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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 89 41 89
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +48
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 58 137 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.89% 4.50% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 5.98% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 86 27
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £337
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £20.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £23.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +21.05%
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
2348 2292 1710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.36% 75.27% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1444 1335 887
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 160 131
Average hourly rate £32.25 £30.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.95 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 August 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 August 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
Bedfordshire -5 14 £425 -2.29% 1
Hertfordshire -18 12 £355 +5.18% 7
Essex -13 11 £300 -25.00%
Cambridgeshire -16 10 £450 +12.50%
Suffolk -15 9 £400 +1.91%
East Anglia +5 2 - -
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 37 (32.17%) Finance
1 37 (32.17%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (26.09%) SQL
3 28 (24.35%) Oracle
4 18 (15.65%) Test Scripting
5 17 (14.78%) SAP
5 17 (14.78%) ERP
6 16 (13.91%) Microsoft
6 16 (13.91%) Regression Testing
7 15 (13.04%) Scrum
7 15 (13.04%) MS Excel
7 15 (13.04%) Waterfall
8 13 (11.30%) Retail
9 12 (10.43%) Integration Testing
9 12 (10.43%) Manual Testing
9 12 (10.43%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (10.43%) .NET
10 11 (9.57%) Oracle Financials
10 11 (9.57%) HP
10 11 (9.57%) System Integration Testing
11 10 (8.70%) ITIL
11 10 (8.70%) PRINCE2
11 10 (8.70%) SQL Server
11 10 (8.70%) Visual Studio
12 9 (7.83%) Software Testing
12 9 (7.83%) QA
12 9 (7.83%) PeopleSoft
12 9 (7.83%) E-Commerce
12 9 (7.83%) Oracle Payables
12 9 (7.83%) HP Quality Center

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (1.74%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.87%) Apache
2 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.87%) Documentum
2 1 (0.87%) CICS
Applications
1 15 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.61%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.74%) MS Office
4 1 (0.87%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (9.57%) Oracle Financials
2 9 (7.83%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (5.22%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (4.35%) Agresso
5 4 (3.48%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (3.48%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (2.61%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (2.61%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (2.61%) Summit
7 2 (1.74%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.87%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.87%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.87%) VisionPLUS
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle Payroll
8 1 (0.87%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.87%) Cerner Millennium
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.87%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.48%) SaaS
2 2 (1.74%) Taleo
3 1 (0.87%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.74%) VoIP
1 2 (1.74%) MGCP
1 2 (1.74%) H.323
1 2 (1.74%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (0.87%) GSM
2 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.87%) DNS
2 1 (0.87%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.43%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.35%) QlikView
5 3 (2.61%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.74%) Snowflake Schema
6 2 (1.74%) Star Schema
7 1 (0.87%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.87%) MS Access
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.87%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 10 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.48%) Selenium
4 3 (2.61%) JIRA
4 3 (2.61%) PeopleTools
5 2 (1.74%) MSI
5 2 (1.74%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.74%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.74%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.87%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.87%) NUnit
6 1 (0.87%) MSTest
6 1 (0.87%) Cucumber
General
1 37 (32.17%) Finance
2 13 (11.30%) Retail
3 8 (6.96%) Banking
4 6 (5.22%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.48%) General Ledger
6 3 (2.61%) Legal
7 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.87%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 53 (46.09%) Analyst
2 23 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 21 (18.26%) Test Analyst
4 15 (13.04%) Project Manager
5 10 (8.70%) Test Leader
6 9 (7.83%) Test Manager
6 9 (7.83%) Consultant
7 8 (6.96%) Developer
8 6 (5.22%) Product Owner
9 5 (4.35%) Tester
9 5 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (4.35%) SAP Analyst
10 4 (3.48%) Contracts Manager
10 4 (3.48%) QA Analyst
10 4 (3.48%) Senior Test Analyst
10 4 (3.48%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (3.48%) SQL Developer
11 3 (2.61%) PeopleSoft Consultant
11 3 (2.61%) Technical Analyst
11 3 (2.61%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.43%) .NET
2 3 (2.61%) XML
3 2 (1.74%) SAP Basis
3 2 (1.74%) Application Packaging
3 2 (1.74%) SOAP
4 1 (0.87%) WCF
4 1 (0.87%) Catalyst
4 1 (0.87%) Moose
4 1 (0.87%) WSH
4 1 (0.87%) CGI
4 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.22%) EFT
2 5 (4.35%) Visualisation
3 3 (2.61%) FMCG
3 3 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.61%) Statistics
3 3 (2.61%) Taxonomies
4 2 (1.74%) NHS
4 2 (1.74%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.74%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.87%) BYOD
5 1 (0.87%) Learning Management System
5 1 (0.87%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.87%) CMDB
5 1 (0.87%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.61%) UNIX
1 3 (2.61%) Windows
2 2 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (1.74%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.87%) Linux
3 1 (0.87%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.87%) Android
3 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (32.17%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (15.65%) Test Scripting
3 17 (14.78%) ERP
4 16 (13.91%) Regression Testing
5 15 (13.04%) Scrum
5 15 (13.04%) Waterfall
6 12 (10.43%) Manual Testing
6 12 (10.43%) Integration Testing
7 11 (9.57%) System Integration Testing
8 10 (8.70%) ITIL
8 10 (8.70%) PRINCE2
9 9 (7.83%) E-Commerce
9 9 (7.83%) Software Testing
10 8 (6.96%) Change Management
10 8 (6.96%) SDLC
11 7 (6.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (5.22%) Business Analysis
12 6 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (5.22%) Use Case
12 6 (5.22%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 30 (26.09%) SQL
2 3 (2.61%) C
2 3 (2.61%) C#
3 2 (1.74%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.87%) Java
4 1 (0.87%) Perl
4 1 (0.87%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.87%) VB
4 1 (0.87%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (6.96%) ISEB
2 7 (6.09%) Degree
3 6 (5.22%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.61%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.61%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (2.61%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.74%) CCVP
5 2 (1.74%) CCNA
6 1 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.83%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (7.83%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.61%) SCCM
3 2 (1.74%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.87%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 28 (24.35%) Oracle
2 17 (14.78%) SAP
3 16 (13.91%) Microsoft
4 11 (9.57%) HP
5 9 (7.83%) PeopleSoft
6 5 (4.35%) Tableau
7 4 (3.48%) VMware
8 3 (2.61%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.74%) Cerner
9 2 (1.74%) ReadSoft
9 2 (1.74%) Adobe
9 2 (1.74%) Sun
9 2 (1.74%) Cisco
10 1 (0.87%) IBM
10 1 (0.87%) Cognos
10 1 (0.87%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.87%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.87%) Dell
10 1 (0.87%) Ariba
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Rate: Up to £310 per day
Posted: 3 days ago