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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 62 85 77
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -8
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 92 42 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.99% 1.77% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.87% 2.46% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 27 33
Average daily rate
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£400 £355 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £265 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £403 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -5.26%
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
2376 1708 2125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.32% 71.98% 69.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1457 850 1103
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 126 211
Average hourly rate £27.50 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.53 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £50.00 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +16 33 £425 +142.85% 4
Hertfordshire -6 22 £375 -3.28% 3
Cambridgeshire +8 17 £388 -3.12% 7
Suffolk +8 11 £450 +28.38% 2
Essex -12 6 £200 -43.26%
Norfolk - - - - 2
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 81 (37.85%) Finance
2 45 (21.03%) SQL
3 42 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (19.16%) QA
5 35 (16.36%) .NET
5 35 (16.36%) Test Scripting
6 34 (15.89%) Oracle
7 33 (15.42%) Migration
7 33 (15.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 29 (13.55%) Retail
8 29 (13.55%) SQL Server
9 28 (13.08%) Business Analysis
10 27 (12.62%) Change Management
11 26 (12.15%) SAP
12 25 (11.68%) PRINCE2
12 25 (11.68%) Scrum
12 25 (11.68%) SQL Server 2008
13 23 (10.75%) Business Intelligence
14 22 (10.28%) E-Commerce
14 22 (10.28%) Microsoft
14 22 (10.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 21 (9.81%) Integration Testing
15 21 (9.81%) HP Quality Center
16 20 (9.35%) Waterfall
16 20 (9.35%) Test Strategy
16 20 (9.35%) Oracle Payables
17 19 (8.88%) ERP
18 18 (8.41%) ISEB
18 18 (8.41%) Project Management
18 18 (8.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 9 (4.21%) CMS
2 6 (2.80%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.34%) Adobe CQ
4 4 (1.87%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.87%) SugarCRM
5 2 (0.93%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.93%) Apache
5 2 (0.93%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.93%) Node.js
5 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.93%) lighttpd
5 2 (0.93%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.47%) Confluence
6 1 (0.47%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 17 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.67%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.93%) MS Office
3 2 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.47%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 20 (9.35%) Oracle Payables
2 17 (7.94%) Oracle Receivables
2 17 (7.94%) Oracle General Ledger
3 10 (4.67%) Agresso
4 9 (4.21%) Oracle Assets
4 9 (4.21%) Oracle Financials
5 6 (2.80%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (2.80%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 6 (2.80%) Oracle Cash Management
6 5 (2.34%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.47%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.47%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.47%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.67%) SaaS
2 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.93%) VRRP
1 2 (0.93%) Firewall
1 2 (0.93%) VPN
2 1 (0.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.55%) SQL Server
2 25 (11.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (10.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (8.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.34%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.93%) QlikView
7 2 (0.93%) EDRMS
7 2 (0.93%) MySQL
7 2 (0.93%) DB2
7 2 (0.93%) DbVisualizer
8 1 (0.47%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.47%) Snowflake Schema
8 1 (0.47%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 10 (4.67%) Visual Studio
2 8 (3.74%) JIRA
3 5 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.40%) SoapUI
4 3 (1.40%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.93%) Subversion
5 2 (0.93%) Selenium
5 2 (0.93%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.93%) MSI
5 2 (0.93%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.93%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.47%) MSTest
6 1 (0.47%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.47%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.47%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.47%) Ant
6 1 (0.47%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.47%) AdminStudio
General
1 81 (37.85%) Finance
2 29 (13.55%) Retail
3 13 (6.07%) Banking
4 12 (5.61%) General Ledger
5 8 (3.74%) Marketing
5 8 (3.74%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.87%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Billing
7 1 (0.47%) Legal
7 1 (0.47%) Electronics
7 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 98 (45.79%) Analyst
2 60 (28.04%) Business Analyst
3 28 (13.08%) Test Analyst
4 21 (9.81%) Developer
4 21 (9.81%) Project Manager
5 17 (7.94%) Test Leader
6 15 (7.01%) .NET Developer
7 12 (5.61%) Tester
7 12 (5.61%) Systems Analyst
8 11 (5.14%) Coordinator
8 11 (5.14%) Test Coordinator
9 10 (4.67%) Senior .NET Developer
9 10 (4.67%) Senior Developer
9 10 (4.67%) Consultant
10 9 (4.21%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (4.21%) Business Systems Analyst
10 9 (4.21%) Senior C# Developer
10 9 (4.21%) C# Developer
11 6 (2.80%) Integration Manager
11 6 (2.80%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (16.36%) .NET
2 15 (7.01%) ASP.NET
2 15 (7.01%) WCF
2 15 (7.01%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (3.74%) XML
4 6 (2.80%) HTML
5 5 (2.34%) LAMP
6 4 (1.87%) J2EE
7 3 (1.40%) CSS
8 2 (0.93%) Application Packaging
8 2 (0.93%) MDX
8 2 (0.93%) Web Services
8 2 (0.93%) Flash
9 1 (0.47%) WebCenter
9 1 (0.47%) HTML5
9 1 (0.47%) XHTML
9 1 (0.47%) JSP
9 1 (0.47%) SOAP
9 1 (0.47%) OLE
9 1 (0.47%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.74%) User Experience
3 7 (3.27%) Data Integration
4 6 (2.80%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.34%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.34%) EPoS
6 4 (1.87%) Informatics
7 3 (1.40%) FMCG
8 2 (0.93%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.93%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.47%) Open Source
9 1 (0.47%) Data Conversion
9 1 (0.47%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.47%) NHS
9 1 (0.47%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.47%) Pharmacovigilance
9 1 (0.47%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.27%) Windows
2 6 (2.80%) UNIX
2 6 (2.80%) Android
2 6 (2.80%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.87%) Linux
3 4 (1.87%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (16.36%) Test Scripting
3 33 (15.42%) Migration
3 33 (15.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (13.08%) Business Analysis
5 27 (12.62%) Change Management
6 25 (11.68%) PRINCE2
6 25 (11.68%) Scrum
7 23 (10.75%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (10.28%) E-Commerce
9 21 (9.81%) Integration Testing
10 20 (9.35%) Waterfall
10 20 (9.35%) Test Strategy
11 19 (8.88%) ERP
12 18 (8.41%) Project Management
13 17 (7.94%) Software Testing
14 16 (7.48%) Manual Testing
14 16 (7.48%) ITIL
14 16 (7.48%) ETL
15 15 (7.01%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 45 (21.03%) SQL
2 17 (7.94%) C#
3 7 (3.27%) Java
3 7 (3.27%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.87%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.93%) VB
5 2 (0.93%) Perl
6 1 (0.47%) FQL
6 1 (0.47%) VBScript
6 1 (0.47%) C
6 1 (0.47%) C++
6 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (8.41%) ISEB
2 14 (6.54%) Degree
3 9 (4.21%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.93%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.93%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (19.16%) QA
2 4 (1.87%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.93%) GxP
3 2 (0.93%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.93%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.93%) Xen
2 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 21 (9.81%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.93%) Nagios
2 2 (0.93%) SCCM
2 2 (0.93%) Puppet
2 2 (0.93%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (15.89%) Oracle
2 26 (12.15%) SAP
3 22 (10.28%) Microsoft
4 14 (6.54%) HP
5 8 (3.74%) IBM
6 4 (1.87%) Unica
6 4 (1.87%) Adobe
6 4 (1.87%) Citrix
6 4 (1.87%) Mercator
6 4 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.87%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (1.87%) Neolane
7 3 (1.40%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.93%) Tableau
9 1 (0.47%) Facebook
9 1 (0.47%) Twitter
9 1 (0.47%) RedPrairie
9 1 (0.47%) TSYS
9 1 (0.47%) Ceridian
9 1 (0.47%) Siebel
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