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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 37 36 38
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 7 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.79% 2.45% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 3.23% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
Median daily rate £425 £433 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% +1.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £25.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.90 £21.94
% change year-on-year
+8.46% -13.84%
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
311 279 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 79.54% 75.82% 79.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 185 166
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £272 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £509 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 16 31
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.85 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Scrum
3 6 (37.50%) ITIL
4 5 (31.25%) IBM
4 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
5 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
6 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) Supplier Management
6 3 (18.75%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Defect Management
7 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow
7 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (12.50%) Test Management
7 2 (12.50%) MS Project
7 2 (12.50%) Finance
7 2 (12.50%) VMware
7 2 (12.50%) Banking
7 2 (12.50%) Retail
8 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Migration
8 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
8 1 (6.25%) SAP
8 1 (6.25%) Oracle
8 1 (6.25%) Unix
8 1 (6.25%) Windows
8 1 (6.25%) ISEB

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Project
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 2 (12.50%) Banking
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
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 3 (18.75%) Defect Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Test Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Product Owner
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Product Owner
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum Product Owner
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (6.25%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Scrum
3 6 (37.50%) ITIL
4 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
5 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (18.75%) Defect Management
6 3 (18.75%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Supplier Management
7 2 (12.50%) Test Management
8 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (6.25%) Migration
8 1 (6.25%) Product Marketing
8 1 (6.25%) Project Management
8 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
8 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
8 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) IBM
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) SAP