The first table below looks at the demand for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bracknell region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 29 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 10 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 3.03% 0.96% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 1.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £400 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £329 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -6.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £33.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-35.82% +28.84%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
220 146 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 66.67% 69.86% 59.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 53 20
Average daily rate £375 £400 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £239 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 6
Average hourly rate £11.25 £16.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.68% +39.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
User Acceptance Testing
Berkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Bracknell region.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Bracknell region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 7 (53.85%) E-Commerce
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (53.85%) Automated Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Test Management
2 6 (46.15%) Android
2 6 (46.15%) Apple iOS
3 5 (38.46%) Mobile App
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) ISEB
4 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
4 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) SCCM
5 2 (15.38%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (15.38%) Appcelerator
5 2 (15.38%) MS Office
5 2 (15.38%) Selenium
5 2 (15.38%) QA
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
5 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) CCNA
6 1 (7.69%) Firewall
6 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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.

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
1 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) MPLS
1 1 (7.69%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (7.69%) GGSN
1 1 (7.69%) SGSN
1 1 (7.69%) MGW
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) Calabash
2 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
2 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Test Manager
3 5 (38.46%) Test Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Mobile Test Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Programme Test Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Automation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Android
1 6 (46.15%) Apple iOS
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) E-Commerce
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (53.85%) Automated Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Test Management
3 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Appcelerator
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint