The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 51 54 57
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 17 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.23% 1.72% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 2.22% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 3
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£388 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £335 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £410 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £18.29
% change year-on-year
+52.77% -1.58%
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
515 585 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 67.50% 77.18% 66.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 241 221
Average daily rate £370 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 36 91
Average hourly rate £30.00 £38.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.07% +4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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
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Last Year
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Cambridge -10 11 £400 - 4
Peterborough +10 1 - - 1
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 10 (43.48%) ITIL
2 8 (34.78%) PRINCE2
2 8 (34.78%) Scrum
3 7 (30.43%) Regression Testing
3 7 (30.43%) Information Management
4 6 (26.09%) Business Analysis
5 5 (21.74%) LAMP
5 5 (21.74%) ERP
5 5 (21.74%) SaaS
6 4 (17.39%) Use Case
6 4 (17.39%) SAP
6 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 4 (17.39%) BPR
6 4 (17.39%) Project Management
6 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
6 4 (17.39%) Service Management
6 4 (17.39%) Degree
6 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.04%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
7 3 (13.04%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (13.04%) ISEB
7 3 (13.04%) DSDM
8 2 (8.70%) Java
8 2 (8.70%) C#
8 2 (8.70%) .NET
8 2 (8.70%) Oracle
8 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
8 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
8 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.35%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SAP HANA
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
1 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (13.04%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.35%) Billing
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Project Manager
2 9 (39.13%) Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) Business Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) SAP Business Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) UAT Manager
6 1 (4.35%) SAP Manager
6 1 (4.35%) UAT Test Manager
6 1 (4.35%) UAT Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Business Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Business Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Technical Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Technical Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Business Process Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) LAMP
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) SOAP
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) UNIX
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) ITIL
2 8 (34.78%) PRINCE2
2 8 (34.78%) Scrum
3 7 (30.43%) Regression Testing
3 7 (30.43%) Information Management
4 6 (26.09%) Business Analysis
5 5 (21.74%) ERP
6 4 (17.39%) Use Case
6 4 (17.39%) BPR
6 4 (17.39%) Project Management
6 4 (17.39%) Service Management
6 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.04%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (13.04%) DSDM
8 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
8 2 (8.70%) Resource Management
8 2 (8.70%) Critical Path Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
8 2 (8.70%) SAP Implementation
8 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) Java
1 2 (8.70%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
2 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
2 3 (13.04%) ISEB
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) SAP
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) JD Edwards
3 1 (4.35%) Siebel
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