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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 75 81 80
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 48 47 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.90% 1.75% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 2.39% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 27 29
Average daily rate £368 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £219 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £434 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -54.83%
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
1988 1966 1977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.55% 73.17% 75.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1047 1000 1019
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 36 58
Average hourly rate £16.09 £27.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.49% +71.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £127.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 21 £368 +5.14% 2
Slough +12 9 £346 +2.59% 5
Bracknell -4 4 £228 +1.11%
Maidenhead - 1 - - 1
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (27.78%) Degree
2 21 (23.33%) Finance
3 15 (16.67%) CRM
3 15 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 14 (15.56%) Business Analysis
4 14 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (14.44%) Windows
5 13 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (13.33%) SQL
6 12 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 12 (13.33%) Portfolio Management
7 11 (12.22%) Telecoms
7 11 (12.22%) Project Management
8 10 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (10.00%) Migration
9 9 (10.00%) ISEB
9 9 (10.00%) MS Excel
10 8 (8.89%) SAP
10 8 (8.89%) Citrix
10 8 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (8.89%) Dynamics CRM
10 8 (8.89%) Data Management
11 7 (7.78%) ERP
11 7 (7.78%) Unix
11 7 (7.78%) ITIL
12 6 (6.67%) Automated Testing
12 6 (6.67%) ISTQB
12 6 (6.67%) Data Migration
12 6 (6.67%) Security Cleared
12 6 (6.67%) Waterfall

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 5 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.11%) Apache
2 1 (1.11%) CMS
2 1 (1.11%) JBoss
2 1 (1.11%) Magnolia
2 1 (1.11%) MTS
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.33%) MS Office
2 3 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (8.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (5.56%) SAP BRIM
3 3 (3.33%) SAP Convergent Charging
4 2 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (2.22%) Endur
4 2 (2.22%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (2.22%) SAP hybris
5 1 (1.11%) SAP BPC
5 1 (1.11%) SAP Business ByDesign
5 1 (1.11%) SAP CO
5 1 (1.11%) SAP FI
5 1 (1.11%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.11%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.44%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (4.44%) MPLS
2 3 (3.33%) Firewall
2 3 (3.33%) Internet
3 2 (2.22%) ZigBee
4 1 (1.11%) BGP
4 1 (1.11%) HTTP
4 1 (1.11%) LAN
4 1 (1.11%) VoIP
4 1 (1.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.44%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.33%) DataStage
3 3 (3.33%) MS Access
3 3 (3.33%) OLAP
4 1 (1.11%) Big Data
4 1 (1.11%) DB2
4 1 (1.11%) HPCC
4 1 (1.11%) MySQL
4 1 (1.11%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.33%) LabVIEW
2 3 (3.33%) Toad
3 2 (2.22%) eggPlant
3 2 (2.22%) TestComplete
3 2 (2.22%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.11%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.11%) JIRA
4 1 (1.11%) MSI
4 1 (1.11%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.11%) TestDirector
General
1 21 (23.33%) Finance
2 11 (12.22%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.56%) Banking
3 5 (5.56%) Billing
4 3 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.33%) Marketing
5 2 (2.22%) Front Office
5 2 (2.22%) Retail
6 1 (1.11%) Electronics
6 1 (1.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 28 (31.11%) Analyst
2 15 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 12 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 9 (10.00%) Test Manager
5 8 (8.89%) Consultant
5 8 (8.89%) IT Engineer
5 8 (8.89%) IT Support
5 8 (8.89%) IT Support Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 6 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.67%) Test Analyst
7 5 (5.56%) Data Analyst
7 5 (5.56%) SAP Consultant
7 5 (5.56%) Tester
8 4 (4.44%) Telecoms Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) Telecoms Business Analyst
9 3 (3.33%) Coordinator
9 3 (3.33%) Financial Analyst
9 3 (3.33%) Test Leader
9 3 (3.33%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.33%) Web Services
2 2 (2.22%) XML
3 1 (1.11%) LAMP
3 1 (1.11%) SailPoint
3 1 (1.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.44%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.44%) User Experience
4 3 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.22%) EPoS
5 2 (2.22%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.11%) Life Science
6 1 (1.11%) Social Media
6 1 (1.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.44%) Windows
2 7 (7.78%) Unix
3 1 (1.11%) CentOS
3 1 (1.11%) Linux
3 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.67%) CRM
1 15 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 14 (15.56%) Business Analysis
3 13 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (13.33%) Portfolio Management
5 11 (12.22%) Project Management
6 10 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (10.00%) Migration
8 8 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (8.89%) Data Management
9 7 (7.78%) ERP
9 7 (7.78%) ITIL
10 6 (6.67%) Automated Testing
10 6 (6.67%) Data Migration
10 6 (6.67%) Waterfall
11 5 (5.56%) Data Cleansing
11 5 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
11 5 (5.56%) Test Automation
11 5 (5.56%) Test Management
11 5 (5.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.33%) SQL
2 4 (4.44%) C#
2 4 (4.44%) VBA
3 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.11%) COBOL
3 1 (1.11%) Java
3 1 (1.11%) Perl
3 1 (1.11%) PHP
3 1 (1.11%) Python
3 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (27.78%) Degree
2 9 (10.00%) ISEB
3 6 (6.67%) ISTQB
3 6 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (3.33%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) QA
2 2 (2.22%) SLA
3 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.11%) KVM
1 1 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (1.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.11%) Cacti
2 1 (1.11%) Nagios
2 1 (1.11%) OpenNMS
2 1 (1.11%) SCCM
2 1 (1.11%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 12 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.89%) Citrix
2 8 (8.89%) SAP
3 4 (4.44%) Cisco
3 4 (4.44%) HP
4 3 (3.33%) Cognos
4 3 (3.33%) Informatica
4 3 (3.33%) Oracle
4 3 (3.33%) Palo Alto
5 2 (2.22%) hybris
5 2 (2.22%) OpenLink
6 1 (1.11%) Dell
6 1 (1.11%) Remedy
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