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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 47 84 78
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -6
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 122 38 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.89% 1.60% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.11% 2.25% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 22 38
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£413 £355 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.19% -6.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £232 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +1.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £20.75 - £15.63
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.55 - £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.95 - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.27% -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
2387 1687 2097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.09% 70.94% 68.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1432 861 1094
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 115 213
Average hourly rate £28.50 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £14.85 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.61 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +12 39 £425 +20.56% 5
Hertfordshire +4 25 £375 +66.66% 1
Suffolk +14 24 £438 +25.00%
Cambridgeshire -1 17 £400 - 2
Essex -3 12 £325 -9.72% 1
Norfolk - 1 - - 1
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 92 (38.66%) Finance
2 52 (21.85%) SQL
3 48 (20.17%) QA
4 40 (16.81%) Test Scripting
5 38 (15.97%) Migration
6 37 (15.55%) .NET
7 36 (15.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 33 (13.87%) Oracle
8 33 (13.87%) SQL Server
9 31 (13.03%) Retail
9 31 (13.03%) Business Analysis
10 29 (12.18%) SQL Server 2008
11 28 (11.76%) Scrum
12 27 (11.34%) Change Management
12 27 (11.34%) HP Quality Center
13 26 (10.92%) Integration Testing
13 26 (10.92%) Business Intelligence
14 25 (10.50%) SAP
14 25 (10.50%) PRINCE2
15 24 (10.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 23 (9.66%) Test Strategy
17 22 (9.24%) Oracle Payables
17 22 (9.24%) Microsoft
17 22 (9.24%) ISEB
17 22 (9.24%) E-Commerce
18 21 (8.82%) Waterfall
19 20 (8.40%) Data Warehouse
19 20 (8.40%) HP
20 19 (7.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 19 (7.98%) Oracle General Ledger

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (3.78%) CMS
2 7 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.10%) Adobe CQ
4 3 (1.26%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.84%) SugarCRM
5 2 (0.84%) lighttpd
5 2 (0.84%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.84%) Apache
5 2 (0.84%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.84%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.84%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.84%) Node.js
5 2 (0.84%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.42%) Confluence
Applications
1 18 (7.56%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.20%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.84%) MS Office
3 2 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.42%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 22 (9.24%) Oracle Payables
2 19 (7.98%) Oracle General Ledger
3 18 (7.56%) Oracle Receivables
4 10 (4.20%) Oracle Assets
4 10 (4.20%) Agresso
5 9 (3.78%) Oracle Financials
6 6 (2.52%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 6 (2.52%) Oracle Cash Management
6 6 (2.52%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (1.68%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.42%) PeopleSoft Financials
9 1 (0.42%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.42%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.42%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.78%) SaaS
2 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.84%) VPN
1 2 (0.84%) VRRP
1 2 (0.84%) Firewall
2 1 (0.42%) Internet
2 1 (0.42%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (13.87%) SQL Server
2 29 (12.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (10.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (8.40%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (7.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.26%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.84%) QlikView
7 2 (0.84%) DbVisualizer
7 2 (0.84%) EDRMS
7 2 (0.84%) MySQL
7 2 (0.84%) DB2
8 1 (0.42%) Snowflake Schema
8 1 (0.42%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (5.46%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.94%) JIRA
3 6 (2.52%) SoapUI
4 5 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.68%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (0.84%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.84%) MSI
