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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 51 59 43
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 16 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.13% 1.41% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.91% 1.84% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 8
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£433 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £373 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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 £30.50 £23.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+32.60% -23.33%
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
550 543 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 73.14% 76.80% 61.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 266 181
Average daily rate £350 £388 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 56 32
Average hourly rate £37.00 £30.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.80 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £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 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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Matching
Contract
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
Cambridge +5 11 £433 +1.76% 2
Peterborough - 5 £400 -
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (46.51%) .NET
2 20 (46.51%) Manual Testing
3 18 (41.86%) Oracle Database
3 18 (41.86%) Oracle
3 18 (41.86%) Visual Studio
4 15 (34.88%) Software Testing
5 12 (27.91%) Regression Testing
6 9 (20.93%) ITIL
7 8 (18.60%) PRINCE2
7 8 (18.60%) Scrum
8 5 (11.63%) Degree
8 5 (11.63%) Waterfall
9 4 (9.30%) SaaS
9 4 (9.30%) Service Management
9 4 (9.30%) VMware
9 4 (9.30%) Finance
9 4 (9.30%) SAP
9 4 (9.30%) HP
10 3 (6.98%) ISEB
10 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
10 3 (6.98%) SQL
10 3 (6.98%) LAMP
10 3 (6.98%) Risk Management
10 3 (6.98%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (6.98%) Integration Testing
11 2 (4.65%) Test Management
11 2 (4.65%) System Testing
11 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2 (4.65%) Open Source

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) Documentum
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP SD
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) SaaS
2 1 (2.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Cisco IPT
1 2 (4.65%) VoIP
1 2 (4.65%) MGCP
1 2 (4.65%) H.323
1 2 (4.65%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (41.86%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) Spotfire
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 18 (41.86%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Electronics
2 2 (4.65%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Analyst
2 16 (37.21%) Test Analyst
3 10 (23.26%) Project Manager
4 8 (18.60%) Senior Test Analyst
4 8 (18.60%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Test Manager
6 4 (9.30%) Contracts Manager
6 4 (9.30%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Tester
8 2 (4.65%) Test Leader
8 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (4.65%) SAP Test Manager
8 2 (4.65%) SAP Manager
8 2 (4.65%) BizTalk Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Unified Communications Specialist
8 2 (4.65%) Programme Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (46.51%) .NET
2 3 (6.98%) LAMP
3 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.33%) XML
3 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Internet of Things
2 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (46.51%) Manual Testing
3 15 (34.88%) Software Testing
4 12 (27.91%) Regression Testing
5 9 (20.93%) ITIL
6 8 (18.60%) PRINCE2
6 8 (18.60%) Scrum
7 5 (11.63%) Waterfall
8 4 (9.30%) Service Management
9 3 (6.98%) Risk Management
9 3 (6.98%) Integration Testing
10 2 (4.65%) Test Management
10 2 (4.65%) System Testing
10 2 (4.65%) Open Source
10 2 (4.65%) Content Management
10 2 (4.65%) Business Analysis
10 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (4.65%) Functional Testing
10 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
10 2 (4.65%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) C
2 2 (4.65%) C#
2 2 (4.65%) Java
2 2 (4.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) ISEB
3 2 (4.65%) CCVP
3 2 (4.65%) CCNA
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.33%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.65%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (41.86%) Oracle
2 4 (9.30%) VMware
2 4 (9.30%) SAP
2 4 (9.30%) HP
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco
5 1 (2.33%) TIBCO
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