultant
8 4 (4.17%) Architect
8 4 (4.17%) Functional Test Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) UAT Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) Functional Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) UAT Test Analyst
9 3 (3.13%) OBIEE Consultant
9 3 (3.13%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) Lead Business Analyst
9 3 (3.13%) Data Analyst
9 3 (3.13%) Test Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) Business Consultant
9 3 (3.13%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.50%) XML
2 4 (4.17%) HTML
3 3 (3.13%) .NET
3 3 (3.13%) Web Services
4 2 (2.08%) CSS
4 2 (2.08%) SOAP
4 2 (2.08%) Middleware
4 2 (2.08%) XMPP
5 1 (1.04%) MCollective
5 1 (1.04%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.08%) Handset
4 2 (2.08%) CMDB
4 2 (2.08%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.04%) User Experience
5 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.04%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.04%) Life Science
5 1 (1.04%) IPTV
5 1 (1.04%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.21%) Linux
2 4 (4.17%) UNIX
3 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.04%) Android
4 1 (1.04%) Windows
4 1 (1.04%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 17 (17.71%) Migration
3 16 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (16.67%) Project Management
4 15 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (15.63%) CRM
5 12 (12.50%) Test Management
5 12 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 11 (11.46%) Integration Testing
6 11 (11.46%) Data Migration
6 11 (11.46%) Regression Testing
7 10 (10.42%) System Testing
7 10 (10.42%) System Integration Testing
8 9 (9.38%) Scrum
9 8 (8.33%) Automated Testing
10 7 (7.29%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (6.25%) Business Analysis
11 6 (6.25%) Software Testing
11 6 (6.25%) Manual Testing
11 6 (6.25%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.71%) SQL
2 7 (7.29%) Java
3 4 (4.17%) C#
4 2 (2.08%) Python
4 2 (2.08%) C
4 2 (2.08%) PHP
4 2 (2.08%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.08%) Ruby
5 1 (1.04%) Bourne shell
5 1 (1.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 17 (17.71%) ISEB
3 11 (11.46%) ISTQB
4 10 (10.42%) SC Cleared
4 10 (10.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (7.29%) Degree
6 6 (6.25%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (1.04%) CCVP
9 1 (1.04%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (1.04%) CCNP
9 1 (1.04%) CCIP
9 1 (1.04%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.67%) QA
2 4 (4.17%) GxP
3 2 (2.08%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (2.08%) GAMP
3 2 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 17 (17.71%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.08%) Puppet
3 1 (1.04%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Statspack
3 1 (1.04%) Netcool
3 1 (1.04%) Control-M
Vendors
1 18 (18.75%) HP
2 10 (10.42%) Oracle
3 9 (9.38%) SAP
4 5 (5.21%) Cisco
5 4 (4.17%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.13%) Siebel
7 2 (2.08%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.08%) BMC
7 2 (2.08%) CA
7 2 (2.08%) Remedy
7 2 (2.08%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.04%) ExactTarget
8 1 (1.04%) Talend
8 1 (1.04%) Verint
8 1 (1.04%) hybris
8 1 (1.04%) F5
8 1 (1.04%) RedPrairie
8 1 (1.04%) Capita
8 1 (1.04%) Netezza
8 1 (1.04%) Infovista
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £330 - £380 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago