The first table below looks at the demand for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 25 July 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 Buckinghamshire 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 51 52 58
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 35 26 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.70% 2.57% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.62% 3.57% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 20 12
Average daily rate
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£325 £320 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £257 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £326 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £345
% change year-on-year
+4.32% -2.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -24.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
967 728 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 74.50% 71.87% 67.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 389 309
Average daily rate £365 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £258 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 29 25
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £35.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Milton Keynes +11 28 £340 +22.52% 1
High Wycombe - - - - 4
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 31 (40.79%) Finance
2 23 (30.26%) SQL
3 21 (27.63%) Test Scripting
4 17 (22.37%) Oracle
5 15 (19.74%) Software Testing
6 14 (18.42%) ISEB
7 13 (17.11%) HP
8 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
8 12 (15.79%) XML
8 12 (15.79%) Banking
9 10 (13.16%) SAP
9 10 (13.16%) Business Analysis
9 10 (13.16%) Dynamics GP
9 10 (13.16%) Unit Testing
9 10 (13.16%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (11.84%) Waterfall
10 9 (11.84%) Test Strategy
11 8 (10.53%) NHS
11 8 (10.53%) Project Management
12 7 (9.21%) Web Services
12 7 (9.21%) Java
12 7 (9.21%) CMS
12 7 (9.21%) ITSM
12 7 (9.21%) QA
12 7 (9.21%) CMDB
13 6 (7.89%) Knowledge Management
13 6 (7.89%) ServiceNow
13 6 (7.89%) System Testing
13 6 (7.89%) Workflow
13 6 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 7 (9.21%) CMS
2 3 (3.95%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS Office
3 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (13.16%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.32%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.32%) SAP Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) 2G
2 1 (1.32%) VoIP
2 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.58%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.95%) PowerCenter
2 3 (3.95%) Data Mart
3 2 (2.63%) BusinessObjects XI
3 2 (2.63%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (2.63%) DB2
3 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) JDeveloper
1 3 (3.95%) Selenium
2 2 (2.63%) WebDriver
2 2 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (2.63%) Rational Rose
3 1 (1.32%) ERwin
3 1 (1.32%) JMeter
3 1 (1.32%) JIRA
3 1 (1.32%) TestDirector
General
1 31 (40.79%) Finance
2 12 (15.79%) Banking
3 6 (7.89%) Automotive
4 5 (6.58%) Retail
5 2 (2.63%) Billing
6 1 (1.32%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.32%) Local Government
6 1 (1.32%) Legal
6 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (52.63%) Analyst
2 19 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 15 (19.74%) Business Analyst
4 11 (14.47%) Developer
5 8 (10.53%) Test Leader
6 6 (7.89%) ServiceNow Developer
7 5 (6.58%) Tester
7 5 (6.58%) Consultant
8 4 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Financial Business Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Oracle Consultant
9 3 (3.95%) Business Systems Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Financial Services Business Analyst
10 2 (2.63%) SAP Analyst
10 2 (2.63%) Oracle Architect
10 2 (2.63%) SAP Test Analyst
10 2 (2.63%) Manual Test Analyst
10 2 (2.63%) Oracle Solutions Architect
10 2 (2.63%) CRM Analyst
10 2 (2.63%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.79%) XML
2 7 (9.21%) Web Services
3 6 (7.89%) HTML
3 6 (7.89%) CSS
4 3 (3.95%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (1.32%) JSON
5 1 (1.32%) RESTful
5 1 (1.32%) Middleware
5 1 (1.32%) SOAP
5 1 (1.32%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) NHS
2 7 (9.21%) CMDB
3 2 (2.63%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.32%) AS400
4 1 (1.32%) IVR
4 1 (1.32%) VSAM
4 1 (1.32%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.32%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.26%) UNIX
1 4 (5.26%) Windows
2 3 (3.95%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.63%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.32%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.63%) Test Scripting
2 15 (19.74%) Software Testing
3 10 (13.16%) Business Analysis
3 10 (13.16%) Unit Testing
4 9 (11.84%) Waterfall
4 9 (11.84%) Test Strategy
5 8 (10.53%) Project Management
6 7 (9.21%) ITSM
7 6 (7.89%) Workflow
7 6 (7.89%) ITIL
7 6 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (7.89%) Content Management
7 6 (7.89%) Knowledge Management
7 6 (7.89%) System Testing
8 5 (6.58%) Web Testing
8 5 (6.58%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.95%) Change Management
9 3 (3.95%) Regression Testing
9 3 (3.95%) E-business
9 3 (3.95%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (30.26%) SQL
2 7 (9.21%) Java
3 3 (3.95%) PL/SQL
3 3 (3.95%) C
4 2 (2.63%) C#
5 1 (1.32%) COBOL
5 1 (1.32%) VBScript
5 1 (1.32%) VB
5 1 (1.32%) VBA
5 1 (1.32%) JCL
5 1 (1.32%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 14 (18.42%) ISEB
2 5 (6.58%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.26%) Degree
3 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.95%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (13.16%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.32%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (1.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.32%) Control-M
2 1 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 17 (22.37%) Oracle
2 13 (17.11%) HP
3 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 10 (13.16%) SAP
5 6 (7.89%) Business Objects
5 6 (7.89%) BMC
5 6 (7.89%) CA
5 6 (7.89%) ServiceNow
6 2 (2.63%) Primavera
6 2 (2.63%) JDA
6 2 (2.63%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.32%) Symantec
7 1 (1.32%) Informatica
7 1 (1.32%) IBM