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 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 29 45 52
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +7
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 73 39 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.87% 2.99% 2.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.58% 3.96% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 32 21
Average daily rate
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£331 £333 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.37% +3.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £251 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £337
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £23.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +21.05%
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
963 985 761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.47% 75.42% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 575 410
Average daily rate £400 £370 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 37 31
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.70 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £27.00 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 2015. 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
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Last Year
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +14 47 £344 +1.10% 3
High Wycombe - 5 £375 -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 51 (43.59%) Finance
2 31 (26.50%) SQL
3 29 (24.79%) Banking
4 27 (23.08%) ISEB
5 24 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (20.51%) Test Management
5 24 (20.51%) Test Scripting
5 24 (20.51%) HP Quality Center
6 21 (17.95%) Java
7 19 (16.24%) Oracle
7 19 (16.24%) HP
8 18 (15.38%) Unit Testing
9 17 (14.53%) Software Testing
9 17 (14.53%) QA
9 17 (14.53%) XML
10 16 (13.68%) Waterfall
10 16 (13.68%) SDLC
11 15 (12.82%) Test Strategy
11 15 (12.82%) GAP Analysis
11 15 (12.82%) Web Services
12 14 (11.97%) CSS
12 14 (11.97%) HTML
12 14 (11.97%) Retail
12 14 (11.97%) Content Management
13 13 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (11.11%) Regression Testing
14 11 (9.40%) Service Management
14 11 (9.40%) Workflow
14 11 (9.40%) ITIL
14 11 (9.40%) ISTQB

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 9 (7.69%) CMS
2 5 (4.27%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.27%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.56%) Documentum
4 2 (1.71%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.71%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.85%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.85%) SAP BCA
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.98%) SaaS
2 5 (4.27%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.56%) Internet
2 1 (0.85%) Firewall
2 1 (0.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 8 (6.84%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (5.98%) PowerCenter
3 7 (5.98%) DB2
4 5 (4.27%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (4.27%) SAP BW
5 4 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.42%) Data Mining
5 4 (3.42%) Qlik Sense
5 4 (3.42%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.42%) Data Mart
5 4 (3.42%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 3 (2.56%) QlikView
6 3 (2.56%) Oracle OWB
7 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.85%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 9 (7.69%) HP UFT
2 5 (4.27%) Selenium
3 2 (1.71%) WebDriver
3 2 (1.71%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.71%) JIRA
3 2 (1.71%) eggPlant
4 1 (0.85%) SoapUI
General
1 51 (43.59%) Finance
2 29 (24.79%) Banking
3 14 (11.97%) Retail
4 5 (4.27%) Automotive
4 5 (4.27%) Spanish Language
5 4 (3.42%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.71%) German Language
7 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (43.59%) Analyst
2 33 (28.21%) Test Analyst
3 23 (19.66%) Developer
4 16 (13.68%) Test Manager
5 12 (10.26%) Business Analyst
6 8 (6.84%) Systems Analyst
6 8 (6.84%) Test Leader
7 7 (5.98%) Team Leader
7 7 (5.98%) ServiceNow Developer
7 7 (5.98%) Tester
8 6 (5.13%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Designer
10 3 (2.56%) Testing Manager
10 3 (2.56%) Project Manager
10 3 (2.56%) Business Systems Analyst
10 3 (2.56%) Project Leader
10 3 (2.56%) QA Manager
11 2 (1.71%) Senior Analyst
11 2 (1.71%) Architect
11 2 (1.71%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.53%) XML
2 15 (12.82%) Web Services
3 14 (11.97%) HTML
3 14 (11.97%) CSS
4 8 (6.84%) .NET
5 5 (4.27%) JSP
5 5 (4.27%) DHTML
5 5 (4.27%) Struts
5 5 (4.27%) Spring
5 5 (4.27%) Ajax
6 3 (2.56%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.71%) NHibernate
7 2 (1.71%) Mason
7 2 (1.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.71%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (1.71%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.85%) WCF
8 1 (0.85%) SOAP
8 1 (0.85%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.69%) CMDB
2 4 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.56%) SWIFT
4 2 (1.71%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.71%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.85%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.85%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.85%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.85%) Biometrics
5 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.13%) UNIX
2 1 (0.85%) Windows
2 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (20.51%) Test Management
1 24 (20.51%) Test Scripting
2 18 (15.38%) Unit Testing
3 17 (14.53%) Software Testing
4 16 (13.68%) Waterfall
4 16 (13.68%) SDLC
5 15 (12.82%) Test Strategy
5 15 (12.82%) GAP Analysis
6 14 (11.97%) Content Management
7 13 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 13 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (9.40%) Workflow
8 11 (9.40%) Service Management
8 11 (9.40%) ITIL
8 11 (9.40%) Test Automation
9 10 (8.55%) System Integration Testing
10 9 (7.69%) V-Model
10 9 (7.69%) Business Analysis
10 9 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (26.50%) SQL
2 21 (17.95%) Java
3 7 (5.98%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.27%) C#
5 4 (3.42%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.85%) C
6 1 (0.85%) VBScript
6 1 (0.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (23.08%) ISEB
2 11 (9.40%) ISTQB
3 10 (8.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (5.13%) Degree
5 3 (2.56%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (1.71%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.71%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 24 (20.51%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.27%) Control-M
3 1 (0.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (16.24%) Oracle
1 19 (16.24%) HP
2 10 (8.55%) SAP
3 9 (7.69%) BMC
3 9 (7.69%) CA
3 9 (7.69%) ServiceNow
4 7 (5.98%) PeopleSoft
5 6 (5.13%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.27%) PayPal
6 5 (4.27%) Google
6 5 (4.27%) Coremetrics
7 2 (1.71%) Wall Street Systems
7 2 (1.71%) Lotus
7 2 (1.71%) Informatica
8 1 (0.85%) JDA
8 1 (0.85%) IBM
8 1 (0.85%) webMethods
8 1 (0.85%) Remedy
8 1 (0.85%) Compaq
8 1 (0.85%) Terracotta