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 20 November 2014 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 77 103 63
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -40
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 46 25 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.77% 1.00% 2.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 1.47% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 12 27
Average daily rate
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£350 £334 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% +2.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £228 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £399 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £24.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-43.75% -26.15%
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
1833 1699 1847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.55% 68.12% 67.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 949 872 713
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £242 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.82% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 47 57
Average hourly rate £20.25 £18.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +25 21 £380 +28.81% 2
Slough -6 4 £348 +2.96%
Bracknell - 3 £269 -
Newbury -1 2 £300 +7.14%
Maidenhead - 1 £438 -
Windsor - - - - 1
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 26 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (21.05%) Migration
3 19 (20.00%) Finance
4 16 (16.84%) Scrum
5 14 (14.74%) Project Management
5 14 (14.74%) QA
5 14 (14.74%) Security Cleared
6 13 (13.68%) Test Scripting
6 13 (13.68%) Degree
6 13 (13.68%) Telecoms
6 13 (13.68%) Microsoft
7 12 (12.63%) Business Analysis
7 12 (12.63%) Data Structures
8 11 (11.58%) Marketing
8 11 (11.58%) QlikView
8 11 (11.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (11.58%) Publishing
9 10 (10.53%) Test Strategy
10 9 (9.47%) DV Cleared
10 9 (9.47%) Integration Testing
10 9 (9.47%) Validation
10 9 (9.47%) Data Modelling
10 9 (9.47%) E-Commerce
10 9 (9.47%) Oracle
10 9 (9.47%) SQL Server
11 8 (8.42%) SQL
11 8 (8.42%) PRINCE2
11 8 (8.42%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (8.42%) HP
11 8 (8.42%) ISEB

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 7 (7.37%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.32%) CMS
3 4 (4.21%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.11%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.11%) Magnolia
Applications
1 6 (6.32%) MS Office
2 5 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.16%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.05%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.05%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.05%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.05%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.05%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.37%) MPLS
1 7 (7.37%) Firewall
2 5 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (5.26%) BGP
2 5 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (3.16%) SIGTRAN
4 2 (2.11%) GGSN
4 2 (2.11%) SGSN
4 2 (2.11%) LTE
4 2 (2.11%) MGW
4 2 (2.11%) 4G
4 2 (2.11%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (1.05%) M3UA
5 1 (1.05%) VoLTE
5 1 (1.05%) SCTP
5 1 (1.05%) RTP
5 1 (1.05%) SMPP
5 1 (1.05%) TCAP
5 1 (1.05%) SCCP
5 1 (1.05%) INAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.58%) QlikView
2 9 (9.47%) SQL Server
3 8 (8.42%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (7.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.05%) DB2
5 1 (1.05%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.05%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.05%) DataStage
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.32%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.21%) JIRA
3 2 (2.11%) LSMW
3 2 (2.11%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.05%) MSI
4 1 (1.05%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 19 (20.00%) Finance
2 13 (13.68%) Telecoms
3 11 (11.58%) Publishing
3 11 (11.58%) Marketing
4 4 (4.21%) German Language
4 4 (4.21%) Retail
4 4 (4.21%) Billing
5 3 (3.16%) French Language
6 2 (2.11%) Legal
7 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.05%) Electronics
7 1 (1.05%) Banking
7 1 (1.05%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 28 (29.47%) Analyst
2 17 (17.89%) Business Analyst
3 13 (13.68%) Developer
4 10 (10.53%) Test Manager
4 10 (10.53%) QlikView Developer
5 8 (8.42%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.32%) Consultant
6 6 (6.32%) Test Analyst
6 6 (6.32%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.26%) Environment Manager
8 4 (4.21%) Programme Manager
8 4 (4.21%) Junior
8 4 (4.21%) Applications Packager
8 4 (4.21%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Telecoms Business Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
9 3 (3.16%) Programme Test Manager
9 3 (3.16%) Junior Project Manager
9 3 (3.16%) Tester
9 3 (3.16%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.32%) MCollective
2 5 (5.26%) Application Packaging
3 4 (4.21%) HTML
4 3 (3.16%) .NET
4 3 (3.16%) XML
5 2 (2.11%) Web Services
6 1 (1.05%) BAPI
6 1 (1.05%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.63%) Data Structures
2 8 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.42%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.37%) Mobile App
4 6 (6.32%) Smart Meter
5 2 (2.11%) Data Conversion
6 1 (1.05%) Social Media
6 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.05%) DTV
6 1 (1.05%) GIS
6 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.05%) AS400
6 1 (1.05%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (5.26%) Linux
3 3 (3.16%) UNIX
4 2 (2.11%) Windows
4 2 (2.11%) Android
4 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.05%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (21.05%) Migration
3 16 (16.84%) Scrum
4 14 (14.74%) Project Management
5 13 (13.68%) Test Scripting
6 12 (12.63%) Business Analysis
7 10 (10.53%) Test Strategy
8 9 (9.47%) Integration Testing
8 9 (9.47%) Validation
8 9 (9.47%) E-Commerce
8 9 (9.47%) Data Modelling
9 8 (8.42%) PRINCE2
9 8 (8.42%) Data Analysis
9 8 (8.42%) Kanban
10 7 (7.37%) Change Management
11 6 (6.32%) Data Migration
11 6 (6.32%) Release Management
11 6 (6.32%) DevOps
12 5 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
12 5 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.42%) SQL
2 6 (6.32%) Java
2 6 (6.32%) Perl
2 6 (6.32%) PHP
2 6 (6.32%) Python
2 6 (6.32%) Ruby
3 3 (3.16%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.11%) C
4 2 (2.11%) C#
5 1 (1.05%) VBScript
5 1 (1.05%) VB
5 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.05%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (14.74%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.68%) Degree
3 9 (9.47%) DV Cleared
4 8 (8.42%) ISEB
4 8 (8.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (5.26%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.21%) ISTQB
7 3 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.11%) CCNA
8 2 (2.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (1.05%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.74%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) GxP
2 1 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (6.32%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (5.26%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.05%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (6.32%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (6.32%) Puppet
2 5 (5.26%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.05%) Netcool
3 1 (1.05%) Control-M
3 1 (1.05%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (13.68%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.47%) Oracle
3 8 (8.42%) HP
4 7 (7.37%) Cisco
4 7 (7.37%) CheckPoint
5 6 (6.32%) Citrix
6 5 (5.26%) SAP
6 5 (5.26%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.26%) F5
7 4 (4.21%) Lotus
8 2 (2.11%) Informatica
9 1 (1.05%) Sun
9 1 (1.05%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.05%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (1.05%) Appcelerator
9 1 (1.05%) Lumension
9 1 (1.05%) Mapinfo
9 1 (1.05%) Remedy
9 1 (1.05%) AppSense
9 1 (1.05%) Infor
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Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per day
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Rate: 300-400 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago