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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 66 76 44
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -32
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 63 63 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.52% 2.23% 3.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.19% 2.88% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 38 70
Median daily rate £425 £389 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.32% -8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £274 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £25.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £30.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-26.22% +32.60%
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
1974 2184 2216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 78.90% 77.31% 75.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1135 1244 1248
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 156 152
Median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 May 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
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 May 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 +7 18 £400 +83.90% 5
Cambridgeshire +7 15 £425 +3.03% 2
Hertfordshire 0 14 £413 +4.43% 3
Bedfordshire +2 9 £450 -5.26% 3
Suffolk 0 5 £675 +103.77% 1
Norfolk - 1 - -
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 38 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (26.00%) Finance
3 21 (21.00%) SQL
4 19 (19.00%) Oracle
4 19 (19.00%) Test Scripting
4 19 (19.00%) Defect Management
5 18 (18.00%) Scrum
6 17 (17.00%) Microsoft
7 16 (16.00%) Integration Testing
8 15 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (14.00%) SAP
9 14 (14.00%) ISTQB
10 12 (12.00%) Test Strategy
11 11 (11.00%) SDLC
11 11 (11.00%) ITIL
11 11 (11.00%) ISEB
12 10 (10.00%) Data Modelling
12 10 (10.00%) Project Management
12 10 (10.00%) Migration
12 10 (10.00%) Use Case
12 10 (10.00%) Waterfall
13 9 (9.00%) Non-Functional Testing
13 9 (9.00%) PRINCE2
13 9 (9.00%) MS Excel
14 8 (8.00%) E-Commerce
14 8 (8.00%) C#
14 8 (8.00%) IBM
14 8 (8.00%) Change Management
14 8 (8.00%) Performance Testing
14 8 (8.00%) QA

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 (3.00%) Confluence
2 2 (2.00%) Apache
3 1 (1.00%) JBoss
3 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (9.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.00%) MS Office
3 2 (2.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (7.00%) Hyperion Planning
2 3 (3.00%) Maximo
3 2 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.00%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (1.00%) AWD
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (1.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (1.00%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.00%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.00%) SAP PP
4 1 (1.00%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.00%) Boomi
2 1 (1.00%) Force.com
2 1 (1.00%) MailChimp
2 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (1.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (1.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (1.00%) Firewall
1 1 (1.00%) NAS
1 1 (1.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (1.00%) SAN
1 1 (1.00%) SSL
1 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.00%) Essbase
3 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.00%) OLAP
4 2 (2.00%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (2.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.00%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (6.00%) Selenium
2 5 (5.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (5.00%) JIRA
2 5 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.00%) SoapUI
4 3 (3.00%) SpecFlow
4 3 (3.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (2.00%) Bugzilla
5 2 (2.00%) FogBugz
5 2 (2.00%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.00%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.00%) MSI
6 1 (1.00%) MSTest
6 1 (1.00%) NUnit
6 1 (1.00%) Subversion
6 1 (1.00%) TestDirector
6 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.00%) WebDriver
General
1 26 (26.00%) Finance
2 8 (8.00%) Retail
3 5 (5.00%) Banking
4 3 (3.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.00%) Automotive
5 2 (2.00%) Marketing
5 2 (2.00%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.00%) Advertising
6 1 (1.00%) Billing
6 1 (1.00%) Games
6 1 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (35.00%) Analyst
2 16 (16.00%) Test Analyst
3 15 (15.00%) Test Manager
4 13 (13.00%) Business Analyst
5 11 (11.00%) Consultant
6 9 (9.00%) Project Manager
7 8 (8.00%) Test Leader
8 7 (7.00%) Architect
8 7 (7.00%) Infrastructure Manager
8 7 (7.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 6 (6.00%) Data Analyst
9 6 (6.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
9 6 (6.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
9 6 (6.00%) IT Manager
9 6 (6.00%) IT Project Manager
9 6 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (5.00%) Defect Manager
10 5 (5.00%) Hyperion Consultant
10 5 (5.00%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
10 5 (5.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.00%) .NET
1 6 (6.00%) HTML
1 6 (6.00%) Web Services
2 5 (5.00%) Silverlight
3 4 (4.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (4.00%) HTML5
3 4 (4.00%) SOAP
4 3 (3.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.00%) WCF
4 3 (3.00%) XML
5 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.00%) COM
5 2 (2.00%) jQuery
5 2 (2.00%) MDX
5 2 (2.00%) RESTful
5 2 (2.00%) WPF
6 1 (1.00%) CGI
6 1 (1.00%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (1.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (5.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.00%) Clustering
3 2 (2.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.00%) Biotechnology
4 1 (1.00%) CMDB
4 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.00%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.00%) FMCG
4 1 (1.00%) PMI
4 1 (1.00%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.00%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.00%) Replication
4 1 (1.00%) Smart Energy
4 1 (1.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.00%) Windows
2 3 (3.00%) Linux
3 2 (2.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (19.00%) Defect Management
2 19 (19.00%) Test Scripting
3 18 (18.00%) Scrum
4 16 (16.00%) Integration Testing
5 15 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (12.00%) Test Strategy
7 11 (11.00%) ITIL
7 11 (11.00%) SDLC
8 10 (10.00%) Data Modelling
8 10 (10.00%) Migration
8 10 (10.00%) Project Management
8 10 (10.00%) Use Case
8 10 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 9 (9.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 9 (9.00%) PRINCE2
10 8 (8.00%) Change Management
10 8 (8.00%) E-Commerce
10 8 (8.00%) Software Delivery
10 8 (8.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.00%) SQL
2 8 (8.00%) C#
3 6 (6.00%) Java
4 5 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.00%) Perl
5 2 (2.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.00%) AWK
6 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.00%) PHP
6 1 (1.00%) Python
6 1 (1.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (14.00%) ISTQB
2 11 (11.00%) ISEB
3 7 (7.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (3.00%) Degree
6 2 (2.00%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.00%) PMP
7 1 (1.00%) MBA
7 1 (1.00%) PgMP
7 1 (1.00%) RHCE
7 1 (1.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.00%) COBIT
3 1 (1.00%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.00%) Puppet
1 1 (1.00%) Salt
1 1 (1.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (19.00%) Oracle
2 17 (17.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (14.00%) SAP
4 8 (8.00%) IBM
5 7 (7.00%) Hyperion
6 6 (6.00%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.00%) HP
7 2 (2.00%) Infor
8 1 (1.00%) Adobe
8 1 (1.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (1.00%) CommVault
8 1 (1.00%) Dell
8 1 (1.00%) Ericsson
8 1 (1.00%) hybris
8 1 (1.00%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.00%) NetApp
8 1 (1.00%) Nokia
8 1 (1.00%) Nokia Networks
8 1 (1.00%) Siemens
8 1 (1.00%) Trillium
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