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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 48 40 36
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 8 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.77% 2.17% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 3.00% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £403 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.80% +7.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-2.32% +6.17%
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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
350 300 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 77.26% 72.46% 65.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 197 117
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 26
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.58 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.75 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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
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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015, 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 (58.82%) Regression Testing
2 7 (41.18%) PRINCE2
2 7 (41.18%) Scrum
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) ITIL
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) Service Management
5 4 (23.53%) SaaS
5 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
6 3 (17.65%) Retail
6 3 (17.65%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (17.65%) Degree
6 3 (17.65%) ERP
6 3 (17.65%) Finance
7 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
7 2 (11.76%) ISEB
7 2 (11.76%) SAP
7 2 (11.76%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (11.76%) LAMP
7 2 (11.76%) VMware
7 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Test Management
7 2 (11.76%) SDLC
8 1 (5.88%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (5.88%) Internet of Things
8 1 (5.88%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
8 1 (5.88%) SCCM

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (5.88%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) SaaS
2 1 (5.88%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Spotfire
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Project Manager
2 4 (23.53%) IT Project Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Contracts Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Test Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Packager
5 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) LAMP
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.88%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Regression Testing
2 7 (41.18%) PRINCE2
2 7 (41.18%) Scrum
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) ITIL
4 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
4 4 (23.53%) Service Management
5 3 (17.65%) ERP
6 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.76%) SDLC
6 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Test Management
7 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.88%) Open Source
7 1 (5.88%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Validation
7 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.88%) DSDM
7 1 (5.88%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) TIBCO