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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 22 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 7 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 4.86% 0.87% 6.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.65% 1.10% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 8
Average daily rate
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£525 - £463
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 - £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 - £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +4.34%
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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
124 91 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 86.11% 79.13% 76.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 70 68
Average daily rate £470 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £319 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £546 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 November 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 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Front Office
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Release Management
3 2 (28.57%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (28.57%) QA
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Service Continuity Management
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) PerformancePoint
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
3 2 (28.57%) Front Office
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) UAT Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Release Management
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Continuity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft