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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 46 49 60
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 37 29 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.15% 2.76% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.21% 3.67% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 7
Average daily rate
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£310 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £325 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -5.26%
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
878 791 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 74.79% 75.33% 70.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 409 345
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 36 53
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.88 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.86% +57.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £66.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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 19 £310 +11.71% 1
High Wycombe - 2 £279 - 5
Amersham - - - - 1
Gerrards Cross - - - - 2
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 33 (42.86%) Finance
2 26 (33.77%) SQL
3 24 (31.17%) Test Scripting
4 15 (19.48%) Oracle
5 14 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 14 (18.18%) ISEB
6 13 (16.88%) Banking
7 12 (15.58%) Software Testing
8 11 (14.29%) QA
8 11 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
8 11 (14.29%) Regression Testing
9 10 (12.99%) HP
9 10 (12.99%) Windows
9 10 (12.99%) Waterfall
9 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (11.69%) Selenium
10 9 (11.69%) Business Analysis
10 9 (11.69%) XML
11 8 (10.39%) SAP
11 8 (10.39%) Java
11 8 (10.39%) C#
11 8 (10.39%) JIRA
11 8 (10.39%) Windows 7
12 7 (9.09%) System Testing
12 7 (9.09%) Test Strategy
12 7 (9.09%) Degree
12 7 (9.09%) Automotive
12 7 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (9.09%) VBScript
12 7 (9.09%) Project Management

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (3.90%) CMS
1 3 (3.90%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS Office
3 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (7.79%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) 2G
2 1 (1.30%) LAN
2 1 (1.30%) VoIP
2 1 (1.30%) WAN
2 1 (1.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.90%) PowerCenter
2 3 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.60%) DB2
3 2 (2.60%) Data Mart
3 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 9 (11.69%) Selenium
2 8 (10.39%) JIRA
3 5 (6.49%) WebDriver
4 4 (5.19%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (3.90%) WatiN
5 3 (3.90%) JDeveloper
6 2 (2.60%) JMeter
7 1 (1.30%) Rational Rose
7 1 (1.30%) LoadRunner
General
1 33 (42.86%) Finance
2 13 (16.88%) Banking
3 7 (9.09%) Automotive
4 4 (5.19%) Retail
5 2 (2.60%) Billing
5 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.30%) Legal
6 1 (1.30%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 42 (54.55%) Analyst
2 22 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 13 (16.88%) Business Analyst
4 8 (10.39%) Tester
5 6 (7.79%) Developer
5 6 (7.79%) CRM Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Consultant
7 4 (5.19%) Financial Business Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Junior
7 4 (5.19%) Test Manager
7 4 (5.19%) Junior Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Junior Test Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Test Leader
8 3 (3.90%) Automation Tester
8 3 (3.90%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Business Systems Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) QA Tester
8 3 (3.90%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.69%) XML
2 5 (6.49%) .NET
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle ADF
4 2 (2.60%) HTML
4 2 (2.60%) CSS
4 2 (2.60%) Web Services
5 1 (1.30%) RESTful
5 1 (1.30%) JSON
5 1 (1.30%) SOAP
5 1 (1.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.19%) NHS
3 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.90%) CMDB
4 2 (2.60%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.30%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.30%) AS400
5 1 (1.30%) VSAM
5 1 (1.30%) IVR
5 1 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.99%) Windows
2 8 (10.39%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.19%) UNIX
4 3 (3.90%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.60%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.17%) Test Scripting
2 12 (15.58%) Software Testing
3 11 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 10 (12.99%) Waterfall
5 9 (11.69%) Business Analysis
6 7 (9.09%) System Testing
6 7 (9.09%) Test Strategy
6 7 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (9.09%) Project Management
7 6 (7.79%) CRM
8 5 (6.49%) BDD
8 5 (6.49%) Software Distribution
8 5 (6.49%) Test Automation
8 5 (6.49%) Automated Testing
8 5 (6.49%) Performance Testing
8 5 (6.49%) Unit Testing
8 5 (6.49%) Integration Testing
8 5 (6.49%) Web Testing
8 5 (6.49%) Service Delivery
8 5 (6.49%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (33.77%) SQL
2 8 (10.39%) Java
2 8 (10.39%) C#
3 7 (9.09%) VBScript
4 6 (7.79%) PL/SQL
5 5 (6.49%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.19%) C
7 2 (2.60%) VB
8 1 (1.30%) SELCOPY
8 1 (1.30%) VBA
8 1 (1.30%) COBOL
8 1 (1.30%) JCL
Qualifications
1 14 (18.18%) ISEB
2 7 (9.09%) Degree
3 5 (6.49%) ISTQB
4 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.90%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (3.90%) HND
6 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (6.49%) SCCM
3 1 (1.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.30%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (1.30%) Control-M
3 1 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (19.48%) Oracle
2 14 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 10 (12.99%) HP
4 8 (10.39%) SAP
5 5 (6.49%) Remedy
6 3 (3.90%) Telerik
6 3 (3.90%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.60%) JDA
7 2 (2.60%) BMC
7 2 (2.60%) CA
7 2 (2.60%) Primavera
7 2 (2.60%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.30%) Symantec
8 1 (1.30%) IBM
8 1 (1.30%) Informatica
Buckinghamshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: Up to £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe
The People Network
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Swan It Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 22 days ago