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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 48 70 57
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -13
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 87 61 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.43% 2.30% 2.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.60% 3.16% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 32 44
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£300 £425 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +16.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.19 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-15.04% -36.75%
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
1892 1933 1585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.52% 72.97% 68.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1117 1085 854
Average daily rate £401 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £520 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 141 121
Average hourly rate £24.50 £28.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -13.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £14.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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
Cambridgeshire +19 26 £290 -36.26% 3
East Anglia - 18 £300 -
Hertfordshire +8 15 £325 -27.77% 5
Suffolk +10 14 £468 +23.02% 1
Bedfordshire -14 9 £425 -0.29% 3
Essex 0 5 £450 +22.44%
Norfolk - - - - 2
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 67 (42.41%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (36.71%) Oracle
3 50 (31.65%) .NET
4 49 (31.01%) Manual Testing
5 45 (28.48%) Finance
6 41 (25.95%) Visual Studio
7 38 (24.05%) SQL
8 37 (23.42%) SAP
9 34 (21.52%) Software Testing
10 29 (18.35%) Test Scripting
11 27 (17.09%) Oracle Database
11 27 (17.09%) QA
12 24 (15.19%) ERP
13 22 (13.92%) ETL
13 22 (13.92%) Analytics
14 18 (11.39%) Microsoft
15 17 (10.76%) CRM
16 16 (10.13%) Data Warehouse
16 16 (10.13%) HP Quality Center
16 16 (10.13%) Business Analysis
16 16 (10.13%) Oracle Payables
17 15 (9.49%) MS Excel
18 14 (8.86%) Project Management
18 14 (8.86%) Regression Testing
18 14 (8.86%) Retail
18 14 (8.86%) Integration Testing
19 13 (8.23%) Waterfall
19 13 (8.23%) Scrum
19 13 (8.23%) Change Management
20 12 (7.59%) Oracle Financials

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 5 (3.16%) SugarCRM
2 4 (2.53%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.63%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.63%) IIS
3 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.63%) Moodle
Applications
1 15 (9.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.90%) MS Project
3 2 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (10.13%) Oracle Payables
2 12 (7.59%) Oracle Financials
3 8 (5.06%) Oracle Receivables
3 8 (5.06%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (4.43%) Oracle General Ledger
4 7 (4.43%) Agresso
5 5 (3.16%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (3.16%) Oracle Retail
6 4 (2.53%) Oracle Cash Management
6 4 (2.53%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (2.53%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 3 (1.90%) Summit
7 3 (1.90%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (1.90%) SAP PP
7 3 (1.90%) SAP SD
8 2 (1.27%) SAP ERP
8 2 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.63%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.90%) SaaS
2 1 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.80%) Internet
2 1 (0.63%) FTP
2 1 (0.63%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (17.09%) Oracle Database
2 16 (10.13%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (6.33%) SQL Server
4 9 (5.70%) QlikView
5 7 (4.43%) Snowflake Schema
5 7 (4.43%) Star Schema
6 4 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.90%) DB2
7 3 (1.90%) OLAP
7 3 (1.90%) DataStage
7 3 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.90%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.63%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 41 (25.95%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.90%) MSTest
4 2 (1.27%) JIRA
4 2 (1.27%) Selenium
5 1 (0.63%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.63%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.63%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.63%) SpecFlow
General
1 45 (28.48%) Finance
2 14 (8.86%) Retail
3 5 (3.16%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (3.16%) Marketing
4 4 (2.53%) Banking
5 3 (1.90%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.27%) Electronics
7 1 (0.63%) Automotive
7 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.63%) Advertising
7 1 (0.63%) Local Government
7 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (48.10%) Analyst
2 46 (29.11%) Test Analyst
3 24 (15.19%) Business Analyst
4 20 (12.66%) Test Leader
5 14 (8.86%) Senior Analyst
5 14 (8.86%) Senior Test Analyst
6 13 (8.23%) Tester
7 10 (6.33%) Consultant
8 9 (5.70%) Test Manager
8 9 (5.70%) Project Manager
8 9 (5.70%) Developer
9 8 (5.06%) Team Leader
9 8 (5.06%) SAP Manager
10 6 (3.80%) Oracle Consultant
11 5 (3.16%) Systems Analyst
11 5 (3.16%) SAP Analyst
12 4 (2.53%) Lead Business Analyst
12 4 (2.53%) Business Data Analyst
12 4 (2.53%) Lead Developer
12 4 (2.53%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (31.65%) .NET
2 4 (2.53%) Web Services
3 3 (1.90%) LAMP
3 3 (1.90%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (1.27%) HTML
5 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.63%) EDI
5 1 (0.63%) XML
5 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.70%) Visualisation
1 9 (5.70%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.53%) Kindle
2 4 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.90%) Client/Server
3 3 (1.90%) FMCG
3 3 (1.90%) Informatics
4 2 (1.27%) Pharmacovigilance
4 2 (1.27%) Open Source
4 2 (1.27%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.27%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.63%) Clustering
5 1 (0.63%) EPoS
5 1 (0.63%) EMV
5 1 (0.63%) EFT
5 1 (0.63%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.53%) UNIX
1 4 (2.53%) Windows
2 3 (1.90%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.63%) AIX
3 1 (0.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (42.41%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (31.01%) Manual Testing
3 34 (21.52%) Software Testing
4 29 (18.35%) Test Scripting
5 24 (15.19%) ERP
6 22 (13.92%) ETL
6 22 (13.92%) Analytics
7 17 (10.76%) CRM
8 16 (10.13%) Business Analysis
9 14 (8.86%) Project Management
9 14 (8.86%) Regression Testing
9 14 (8.86%) Integration Testing
10 13 (8.23%) Waterfall
10 13 (8.23%) Scrum
10 13 (8.23%) Change Management
11 11 (6.96%) Test Strategy
11 11 (6.96%) PRINCE2
12 10 (6.33%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (6.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 10 (6.33%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (24.05%) SQL
2 6 (3.80%) PL/SQL
3 4 (2.53%) Java
4 2 (1.27%) C#
4 2 (1.27%) Python
5 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (7.59%) Degree
2 9 (5.70%) ISEB
3 5 (3.16%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.27%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (1.27%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (17.09%) QA
2 10 (6.33%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.27%) GxP
3 2 (1.27%) SLA
4 1 (0.63%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (10.13%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.90%) Control-M
Vendors
1 58 (36.71%) Oracle
2 37 (23.42%) SAP
3 18 (11.39%) Microsoft
4 10 (6.33%) IBM
5 9 (5.70%) Tableau
6 8 (5.06%) HP
7 5 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (3.16%) Neolane
7 5 (3.16%) Unica
8 2 (1.27%) VMware
9 1 (0.63%) Adobe
9 1 (0.63%) Siebel
9 1 (0.63%) EMC
9 1 (0.63%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.63%) Avaloq
9 1 (0.63%) 3PAR
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