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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 43 54 45
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 45 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.79% 2.47% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.91% 3.24% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 17 15
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £360 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £21.19 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-24.48% -36.75%
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
916 772 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.23% 76.28% 74.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 423 294
Average daily rate £375 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 45
Average hourly rate £18.50 £15.97 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.84% -11.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £28.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +13 27 £300 +16.50% 8
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Marlow - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 59 (62.11%) Finance
2 36 (37.89%) Test Management
2 36 (37.89%) Test Scripting
3 35 (36.84%) SQL
4 34 (35.79%) QA
5 33 (34.74%) HP Quality Center
6 31 (32.63%) ISEB
7 22 (23.16%) Validation
7 22 (23.16%) Waterfall
8 21 (22.11%) Software Testing
9 19 (20.00%) SAP
9 19 (20.00%) XML
9 19 (20.00%) Integration Testing
10 18 (18.95%) V-Model
10 18 (18.95%) Relational Database
11 16 (16.84%) Test Strategy
12 14 (14.74%) System Testing
13 13 (13.68%) UNIX
13 13 (13.68%) Oracle
14 12 (12.63%) Microsoft
14 12 (12.63%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (11.58%) SAP BW
15 11 (11.58%) Performance Testing
15 11 (11.58%) Manual Testing
15 11 (11.58%) Banking
15 11 (11.58%) Stakeholder Management
16 10 (10.53%) Regression Testing
16 10 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
16 10 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 9 (9.47%) Control-M

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 5 (5.26%) CMS
2 4 (4.21%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.11%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 5 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.05%) MS Office
3 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.16%) SAP BCA
3 2 (2.11%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.05%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.11%) DHCP
1 2 (2.11%) DNS
2 1 (1.05%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.95%) Relational Database
2 12 (12.63%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (11.58%) SAP BW
4 8 (8.42%) PowerCenter
5 5 (5.26%) Data Mart
5 5 (5.26%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.21%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (3.16%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.05%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (9.47%) JIRA
2 7 (7.37%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (6.32%) Selenium
4 3 (3.16%) WebDriver
4 3 (3.16%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.11%) JMeter
5 2 (2.11%) Bugzilla
5 2 (2.11%) TestDirector
6 1 (1.05%) WatiN
General
1 59 (62.11%) Finance
2 11 (11.58%) Banking
3 7 (7.37%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.26%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.16%) Retail
6 1 (1.05%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 47 (49.47%) Analyst
2 36 (37.89%) Test Analyst
3 21 (22.11%) Test Manager
4 14 (14.74%) Test Leader
5 7 (7.37%) Tester
5 7 (7.37%) Developer
6 5 (5.26%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.21%) QA Manager
7 4 (4.21%) Informatica Developer
7 4 (4.21%) QA Tester
8 3 (3.16%) Lead Test Analyst
8 3 (3.16%) Junior Test Analyst
8 3 (3.16%) Junior Analyst
8 3 (3.16%) Junior
8 3 (3.16%) CRM Analyst
8 3 (3.16%) Testing Manager
9 2 (2.11%) Agile Test Manager
9 2 (2.11%) Programme Manager
9 2 (2.11%) Support Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.00%) XML
2 6 (6.32%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.21%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.16%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.11%) Data Conversion
4 2 (2.11%) User Experience
5 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.05%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.68%) UNIX
2 8 (8.42%) Windows
3 4 (4.21%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.11%) Windows NT
4 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.11%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.05%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (37.89%) Test Management
1 36 (37.89%) Test Scripting
2 22 (23.16%) Waterfall
2 22 (23.16%) Validation
3 21 (22.11%) Software Testing
4 19 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 18 (18.95%) V-Model
6 16 (16.84%) Test Strategy
7 14 (14.74%) System Testing
8 11 (11.58%) Manual Testing
8 11 (11.58%) Performance Testing
8 11 (11.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (10.53%) Regression Testing
9 10 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (9.47%) Business Analysis
11 8 (8.42%) Migration
12 7 (7.37%) Data Modelling
13 6 (6.32%) ETL
13 6 (6.32%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (6.32%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 35 (36.84%) SQL
2 8 (8.42%) Java
3 5 (5.26%) VBScript
4 4 (4.21%) C#
5 3 (3.16%) C
5 3 (3.16%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.05%) VBA
6 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (32.63%) ISEB
2 10 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (6.32%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.05%) Degree
4 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.05%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (35.79%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 33 (34.74%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (9.47%) Control-M
3 4 (4.21%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (20.00%) SAP
2 13 (13.68%) Oracle
3 12 (12.63%) Microsoft
4 7 (7.37%) Informatica
5 6 (6.32%) Business Objects
6 5 (5.26%) HP
7 3 (3.16%) Remedy
8 2 (2.11%) Lotus
8 2 (2.11%) Apple
8 2 (2.11%) IBM
9 1 (1.05%) Citrix
9 1 (1.05%) Telerik
9 1 (1.05%) Seapine
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