The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 East of England 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 41 85 71
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -14
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 135 36 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.45% 1.51% 2.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.06% 2.16% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 26 41
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£414 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.82% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £418 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £345
% change year-on-year
+4.32% -2.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Average hourly rate £20.75 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.15% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.55 £32.50 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.95 £32.50 £35.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -24.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2229 1665 2031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 73.47% 69.67% 66.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1305 866 1002
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 133 233
Average hourly rate £28.91 £33.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.38% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.20 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
User Acceptance Testing
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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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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
Suffolk - 38 £438 - 1
Bedfordshire +3 29 £440 +16.55%
Hertfordshire +16 25 £300 +30.43% 2
Cambridgeshire -2 17 £401 +7.00% 3
Essex +3 13 £400 +9.58% 2
Norfolk - 1 - -
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 98 (39.68%) Finance
2 56 (22.67%) SQL
2 56 (22.67%) QA
3 42 (17.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 42 (17.00%) SQL Server
4 41 (16.60%) Test Scripting
5 39 (15.79%) Migration
6 36 (14.57%) .NET
7 34 (13.77%) Oracle
8 33 (13.36%) Change Management
8 33 (13.36%) SQL Server 2008
9 31 (12.55%) Business Analysis
10 30 (12.15%) Business Intelligence
10 30 (12.15%) Integration Testing
10 30 (12.15%) HP Quality Center
11 27 (10.93%) Retail
12 26 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 26 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
12 26 (10.53%) Test Strategy
13 25 (10.12%) ISEB
13 25 (10.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 25 (10.12%) Scrum
14 24 (9.72%) E-Commerce
15 23 (9.31%) ETL
15 23 (9.31%) Microsoft
15 23 (9.31%) HP
16 21 (8.50%) Waterfall
16 21 (8.50%) Oracle Payables
16 21 (8.50%) SAP
16 21 (8.50%) PRINCE2

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 9 (3.64%) CMS
2 6 (2.43%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.02%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.02%) IBM Notes
3 5 (2.02%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (1.62%) IIS
4 4 (1.62%) Apache
5 3 (1.21%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.81%) MQSeries
Applications
1 18 (7.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.43%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.81%) MS Office
4 1 (0.40%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (8.50%) Oracle Payables
2 18 (7.29%) Oracle General Ledger
3 17 (6.88%) Oracle Receivables
4 9 (3.64%) Oracle Assets
4 9 (3.64%) Agresso
4 9 (3.64%) Oracle Financials
5 6 (2.43%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 6 (2.43%) Oracle Cash Management
5 6 (2.43%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (1.62%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.40%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 1 (0.40%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.40%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.86%) SaaS
2 4 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.40%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (17.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (13.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 26 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (10.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (2.02%) DB2
6 4 (1.62%) MySQL
7 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.21%) DataStage
8 2 (0.81%) EDRMS
8 2 (0.81%) QlikView
8 2 (0.81%) DbVisualizer
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.40%) Snowflake Schema
9 1 (0.40%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 13 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 9 (3.64%) SoapUI
3 7 (2.83%) JIRA
