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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 80 89 64
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -25
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 47 39 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.80% 1.51% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 2.08% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 18
Average daily rate
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£350 £465 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.73% +43.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £283 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £600 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £344
% change year-on-year
-0.73% -1.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £23.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-41.48% -8.73%
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
1790 1876 1479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 68.63% 72.46% 69.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 935 949 629
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 60 67
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -20.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £46.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +17 15 £375 +5.63% 1
Bracknell +4 5 £218 -30.73%
Newbury 0 4 £288 +2.67% 3
Slough - 3 £356 - 2
Maidenhead +6 1 £438 -12.50% 1
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 28 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (24.49%) Finance
3 20 (20.41%) QA
4 19 (19.39%) Migration
5 17 (17.35%) Project Management
6 16 (16.33%) ISEB
6 16 (16.33%) Telecoms
6 16 (16.33%) Scrum
6 16 (16.33%) Test Strategy
7 14 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 13 (13.27%) Integration Testing
8 13 (13.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (12.24%) SQL
9 12 (12.24%) Oracle
9 12 (12.24%) SQL Server
9 12 (12.24%) HP Quality Center
9 12 (12.24%) Security Cleared
9 12 (12.24%) Test Management
9 12 (12.24%) Business Analysis
10 11 (11.22%) System Testing
10 11 (11.22%) PRINCE2
10 11 (11.22%) HP
11 10 (10.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 10 (10.20%) Validation
12 9 (9.18%) Change Management
12 9 (9.18%) Java
12 9 (9.18%) Degree
13 8 (8.16%) JIRA
13 8 (8.16%) Data Migration

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 7 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.04%) Umbraco
2 2 (2.04%) CMS
3 1 (1.02%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.08%) MS Office
3 3 (3.06%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.04%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.02%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.02%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.02%) Agresso
2 1 (1.02%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.02%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.02%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.14%) MPLS
1 7 (7.14%) Firewall
2 6 (6.12%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (6.12%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (6.12%) BGP
3 1 (1.02%) RTP
3 1 (1.02%) LTE
3 1 (1.02%) MGW
3 1 (1.02%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.02%) 4G
3 1 (1.02%) SIGTRAN
3 1 (1.02%) GGSN
3 1 (1.02%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.14%) QlikView
3 6 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.04%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.04%) MySQL
6 2 (2.04%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.02%) DataStage
7 1 (1.02%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.02%) DB2
7 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (8.16%) JIRA
2 7 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.08%) Selenium
4 2 (2.04%) LSMW
4 2 (2.04%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.04%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.02%) Zephyr
5 1 (1.02%) MSI
5 1 (1.02%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.02%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 24 (24.49%) Finance
2 16 (16.33%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.14%) Publishing
3 7 (7.14%) Marketing
4 3 (3.06%) Front Office
4 3 (3.06%) Legal
4 3 (3.06%) Billing
4 3 (3.06%) French Language
5 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.02%) Electronics
5 1 (1.02%) Banking
5 1 (1.02%) Retail
5 1 (1.02%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 35 (35.71%) Analyst
2 18 (18.37%) Test Manager
3 17 (17.35%) Business Analyst
4 13 (13.27%) Developer
4 13 (13.27%) Test Analyst
5 9 (9.18%) Project Manager
6 7 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (7.14%) Tester
7 6 (6.12%) Environment Manager
7 6 (6.12%) QlikView Developer
8 4 (4.08%) Telecoms Business Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) QA Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Consultant
8 4 (4.08%) Programme Manager
8 4 (4.08%) Junior
9 3 (3.06%) Junior Project Manager
9 3 (3.06%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.06%) Test Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) SAP Consultant
9 3 (3.06%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.14%) MCollective
2 3 (3.06%) .NET
3 2 (2.04%) XML
4 1 (1.02%) BAPI
4 1 (1.02%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.02%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.16%) Data Structures
3 7 (7.14%) Smart Meter
4 6 (6.12%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.06%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.06%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.04%) Data Conversion
7 1 (1.02%) DTV
7 1 (1.02%) GIS
7 1 (1.02%) AS400
7 1 (1.02%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (6.12%) Linux
3 3 (3.06%) UNIX
4 2 (2.04%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.04%) Android
5 1 (1.02%) Windows
5 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (19.39%) Migration
3 17 (17.35%) Project Management
4 16 (16.33%) Scrum
4 16 (16.33%) Test Strategy
5 14 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 13 (13.27%) Integration Testing
7 12 (12.24%) Test Management
7 12 (12.24%) Business Analysis
8 11 (11.22%) System Testing
8 11 (11.22%) PRINCE2
9 10 (10.20%) Validation
10 9 (9.18%) Change Management
11 8 (8.16%) Data Migration
11 8 (8.16%) CRM
12 7 (7.14%) DevOps
12 7 (7.14%) Test Automation
12 7 (7.14%) Software Testing
13 6 (6.12%) Supplier Management
13 6 (6.12%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.24%) SQL
2 9 (9.18%) Java
3 7 (7.14%) Python
3 7 (7.14%) Perl
3 7 (7.14%) PHP
3 7 (7.14%) Ruby
4 2 (2.04%) C
4 2 (2.04%) C#
4 2 (2.04%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.02%) VBScript
5 1 (1.02%) VB
5 1 (1.02%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.02%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (16.33%) ISEB
2 12 (12.24%) Security Cleared
3 10 (10.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (9.18%) Degree
5 8 (8.16%) DV Cleared
6 7 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (6.12%) ISTQB
8 3 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.06%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.02%) CCNA
9 1 (1.02%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (20.41%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) GxP
2 1 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.02%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (12.24%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (7.14%) Puppet
3 6 (6.12%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.02%) Control-M
4 1 (1.02%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (12.24%) Oracle
2 11 (11.22%) HP
3 7 (7.14%) Cisco
3 7 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 6 (6.12%) F5
4 6 (6.12%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.12%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.08%) SAP
6 3 (3.06%) Informatica
7 2 (2.04%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.02%) Remedy
8 1 (1.02%) Mapinfo
8 1 (1.02%) Citrix
8 1 (1.02%) Sun
8 1 (1.02%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.02%) AppSense
8 1 (1.02%) Infor
8 1 (1.02%) Appcelerator
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