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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 37 32 36
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 8 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.15% 2.54% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 3.39% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Average daily rate £413 £238 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -54.83%
User Acceptance Testing
Cambridgeshire

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
319 236 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 85.75% 74.92% 70.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 147 102
Average daily rate £400 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £210 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 21
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016, 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 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) Scrum
4 5 (31.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (31.25%) Retail
4 5 (31.25%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) IBM
4 5 (31.25%) ITIL
5 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (18.75%) VMware
6 3 (18.75%) MS Project
6 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (18.75%) ServiceNow
7 2 (12.50%) Test Management
7 2 (12.50%) MS Office
7 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
8 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
8 1 (6.25%) ISEB
8 1 (6.25%) TestDirector
8 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
8 1 (6.25%) Project Management
8 1 (6.25%) SAP
8 1 (6.25%) Oracle
8 1 (6.25%) Unix

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Project
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Dynamics NAV
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) TestDirector
1 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
1 5 (31.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Infrastructure Manager
1 9 (56.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 9 (56.25%) Project Manager
2 8 (50.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 8 (50.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 8 (50.00%) IT Manager
2 8 (50.00%) IT Project Manager
3 5 (31.25%) Consultant
3 5 (31.25%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) ITIL
4 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) Test Management
6 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) IBM
3 3 (18.75%) ServiceNow
3 3 (18.75%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) SAP
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