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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
England / East of England
Rank 59 84 55
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -29
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 66 42 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.08% 1.79% 3.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 2.30% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 30 49
Median daily rate £450 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £244 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £450 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +52.72%

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
1714 1828 1972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.87% 77.95% 76.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1006 1093 1208
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 174 135
Median hourly rate £37.02 £40.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.45% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +28 34 £450 +89.47% 1
Bedfordshire +7 13 £450 +5.88% 2
Hertfordshire +3 11 £438 +2.94% 1
Norfolk +6 3 £325 +22.64% 3
Suffolk -10 2 £538 - 2
Cambridgeshire -12 2 £425 +3.03%
East Anglia - 1 £240 -
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 45 (33.83%) Oracle
2 36 (27.07%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (24.06%) Finance
4 29 (21.80%) Migration
5 28 (21.05%) Scrum
6 26 (19.55%) SAP
7 25 (18.80%) System Testing
8 23 (17.29%) User Stories
9 22 (16.54%) Data Migration
10 21 (15.79%) Post-Production
11 20 (15.04%) Oracle Database
11 20 (15.04%) JIRA
12 19 (14.29%) SQL
12 19 (14.29%) Software Delivery
12 19 (14.29%) DevOps
12 19 (14.29%) Kanban
12 19 (14.29%) Confluence
13 18 (13.53%) JIRA Agile
13 18 (13.53%) Java
13 18 (13.53%) SOA
13 18 (13.53%) TDD
14 17 (12.78%) Virtual Team
15 16 (12.03%) BDD
15 16 (12.03%) Enterprise Software
16 15 (11.28%) Process Management
17 14 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
17 14 (10.53%) Validation
18 13 (9.77%) Microsoft
18 13 (9.77%) Security Cleared
19 12 (9.02%) Project Planning

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 19 (14.29%) Confluence
2 6 (4.51%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.01%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.26%) Apache
5 2 (1.50%) JBoss
5 2 (1.50%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.75%) CMS
6 1 (0.75%) IIS
6 1 (0.75%) SAS
6 1 (0.75%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (6.02%) MS Project
2 5 (3.76%) MS Office
3 3 (2.26%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.75%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 11 (8.27%) SAP BPC
2 7 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (3.01%) Hyperion Planning
3 4 (3.01%) SAP PS
4 3 (2.26%) SAP CO
4 3 (2.26%) SAP FI
4 3 (2.26%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.75%) Maximo
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.75%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.75%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.75%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.75%) SAP QM
5 1 (0.75%) Teamcenter
5 1 (0.75%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.52%) Office 365
2 4 (3.01%) Oracle CX
2 4 (3.01%) PaaS
2 4 (3.01%) SaaS
3 2 (1.50%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.75%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.76%) Intranet
2 2 (1.50%) Firewall
2 2 (1.50%) Internet
2 2 (1.50%) Skype
2 2 (1.50%) SSL
2 2 (1.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.75%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.75%) PSTN
3 1 (0.75%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.04%) Oracle Database
2 11 (8.27%) Oracle Reports
2 11 (8.27%) SAP BW
3 10 (7.52%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (6.77%) SQL Server
5 8 (6.02%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 7 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.01%) Essbase
7 4 (3.01%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (3.01%) Oracle Discoverer
7 4 (3.01%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (2.26%) MySQL
8 3 (2.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 3 (2.26%) SAP Data Services
8 3 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.50%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (15.04%) JIRA
2 18 (13.53%) JIRA Agile
3 3 (2.26%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (2.26%) Toad
4 2 (1.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.75%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.75%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.75%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.75%) Selenium
5 1 (0.75%) Subversion
5 1 (0.75%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.75%) WebDriver
General
1 32 (24.06%) Finance
2 6 (4.51%) Marketing
3 5 (3.76%) Banking
4 4 (3.01%) Advertising
4 4 (3.01%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.01%) Retail
5 3 (2.26%) Billing
6 1 (0.75%) Automotive
6 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (27.82%) Analyst
2 23 (17.29%) Consultant
3 16 (12.03%) Scrum Master
4 11 (8.27%) Functional Analyst
4 11 (8.27%) SAP Analyst
5 10 (7.52%) Business Analyst
5 10 (7.52%) SAP Functional Analyst
5 10 (7.52%) Test Analyst
6 8 (6.02%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 7 (5.26%) SAP BI Analyst
7 7 (5.26%) SAP Consultant
8 6 (4.51%) Agile Scrum Master
8 6 (4.51%) Developer
8 6 (4.51%) Test Manager
8 6 (4.51%) Tester
9 5 (3.76%) Administrator
9 5 (3.76%) Defect Manager
9 5 (3.76%) Project Administrator
9 5 (3.76%) Release Manager
9 5 (3.76%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.52%) .NET
1 10 (7.52%) Web Services
2 7 (5.26%) HTML
2 7 (5.26%) Spring
3 6 (4.51%) JSF
3 6 (4.51%) XSLT
4 5 (3.76%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (3.01%) Hibernate
5 4 (3.01%) Middleware
5 4 (3.01%) XML
6 3 (2.26%) Java EE
6 3 (2.26%) JSP
6 3 (2.26%) SOAP
6 3 (2.26%) Struts
6 3 (2.26%) XSL
7 2 (1.50%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.50%) LAMP
7 2 (1.50%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (1.50%) RESTful
8 1 (0.75%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.78%) Virtual Team
2 16 (12.03%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.01%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.50%) Clustering
5 2 (1.50%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.50%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.75%) Biotechnology
6 1 (0.75%) CMDB
6 1 (0.75%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.75%) Pharmacovigilance
6 1 (0.75%) Reinsurance
6 1 (0.75%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.75%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.77%) Windows
2 6 (4.51%) Linux
3 4 (3.01%) AIX
3 4 (3.01%) Solaris
4 2 (1.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.75%) Unix
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (27.07%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (21.80%) Migration
3 28 (21.05%) Scrum
4 25 (18.80%) System Testing
5 23 (17.29%) User Stories
6 22 (16.54%) Data Migration
7 21 (15.79%) Post-Production
8 19 (14.29%) DevOps
8 19 (14.29%) Kanban
8 19 (14.29%) Software Delivery
9 18 (13.53%) SOA
9 18 (13.53%) TDD
10 16 (12.03%) BDD
11 15 (11.28%) Process Management
12 14 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (10.53%) Validation
13 12 (9.02%) Project Planning
14 11 (8.27%) Business Analysis
15 10 (7.52%) Coaching
15 10 (7.52%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.29%) SQL
2 18 (13.53%) Java
3 9 (6.77%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.26%) PL/SQL
5 6 (4.51%) ABAP
6 4 (3.01%) PHP
7 3 (2.26%) C
7 3 (2.26%) C#
7 3 (2.26%) Python
7 3 (2.26%) Ruby
8 2 (1.50%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.50%) Perl
9 1 (0.75%) Ada
9 1 (0.75%) Go
9 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.75%) Scala
9 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (9.77%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.77%) Degree
3 7 (5.26%) BC Cleared
4 5 (3.76%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.01%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.50%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.50%) ISEB
6 2 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.75%) RHCE
7 1 (0.75%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.02%) QA
2 4 (3.01%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.01%) SLA
3 1 (0.75%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (3.01%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (2.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.26%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.01%) Control-M
2 2 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.50%) Puppet
3 1 (0.75%) Ansible
3 1 (0.75%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.75%) Salt
Vendors
1 45 (33.83%) Oracle
2 26 (19.55%) SAP
3 13 (9.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.01%) Dell
4 4 (3.01%) Hyperion
4 4 (3.01%) IBM
4 4 (3.01%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.26%) BEA
6 2 (1.50%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (1.50%) VMware
6 2 (1.50%) WSO2
6 2 (1.50%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.75%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.75%) Concur
7 1 (0.75%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.75%) hybris
7 1 (0.75%) PTC
7 1 (0.75%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.75%) Tableau
7 1 (0.75%) Talend
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