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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 73 44 68
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +24
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 59 116 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.14% 3.90% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.85% 5.40% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 70 32
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£389 £425 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.52% +29.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £325 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £12.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -61.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £21.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+41.86% -28.33%
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
2073 2150 1548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.16% 72.37% 71.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1171 1211 854
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 £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 152 135
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -0.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £19.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +8 18 £395 +5.33% 4
Cambridgeshire +8 15 £423 -1.16% 2
Essex +6 9 £275 -27.39% 1
Suffolk -17 6 £331 -22.05%
Bedfordshire -20 6 £475 +11.76% 2
East Anglia +5 5 £290 -
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 71 (47.97%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (32.43%) Oracle
3 45 (30.41%) Finance
4 43 (29.05%) .NET
4 43 (29.05%) Manual Testing
5 40 (27.03%) Visual Studio
6 31 (20.95%) SQL
7 29 (19.59%) Software Testing
8 27 (18.24%) SAP
9 23 (15.54%) Analytics
10 22 (14.86%) ERP
11 21 (14.19%) Oracle Database
12 19 (12.84%) Microsoft
12 19 (12.84%) Business Analysis
13 18 (12.16%) QA
13 18 (12.16%) Test Scripting
13 18 (12.16%) Scrum
14 17 (11.49%) Oracle Financials
15 16 (10.81%) MS Excel
16 15 (10.14%) Data Warehouse
16 15 (10.14%) Retail
17 14 (9.46%) Waterfall
17 14 (9.46%) PRINCE2
17 14 (9.46%) ETL
17 14 (9.46%) Regression Testing
17 14 (9.46%) Oracle Payables
18 10 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
18 10 (6.76%) SQL Server
18 10 (6.76%) Visualisation
18 10 (6.76%) HP Quality Center

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (1.35%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.68%) Documentum
2 1 (0.68%) Apache
2 1 (0.68%) IIS
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 16 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.68%) MS Project
3 1 (0.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (11.49%) Oracle Financials
2 14 (9.46%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (4.05%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (3.38%) Agresso
5 4 (2.70%) SAP SD
5 4 (2.70%) Oracle Receivables
6 3 (2.03%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (2.03%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (2.03%) Summit
6 3 (2.03%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (2.03%) SAP PP
7 2 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (1.35%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle FAH
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.68%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.68%) Cerner Millennium
8 1 (0.68%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.70%) SaaS
2 2 (1.35%) Taleo
3 1 (0.68%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.35%) Internet
2 1 (0.68%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (0.68%) SAN
2 1 (0.68%) ATM
2 1 (0.68%) VoIP
2 1 (0.68%) H.323
2 1 (0.68%) MGCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.19%) Oracle Database
2 15 (10.14%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (6.76%) SQL Server
3 10 (6.76%) QlikView
4 6 (4.05%) Snowflake Schema
4 6 (4.05%) Star Schema
5 5 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.70%) Spotfire
6 4 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (2.03%) OLAP
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.68%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.68%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 40 (27.03%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.03%) JIRA
4 2 (1.35%) Selenium
5 1 (0.68%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.68%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.68%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.68%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.68%) MSI
General
1 45 (30.41%) Finance
2 15 (10.14%) Retail
3 5 (3.38%) Banking
3 5 (3.38%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.70%) General Ledger
5 3 (2.03%) Legal
6 2 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.35%) Electronics
7 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Local Government
7 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 66 (44.59%) Analyst
2 34 (22.97%) Test Analyst
3 26 (17.57%) Business Analyst
4 18 (12.16%) Test Leader
4 18 (12.16%) Project Manager
5 16 (10.81%) Test Manager
6 14 (9.46%) Senior Analyst
6 14 (9.46%) Senior Test Analyst
7 9 (6.08%) Developer
7 9 (6.08%) Tester
8 6 (4.05%) Team Leader
8 6 (4.05%) SAP Analyst
8 6 (4.05%) Product Owner
9 5 (3.38%) Lead Business Analyst
9 5 (3.38%) SQL Developer
9 5 (3.38%) Consultant
10 4 (2.70%) IT Project Manager
10 4 (2.70%) Data Analyst
10 4 (2.70%) Contracts Manager
10 4 (2.70%) Business Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (29.05%) .NET
2 3 (2.03%) LAMP
3 2 (1.35%) XML
4 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.68%) Catalyst
4 1 (0.68%) Moose
4 1 (0.68%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.68%) CGI
4 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.68%) SOAP
4 1 (0.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.76%) Visualisation
2 8 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.70%) FMCG
3 4 (2.70%) Kindle
4 3 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.03%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.03%) Taxonomies
5 2 (1.35%) Statistics
5 2 (1.35%) Open Source
5 2 (1.35%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.68%) BYOD
6 1 (0.68%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.68%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.68%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.68%) EPoS
6 1 (0.68%) EMV
6 1 (0.68%) EFT
6 1 (0.68%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.35%) Windows
1 2 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.68%) Linux
2 1 (0.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (47.97%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (29.05%) Manual Testing
3 29 (19.59%) Software Testing
4 23 (15.54%) Analytics
5 22 (14.86%) ERP
6 19 (12.84%) Business Analysis
7 18 (12.16%) Test Scripting
7 18 (12.16%) Scrum
8 14 (9.46%) Waterfall
8 14 (9.46%) PRINCE2
8 14 (9.46%) ETL
8 14 (9.46%) Regression Testing
9 10 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (6.76%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (6.76%) Requirements Analysis
10 9 (6.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 9 (6.08%) Integration Testing
10 9 (6.08%) E-Commerce
10 9 (6.08%) CRM
10 9 (6.08%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 31 (20.95%) SQL
2 3 (2.03%) Java
3 2 (1.35%) C
3 2 (1.35%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.35%) Python
4 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.68%) VB
4 1 (0.68%) C#
4 1 (0.68%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (6.08%) Degree
2 8 (5.41%) ISEB
3 4 (2.70%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.35%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (1.35%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.68%) CCNA
5 1 (0.68%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.16%) QA
2 5 (3.38%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.68%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2 (1.35%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.68%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (6.76%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.35%) SCCM
3 1 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 48 (32.43%) Oracle
2 27 (18.24%) SAP
3 19 (12.84%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.76%) Tableau
5 9 (6.08%) HP
6 5 (3.38%) VMware
7 2 (1.35%) Adobe
8 1 (0.68%) 3PAR
8 1 (0.68%) Avaloq
8 1 (0.68%) Ariba
8 1 (0.68%) Cerner
8 1 (0.68%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.68%) EMC
8 1 (0.68%) Cisco
8 1 (0.68%) IBM
8 1 (0.68%) Cognos
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