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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 46 44 57
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 31 47 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.19% 4.00% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.94% 5.10% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 30 16
Average daily rate £325 £314 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.58% +6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £425 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -41.93%
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
786 921 790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 80.95% 78.45% 76.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 469 429
Average daily rate £398 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 25
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +15.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.75 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 25 £325 +10.16% 8
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 33 (55.00%) Finance
2 20 (33.33%) Banking
3 19 (31.67%) Oracle
4 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (23.33%) ISEB
5 14 (23.33%) HP Quality Center
6 13 (21.67%) Test Strategy
6 13 (21.67%) SQL
6 13 (21.67%) Software Testing
7 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 11 (18.33%) XML
8 11 (18.33%) QA
8 11 (18.33%) Integration Testing
8 11 (18.33%) Test Scripting
8 11 (18.33%) V-Model
9 10 (16.67%) Waterfall
9 10 (16.67%) Relational Database
9 10 (16.67%) SDLC
9 10 (16.67%) SAP
10 9 (15.00%) Retail
11 8 (13.33%) Migration
11 8 (13.33%) PL/SQL
11 8 (13.33%) MS Office
11 8 (13.33%) Test Management
12 7 (11.67%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (11.67%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (11.67%) Data Mining
12 7 (11.67%) Business Analysis
13 6 (10.00%) Data Modelling
13 6 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (5.00%) SAS
2 1 (1.67%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 8 (13.33%) MS Office
2 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.67%) MS Project
3 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) HTTP
1 1 (1.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 7 (11.67%) Data Mining
2 7 (11.67%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (11.67%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 5 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (8.33%) Data Mart
5 4 (6.67%) Qlik Sense
5 4 (6.67%) QlikView
6 3 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (5.00%) PowerCenter
6 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (3.33%) Big Data
7 2 (3.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (3.33%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (3.33%) SAP BW
7 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.67%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) HP UFT
2 3 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (1.67%) eggPlant
3 1 (1.67%) Rational Rose
3 1 (1.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.67%) TestComplete
General
1 33 (55.00%) Finance
2 20 (33.33%) Banking
3 9 (15.00%) Retail
4 3 (5.00%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.33%) Private Banking
5 2 (3.33%) Wholesale Banking
6 1 (1.67%) Electronics
6 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.67%) Marketing
6 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (60.00%) Analyst
2 22 (36.67%) Test Analyst
3 9 (15.00%) Business Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) Banking Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) Test Manager
5 7 (11.67%) SQL Analyst
6 6 (10.00%) Manual Test Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) Automation Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) Report Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) SAP Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) SAP Test Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) Web Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) Web Test Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Banking Business Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Team Leader
9 3 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
10 2 (3.33%) Business Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.33%) XML
2 1 (1.67%) HTML
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.67%) SOAP
2 1 (1.67%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.33%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.33%) Learning Management System
2 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.67%) Biometrics
3 1 (1.67%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.67%) EPoS
3 1 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.67%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.67%) Unix
2 2 (3.33%) Windows
2 2 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (21.67%) Software Testing
2 13 (21.67%) Test Strategy
3 11 (18.33%) Integration Testing
3 11 (18.33%) Test Scripting
3 11 (18.33%) V-Model
4 10 (16.67%) SDLC
4 10 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 8 (13.33%) Migration
5 8 (13.33%) Test Management
6 7 (11.67%) Business Analysis
7 6 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 6 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
8 5 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (8.33%) Validation
9 4 (6.67%) Incident Management
9 4 (6.67%) Regression Testing
9 4 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.67%) SQL
2 8 (13.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (23.33%) ISEB
2 3 (5.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.33%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) CDISC
Systems Management
1 14 (23.33%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (5.00%) Control-M
3 1 (1.67%) SCCM
3 1 (1.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (31.67%) Oracle
2 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (16.67%) SAP
4 3 (5.00%) HP
5 2 (3.33%) Citrix
5 2 (3.33%) Informatica
5 2 (3.33%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (3.33%) Tableau
6 1 (1.67%) Compaq
6 1 (1.67%) EMC
6 1 (1.67%) Epicor
6 1 (1.67%) ESRI
6 1 (1.67%) Remedy
6 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.67%) Terracotta
6 1 (1.67%) VMware
6 1 (1.67%) webMethods
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