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 18 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 42 41 61
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +20
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 41 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.42% 2.88% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.85% 3.93% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 9
Average daily rate £306 £288 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.52% +0.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £193 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £375 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.05% -6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £35.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-42.95% +36.53%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
845 611 797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 70.42% 73.26% 66.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 356 381
Average daily rate £355 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 30 38
Average hourly rate £15.97 £14.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% -1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £9.89 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £162.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -14 17 £266 -7.39% 2
High Wycombe +1 4 £263 -22.22%
Marlow - - - -
Newport Pagnell - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (34.43%) Finance
2 20 (32.79%) Test Scripting
3 14 (22.95%) Oracle
4 12 (19.67%) SQL
5 11 (18.03%) Test Strategy
6 9 (14.75%) Software Testing
7 8 (13.11%) Dynamics GP
7 8 (13.11%) NHS
7 8 (13.11%) XML
7 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
8 7 (11.48%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (11.48%) Java
8 7 (11.48%) HP
8 7 (11.48%) Regression Testing
8 7 (11.48%) Unit Testing
8 7 (11.48%) Migration
9 6 (9.84%) Banking
9 6 (9.84%) Web Services
10 5 (8.20%) ITIL
10 5 (8.20%) Business Objects
10 5 (8.20%) SAP
10 5 (8.20%) CSS
10 5 (8.20%) HTML
10 5 (8.20%) Windows
10 5 (8.20%) Project Management
10 5 (8.20%) BMC
10 5 (8.20%) CA
10 5 (8.20%) CMS
10 5 (8.20%) Workflow
10 5 (8.20%) ITSM

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (8.20%) CMS
2 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (3.28%) SAP Payroll
2 2 (3.28%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) 2G
2 1 (1.64%) Firewall
2 1 (1.64%) Internet
2 1 (1.64%) LAN
2 1 (1.64%) VoIP
2 1 (1.64%) WAN
2 1 (1.64%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
1 2 (3.28%) BusinessObjects XI
1 2 (3.28%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) Data Mart
1 2 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.28%) PowerCenter
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Rational Rose
2 1 (1.64%) ERwin
2 1 (1.64%) MSI
2 1 (1.64%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.64%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.64%) JDeveloper
General
1 21 (34.43%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Banking
3 4 (6.56%) Automotive
4 2 (3.28%) Local Government
4 2 (3.28%) Retail
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (37.70%) Analyst
2 12 (19.67%) Test Analyst
3 11 (18.03%) Developer
4 8 (13.11%) Business Analyst
4 8 (13.11%) Test Leader
5 5 (8.20%) ServiceNow Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Coordinator
7 3 (4.92%) Tester
7 3 (4.92%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.28%) SAP Support
8 2 (3.28%) UAT Tester
8 2 (3.28%) Change Manager
8 2 (3.28%) Software Tester
8 2 (3.28%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Business Objects Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Business Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Consultant
9 1 (1.64%) Project Manager
9 1 (1.64%) Manual Tester
9 1 (1.64%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) XML
2 6 (9.84%) Web Services
3 5 (8.20%) CSS
3 5 (8.20%) HTML
4 2 (3.28%) J2EE
4 2 (3.28%) JSP
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle ADF
5 1 (1.64%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) NHS
2 5 (8.20%) CMDB
3 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.64%) EPoS
4 1 (1.64%) IVR
4 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.64%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.20%) Windows
1 5 (8.20%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.28%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.79%) Test Scripting
2 11 (18.03%) Test Strategy
3 9 (14.75%) Software Testing
4 7 (11.48%) Regression Testing
4 7 (11.48%) Unit Testing
4 7 (11.48%) Migration
5 5 (8.20%) ITIL
5 5 (8.20%) Project Management
5 5 (8.20%) Workflow
5 5 (8.20%) ITSM
5 5 (8.20%) Knowledge Management
5 5 (8.20%) Content Management
5 5 (8.20%) Business Analysis
5 5 (8.20%) Waterfall
6 3 (4.92%) ERP
6 3 (4.92%) Logistics
6 3 (4.92%) Software Engineering
6 3 (4.92%) Performance Testing
6 3 (4.92%) System Testing
6 3 (4.92%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.67%) SQL
2 7 (11.48%) Java
3 3 (4.92%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) ISEB
2 3 (4.92%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) Degree
4 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 14 (22.95%) Oracle
2 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.48%) HP
4 5 (8.20%) Business Objects
4 5 (8.20%) SAP
4 5 (8.20%) BMC
4 5 (8.20%) CA
4 5 (8.20%) ServiceNow
5 3 (4.92%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.64%) Symantec
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