4 6 (2.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.62%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.81%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.81%) MSI
7 1 (0.40%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.40%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.40%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.40%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.40%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.40%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.40%) Ant
General
1 98 (39.68%) Finance
2 27 (10.93%) Retail
3 13 (5.26%) Banking
4 12 (4.86%) General Ledger
5 6 (2.43%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.62%) Marketing
7 3 (1.21%) Publishing
8 2 (0.81%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.81%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.81%) Billing
9 1 (0.40%) Electronics
9 1 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 107 (43.32%) Analyst
2 63 (25.51%) Business Analyst
3 32 (12.96%) Test Analyst
4 26 (10.53%) Developer
5 25 (10.12%) Project Manager
6 23 (9.31%) Test Leader
7 17 (6.88%) Tester
7 17 (6.88%) .NET Developer
8 13 (5.26%) Coordinator
8 13 (5.26%) Test Coordinator
9 10 (4.05%) Senior Developer
9 10 (4.05%) Systems Analyst
9 10 (4.05%) Consultant
9 10 (4.05%) Senior .NET Developer
10 9 (3.64%) Senior C# Developer
10 9 (3.64%) C# Developer
10 9 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (3.24%) Business Systems Analyst
11 8 (3.24%) Test Manager
12 7 (2.83%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (14.57%) .NET
2 17 (6.88%) WCF
2 17 (6.88%) ASP.NET
2 17 (6.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 15 (6.07%) XML
4 9 (3.64%) MDX
5 6 (2.43%) HTML
6 5 (2.02%) LAMP
7 4 (1.62%) J2EE
8 3 (1.21%) CSS
9 2 (0.81%) Flash
9 2 (0.81%) Application Packaging
10 1 (0.40%) jQuery
10 1 (0.40%) Ajax
10 1 (0.40%) XHTML
10 1 (0.40%) OLE
10 1 (0.40%) JSP
10 1 (0.40%) Web Services
10 1 (0.40%) WebCenter
10 1 (0.40%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.86%) Management Information System
2 7 (2.83%) Data Integration
3 5 (2.02%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.02%) EPoS
4 4 (1.62%) Clustering
5 3 (1.21%) Informatics
5 3 (1.21%) NHS
5 3 (1.21%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.21%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.81%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.40%) Pharmacovigilance
7 1 (0.40%) CMDB
7 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.40%) Open Source
7 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.40%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.48%) Windows
2 10 (4.05%) Windows 7
3 9 (3.64%) UNIX
4 6 (2.43%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.43%) Android
5 5 (2.02%) Linux
6 1 (0.40%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.40%) Solaris
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (17.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 41 (16.60%) Test Scripting
3 39 (15.79%) Migration
4 33 (13.36%) Change Management
5 31 (12.55%) Business Analysis
6 30 (12.15%) Business Intelligence
6 30 (12.15%) Integration Testing
7 26 (10.53%) Test Strategy
8 25 (10.12%) Scrum
9 24 (9.72%) E-Commerce
10 23 (9.31%) ETL
11 21 (8.50%) PRINCE2
11 21 (8.50%) Waterfall
12 18 (7.29%) ITIL
13 17 (6.88%) MVC
13 17 (6.88%) Manual Testing
14 16 (6.48%) Software Testing
14 16 (6.48%) Data Migration
15 15 (6.07%) Test Management
15 15 (6.07%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 56 (22.67%) SQL
2 19 (7.69%) C#
3 5 (2.02%) Java
3 5 (2.02%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.81%) VB
5 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.40%) FQL
5 1 (0.40%) VBScript
5 1 (0.40%) Perl
5 1 (0.40%) C++
5 1 (0.40%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (10.12%) ISEB
2 13 (5.26%) Degree
3 9 (3.64%) ISTQB
4 7 (2.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (2.43%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (22.67%) QA
2 2 (0.81%) Solvency II
2 2 (0.81%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.81%) GxP
3 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 30 (12.15%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.62%) Foglight
3 3 (1.21%) SCCM
3 3 (1.21%) Control-M
Vendors
1 34 (13.77%) Oracle
2 23 (9.31%) Microsoft
2 23 (9.31%) HP
3 21 (8.50%) SAP
4 9 (3.64%) Citrix
5 6 (2.43%) JDA
5 6 (2.43%) RedPrairie
6 5 (2.02%) Lotus
6 5 (2.02%) PeopleSoft
6 5 (2.02%) Business Objects
7 4 (1.62%) IBM
7 4 (1.62%) Adobe
7 4 (1.62%) Mercator
7 4 (1.62%) Ceridian
8 3 (1.21%) VMware
9 2 (0.81%) TSYS
9 2 (0.81%) Tableau
10 1 (0.40%) Facebook
10 1 (0.40%) Twitter
10 1 (0.40%) ServiceNow
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