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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 64 84 79
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -5
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 56 44 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.55% 1.75% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 2.29% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 28 26
Median daily rate £388 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £433 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £32.73 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +32.24%
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
1770 1920 1862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.71% 76.34% 76.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 958 1119 914
Median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 64 29
Median hourly rate £19.61 £37.00 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.00% +116.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +7 13 £350 +32.07% 1
Bracknell - 8 £388 - 1
Slough +6 7 £338 - 2
Wokingham - 5 £488 - 2
Maidenhead -5 4 £450 +18.42% 1
Newbury +3 1 - -
Windsor - 1 £473 -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 49 (38.28%) Migration
2 33 (25.78%) Regression Testing
3 31 (24.22%) Data Migration
4 29 (22.66%) Oracle
4 29 (22.66%) Finance
5 24 (18.75%) Security Cleared
6 23 (17.97%) SC Cleared
6 23 (17.97%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (17.19%) SQL
7 22 (17.19%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 21 (16.41%) Test Scripting
9 19 (14.84%) SAP
9 19 (14.84%) ITIL
10 17 (13.28%) Oracle EBS
10 17 (13.28%) Oracle EBS R12
11 16 (12.50%) Microsoft
11 16 (12.50%) HP
12 13 (10.16%) Project Management
12 13 (10.16%) QA
12 13 (10.16%) SDLC
13 11 (8.59%) Data Quality
13 11 (8.59%) ETL
14 10 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (7.81%) SQL Server
14 10 (7.81%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (7.81%) Workflow
14 10 (7.81%) Validation
14 10 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (7.03%) System Integration Testing
15 9 (7.03%) Waterfall

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 4 (3.13%) CMS
2 3 (2.34%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.78%) iPlanet
3 1 (0.78%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.78%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 9 (7.03%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.25%) MS Project
3 5 (3.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.13%) MS Office
5 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (13.28%) Oracle EBS
1 17 (13.28%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (5.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 7 (5.47%) Primavera
3 3 (2.34%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (2.34%) SAP BPC
3 3 (2.34%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 2 (1.56%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (1.56%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.78%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.78%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.78%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.78%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.78%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.78%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.78%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.78%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.91%) HP Helion
1 5 (3.91%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (2.34%) SaaS
3 1 (0.78%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.78%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.91%) Firewall
2 2 (1.56%) HTTP
2 2 (1.56%) Internet
3 1 (0.78%) 2G
3 1 (0.78%) 3G
3 1 (0.78%) 4G
3 1 (0.78%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.78%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.78%) FTP
3 1 (0.78%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.78%) LDAP
3 1 (0.78%) MPLS
3 1 (0.78%) NAS
3 1 (0.78%) SAN
3 1 (0.78%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.03%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (4.69%) Data Mart
3 6 (4.69%) DataStage
3 6 (4.69%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (3.13%) OLAP
5 3 (2.34%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.56%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.78%) DB2
7 1 (0.78%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (5.47%) Toad
2 6 (4.69%) LSMW
3 4 (3.13%) Selenium
4 2 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.56%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.56%) JMeter
4 2 (1.56%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.78%) JIRA
5 1 (0.78%) MSI
5 1 (0.78%) TestRail
General
1 29 (22.66%) Finance
2 10 (7.81%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (4.69%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.34%) Banking
5 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.56%) Marketing
5 2 (1.56%) Publishing
6 1 (0.78%) Back Office
6 1 (0.78%) Games
6 1 (0.78%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (35.16%) Consultant
2 28 (21.88%) Analyst
3 24 (18.75%) Oracle Consultant
4 20 (15.63%) Data Consultant
5 16 (12.50%) Data Migration Consultant
5 16 (12.50%) Migration Consultant
6 15 (11.72%) Oracle Data Migration Consultant
7 14 (10.94%) Business Analyst
8 8 (6.25%) Architect
8 8 (6.25%) Developer
8 8 (6.25%) Project Manager
9 7 (5.47%) E-Business Consultant
9 7 (5.47%) Functional Consultant
9 7 (5.47%) Tester
10 6 (4.69%) Oracle Functional Consultant
10 6 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.91%) SAP Consultant
11 5 (3.91%) SAP Data Consultant
11 5 (3.91%) Test Analyst
11 5 (3.91%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.25%) Web Services
2 7 (5.47%) XML
3 5 (3.91%) Middleware
4 4 (3.13%) CSS
4 4 (3.13%) HTML
5 3 (2.34%) SOAP
6 2 (1.56%) COM
6 2 (1.56%) REST
7 1 (0.78%) .NET
7 1 (0.78%) BAPI
7 1 (0.78%) EDI
7 1 (0.78%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.78%) J2EE
7 1 (0.78%) JDBC
7 1 (0.78%) JSP
7 1 (0.78%) Mason
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.78%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.78%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.47%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.91%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.91%) Data Conversion
3 5 (3.91%) Data Extraction
3 5 (3.91%) Private Cloud
4 4 (3.13%) CMDB
5 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.56%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.78%) AS400
6 1 (0.78%) Clustering
6 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.78%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.78%) HP Storage
6 1 (0.78%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.78%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.25%) Unix
2 6 (4.69%) Linux
2 6 (4.69%) Windows
3 2 (1.56%) AIX
3 2 (1.56%) Solaris
3 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (38.28%) Migration
2 33 (25.78%) Regression Testing
3 31 (24.22%) Data Migration
4 23 (17.97%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (17.19%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 21 (16.41%) Test Scripting
7 19 (14.84%) ITIL
8 13 (10.16%) Project Management
8 13 (10.16%) SDLC
9 11 (8.59%) ETL
10 10 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (7.81%) Validation
10 10 (7.81%) Workflow
11 9 (7.03%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (7.03%) System Integration Testing
11 9 (7.03%) Waterfall
12 8 (6.25%) ERP
12 8 (6.25%) Six Sigma
13 7 (5.47%) Kimball Methodology
13 7 (5.47%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (17.19%) SQL
2 7 (5.47%) Java
3 3 (2.34%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.78%) C
4 1 (0.78%) C#
4 1 (0.78%) Groovy
4 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 23 (17.97%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.25%) Degree
4 4 (3.13%) BC Cleared
4 4 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (3.13%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.13%) ISEB
5 2 (1.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.16%) QA
2 11 (8.59%) Data Quality
3 5 (3.91%) GxP
4 4 (3.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 4 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.56%) JSP 440
5 2 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.56%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (1.56%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (1.56%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.78%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.78%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.78%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (0.78%) OpenView
2 1 (0.78%) SCCM
2 1 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 29 (22.66%) Oracle
2 19 (14.84%) SAP
3 16 (12.50%) HP
3 16 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 8 (6.25%) Cognos
5 6 (4.69%) Informatica
6 5 (3.91%) BMC
6 5 (3.91%) Cisco
6 5 (3.91%) ServiceNow
7 4 (3.13%) CA
7 4 (3.13%) Hyperion
7 4 (3.13%) VMware
8 3 (2.34%) Concur
8 3 (2.34%) F5
8 3 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.56%) Ariba
9 2 (1.56%) EMC
9 2 (1.56%) Juniper
9 2 (1.56%) Marketo
9 2 (1.56%) Symantec