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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 67 72 48
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -24
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 58 61 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.29% 2.29% 3.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 3.00% 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 38 70
Average daily rate £425 £374 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.71% -12.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £289 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +61.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £21.95 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-6.60% +8.39%
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
1971 2034 2339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.69% 76.38% 76.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1171 1151 1327
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 148 139
Average hourly rate £27.50 £33.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Cambridgeshire +10 16 £425 +3.03% 2
Bedfordshire +6 13 £438 -7.89% 3
Hertfordshire +3 10 £425 +7.59% 3
Essex +3 9 £413 +13.79%
Suffolk +5 8 £550 +59.42%
Norfolk - 1 - -
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 38 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (22.00%) Scrum
3 21 (21.00%) SQL
4 19 (19.00%) Finance
4 19 (19.00%) Defect Management
5 17 (17.00%) Microsoft
5 17 (17.00%) Test Scripting
6 14 (14.00%) Migration
6 14 (14.00%) Oracle
7 13 (13.00%) SAP
7 13 (13.00%) Data Modelling
7 13 (13.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (13.00%) Use Case
8 12 (12.00%) Integration Testing
9 11 (11.00%) Waterfall
9 11 (11.00%) Retail
9 11 (11.00%) ITIL
9 11 (11.00%) Project Management
9 11 (11.00%) Test Strategy
10 10 (10.00%) Functional Testing
10 10 (10.00%) User Stories
10 10 (10.00%) SDLC
10 10 (10.00%) ISEB
10 10 (10.00%) PRINCE2
10 10 (10.00%) Change Management
10 10 (10.00%) Business Analysis
10 10 (10.00%) ISTQB
10 10 (10.00%) QA
11 9 (9.00%) E-Commerce
11 9 (9.00%) Software Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 4 (4.00%) Confluence
2 1 (1.00%) Apache
2 1 (1.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.00%) MS Office
2 3 (3.00%) MS Project
2 3 (3.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.00%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (2.00%) Maximo
2 2 (2.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (1.00%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (1.00%) AWD
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (1.00%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.00%) SAP PP
3 1 (1.00%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) Boomi
1 2 (2.00%) Force.com
2 1 (1.00%) MailChimp
2 1 (1.00%) SaaS
2 1 (1.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (1.00%) NAS
1 1 (1.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (1.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.00%) OLAP
3 2 (2.00%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (2.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.00%) Essbase
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (8.00%) JIRA
2 5 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (2.00%) Bugzilla
4 2 (2.00%) FogBugz
4 2 (2.00%) HP UFT
4 2 (2.00%) Selenium
5 1 (1.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.00%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.00%) MSTest
5 1 (1.00%) NUnit
5 1 (1.00%) Subversion
5 1 (1.00%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.00%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (19.00%) Finance
2 11 (11.00%) Retail
3 5 (5.00%) Banking
3 5 (5.00%) Marketing
4 3 (3.00%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.00%) Advertising
6 1 (1.00%) Billing
6 1 (1.00%) Games
6 1 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 38 (38.00%) Analyst
2 16 (16.00%) Business Analyst
3 15 (15.00%) Test Analyst
4 14 (14.00%) Test Manager
5 13 (13.00%) Project Manager
6 9 (9.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 9 (9.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 8 (8.00%) Architect
7 8 (8.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 8 (8.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
7 8 (8.00%) IT Manager
7 8 (8.00%) IT Project Manager
8 7 (7.00%) Data Analyst
8 7 (7.00%) Test Leader
8 7 (7.00%) Tester
9 6 (6.00%) Consultant
9 6 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (5.00%) Defect Manager
10 5 (5.00%) UAT Analyst
11 4 (4.00%) Salesforce.com Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.00%) .NET
2 3 (3.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.00%) WCF
2 3 (3.00%) Web Services
2 3 (3.00%) XML
3 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (2.00%) HTML
3 2 (2.00%) jQuery
3 2 (2.00%) MDX
3 2 (2.00%) RESTful
3 2 (2.00%) Silverlight
3 2 (2.00%) WPF
4 1 (1.00%) CGI
4 1 (1.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.00%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.00%) Biotechnology
5 1 (1.00%) Clustering
5 1 (1.00%) CMDB
5 1 (1.00%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.00%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.00%) PMI
5 1 (1.00%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.00%) Replication
5 1 (1.00%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.00%) Windows
2 3 (3.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.00%) Linux
3 2 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.00%) Android
4 1 (1.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (22.00%) Scrum
3 19 (19.00%) Defect Management
4 17 (17.00%) Test Scripting
5 14 (14.00%) Migration
6 13 (13.00%) Data Modelling
6 13 (13.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (13.00%) Use Case
7 12 (12.00%) Integration Testing
8 11 (11.00%) ITIL
8 11 (11.00%) Project Management
8 11 (11.00%) Test Strategy
8 11 (11.00%) Waterfall
9 10 (10.00%) Business Analysis
9 10 (10.00%) Change Management
9 10 (10.00%) Functional Testing
9 10 (10.00%) PRINCE2
9 10 (10.00%) SDLC
9 10 (10.00%) User Stories
10 9 (9.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.00%) SQL
2 5 (5.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (4.00%) C#
4 2 (2.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.00%) Java
5 1 (1.00%) Perl
5 1 (1.00%) PHP
5 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (10.00%) ISEB
1 10 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (4.00%) Degree
2 4 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (3.00%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.00%) PMP
4 2 (2.00%) MBA
5 1 (1.00%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 17 (17.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.00%) Oracle
3 13 (13.00%) SAP
4 7 (7.00%) IBM
5 5 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (3.00%) VMware
7 2 (2.00%) Dell
7 2 (2.00%) HP
7 2 (2.00%) Hyperion
7 2 (2.00%) JDA
7 2 (2.00%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.00%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.00%) Adobe
8 1 (1.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (1.00%) CommVault
8 1 (1.00%) Ericsson
8 1 (1.00%) hybris
8 1 (1.00%) Nokia Networks
8 1 (1.00%) RedPrairie
8 1 (1.00%) Tableau
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