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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 80 88 91
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 41 43 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.67% 1.68% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 2.47% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 28 29
Average daily rate
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£325 £365 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% +16.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £243 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £441 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -5.26%
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
1806 1744 2137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.68% 67.97% 67.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 890 839 770
Average daily rate £390 £375 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 36 41
Average hourly rate £17.07 £22.85 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.29% -25.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.10 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £44.40 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +14 18 £275 -24.65% 6
Bracknell +5 7 £440 +23.07%
Slough -2 4 £341 +51.66% 1
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Newbury - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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%) Microsoft
2 22 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (21.18%) Finance
4 17 (20.00%) Scrum
5 16 (18.82%) Degree
6 15 (17.65%) Security Cleared
6 15 (17.65%) Telecoms
7 14 (16.47%) Test Scripting
8 13 (15.29%) Business Analysis
9 11 (12.94%) QlikView
9 11 (12.94%) Migration
9 11 (12.94%) Publishing
9 11 (12.94%) Project Management
9 11 (12.94%) ISEB
10 10 (11.76%) SQL Server
10 10 (11.76%) DV Cleared
11 9 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (10.59%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (10.59%) Computer Science
11 9 (10.59%) Marketing
11 9 (10.59%) Oracle
11 9 (10.59%) SQL
11 9 (10.59%) Citrix
11 9 (10.59%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (9.41%) MS Office
12 8 (9.41%) SAP
12 8 (9.41%) MS Excel
12 8 (9.41%) E-Commerce
12 8 (9.41%) QA
12 8 (9.41%) Kanban

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 6 (7.06%) CMS
2 4 (4.71%) IBM Notes
2 4 (4.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.35%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.35%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.35%) Magnolia
Applications
1 8 (9.41%) MS Office
1 8 (9.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.53%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) SAP FI
2 3 (3.53%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (3.53%) SAP CO
3 2 (2.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (2.35%) SAP GRC
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (1.18%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.18%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.18%) SAP CRM
4 1 (1.18%) SAP SRM
4 1 (1.18%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) SIGTRAN
2 2 (2.35%) GGSN
2 2 (2.35%) SGSN
2 2 (2.35%) LTE
2 2 (2.35%) MGW
2 2 (2.35%) MPLS
2 2 (2.35%) HTTP
2 2 (2.35%) DNS
2 2 (2.35%) 4G
2 2 (2.35%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (2.35%) INAP
2 2 (2.35%) Firewall
3 1 (1.18%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.18%) M3UA
3 1 (1.18%) VoLTE
3 1 (1.18%) Internet
3 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.18%) LDAP
3 1 (1.18%) SMS
3 1 (1.18%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.94%) QlikView
2 10 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 9 (10.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (8.24%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.35%) SAP BW
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.18%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) JIRA
2 2 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.35%) TestDirector
2 2 (2.35%) LSMW
3 1 (1.18%) MSI
3 1 (1.18%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 18 (21.18%) Finance
2 15 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 11 (12.94%) Publishing
4 9 (10.59%) Marketing
5 4 (4.71%) German Language
5 4 (4.71%) Retail
6 3 (3.53%) Billing
7 2 (2.35%) General Ledger
7 2 (2.35%) Legal
7 2 (2.35%) French Language
8 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.18%) Electronics
8 1 (1.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (30.59%) Analyst
2 16 (18.82%) Business Analyst
3 14 (16.47%) Developer
4 10 (11.76%) QlikView Developer
5 9 (10.59%) Consultant
6 7 (8.24%) Test Manager
6 7 (8.24%) Test Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Telecoms Business Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Applications Packager
8 4 (4.71%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) SAP Consultant
9 3 (3.53%) Lead Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.53%) Junior
9 3 (3.53%) Agile Business Analyst
9 3 (3.53%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
10 2 (2.35%) PPC Executive
10 2 (2.35%) SharePoint Business Analyst
10 2 (2.35%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
10 2 (2.35%) PPC Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.24%) Application Packaging
2 6 (7.06%) XML
3 4 (4.71%) HTML
3 4 (4.71%) Web Services
4 3 (3.53%) BAPI
5 2 (2.35%) SAP XI
5 2 (2.35%) SAP Smart Forms
5 2 (2.35%) .NET
5 2 (2.35%) SOAP
5 2 (2.35%) Middleware
5 2 (2.35%) Web Dynpro
5 2 (2.35%) EDI
5 2 (2.35%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.18%) Rendezvous
6 1 (1.18%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.18%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.59%) Computer Science
1 9 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.24%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.53%) AS400
4 2 (2.35%) Data Conversion
4 2 (2.35%) iSeries
5 1 (1.18%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.18%) Social Media
5 1 (1.18%) IVR
5 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.18%) DTV
5 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.53%) UNIX
2 2 (2.35%) Windows
2 2 (2.35%) Windows 2000
2 2 (2.35%) Windows Vista
2 2 (2.35%) Android
2 2 (2.35%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.18%) Solaris
3 1 (1.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.00%) Scrum
3 14 (16.47%) Test Scripting
4 13 (15.29%) Business Analysis
5 11 (12.94%) Project Management
5 11 (12.94%) Migration
6 8 (9.41%) E-Commerce
6 8 (9.41%) Kanban
7 7 (8.24%) Data Modelling
7 7 (8.24%) Data Analysis
8 6 (7.06%) Release Management
8 6 (7.06%) ITIL
8 6 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (5.88%) Unit Testing
9 5 (5.88%) Test Strategy
10 4 (4.71%) Portfolio Management
10 4 (4.71%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (4.71%) System Testing
10 4 (4.71%) Time Management
10 4 (4.71%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.59%) SQL
2 3 (3.53%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.35%) ABAP
3 2 (2.35%) SAPscript
3 2 (2.35%) C#
3 2 (2.35%) Java
3 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (18.82%) Degree
2 15 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 11 (12.94%) ISEB
4 10 (11.76%) DV Cleared
5 6 (7.06%) SC Cleared
6 5 (5.88%) ISTQB
7 4 (4.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (2.35%) CCNA
8 2 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.18%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.41%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) GxP
2 1 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (10.59%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (9.41%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.18%) XenApp
3 1 (1.18%) NFS
3 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (7.06%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.18%) Netcool
Vendors
1 24 (28.24%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.59%) Oracle
2 9 (10.59%) Citrix
3 8 (9.41%) SAP
4 7 (8.24%) HP
5 4 (4.71%) Lotus
6 2 (2.35%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.35%) Cisco
6 2 (2.35%) IBM
6 2 (2.35%) Informatica
7 1 (1.18%) JDA
7 1 (1.18%) Manugistics
7 1 (1.18%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.18%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.18%) Remedy
7 1 (1.18%) Redknee
7 1 (1.18%) Appcelerator
7 1 (1.18%) Lumension
7 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
Reading, Berkshire
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