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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 19 10 20
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 5 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 4.72% 7.25% 3.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.46% 10.42% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 3
Average daily rate £450 £488 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +21.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £329 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -6.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £33.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-35.82% +28.84%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
67 48 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 63.21% 69.57% 78.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 32 85
Average daily rate £450 £413 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -13.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
User Acceptance Testing
London

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 16 April 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 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) OLTP
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (16.67%) IIS
3 1 (16.67%) MS Project
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) HND
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) Cognos
3 1 (16.67%) Siebel
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) SAN

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) OLTP
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (16.67%) DataStage
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) DBA
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (33.33%) Server Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Support
3 1 (16.67%) Network Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) UAT Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Stress Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) HND
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Cognos
2 1 (16.67%) Siebel
2 1 (16.67%) VMware