The first table below looks at the demand for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 51 54 60
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 19 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.33% 1.41% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.41% 2.00% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 4
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£400 £388 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £345 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £400 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £337 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.44% -3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
557 499 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 68.34% 70.58% 61.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 235 203
Average daily rate £388 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 36 96
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £24.45 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £46.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -7 14 £401 +3.54% 1
Huntingdon - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
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East of England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 12 (46.15%) ITIL
2 10 (38.46%) Scrum
3 8 (30.77%) Business Analysis
3 8 (30.77%) PRINCE2
4 7 (26.92%) Information Management
5 5 (19.23%) SAP
5 5 (19.23%) SaaS
5 5 (19.23%) LAMP
6 4 (15.38%) Project Management
6 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
6 4 (15.38%) BPR
6 4 (15.38%) Service Management
6 4 (15.38%) Degree
6 4 (15.38%) Use Case
7 3 (11.54%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
7 3 (11.54%) ERP
7 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
7 3 (11.54%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (11.54%) DSDM
8 2 (7.69%) Windows
8 2 (7.69%) Linux
8 2 (7.69%) Business Objects
8 2 (7.69%) Java
8 2 (7.69%) C#
8 2 (7.69%) .NET
8 2 (7.69%) Oracle
8 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (7.69%) ISEB
8 2 (7.69%) MS Visio

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP SD
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (11.54%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Billing
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Project Manager
2 8 (30.77%) Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Business Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Manager
4 2 (7.69%) SAP Business Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Tester
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Process Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) SAP Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Developer
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (3.85%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) LAMP
2 2 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) CMDB
2 1 (3.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) ITIL
2 10 (38.46%) Scrum
3 8 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 8 (30.77%) Business Analysis
4 7 (26.92%) Information Management
5 4 (15.38%) BPR
5 4 (15.38%) Project Management
5 4 (15.38%) Service Management
5 4 (15.38%) Use Case
6 3 (11.54%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (11.54%) DSDM
6 3 (11.54%) ERP
6 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
7 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 2 (7.69%) Critical Path Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
7 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
7 2 (7.69%) Resource Management
7 2 (7.69%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) C#
1 2 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) Perl
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
2 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) ISEB
2 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) SAP
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.85%) Siebel
4 1 (3.85%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow