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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 30 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 1.22% 2.75% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 3.37% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate £350 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -41.93%
User Acceptance Testing
London

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
216 89 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 88.16% 81.65% 75.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 69 38
Average daily rate £418 £400 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -5.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £375 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £16.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +136.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016, 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 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (40.00%) Use Case
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Bug Management
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) Publishing
4 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) IIS
4 2 (20.00%) DHCP
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) ISEB
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (10.00%) SAN
5 1 (10.00%) MSI

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DHCP
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Capybara
1 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) JUnit
1 1 (10.00%) MSI
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
4 1 (10.00%) DBA
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Coordinator
4 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Unix DBA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) AIX
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Use Case
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Bug Management
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Application Discovery
4 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (10.00%) Data Security
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Process Management
4 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) System Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (10.00%) Greenplum
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Progress
3 1 (10.00%) VMware