The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge 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 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 38 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.50% 1.50% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 2.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£444 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £29.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-51.72% +26.08%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
258 231 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 77.25% 69.16% 66.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 112 153
Average daily rate £368 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.37% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 28 41
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £50.00
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 Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Cambridge region.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Cambridge region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 6 (37.50%) Regression Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Information Management
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) BPR
3 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) LAMP
3 4 (25.00%) Use Case
4 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
4 3 (18.75%) Degree
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (18.75%) .NET
4 3 (18.75%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (18.75%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (18.75%) IBM
5 2 (12.50%) ISEB
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle
5 2 (12.50%) Java
5 2 (12.50%) DSDM
5 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (12.50%) Open Source
5 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
5 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) System Testing
6 1 (6.25%) SaaS
6 1 (6.25%) Waterfall

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.25%) MQSeries
3 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (18.75%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Project Manager
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Tester
3 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) LAMP
2 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Regression Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Information Management
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) BPR
3 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) Use Case
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (12.50%) DSDM
5 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) System Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) User Stories
6 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
2 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) ISEB
2 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) IBM
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft