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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 34 38 40
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 9 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.44% 1.71% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.32% 2.27% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£433 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £21.94 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-13.84% -40.70%
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
271 264 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 73.44% 75.43% 60.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 157 112
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 31 28
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £35.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 4 May 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 11 (64.71%) Regression Testing
2 8 (47.06%) Scrum
3 7 (41.18%) ITIL
3 7 (41.18%) PRINCE2
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) SaaS
5 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
5 4 (23.53%) Service Management
6 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
6 3 (17.65%) SQL
6 3 (17.65%) .NET
6 3 (17.65%) LAMP
6 3 (17.65%) Degree
6 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Content Management
7 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
7 2 (11.76%) VMware
7 2 (11.76%) Open Source
7 2 (11.76%) Internet of Things
7 2 (11.76%) System Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (11.76%) DSDM
7 2 (11.76%) Python
7 2 (11.76%) IBM
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.76%) Internet
7 2 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (11.76%) Electronics

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.88%) MQSeries
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Documentum
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) SaaS
2 1 (5.88%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.88%) Spotfire
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (11.76%) Electronics
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Project Manager
2 4 (23.53%) IT Project Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Contracts Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Applications Packager
5 1 (5.88%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
1 3 (17.65%) LAMP
2 2 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Open Source
1 2 (11.76%) Internet of Things
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Regression Testing
2 8 (47.06%) Scrum
3 7 (41.18%) ITIL
3 7 (41.18%) PRINCE2
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
5 4 (23.53%) Service Management
6 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
6 3 (17.65%) Integration Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Content Management
7 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (11.76%) System Testing
7 2 (11.76%) DSDM
8 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Document Management
8 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Python
2 2 (11.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) VMware
1 2 (11.76%) IBM
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) TIBCO
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) SAP