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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 43 46 45
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 42 41 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.49% 3.33% 3.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.41% 4.53% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 33 16
Average daily rate
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£310 £300 £271
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +10.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £226 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £21.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+41.86% -28.33%
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
952 906 577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 79.14% 73.60% 71.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 551 350
Average daily rate £355 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 36 19
Average hourly rate £26.75 £20.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.48% +13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £27.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
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 -2 21 £325 +20.37% 6
High Wycombe +3 7 - - 1
Beaconsfield 0 1 £283 -16.29%
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 52 (55.91%) Finance
2 30 (32.26%) SQL
2 30 (32.26%) Test Scripting
3 25 (26.88%) Test Management
4 22 (23.66%) HP Quality Center
4 22 (23.66%) ISEB
5 21 (22.58%) XML
5 21 (22.58%) QA
6 18 (19.35%) Waterfall
7 16 (17.20%) Java
8 15 (16.13%) Integration Testing
9 14 (15.05%) Validation
9 14 (15.05%) Oracle
9 14 (15.05%) HP
10 13 (13.98%) SAP
10 13 (13.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (13.98%) Business Analysis
10 13 (13.98%) Software Testing
10 13 (13.98%) System Testing
10 13 (13.98%) V-Model
11 12 (12.90%) Unit Testing
11 12 (12.90%) Relational Database
11 12 (12.90%) Content Management
11 12 (12.90%) CSS
11 12 (12.90%) HTML
11 12 (12.90%) Web Services
11 12 (12.90%) UNIX
12 11 (11.83%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (11.83%) Banking
12 11 (11.83%) Workflow

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (9.68%) CMS
2 4 (4.30%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.23%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.23%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.15%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) SAP BCA
1 3 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.15%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) Intranet
1 1 (1.08%) Internet
1 1 (1.08%) DHCP
1 1 (1.08%) DNS
1 1 (1.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.90%) Relational Database
2 11 (11.83%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (9.68%) PowerCenter
4 7 (7.53%) SAP BW
5 5 (5.38%) Data Mart
6 4 (4.30%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.30%) Data Mining
7 3 (3.23%) DB2
8 2 (2.15%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.08%) SAP BI
9 1 (1.08%) MS Access
9 1 (1.08%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (7.53%) JIRA
1 7 (7.53%) Selenium
2 6 (6.45%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (3.23%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.08%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.08%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.08%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.08%) JMeter
General
1 52 (55.91%) Finance
2 11 (11.83%) Banking
3 4 (4.30%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.23%) Automotive
4 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.23%) Retail
5 1 (1.08%) Wholesale Banking
5 1 (1.08%) German Language
Job Titles
1 44 (47.31%) Analyst
2 30 (32.26%) Test Analyst
3 19 (20.43%) Developer
4 15 (16.13%) Test Manager
5 12 (12.90%) Test Leader
6 9 (9.68%) Business Analyst
7 7 (7.53%) ServiceNow Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Informatica Developer
8 4 (4.30%) QA Manager
8 4 (4.30%) Tester
9 3 (3.23%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Testing Manager
9 3 (3.23%) Designer
10 2 (2.15%) CRM Analyst
10 2 (2.15%) Operations Engineer
10 2 (2.15%) Applications Engineer
10 2 (2.15%) UAT Test Analyst
10 2 (2.15%) Programme Test Manager
10 2 (2.15%) Automation Tester
10 2 (2.15%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.58%) XML
2 12 (12.90%) CSS
2 12 (12.90%) HTML
2 12 (12.90%) Web Services
3 3 (3.23%) .NET
3 3 (3.23%) JSP
3 3 (3.23%) Struts
3 3 (3.23%) DHTML
3 3 (3.23%) Spring
3 3 (3.23%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.68%) CMDB
2 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.08%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.08%) User Experience
4 1 (1.08%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.08%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.08%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.90%) UNIX
2 4 (4.30%) Windows
3 2 (2.15%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.15%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.08%) Windows NT
4 1 (1.08%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.26%) Test Scripting
2 25 (26.88%) Test Management
3 18 (19.35%) Waterfall
4 15 (16.13%) Integration Testing
5 14 (15.05%) Validation
6 13 (13.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (13.98%) Business Analysis
6 13 (13.98%) Software Testing
6 13 (13.98%) System Testing
6 13 (13.98%) V-Model
7 12 (12.90%) Unit Testing
7 12 (12.90%) Content Management
8 11 (11.83%) Workflow
9 10 (10.75%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (10.75%) ITIL
9 10 (10.75%) Test Strategy
10 9 (9.68%) Manual Testing
10 9 (9.68%) Knowledge Management
10 9 (9.68%) Service Management
10 9 (9.68%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 30 (32.26%) SQL
2 16 (17.20%) Java
3 3 (3.23%) C#
3 3 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.23%) VBScript
4 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.08%) VBA
5 1 (1.08%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (23.66%) ISEB
2 4 (4.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (4.30%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (22.58%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 22 (23.66%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (10.75%) Control-M
3 2 (2.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (15.05%) Oracle
1 14 (15.05%) HP
2 13 (13.98%) SAP
3 9 (9.68%) ServiceNow
3 9 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.68%) BMC
3 9 (9.68%) CA
4 7 (7.53%) Informatica
5 5 (5.38%) Business Objects
6 3 (3.23%) Google
6 3 (3.23%) Coremetrics
6 3 (3.23%) PayPal
7 2 (2.15%) Remedy
7 2 (2.15%) Lotus
7 2 (2.15%) Apple
8 1 (1.08%) IBM
8 1 (1.08%) Citrix
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