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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 66 85 50
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -35
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 67 59 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.65% 2.00% 4.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 2.56% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 33 79
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £466 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £105.50 - £20.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.90 - £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £161.10 - £20.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +2.32%
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
2009 2308 2216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.34% 78.42% 76.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1159 1395 1267
Median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 161 153
Median hourly rate £31.00 £33.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.05 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 June 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +13 21 £413 +71.87% 2
Cambridgeshire +19 18 £425 -1.73% 2
Hertfordshire +16 16 £390 -2.50% 5
Bedfordshire +8 10 £425 +11.84% 1
Suffolk -9 2 £675 +58.82%
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 34 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (27.68%) Finance
3 23 (20.54%) Oracle
4 21 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (17.86%) Integration Testing
6 19 (16.96%) SQL
7 18 (16.07%) SAP
8 17 (15.18%) Microsoft
9 16 (14.29%) Test Scripting
9 16 (14.29%) Test Strategy
9 16 (14.29%) Defect Management
10 13 (11.61%) Scrum
10 13 (11.61%) E-Commerce
10 13 (11.61%) Use Case
10 13 (11.61%) ISTQB
11 12 (10.71%) Data Modelling
12 11 (9.82%) ISEB
12 11 (9.82%) Retail
12 11 (9.82%) Performance Testing
12 11 (9.82%) Non-Functional Testing
13 10 (8.93%) Waterfall
13 10 (8.93%) System Integration Testing
13 10 (8.93%) Business Analysis
13 10 (8.93%) C#
13 10 (8.93%) Migration
14 9 (8.04%) Change Management
14 9 (8.04%) Project Management
14 9 (8.04%) ITIL
14 9 (8.04%) MS Excel
14 9 (8.04%) Hyperion

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.68%) Confluence
2 2 (1.79%) Apache
2 2 (1.79%) CMS
2 2 (1.79%) IIS
2 2 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.89%) JBoss
3 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (8.04%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.46%) MS Office
3 1 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.89%) MS Project
3 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (8.04%) Hyperion Planning
2 4 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.68%) Maximo
4 2 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.89%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.89%) AWD
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.89%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.89%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.89%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.89%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.89%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.57%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.89%) MailChimp
3 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.89%) BIG-IP
1 1 (0.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (0.89%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (0.89%) Firewall
1 1 (0.89%) NAS
1 1 (0.89%) SAN
1 1 (0.89%) SSL
1 1 (0.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.14%) Essbase
2 7 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.68%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.89%) DB2
5 1 (0.89%) OLAP
5 1 (0.89%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.25%) Selenium
2 6 (5.36%) Cucumber
3 5 (4.46%) JIRA
3 5 (4.46%) SoapUI
4 4 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.68%) SpecFlow
5 3 (2.68%) TestDirector
6 2 (1.79%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.79%) MSTest
6 2 (1.79%) NUnit
6 2 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.89%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.89%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.89%) Bower
7 1 (0.89%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.89%) Grunt
7 1 (0.89%) gulp
7 1 (0.89%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.89%) Subversion
7 1 (0.89%) WebDriver
General
1 31 (27.68%) Finance
2 11 (9.82%) Retail
3 7 (6.25%) Banking
4 4 (3.57%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.68%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.79%) Automotive
6 2 (1.79%) Marketing
7 1 (0.89%) Advertising
7 1 (0.89%) Billing
7 1 (0.89%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (0.89%) Games
7 1 (0.89%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.89%) Legal
7 1 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (35.71%) Analyst
2 18 (16.07%) Test Analyst
3 16 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 15 (13.39%) Test Manager
5 14 (12.50%) Consultant
6 10 (8.93%) Test Leader
7 7 (6.25%) Hyperion Consultant
7 7 (6.25%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
7 7 (6.25%) Tester
8 6 (5.36%) Architect
8 6 (5.36%) Business Systems Analyst
8 6 (5.36%) Data Analyst
8 6 (5.36%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.36%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (4.46%) Defect Manager
9 5 (4.46%) UAT Analyst
9 5 (4.46%) UAT Manager
10 4 (3.57%) Finance Business Analyst
10 4 (3.57%) Financial Analyst
10 4 (3.57%) UAT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.14%) .NET
1 8 (7.14%) HTML
2 6 (5.36%) Web Services
3 5 (4.46%) AngularJS
3 5 (4.46%) ASP.NET
3 5 (4.46%) HTML5
3 5 (4.46%) SOAP
4 4 (3.57%) Silverlight
4 4 (3.57%) XML
5 3 (2.68%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (2.68%) CSS
5 3 (2.68%) WCF
6 2 (1.79%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.79%) COM
6 2 (1.79%) jQuery
6 2 (1.79%) Middleware
7 1 (0.89%) CGI
7 1 (0.89%) MDX
7 1 (0.89%) Node.js
7 1 (0.89%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.57%) Client/Server
2 3 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.68%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.79%) Clustering
3 2 (1.79%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.79%) User Experience
4 1 (0.89%) Biotechnology
4 1 (0.89%) CMDB
4 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.89%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.89%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.89%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.89%) FMCG
4 1 (0.89%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (0.89%) iPad
4 1 (0.89%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.89%) PMI
4 1 (0.89%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.46%) Windows
2 4 (3.57%) Linux
3 2 (1.79%) Unix
3 2 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (17.86%) Integration Testing
4 16 (14.29%) Defect Management
4 16 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 16 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 13 (11.61%) E-Commerce
5 13 (11.61%) Scrum
5 13 (11.61%) Use Case
6 12 (10.71%) Data Modelling
7 11 (9.82%) Non-Functional Testing
7 11 (9.82%) Performance Testing
8 10 (8.93%) Business Analysis
8 10 (8.93%) Migration
8 10 (8.93%) System Integration Testing
8 10 (8.93%) Waterfall
9 9 (8.04%) Change Management
9 9 (8.04%) ITIL
9 9 (8.04%) Project Management
9 9 (8.04%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.96%) SQL
2 10 (8.93%) C#
3 6 (5.36%) Java
4 4 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.68%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.79%) Perl
6 2 (1.79%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.89%) AWK
7 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.89%) PHP
7 1 (0.89%) Python
7 1 (0.89%) Ruby
7 1 (0.89%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (11.61%) ISTQB
2 11 (9.82%) ISEB
3 5 (4.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.57%) Degree
5 1 (0.89%) PgMP
5 1 (0.89%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.89%) PMP
5 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.89%) RHCE
5 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.25%) QA
2 2 (1.79%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.89%) COBIT
3 1 (0.89%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.89%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.89%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.89%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.89%) Puppet
2 1 (0.89%) Salt
2 1 (0.89%) SCCM
2 1 (0.89%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 23 (20.54%) Oracle
2 18 (16.07%) SAP
3 17 (15.18%) Microsoft
4 9 (8.04%) Hyperion
5 6 (5.36%) IBM
6 5 (4.46%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.68%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.79%) Concur
8 2 (1.79%) HP
8 2 (1.79%) Infor
8 2 (1.79%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.89%) Adobe
9 1 (0.89%) CommVault
9 1 (0.89%) F5
9 1 (0.89%) hybris
9 1 (0.89%) Intel Security
9 1 (0.89%) MKS
9 1 (0.89%) NetApp
9 1 (0.89%) Tableau
9 1 (0.89%) Trillium
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