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 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 27 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 2 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.48% 11.11% 3.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 21.28% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 1
Average daily rate
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£394 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.16% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £23.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+32.60% -23.33%
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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
122 47 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 90.37% 52.22% 74.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 36 27
Average daily rate £388 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £476 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
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 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 29 May 2015, 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 5 (71.43%) Test Management
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 3 (42.86%) Document Management
3 3 (42.86%) Kofax
3 3 (42.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
4 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (14.29%) Back Office
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) IIS
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
5 1 (14.29%) Information Security
5 1 (14.29%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Information Management
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Firewall
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) DataStage
5 1 (14.29%) ERwin
5 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
5 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) DataStage
1 1 (14.29%) Star Schema
1 1 (14.29%) MS Access
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) QlikView
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) ERwin
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Test Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Statistics
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Test Management
2 3 (42.86%) Document Management
2 3 (42.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Information Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Kofax
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Cognos
2 1 (14.29%) Atlassian