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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 65 66 84
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +18
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 65 51 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.68% 2.02% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 2.63% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 34 32
Median daily rate £400 £363 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -2.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £215 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £475 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £30.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-26.22% +32.60%
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
1917 1941 1934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.05% 76.75% 74.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1055 995 948
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 59 40
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 £39.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -13 18 £390 -5.45% 3
Wokingham - 6 £454 -
Newbury +7 5 £400 -20.00% 1
Bracknell -6 5 £425 +70.00%
Slough +5 4 £350 +21.73% 6
Maidenhead -3 1 - - 1
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 31 (25.20%) Migration
1 31 (25.20%) Security Cleared
2 25 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (18.70%) SC Cleared
3 23 (18.70%) Finance
4 22 (17.89%) Test Scripting
5 21 (17.07%) Data Migration
6 20 (16.26%) Oracle
7 16 (13.01%) CRM
7 16 (13.01%) SharePoint
8 14 (11.38%) Microsoft
8 14 (11.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 13 (10.57%) ERP
10 12 (9.76%) HP
10 12 (9.76%) SQL
10 12 (9.76%) Project Management
10 12 (9.76%) Regression Testing
10 12 (9.76%) Data Centre
11 11 (8.94%) Scrum
11 11 (8.94%) SAP
11 11 (8.94%) MS Excel
11 11 (8.94%) Degree
11 11 (8.94%) Oracle EBS R12
12 10 (8.13%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (8.13%) Business Analysis
12 10 (8.13%) Dynamics CRM
12 10 (8.13%) ISTQB
12 10 (8.13%) Windows
12 10 (8.13%) Telecoms
13 9 (7.32%) QA

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (13.01%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.63%) CMS
3 1 (0.81%) Documentum
3 1 (0.81%) Magnolia
3 1 (0.81%) MTS
Applications
1 11 (8.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.25%) MS Project
3 2 (1.63%) MS Office
3 2 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (8.94%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (8.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (5.69%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (5.69%) Primavera
4 6 (4.88%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (2.44%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 2 (1.63%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (1.63%) HFM
6 2 (1.63%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (1.63%) SAP BPC
6 2 (1.63%) SAP BRIM
6 2 (1.63%) SAP Convergent Charging
6 2 (1.63%) SAP hybris
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.81%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.81%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (0.81%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.81%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.07%) HP Helion
1 5 (4.07%) SuccessFactors
2 4 (3.25%) SaaS
3 2 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.81%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.69%) Cisco Nexus
1 7 (5.69%) MPLS
2 6 (4.88%) Internet
3 5 (4.07%) Firewall
4 2 (1.63%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.81%) 2G
5 1 (0.81%) 3G
5 1 (0.81%) 4G
5 1 (0.81%) BGP
5 1 (0.81%) HTTP
5 1 (0.81%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.07%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.63%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.81%) MS Access
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (8.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.44%) LabVIEW
3 2 (1.63%) eggPlant
3 2 (1.63%) MSI
3 2 (1.63%) TestComplete
3 2 (1.63%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.81%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.81%) JIRA
4 1 (0.81%) JMeter
4 1 (0.81%) Selenium
4 1 (0.81%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.81%) TestDirector
General
1 23 (18.70%) Finance
2 10 (8.13%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.88%) Banking
4 4 (3.25%) Marketing
4 4 (3.25%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.44%) Multimedia
5 3 (2.44%) Retail
6 2 (1.63%) Billing
6 2 (1.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (26.02%) Analyst
2 23 (18.70%) Consultant
3 16 (13.01%) Business Analyst
4 15 (12.20%) Project Manager
5 14 (11.38%) Oracle Consultant
6 9 (7.32%) Test Analyst
7 8 (6.50%) Tester
8 7 (5.69%) Data Consultant
8 7 (5.69%) Data Migration Consultant
8 7 (5.69%) Migration Consultant
8 7 (5.69%) Oracle Data Migration Consultant
8 7 (5.69%) Test Manager
9 5 (4.07%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 5 (4.07%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
9 5 (4.07%) Data Analyst
9 5 (4.07%) SAP Analyst
10 4 (3.25%) Functional Consultant
10 4 (3.25%) IT Project Manager
10 4 (3.25%) Oracle Functional Consultant
10 4 (3.25%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.07%) Middleware
1 5 (4.07%) Web Services
2 4 (3.25%) XML
3 3 (2.44%) .NET
4 2 (1.63%) COM
4 2 (1.63%) REST
4 2 (1.63%) SOAP
5 1 (0.81%) CSS
5 1 (0.81%) EDI
5 1 (0.81%) HTML
5 1 (0.81%) JDBC
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.76%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (4.07%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.07%) Private Cloud
4 3 (2.44%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.63%) EPoS
5 2 (1.63%) User Experience
6 1 (0.81%) CMDB
6 1 (0.81%) Social Media
6 1 (0.81%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.13%) Windows
2 5 (4.07%) Unix
3 4 (3.25%) Linux
4 1 (0.81%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.20%) Migration
2 25 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (17.89%) Test Scripting
4 21 (17.07%) Data Migration
5 16 (13.01%) CRM
6 14 (11.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 13 (10.57%) ERP
8 12 (9.76%) Project Management
8 12 (9.76%) Regression Testing
9 11 (8.94%) Scrum
10 10 (8.13%) Business Analysis
11 7 (5.69%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (5.69%) Configuration Management
11 7 (5.69%) Data Cleansing
11 7 (5.69%) Integration Testing
11 7 (5.69%) MSF
11 7 (5.69%) System Integration Testing
12 6 (4.88%) Manual Testing
12 6 (4.88%) Test Management
12 6 (4.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.76%) SQL
2 8 (6.50%) C#
3 2 (1.63%) Java
3 2 (1.63%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.63%) VBA
4 1 (0.81%) Groovy
4 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (25.20%) Security Cleared
2 23 (18.70%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.94%) Degree
4 10 (8.13%) ISTQB
5 7 (5.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 6 (4.88%) DV Cleared
6 6 (4.88%) ISEB
7 2 (1.63%) ACCA
7 2 (1.63%) CIMA
8 1 (0.81%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.32%) QA
2 5 (4.07%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.44%) SLA
4 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.81%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (1.63%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.63%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.81%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.63%) SCCM
2 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.81%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 20 (16.26%) Oracle
2 14 (11.38%) Microsoft
3 12 (9.76%) HP
4 11 (8.94%) SAP
5 7 (5.69%) Cisco
6 4 (3.25%) Palo Alto
7 3 (2.44%) Concur
8 2 (1.63%) hybris
8 2 (1.63%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.63%) Marketo
8 2 (1.63%) NetSuite
8 2 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.63%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.81%) Ariba
9 1 (0.81%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.81%) Citrix
9 1 (0.81%) Dell
9 1 (0.81%) Huawei
9 1 (0.81%) Nokia
9 1 (0.81%) Remedy