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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 40 54 37
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 52 21 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.99% 2.00% 4.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.23% 2.82% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 15 25
Average daily rate
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£295 £288 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.60% -10.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £198 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-42.70% +4.34%
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
994 744 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 76.23% 70.92% 72.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 402 274
Average daily rate £360 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 29 37
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £11.70 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +4 32 £285 +2.70%
High Wycombe +1 3 £363 -8.22% 1
Iver - - - -
Amersham - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 51 (56.04%) Finance
2 36 (39.56%) SQL
3 27 (29.67%) QA
3 27 (29.67%) HP Quality Center
4 26 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 26 (28.57%) ISEB
5 21 (23.08%) Test Management
6 18 (19.78%) Waterfall
7 17 (18.68%) SAP
8 16 (17.58%) Windows
9 15 (16.48%) Software Testing
9 15 (16.48%) Integration Testing
10 13 (14.29%) Performance Testing
10 13 (14.29%) Test Strategy
10 13 (14.29%) Migration
10 13 (14.29%) Oracle
10 13 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 12 (13.19%) XML
11 12 (13.19%) VBScript
11 12 (13.19%) Validation
11 12 (13.19%) Banking
11 12 (13.19%) System Testing
11 12 (13.19%) JIRA
11 12 (13.19%) Selenium
12 11 (12.09%) Regression Testing
13 10 (10.99%) C#
13 10 (10.99%) Java
13 10 (10.99%) UNIX
13 10 (10.99%) Windows 7
14 9 (9.89%) V-Model

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (5.49%) CMS
2 2 (2.20%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.10%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.10%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.20%) SAP FI
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.10%) Summit
3 1 (1.10%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) DHCP
1 2 (2.20%) DNS
2 1 (1.10%) Network Security
2 1 (1.10%) LAN
2 1 (1.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.89%) Relational Database
2 7 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (6.59%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.49%) SAP BW
5 4 (4.40%) Data Mart
5 4 (4.40%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (4.40%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.10%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (13.19%) JIRA
1 12 (13.19%) Selenium
2 8 (8.79%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (7.69%) WebDriver
4 4 (4.40%) JMeter
5 3 (3.30%) WatiN
5 3 (3.30%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.20%) TestDirector
6 2 (2.20%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.10%) JDeveloper
General
1 51 (56.04%) Finance
2 12 (13.19%) Banking
3 7 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.40%) Automotive
5 3 (3.30%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.30%) Retail
6 2 (2.20%) Billing
7 1 (1.10%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 40 (43.96%) Analyst
2 30 (32.97%) Test Analyst
3 17 (18.68%) Test Manager
4 12 (13.19%) Tester
5 6 (6.59%) Business Analyst
5 6 (6.59%) QA Tester
5 6 (6.59%) CRM Analyst
6 5 (5.49%) Junior Analyst
6 5 (5.49%) Test Leader
6 5 (5.49%) Junior
6 5 (5.49%) Junior Test Analyst
7 4 (4.40%) SAP Test Analyst
7 4 (4.40%) Lead Test Analyst
7 4 (4.40%) Developer
7 4 (4.40%) SAP Analyst
8 3 (3.30%) Automation Tester
9 2 (2.20%) Agile Test Manager
9 2 (2.20%) Oracle Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.20%) Oracle Architect
9 2 (2.20%) Oracle Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.19%) XML
2 8 (8.79%) .NET
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.20%) Reference Data
3 2 (2.20%) Data Conversion
3 2 (2.20%) User Experience
4 1 (1.10%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.10%) VSAM
4 1 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.10%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.58%) Windows
2 10 (10.99%) Windows 7
2 10 (10.99%) UNIX
3 4 (4.40%) Windows NT
4 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.20%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 21 (23.08%) Test Management
3 18 (19.78%) Waterfall
4 15 (16.48%) Integration Testing
4 15 (16.48%) Software Testing
5 13 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 13 (14.29%) Migration
5 13 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 12 (13.19%) System Testing
6 12 (13.19%) Validation
7 11 (12.09%) Regression Testing
8 9 (9.89%) V-Model
9 8 (8.79%) Test Automation
9 8 (8.79%) Software Distribution
10 7 (7.69%) BDD
10 7 (7.69%) Manual Testing
10 7 (7.69%) CRM
10 7 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (7.69%) Automated Testing
10 7 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (39.56%) SQL
2 12 (13.19%) VBScript
3 10 (10.99%) C#
3 10 (10.99%) Java
4 8 (8.79%) PowerShell
5 4 (4.40%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.30%) C
7 2 (2.20%) VB
8 1 (1.10%) JCL
8 1 (1.10%) COBOL
8 1 (1.10%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 26 (28.57%) ISEB
2 8 (8.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (6.59%) ISTQB
4 4 (4.40%) Degree
5 3 (3.30%) HND
6 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.10%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (29.67%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (29.67%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (9.89%) SCCM
3 4 (4.40%) Control-M
Vendors
1 17 (18.68%) SAP
2 13 (14.29%) Oracle
2 13 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.79%) Remedy
4 6 (6.59%) HP
5 4 (4.40%) Business Objects
6 3 (3.30%) IBM
6 3 (3.30%) Informatica
6 3 (3.30%) Telerik
7 2 (2.20%) Primavera
7 2 (2.20%) JDA
7 2 (2.20%) Apple
8 1 (1.10%) Citrix
8 1 (1.10%) Seapine
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