The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 45 43 50
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 33 45 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.36% 3.76% 3.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.92% 4.65% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 31
Median daily rate £350 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £370 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £30.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-26.22% +32.60%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
841 967 986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 85.73% 80.79% 78.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 483 585
Median daily rate £410 £363 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.10% +2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 39
Median hourly rate £38.50 £32.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +58.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.55 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +1 20 £319 -1.92% 4
Marlow - 1 - -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 29 (44.62%) Finance
2 20 (30.77%) Banking
3 16 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
3 16 (24.62%) ISEB
4 15 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
5 14 (21.54%) Integration Testing
5 14 (21.54%) SQL
6 13 (20.00%) Oracle
6 13 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 13 (20.00%) QA
6 13 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
7 12 (18.46%) Defect Management
7 12 (18.46%) Test Strategy
7 12 (18.46%) XML
7 12 (18.46%) Retail
7 12 (18.46%) Business Analysis
8 11 (16.92%) Software Testing
8 11 (16.92%) SDLC
9 10 (15.38%) Migration
9 10 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (15.38%) SAP
10 9 (13.85%) Waterfall
11 8 (12.31%) System Testing
11 8 (12.31%) V-Model
11 8 (12.31%) Relational Database
11 8 (12.31%) Project Management
11 8 (12.31%) HP
11 8 (12.31%) ITIL
11 8 (12.31%) MS Office

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.62%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.54%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) MS Excel
1 8 (12.31%) MS Office
2 5 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.08%) MS Project
5 1 (1.54%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Temenos T24
2 2 (3.08%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (3.08%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.54%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) NGN
1 1 (1.54%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.31%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (12.31%) Relational Database
2 7 (10.77%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.69%) Data Mining
4 3 (4.62%) DB2
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.08%) SAP BW
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.54%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.54%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) HP UFT
2 5 (7.69%) JIRA
3 3 (4.62%) Log4j
3 3 (4.62%) Selenium
4 1 (1.54%) eggPlant
4 1 (1.54%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.54%) TestComplete
General
1 29 (44.62%) Finance
2 20 (30.77%) Banking
3 12 (18.46%) Retail
4 4 (6.15%) Wholesale Banking
5 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.08%) Marketing
5 2 (3.08%) Private Banking
5 2 (3.08%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.54%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.54%) Electronics
6 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 36 (55.38%) Analyst
2 17 (26.15%) Test Analyst
3 12 (18.46%) Business Analyst
4 10 (15.38%) Banking Analyst
5 9 (13.85%) Test Manager
6 7 (10.77%) Banking Business Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) Consultant
7 5 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) Support Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Report Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) Applications Support
9 3 (4.62%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) Liquidity Business Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) Manual Test Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) Regulatory Business Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) SAP Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) SAP Test Analyst
10 2 (3.08%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.46%) XML
2 3 (4.62%) J2SE
2 3 (4.62%) XML Schema
2 3 (4.62%) XSLT
3 2 (3.08%) XMPP
4 1 (1.54%) SOAP
4 1 (1.54%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.62%) Learning Management System
1 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.08%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.08%) Handset
2 2 (3.08%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.54%) Biometrics
3 1 (1.54%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.54%) Data Conversion
3 1 (1.54%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.54%) EPoS
3 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.54%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.54%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Linux
1 4 (6.15%) Unix
2 3 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (4.62%) Windows
3 2 (3.08%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.62%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (21.54%) Integration Testing
3 13 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 13 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 12 (18.46%) Business Analysis
4 12 (18.46%) Defect Management
4 12 (18.46%) Test Strategy
5 11 (16.92%) SDLC
5 11 (16.92%) Software Testing
6 10 (15.38%) Migration
6 10 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (13.85%) Waterfall
8 8 (12.31%) ITIL
8 8 (12.31%) Project Management
8 8 (12.31%) System Testing
8 8 (12.31%) V-Model
9 7 (10.77%) Test Management
9 7 (10.77%) Unit Testing
10 6 (9.23%) Regression Testing
11 5 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.54%) SQL
2 6 (9.23%) PL/SQL
3 3 (4.62%) Bash Shell
3 3 (4.62%) Java
3 3 (4.62%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (24.62%) ISEB
2 6 (9.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (9.23%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.15%) ISTQB
3 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.08%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.08%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.54%) Degree
5 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.00%) QA
2 3 (4.62%) SLA
Systems Management
1 15 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.08%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.54%) SCCM
3 1 (1.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.00%) Oracle
3 10 (15.38%) SAP
4 8 (12.31%) HP
5 5 (7.69%) Remedy
6 4 (6.15%) Temenos
7 3 (4.62%) IBM
8 2 (3.08%) Cisco
8 2 (3.08%) Citrix
9 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.54%) Compaq
9 1 (1.54%) EMC
9 1 (1.54%) Epicor
9 1 (1.54%) IFS
9 1 (1.54%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (1.54%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.54%) Terracotta
9 1 (1.54%) VMware
9 1 (1.54%) webMethods