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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 80 85 71
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 50 41 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.79% 1.52% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 2.14% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 28 24
Average daily rate
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£300 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £273 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £491 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Average hourly rate - - £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £21.94 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-13.84% -40.70%
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
1971 1914 1732
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.59% 71.07% 68.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1048 967 682
Average daily rate £400 £390 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 41 54
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.50 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +7 17 £300 -17.24% 3
Slough -1 7 £288 -11.53% 2
Bracknell -2 6 £325 -18.75%
Maidenhead - 4 £243 -
Newbury -6 2 £500 +17.64% 1
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 24 (25.26%) Test Scripting
2 23 (24.21%) Finance
3 19 (20.00%) Project Management
3 19 (20.00%) ISEB
4 18 (18.95%) Security Cleared
4 18 (18.95%) QA
5 17 (17.89%) Telecoms
6 16 (16.84%) Migration
7 15 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (15.79%) HP
7 15 (15.79%) CRM
8 14 (14.74%) SQL
8 14 (14.74%) HP Quality Center
8 14 (14.74%) Test Strategy
8 14 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (13.68%) Integration Testing
10 12 (12.63%) Test Management
10 12 (12.63%) Regression Testing
10 12 (12.63%) SQL Server
11 11 (11.58%) XML
11 11 (11.58%) ISTQB
11 11 (11.58%) Billing
12 10 (10.53%) Business Analysis
12 10 (10.53%) System Testing
12 10 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 9 (9.47%) Oracle
13 9 (9.47%) Scrum
14 8 (8.42%) SC Cleared
14 8 (8.42%) Degree

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 4 (4.21%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.11%) CMS
3 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.05%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (4.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.16%) MS Office
3 1 (1.05%) MS Project
3 1 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.11%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.11%) SAP GRC
3 1 (1.05%) Agresso
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.05%) SAP MDM
3 1 (1.05%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.16%) SaaS
2 2 (2.11%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (4.21%) Firewall
3 3 (3.16%) MPLS
3 3 (3.16%) BGP
3 3 (3.16%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (2.11%) 3G
4 2 (2.11%) MGCP
4 2 (2.11%) RTP
4 2 (2.11%) VoIP
5 1 (1.05%) VPN
5 1 (1.05%) WAN
5 1 (1.05%) GSM
5 1 (1.05%) LAN
5 1 (1.05%) IPv4
5 1 (1.05%) IPv6
5 1 (1.05%) SS7
5 1 (1.05%) Megaco
5 1 (1.05%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (1.05%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (1.05%) SIGTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (3.16%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.11%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.11%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (2.11%) MySQL
4 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.37%) JIRA
1 7 (7.37%) Selenium
2 4 (4.21%) WebDriver
2 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (3.16%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.11%) TestPartner
5 1 (1.05%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.05%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.05%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.05%) MSI
5 1 (1.05%) ProC
5 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.05%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.05%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.05%) Zephyr
General
1 23 (24.21%) Finance
2 17 (17.89%) Telecoms
3 11 (11.58%) Billing
4 3 (3.16%) Front Office
5 2 (2.11%) Banking
5 2 (2.11%) Retail
5 2 (2.11%) Marketing
5 2 (2.11%) Legal
6 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.05%) Electronics
6 1 (1.05%) Back Office
6 1 (1.05%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 41 (43.16%) Analyst
2 18 (18.95%) Test Analyst
3 15 (15.79%) Business Analyst
4 14 (14.74%) Test Manager
5 10 (10.53%) Tester
6 7 (7.37%) Test Leader
7 6 (6.32%) Developer
8 4 (4.21%) Functional Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) Functional Test Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) UAT Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) UAT Test Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) Architect
9 3 (3.16%) Process Analyst
9 3 (3.16%) Consultant
9 3 (3.16%) Database Analyst
9 3 (3.16%) Test Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.16%) QA Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) Environment Manager
9 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.58%) XML
2 4 (4.21%) .NET
3 3 (3.16%) HTML
4 2 (2.11%) XMPP
4 2 (2.11%) Middleware
4 2 (2.11%) SOAP
4 2 (2.11%) Web Services
5 1 (1.05%) CSS
5 1 (1.05%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.05%) MCollective
5 1 (1.05%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.37%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.16%) Smart Meter
4 2 (2.11%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.05%) DTV
5 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.05%) Life Science
5 1 (1.05%) CMDB
5 1 (1.05%) Handset
5 1 (1.05%) Replication
5 1 (1.05%) IPTV
5 1 (1.05%) User Experience
5 1 (1.05%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.05%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.32%) Linux
2 4 (4.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (4.21%) UNIX
3 2 (2.11%) Windows
4 1 (1.05%) HPUX
4 1 (1.05%) Android
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.26%) Test Scripting
2 19 (20.00%) Project Management
3 16 (16.84%) Migration
4 15 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (15.79%) CRM
5 14 (14.74%) Test Strategy
6 13 (13.68%) Integration Testing
7 12 (12.63%) Test Management
7 12 (12.63%) Regression Testing
8 10 (10.53%) Business Analysis
8 10 (10.53%) System Testing
9 9 (9.47%) Scrum
10 7 (7.37%) Data Migration
10 7 (7.37%) Software Testing
11 6 (6.32%) Manual Testing
11 6 (6.32%) Change Management
11 6 (6.32%) Validation
11 6 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (5.26%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.74%) SQL
2 5 (5.26%) Java
3 4 (4.21%) C#
4 2 (2.11%) Ruby
4 2 (2.11%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.11%) C
4 2 (2.11%) PHP
4 2 (2.11%) Python
5 1 (1.05%) Perl
5 1 (1.05%) VBScript
5 1 (1.05%) VB
5 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.05%) VB6
5 1 (1.05%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 19 (20.00%) ISEB
2 18 (18.95%) Security Cleared
3 11 (11.58%) ISTQB
4 10 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (8.42%) SC Cleared
5 8 (8.42%) Degree
6 6 (6.32%) DV Cleared
7 4 (4.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (2.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.05%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.95%) QA
2 2 (2.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.11%) GxP
3 1 (1.05%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (14.74%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.16%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.05%) Control-M
3 1 (1.05%) SCCM
3 1 (1.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (15.79%) HP
2 9 (9.47%) Oracle
3 8 (8.42%) SAP
4 6 (6.32%) Cisco
5 5 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.16%) Siebel
6 3 (3.16%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.16%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.16%) F5
7 2 (2.11%) Remedy
8 1 (1.05%) BMC
8 1 (1.05%) CA
8 1 (1.05%) Ericsson
8 1 (1.05%) Informatica
8 1 (1.05%) JDA
8 1 (1.05%) Sun
8 1 (1.05%) IBM
8 1 (1.05%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.05%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.05%) Citrix
Newbury
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 26 days ago