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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 71 99 77
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -22
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 53 37 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.15% 1.40% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 2.06% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 23 30
Average daily rate
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£350 £360 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +14.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £258 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £435 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £21.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-32.94% +11.84%
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
1787 1793 2039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.35% 67.92% 68.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 894 741
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £236 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 46 50
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.75 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 October 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 October 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 +22 25 £320 -12.32% 4
Bracknell +5 7 £395 +36.20%
Slough -4 4 £359 +6.29% 1
Maidenhead - 1 - - 2
Newbury - - - - 1
Windsor - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 25 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 19 (20.00%) Finance
4 17 (17.89%) Degree
5 16 (16.84%) Security Cleared
5 16 (16.84%) Scrum
6 15 (15.79%) Telecoms
6 15 (15.79%) Test Scripting
7 14 (14.74%) Migration
8 13 (13.68%) Project Management
9 12 (12.63%) Business Analysis
10 11 (11.58%) Marketing
10 11 (11.58%) QlikView
10 11 (11.58%) DV Cleared
10 11 (11.58%) Publishing
10 11 (11.58%) Oracle
10 11 (11.58%) Data Structures
11 10 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (10.53%) Computer Science
11 10 (10.53%) QA
12 9 (9.47%) Microsoft App-V
12 9 (9.47%) SQL Server
12 9 (9.47%) E-Commerce
12 9 (9.47%) ISEB
13 8 (8.42%) Citrix
13 8 (8.42%) HP
13 8 (8.42%) Data Modelling
13 8 (8.42%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (8.42%) MS Excel
13 8 (8.42%) SQL

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (6.32%) CMS
2 5 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.21%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.11%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.11%) Magnolia
5 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (8.42%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.37%) MS Office
3 3 (3.16%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.11%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (2.11%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (2.11%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (2.11%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (2.11%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (2.11%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (2.11%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (1.05%) SAP GRC
2 1 (1.05%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.05%) SAP SRM
2 1 (1.05%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.05%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.05%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.05%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.05%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.16%) MPLS
1 3 (3.16%) Firewall
1 3 (3.16%) SIGTRAN
2 2 (2.11%) GGSN
2 2 (2.11%) SGSN
2 2 (2.11%) 4G
2 2 (2.11%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (2.11%) LTE
2 2 (2.11%) MGW
3 1 (1.05%) SCTP
3 1 (1.05%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (1.05%) M3UA
3 1 (1.05%) VoLTE
3 1 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.05%) BGP
3 1 (1.05%) RTP
3 1 (1.05%) SMPP
3 1 (1.05%) TCAP
3 1 (1.05%) SCCP
3 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 2 (2.11%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.05%) DataStage
6 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.05%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.05%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.21%) JIRA
3 2 (2.11%) LSMW
3 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.11%) TestDirector
3 2 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.05%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (1.05%) MSI
General
1 19 (20.00%) Finance
2 15 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 11 (11.58%) Publishing
3 11 (11.58%) Marketing
4 4 (4.21%) German Language
4 4 (4.21%) Billing
5 3 (3.16%) Retail
5 3 (3.16%) French Language
6 2 (2.11%) General Ledger
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 27 (28.42%) Analyst
2 16 (16.84%) Business Analyst
3 14 (14.74%) Developer
4 10 (10.53%) Consultant
4 10 (10.53%) QlikView Developer
5 9 (9.47%) Project Manager
6 7 (7.37%) Test Manager
7 6 (6.32%) Test Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) Telecoms Business Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) SAP Consultant
9 4 (4.21%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
9 4 (4.21%) Junior
9 4 (4.21%) Applications Packager
9 4 (4.21%) Support Engineer
10 3 (3.16%) Test Engineer
10 3 (3.16%) Junior Project Manager
11 2 (2.11%) Oracle Financials Consultant
11 2 (2.11%) Oracle Consultant
11 2 (2.11%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.37%) Application Packaging
2 5 (5.26%) MCollective
3 4 (4.21%) XML
3 4 (4.21%) HTML
4 3 (3.16%) Web Services
5 2 (2.11%) .NET
5 2 (2.11%) BAPI
6 1 (1.05%) SAP XI
6 1 (1.05%) SOAP
6 1 (1.05%) EDI
6 1 (1.05%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.05%) Middleware
6 1 (1.05%) Web Dynpro
6 1 (1.05%) SAP Smart Forms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.58%) Data Structures
2 10 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.37%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.11%) AS400
4 2 (2.11%) Smart Meter
4 2 (2.11%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.05%) iSeries
5 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.05%) DTV
5 1 (1.05%) GIS
5 1 (1.05%) Social Media
5 1 (1.05%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (3.16%) UNIX
3 2 (2.11%) Android
3 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.05%) Windows
4 1 (1.05%) Linux
4 1 (1.05%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (16.84%) Scrum
3 15 (15.79%) Test Scripting
4 14 (14.74%) Migration
5 13 (13.68%) Project Management
6 12 (12.63%) Business Analysis
7 9 (9.47%) E-Commerce
8 8 (8.42%) Data Modelling
8 8 (8.42%) Kanban
9 7 (7.37%) Test Strategy
9 7 (7.37%) Data Analysis
10 6 (6.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (6.32%) Validation
10 6 (6.32%) ITIL
10 6 (6.32%) Unit Testing
10 6 (6.32%) Release Management
11 5 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (5.26%) Test Management
11 5 (5.26%) System Testing
11 5 (5.26%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.42%) SQL
2 5 (5.26%) Perl
2 5 (5.26%) PHP
2 5 (5.26%) Java
2 5 (5.26%) Python
2 5 (5.26%) 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%) ABAP
5 1 (1.05%) SAPscript
5 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (17.89%) Degree
2 16 (16.84%) Security Cleared
3 11 (11.58%) DV Cleared
4 9 (9.47%) ISEB
5 6 (6.32%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.21%) ISTQB
6 4 (4.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
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 10 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) GxP
2 1 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (9.47%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (8.42%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.05%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (5.26%) Puppet
2 1 (1.05%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.05%) Netcool
2 1 (1.05%) Control-M
Vendors
1 20 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.58%) Oracle
3 8 (8.42%) HP
3 8 (8.42%) Citrix
4 7 (7.37%) SAP
5 4 (4.21%) Lotus
6 3 (3.16%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.16%) Cisco
7 2 (2.11%) Informatica
8 1 (1.05%) JDA
8 1 (1.05%) Manugistics
8 1 (1.05%) IBM
8 1 (1.05%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.05%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.05%) Mapinfo
8 1 (1.05%) Remedy
8 1 (1.05%) F5
8 1 (1.05%) Appcelerator
8 1 (1.05%) Lumension
8 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
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