The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Croydon 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 15 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 2 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 2.50% 4.65% 4.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.77% 6.06% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £447 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.88% +22.46%
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
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
53 66 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 66.25% 76.74% 56.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 49 51
Average daily rate £430 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
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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 31 July 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 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) OO
3 6 (46.15%) Eclipse
3 6 (46.15%) W3C
3 6 (46.15%) Subversion
3 6 (46.15%) Spring
3 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) OOP
3 6 (46.15%) Tomcat
3 6 (46.15%) E-Commerce
3 6 (46.15%) HTML
3 6 (46.15%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 6 (46.15%) J2EE
3 6 (46.15%) MySQL
3 6 (46.15%) Ant
3 6 (46.15%) CSS
3 6 (46.15%) JSP
3 6 (46.15%) Web Services
3 6 (46.15%) jQuery
3 6 (46.15%) hybris
3 6 (46.15%) REST
3 6 (46.15%) Build Automation
4 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
4 3 (23.08%) ISEB
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (46.15%) Tomcat
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.69%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Ant
1 6 (46.15%) Eclipse
1 6 (46.15%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Java Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Server Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (15.38%) SQL DBA
4 2 (15.38%) DBA
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Support
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Support
5 1 (7.69%) Network Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
1 6 (46.15%) J2EE
1 6 (46.15%) CSS
1 6 (46.15%) JSP
1 6 (46.15%) Web Services
1 6 (46.15%) Spring
1 6 (46.15%) jQuery
1 6 (46.15%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) W3C
2 1 (7.69%) Taxonomies
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) OO
2 6 (46.15%) E-Commerce
2 6 (46.15%) OOP
2 6 (46.15%) Build Automation
3 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Test Management
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) ETL
5 1 (7.69%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Workflow
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) MCSM
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) hybris
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Cognos
3 1 (7.69%) Siebel
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) VMware