The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon 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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 22 15 25
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 1 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 0.79% 5.06% 5.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 6.90% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 8
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£525 £410 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.04% +7.32%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -5.26%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
112 58 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 88.19% 73.42% 64.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 45 66
Average daily rate £450 £350 £412
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -14.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 7 (70.00%) SQL
1 7 (70.00%) OO
2 6 (60.00%) Subversion
2 6 (60.00%) Spring
2 6 (60.00%) jQuery
2 6 (60.00%) hybris
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) OOP
2 6 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (60.00%) Eclipse
2 6 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (60.00%) W3C
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) J2EE
2 6 (60.00%) MySQL
2 6 (60.00%) Ant
2 6 (60.00%) CSS
2 6 (60.00%) JSP
2 6 (60.00%) Web Services
2 6 (60.00%) REST
2 6 (60.00%) Build Automation
3 2 (20.00%) MS Project
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) ISEB
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) MS Visio

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 6 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Project
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Subversion
1 6 (60.00%) Eclipse
1 6 (60.00%) Ant
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Support
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Spring
1 6 (60.00%) jQuery
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
1 6 (60.00%) J2EE
1 6 (60.00%) CSS
1 6 (60.00%) JSP
1 6 (60.00%) Web Services
1 6 (60.00%) REST
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) W3C
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) OO
2 6 (60.00%) OOP
2 6 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (60.00%) Build Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) MCSA
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) hybris
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) VMware