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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 36 94 78
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -16
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 134 32 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.67% 1.36% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.47% 1.94% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 22 38
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£425 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £424 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £20.50 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.92% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £32.50 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £32.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.94% -22.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2072 1652 1940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 72.25% 70.36% 66.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1204 874 901
Average daily rate £390 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £213
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 150 143 215
Average hourly rate £28.83 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
User Acceptance Testing
England

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 11 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 11 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 +16 50 £438 +34.61% 3
Bedfordshire 0 24 £430 +13.90% 1
Hertfordshire +16 22 £300 +30.43% 4
Essex +2 12 £400 +11.88% 2
Cambridgeshire -6 12 £403 +7.33% 6
Norfolk - 1 - -
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 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 90 (38.79%) Finance
2 53 (22.84%) QA
3 49 (21.12%) SQL
4 41 (17.67%) SQL Server
4 41 (17.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (16.38%) Test Scripting
6 36 (15.52%) Migration
6 36 (15.52%) .NET
7 34 (14.66%) Change Management
8 33 (14.22%) SQL Server 2008
9 29 (12.50%) Business Analysis
10 28 (12.07%) Integration Testing
10 28 (12.07%) Retail
10 28 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
11 27 (11.64%) Oracle
12 26 (11.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 26 (11.21%) HP Quality Center
13 24 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
13 24 (10.34%) E-Commerce
13 24 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 24 (10.34%) Test Strategy
14 22 (9.48%) Scrum
14 22 (9.48%) Microsoft
14 22 (9.48%) ISEB
15 20 (8.62%) HP
16 18 (7.76%) ETL
16 18 (7.76%) C#
17 17 (7.33%) ITIL
17 17 (7.33%) SAP
17 17 (7.33%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 11 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 (3.88%) CMS
2 5 (2.16%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.16%) IBM Notes
2 5 (2.16%) Adobe CQ
3 4 (1.72%) Apache
3 4 (1.72%) IIS
4 3 (1.29%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.86%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.43%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.43%) MQSeries
Applications
1 16 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.16%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.86%) MS Office
4 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (6.90%) Oracle Payables
2 14 (6.03%) Oracle General Ledger
3 13 (5.60%) Oracle Receivables
4 8 (3.45%) Oracle Financials
5 6 (2.59%) Oracle Cash Management
5 6 (2.59%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 6 (2.59%) Oracle EBS R12
6 5 (2.16%) Oracle Assets
6 5 (2.16%) Agresso
7 4 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.43%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 1 (0.43%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.43%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.43%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle FAH
9 1 (0.43%) Magento
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.74%) SaaS
2 4 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.43%) FTP
1 1 (0.43%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (17.67%) SQL Server
2 33 (14.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (11.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 24 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.72%) DB2
5 4 (1.72%) MySQL
6 3 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.29%) DataStage
7 2 (0.86%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.43%) QlikView
8 1 (0.43%) DbVisualizer
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (5.60%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.02%) JIRA
2 7 (3.02%) SoapUI
3 6 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.29%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.86%) MSI
6 1 (0.43%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.43%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.43%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.43%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.43%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.43%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.43%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.43%) Ant
General
1 90 (38.79%) Finance
2 28 (12.07%) Retail
3 12 (5.17%) Banking
4 11 (4.74%) General Ledger
5 5 (2.16%) Marketing
6 4 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.29%) Publishing
8 2 (0.86%) Billing
8 2 (0.86%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.43%) Legal
9 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 98 (42.24%) Analyst
2 60 (25.86%) Business Analyst
3 29 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 25 (10.78%) Developer
5 23 (9.91%) Test Leader
6 21 (9.05%) Project Manager
7 17 (7.33%) .NET Developer
8 14 (6.03%) Tester
8 14 (6.03%) Coordinator
8 14 (6.03%) Test Coordinator
9 10 (4.31%) Senior Developer
9 10 (4.31%) Systems Analyst
9 10 (4.31%) Senior .NET Developer
10 9 (3.88%) Senior C# Developer
10 9 (3.88%) C# Developer
10 9 (3.88%) Consultant
10 9 (3.88%) C# .NET Developer
11 8 (3.45%) Business Systems Analyst
12 7 (3.02%) Test Manager
12 7 (3.02%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (15.52%) .NET
2 17 (7.33%) WCF
2 17 (7.33%) ASP.NET
2 17 (7.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (5.17%) XML
4 7 (3.02%) MDX
5 4 (1.72%) HTML
5 4 (1.72%) LAMP
6 3 (1.29%) J2EE
6 3 (1.29%) CSS
7 2 (0.86%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.43%) jQuery
8 1 (0.43%) Ajax
8 1 (0.43%) JSP
8 1 (0.43%) Web Services
8 1 (0.43%) Flash
8 1 (0.43%) XHTML
8 1 (0.43%) OLE
8 1 (0.43%) WebCenter
8 1 (0.43%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.17%) Management Information System
2 6 (2.59%) Data Integration
3 5 (2.16%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.16%) EPoS
4 4 (1.72%) Clustering
5 3 (1.29%) Informatics
5 3 (1.29%) NHS
5 3 (1.29%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.29%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.43%) Pharmacovigilance
7 1 (0.43%) CMDB
7 1 (0.43%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.43%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.43%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.43%) Open Source
7 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.90%) Windows
2 11 (4.74%) Windows 7
3 8 (3.45%) UNIX
4 7 (3.02%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.59%) Android
5 6 (2.59%) Linux
6 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.43%) Solaris
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (17.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 38 (16.38%) Test Scripting
3 36 (15.52%) Migration
4 34 (14.66%) Change Management
5 29 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 28 (12.07%) Integration Testing
6 28 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (10.34%) E-Commerce
7 24 (10.34%) Test Strategy
8 22 (9.48%) Scrum
9 18 (7.76%) ETL
10 17 (7.33%) MVC
10 17 (7.33%) ITIL
10 17 (7.33%) Manual Testing
11 16 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (6.90%) PRINCE2
11 16 (6.90%) Waterfall
12 14 (6.03%) Data Migration
12 14 (6.03%) Software Testing
12 14 (6.03%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (21.12%) SQL
2 18 (7.76%) C#
3 4 (1.72%) Java
3 4 (1.72%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.86%) C++
4 2 (0.86%) VB
5 1 (0.43%) VBA
5 1 (0.43%) FQL
5 1 (0.43%) C
5 1 (0.43%) VBScript
5 1 (0.43%) Perl
5 1 (0.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (9.48%) ISEB
2 11 (4.74%) Degree
3 9 (3.88%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.59%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (22.84%) QA
2 2 (0.86%) Solvency II
2 2 (0.86%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.86%) GxP
3 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 26 (11.21%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.72%) Foglight
3 3 (1.29%) SCCM
3 3 (1.29%) Control-M
Vendors
1 27 (11.64%) Oracle
2 22 (9.48%) Microsoft
3 20 (8.62%) HP
4 17 (7.33%) SAP
5 9 (3.88%) Citrix
6 6 (2.59%) JDA
6 6 (2.59%) RedPrairie
7 5 (2.16%) Lotus
8 4 (1.72%) Mercator
8 4 (1.72%) Business Objects
9 3 (1.29%) Adobe
9 3 (1.29%) VMware
9 3 (1.29%) IBM
9 3 (1.29%) Ceridian
10 2 (0.86%) Cadence
10 2 (0.86%) TSYS
10 2 (0.86%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.43%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.43%) ATG
11 1 (0.43%) FatWire
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