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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 79 41 89
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +48
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 61 129 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.03% 4.45% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 5.96% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 85 25
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£406 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £458 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £20.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-2.32% +6.17%
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
2304 2165 1613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.75% 74.60% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1405 1238 857
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 151 139
Average hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -13 15 £400 +33.33% 5
Bedfordshire 0 12 £425 - 7
Cambridgeshire -2 12 £450 +11.80%
Essex -13 10 £240 -38.06% 2
Suffolk -13 8 £400 -8.57% 1
East Anglia +3 4 - -
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 50 (35.97%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (34.53%) Finance
3 32 (23.02%) Oracle
4 31 (22.30%) SQL
5 24 (17.27%) SAP
6 22 (15.83%) Manual Testing
7 20 (14.39%) Test Scripting
7 20 (14.39%) QA
7 20 (14.39%) .NET
8 19 (13.67%) Visual Studio
9 18 (12.95%) ERP
9 18 (12.95%) Regression Testing
9 18 (12.95%) Retail
9 18 (12.95%) Analytics
10 17 (12.23%) Business Analysis
10 17 (12.23%) Software Testing
10 17 (12.23%) Waterfall
10 17 (12.23%) Scrum
11 16 (11.51%) Microsoft
12 14 (10.07%) HP Quality Center
12 14 (10.07%) Integration Testing
12 14 (10.07%) MS Excel
12 14 (10.07%) System Integration Testing
13 13 (9.35%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (9.35%) Oracle Financials
13 13 (9.35%) HP
14 12 (8.63%) PRINCE2
15 11 (7.91%) SQL Server
15 11 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (7.91%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (1.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.72%) Apache
2 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.72%) Documentum
2 1 (0.72%) CICS
Applications
1 14 (10.07%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.44%) MS Office
3 1 (0.72%) MS Project
3 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (9.35%) Oracle Financials
2 10 (7.19%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (3.60%) Agresso
3 5 (3.60%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (2.88%) Summit
4 4 (2.88%) SAP SD
5 3 (2.16%) SAP PP
5 3 (2.16%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (2.16%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (2.16%) Oracle Receivables
5 3 (2.16%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (1.44%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.72%) Cerner Millennium
7 1 (0.72%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.72%) VisionPLUS
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.72%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.88%) SaaS
2 2 (1.44%) Taleo
3 1 (0.72%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.44%) VoIP
1 2 (1.44%) MGCP
1 2 (1.44%) H.323
1 2 (1.44%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (0.72%) SAN
2 1 (0.72%) Internet
2 1 (0.72%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.35%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (7.91%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.04%) QlikView
4 6 (4.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.60%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.88%) Snowflake Schema
6 4 (2.88%) Star Schema
7 3 (2.16%) Spotfire
8 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.44%) OLAP
8 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.72%) MS Access
9 1 (0.72%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 19 (13.67%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.16%) JIRA
3 3 (2.16%) Selenium
4 2 (1.44%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.44%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.44%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.44%) PeopleTools
4 2 (1.44%) MSI
5 1 (0.72%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 48 (34.53%) Finance
2 18 (12.95%) Retail
3 11 (7.91%) Banking
4 6 (4.32%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.88%) General Ledger
6 3 (2.16%) Legal
7 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.72%) Electronics
7 1 (0.72%) Local Government
7 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (46.76%) Analyst
2 28 (20.14%) Business Analyst
3 27 (19.42%) Test Analyst
4 17 (12.23%) Project Manager
5 15 (10.79%) Test Manager
5 15 (10.79%) Test Leader
6 9 (6.47%) Developer
7 8 (5.76%) Consultant
7 8 (5.76%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (5.76%) Senior Test Analyst
8 7 (5.04%) SAP Analyst
9 6 (4.32%) Tester
9 6 (4.32%) Product Owner
10 5 (3.60%) SQL Developer
10 5 (3.60%) Lead Business Analyst
11 4 (2.88%) Contracts Manager
11 4 (2.88%) Systems Analyst
11 4 (2.88%) QA Analyst
11 4 (2.88%) Team Leader
11 4 (2.88%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.39%) .NET
2 2 (1.44%) SOAP
2 2 (1.44%) XML
2 2 (1.44%) LAMP
2 2 (1.44%) SAP Basis
2 2 (1.44%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.72%) Catalyst
3 1 (0.72%) Moose
3 1 (0.72%) WSH
3 1 (0.72%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.04%) EFT
1 7 (5.04%) Management Information System
1 7 (5.04%) Visualisation
2 4 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.16%) Data Integration
3 3 (2.16%) FMCG
3 3 (2.16%) Kindle
3 3 (2.16%) Statistics
3 3 (2.16%) Taxonomies
4 1 (0.72%) CMDB
4 1 (0.72%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.72%) NHS
4 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.72%) EPoS
4 1 (0.72%) EMV
4 1 (0.72%) SWIFT
4 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.72%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (0.72%) Internet of Things
4 1 (0.72%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.16%) UNIX
2 2 (1.44%) Windows
2 2 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (1.44%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.72%) Linux
3 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (35.97%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (15.83%) Manual Testing
3 20 (14.39%) Test Scripting
4 18 (12.95%) ERP
4 18 (12.95%) Regression Testing
4 18 (12.95%) Analytics
5 17 (12.23%) Business Analysis
5 17 (12.23%) Software Testing
5 17 (12.23%) Scrum
5 17 (12.23%) Waterfall
6 14 (10.07%) Integration Testing
6 14 (10.07%) System Integration Testing
7 12 (8.63%) PRINCE2
8 11 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (7.19%) ITIL
9 10 (7.19%) ETL
10 9 (6.47%) Coaching
11 8 (5.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 8 (5.76%) SDLC
11 8 (5.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 31 (22.30%) SQL
2 3 (2.16%) C
3 2 (1.44%) C#
3 2 (1.44%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.72%) Java
4 1 (0.72%) Perl
4 1 (0.72%) VB
4 1 (0.72%) Python
4 1 (0.72%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (6.47%) ISEB
1 9 (6.47%) Degree
2 6 (4.32%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.16%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.16%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (2.16%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.44%) CCVP
4 2 (1.44%) CCNA
5 1 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (14.39%) QA
2 3 (2.16%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.72%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2 (1.44%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (10.07%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.16%) SCCM
3 2 (1.44%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.72%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 32 (23.02%) Oracle
2 24 (17.27%) SAP
3 16 (11.51%) Microsoft
4 13 (9.35%) HP
5 8 (5.76%) PeopleSoft
6 7 (5.04%) Tableau
7 5 (3.60%) VMware
8 2 (1.44%) ReadSoft
8 2 (1.44%) Cerner
8 2 (1.44%) Adobe
8 2 (1.44%) Cisco
9 1 (0.72%) IBM
9 1 (0.72%) Cognos
9 1 (0.72%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.72%) Ariba
9 1 (0.72%) Avaloq
9 1 (0.72%) Sitecore
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