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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 61 59 52
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 12 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.52% 1.59% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 2.19% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 5
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£450 £403 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.80% +7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £323 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £432 £390
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%
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
595 548 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 75.41% 72.39% 65.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 289 205
Average daily rate £375 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 43 34
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% -27.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.93 £20.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.50 £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 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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -7 8 £450 +11.80%
Peterborough - 4 £450 -
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) Regression Testing
3 8 (27.59%) ITIL
4 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
4 7 (24.14%) Scrum
5 6 (20.69%) Manual Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
6 5 (17.24%) Degree
6 5 (17.24%) .NET
6 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
7 4 (13.79%) HP
7 4 (13.79%) ISEB
7 4 (13.79%) SQL
7 4 (13.79%) Oracle
7 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
7 4 (13.79%) SAP
7 4 (13.79%) Service Management
7 4 (13.79%) Finance
7 4 (13.79%) VMware
7 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
7 4 (13.79%) SaaS
7 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
8 3 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (10.34%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (10.34%) Retail
8 3 (10.34%) ERP
9 2 (6.90%) VoIP
9 2 (6.90%) Cisco
9 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
9 2 (6.90%) CRM

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 2 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (3.45%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) SaaS
2 1 (3.45%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) VoIP
1 2 (6.90%) MGCP
1 2 (6.90%) H.323
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.45%) Electronics
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Project Manager
2 5 (17.24%) Test Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) IT Project Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Contracts Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Test Leader
5 2 (6.90%) Unified Communications Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (6.90%) SAP Manager
5 2 (6.90%) BizTalk Developer
5 2 (6.90%) SAP Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) LAMP
3 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.45%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (34.48%) Regression Testing
3 8 (27.59%) ITIL
4 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
4 7 (24.14%) Scrum
5 6 (20.69%) Manual Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
7 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Service Management
8 3 (10.34%) ERP
9 2 (6.90%) CRM
9 2 (6.90%) Change Management
9 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.90%) Risk Management
9 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
9 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Test Management
9 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
9 2 (6.90%) Functional Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) C
2 2 (6.90%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) ISEB
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.90%) CCVP
3 2 (6.90%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (6.90%) CCNA
4 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) HP
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) SAP
2 4 (13.79%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) TIBCO