The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 69 54 49
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 64 104 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.40% 3.29% 3.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 4.50% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 61 44
Average daily rate
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£368 £425 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.52% +16.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £314 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.35 £21.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-5.37% -35.82%
User Acceptance Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1980 2312 1597
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.38% 73.19% 69.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1131 1308 875
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £268 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 146 123
Average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the East of England region.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the East of England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the East of England region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +11 16 £389 -12.39% 2
Cambridgeshire +11 15 £413 -3.50% 2
Bedfordshire -23 10 £475 +11.76% 2
Essex +7 8 £363 -2.35% 1
Suffolk -12 7 £350 -15.15%
Norfolk - - - - 1
User Acceptance Testing
England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 69 (48.25%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (34.27%) Oracle
3 45 (31.47%) Manual Testing
4 44 (30.77%) .NET
5 43 (30.07%) Finance
6 40 (27.97%) Visual Studio
7 35 (24.48%) SQL
8 28 (19.58%) Software Testing
9 26 (18.18%) SAP
10 23 (16.08%) ERP
10 23 (16.08%) Analytics
11 21 (14.69%) Oracle Database
11 21 (14.69%) Test Scripting
12 19 (13.29%) QA
12 19 (13.29%) Microsoft
13 18 (12.59%) Business Analysis
14 17 (11.89%) Scrum
15 16 (11.19%) Data Warehouse
15 16 (11.19%) Oracle Payables
16 15 (10.49%) Waterfall
16 15 (10.49%) MS Excel
16 15 (10.49%) Oracle Financials
16 15 (10.49%) ETL
17 14 (9.79%) Retail
18 11 (7.69%) PRINCE2
18 11 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
18 11 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
19 10 (6.99%) QlikView
19 10 (6.99%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 10 (6.99%) Tableau

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 3 (2.10%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.40%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.70%) Documentum
3 1 (0.70%) IIS
3 1 (0.70%) Apache
3 1 (0.70%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.70%) Moodle
Applications
1 15 (10.49%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.40%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.70%) MS Project
3 1 (0.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (11.19%) Oracle Payables
2 15 (10.49%) Oracle Financials
3 7 (4.90%) Oracle Receivables
4 6 (4.20%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (3.50%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (2.80%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (2.80%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 4 (2.80%) Agresso
7 3 (2.10%) SAP SD
7 3 (2.10%) SAP PP
7 3 (2.10%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (2.10%) Summit
7 3 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (2.10%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (1.40%) SAP ERP
8 2 (1.40%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (1.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.10%) SaaS
2 2 (1.40%) Taleo
3 1 (0.70%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.10%) Internet
2 1 (0.70%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.69%) Oracle Database
2 16 (11.19%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (6.99%) QlikView
4 8 (5.59%) SQL Server
5 7 (4.90%) Snowflake Schema
5 7 (4.90%) Star Schema
6 5 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.80%) Spotfire
8 3 (2.10%) OLAP
8 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 40 (27.97%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.80%) JIRA
4 2 (1.40%) Selenium
5 1 (0.70%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 43 (30.07%) Finance
2 14 (9.79%) Retail
3 4 (2.80%) General Ledger
3 4 (2.80%) Banking
4 3 (2.10%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.10%) Legal
4 3 (2.10%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.40%) Electronics
6 1 (0.70%) Local Government
6 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.70%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (44.06%) Analyst
2 36 (25.17%) Test Analyst
3 23 (16.08%) Business Analyst
4 20 (13.99%) Test Leader
5 16 (11.19%) Project Manager
6 14 (9.79%) Senior Analyst
6 14 (9.79%) Senior Test Analyst
7 10 (6.99%) Test Manager
7 10 (6.99%) Developer
8 9 (6.29%) Tester
9 7 (4.90%) Consultant
10 6 (4.20%) Team Leader
11 5 (3.50%) SQL Developer
12 4 (2.80%) IT Project Manager
12 4 (2.80%) Data Analyst
12 4 (2.80%) Product Owner
12 4 (2.80%) SAP Manager
12 4 (2.80%) Lead Business Analyst
12 4 (2.80%) Business Data Analyst
12 4 (2.80%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (30.77%) .NET
2 3 (2.10%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (2.10%) LAMP
3 2 (1.40%) XML
4 1 (0.70%) CGI
4 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.70%) Web Services
4 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.70%) Catalyst
4 1 (0.70%) Moose
4 1 (0.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.99%) Visualisation
2 9 (6.29%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.50%) FMCG
4 4 (2.80%) Kindle
5 3 (2.10%) Data Integration
5 3 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.10%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.40%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.40%) Open Source
7 1 (0.70%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.70%) BYOD
7 1 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.70%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.70%) Clustering
7 1 (0.70%) EPoS
7 1 (0.70%) EMV
7 1 (0.70%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.70%) UNIX
2 1 (0.70%) Windows
2 1 (0.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (48.25%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (31.47%) Manual Testing
3 28 (19.58%) Software Testing
4 23 (16.08%) ERP
4 23 (16.08%) Analytics
5 21 (14.69%) Test Scripting
6 18 (12.59%) Business Analysis
7 17 (11.89%) Scrum
8 15 (10.49%) ETL
8 15 (10.49%) Waterfall
9 11 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (7.69%) PRINCE2
9 11 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
10 10 (6.99%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (6.99%) E-Commerce
10 10 (6.99%) Regression Testing
10 10 (6.99%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 9 (6.29%) CRM
11 9 (6.29%) Coaching
12 8 (5.59%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 35 (24.48%) SQL
2 4 (2.80%) Java
3 2 (1.40%) C#
3 2 (1.40%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.40%) Python
4 1 (0.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (6.29%) Degree
2 6 (4.20%) ISEB
3 4 (2.80%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.29%) QA
2 5 (3.50%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.70%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (6.99%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (34.27%) Oracle
2 26 (18.18%) SAP
3 19 (13.29%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.99%) Tableau
5 7 (4.90%) HP
6 4 (2.80%) IBM
6 4 (2.80%) VMware
7 2 (1.40%) Adobe
8 1 (0.70%) Siebel
8 1 (0.70%) EMC
8 1 (0.70%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.70%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.70%) Avaloq
8 1 (0.70%) 3PAR
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Sperry Partners
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Posted: 24 days ago