6 2 (0.84%) Subversion
6 2 (0.84%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.84%) Selenium
6 2 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.84%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.42%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.42%) Ant
7 1 (0.42%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.42%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.42%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.42%) AdminStudio
General
1 92 (38.66%) Finance
2 31 (13.03%) Retail
3 14 (5.88%) Banking
4 13 (5.46%) General Ledger
5 7 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (2.52%) Marketing
7 3 (1.26%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.84%) Billing
9 1 (0.42%) Electronics
9 1 (0.42%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.42%) Legal
Job Titles
1 106 (44.54%) Analyst
2 63 (26.47%) Business Analyst
3 33 (13.87%) Test Analyst
4 28 (11.76%) Project Manager
5 23 (9.66%) Developer
6 20 (8.40%) Test Leader
7 16 (6.72%) .NET Developer
8 15 (6.30%) Tester
9 13 (5.46%) Coordinator
9 13 (5.46%) Test Coordinator
10 11 (4.62%) Systems Analyst
11 10 (4.20%) Consultant
11 10 (4.20%) Senior Developer
11 10 (4.20%) Senior .NET Developer
12 9 (3.78%) Senior C# Developer
12 9 (3.78%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (3.78%) C# Developer
13 8 (3.36%) Business Systems Analyst
14 7 (2.94%) Test Manager
14 7 (2.94%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (15.55%) .NET
2 16 (6.72%) WCF
2 16 (6.72%) ASP.NET
2 16 (6.72%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (5.04%) XML
4 6 (2.52%) HTML
4 6 (2.52%) MDX
5 5 (2.10%) LAMP
6 4 (1.68%) J2EE
7 3 (1.26%) CSS
8 2 (0.84%) Flash
8 2 (0.84%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.42%) jQuery
9 1 (0.42%) Ajax
9 1 (0.42%) XHTML
9 1 (0.42%) OLE
9 1 (0.42%) JSP
9 1 (0.42%) Web Services
9 1 (0.42%) WebCenter
9 1 (0.42%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.36%) Data Integration
2 7 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.10%) EPoS
3 5 (2.10%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.26%) Informatics
5 2 (0.84%) NHS
5 2 (0.84%) Digital Media
5 2 (0.84%) FMCG
5 2 (0.84%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.42%) Open Source
6 1 (0.42%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.42%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.42%) Pharmacovigilance
6 1 (0.42%) CMDB
6 1 (0.42%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.42%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.20%) Windows
2 6 (2.52%) Android
2 6 (2.52%) Windows 7
2 6 (2.52%) Apple iOS
2 6 (2.52%) UNIX
3 5 (2.10%) Linux
4 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.42%) Solaris
4 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (16.81%) Test Scripting
2 38 (15.97%) Migration
3 36 (15.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (13.03%) Business Analysis
5 28 (11.76%) Scrum
6 27 (11.34%) Change Management
7 26 (10.92%) Business Intelligence
7 26 (10.92%) Integration Testing
8 25 (10.50%) PRINCE2
9 23 (9.66%) Test Strategy
10 22 (9.24%) E-Commerce
11 21 (8.82%) Waterfall
12 18 (7.56%) ITIL
12 18 (7.56%) ETL
12 18 (7.56%) Project Management
13 17 (7.14%) ERP
13 17 (7.14%) Software Testing
13 17 (7.14%) Manual Testing
14 16 (6.72%) System Testing
14 16 (6.72%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 52 (21.85%) SQL
2 18 (7.56%) C#
3 7 (2.94%) Java
3 7 (2.94%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.26%) Perl
5 2 (0.84%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.84%) VB
6 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.42%) VBA
6 1 (0.42%) FQL
6 1 (0.42%) C
6 1 (0.42%) C++
6 1 (0.42%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (9.24%) ISEB
2 13 (5.46%) Degree
3 9 (3.78%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (1.68%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (20.17%) QA
2 2 (0.84%) Solvency II
2 2 (0.84%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.84%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.84%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (0.84%) Xen
2 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 27 (11.34%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.84%) Puppet
2 2 (0.84%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.84%) Nagios
2 2 (0.84%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (13.87%) Oracle
2 25 (10.50%) SAP
3 22 (9.24%) Microsoft
4 20 (8.40%) HP
5 6 (2.52%) JDA
5 6 (2.52%) RedPrairie
6 5 (2.10%) Citrix
6 5 (2.10%) PeopleSoft
6 5 (2.10%) IBM
6 5 (2.10%) Business Objects
7 4 (1.68%) Adobe
7 4 (1.68%) Mercator
7 4 (1.68%) Ceridian
8 2 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.84%) Unica
8 2 (0.84%) TSYS
8 2 (0.84%) Tableau
8 2 (0.84%) Neolane
8 2 (0.84%) Lotus
9 1 (0.42%) JD Edwards
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