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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 67 84 74
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 82 42 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.67% 1.78% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.52% 2.48% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 26 36
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% -8.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £250 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £15.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -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
2328 1696 2199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.86% 71.71% 69.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1443 856 1149
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 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 134 219
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 £12.70 £12.87 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 30 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 30 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 +10 35 £425 +142.85% 2
Hertfordshire -11 17 £338 +3.84% 4
Cambridgeshire +3 14 £375 -6.25% 5
Suffolk +6 6 £369 +5.20% 1
Essex -16 5 £200 -43.66% 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 30 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 82 (39.42%) Finance
2 50 (24.04%) SQL
3 46 (22.12%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (19.71%) QA
5 38 (18.27%) Test Scripting
6 37 (17.79%) .NET
6 37 (17.79%) Oracle
7 30 (14.42%) Migration
8 29 (13.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 29 (13.94%) SQL Server
9 28 (13.46%) SAP
9 28 (13.46%) PRINCE2
10 26 (12.50%) Retail
10 26 (12.50%) Business Analysis
10 26 (12.50%) Scrum
11 25 (12.02%) SQL Server 2008
12 23 (11.06%) Microsoft
13 22 (10.58%) Change Management
13 22 (10.58%) Integration Testing
13 22 (10.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 22 (10.58%) HP Quality Center
14 21 (10.10%) Waterfall
14 21 (10.10%) Oracle Payables
15 20 (9.62%) ERP
15 20 (9.62%) MS Excel
16 19 (9.13%) E-Commerce
16 19 (9.13%) Project Management
16 19 (9.13%) Software Testing
17 18 (8.65%) Oracle General Ledger
17 18 (8.65%) Manual Testing

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 8 (3.85%) CMS
2 6 (2.88%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.40%) Adobe CQ
3 5 (2.40%) SugarCRM
4 4 (1.92%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.96%) Apache
5 2 (0.96%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.96%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.96%) lighttpd
5 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.96%) Node.js
5 2 (0.96%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.48%) Confluence
Applications
1 20 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.81%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.96%) MS Office
4 1 (0.48%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (10.10%) Oracle Payables
2 18 (8.65%) Oracle Receivables
2 18 (8.65%) Oracle General Ledger
3 12 (5.77%) Agresso
4 10 (4.81%) Oracle Assets
5 9 (4.33%) Oracle Financials
6 7 (3.37%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (2.88%) Oracle EBS R12
7 6 (2.88%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 6 (2.88%) Oracle Cash Management
8 5 (2.40%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.48%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.48%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.48%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.33%) SaaS
2 2 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.96%) VPN
1 2 (0.96%) VRRP
1 2 (0.96%) Firewall
2 1 (0.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.94%) SQL Server
2 25 (12.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (10.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (8.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.88%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.96%) DbVisualizer
7 2 (0.96%) QlikView
7 2 (0.96%) DB2
7 2 (0.96%) MySQL
7 2 (0.96%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.48%) Snowflake Schema
8 1 (0.48%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.48%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (4.81%) Visual Studio
2 7 (3.37%) JIRA
3 6 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.44%) MSTest
4 3 (1.44%) SoapUI
4 3 (1.44%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.96%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.96%) Subversion
5 2 (0.96%) Selenium
5 2 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.96%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.96%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.48%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.48%) Ant
6 1 (0.48%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.48%) Eclipse
General
1 82 (39.42%) Finance
2 26 (12.50%) Retail
3 13 (6.25%) Banking
4 12 (5.77%) General Ledger
5 9 (4.33%) Marketing
5 9 (4.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.92%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.48%) Advertising
7 1 (0.48%) Billing
7 1 (0.48%) Electronics
7 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.48%) Legal
Job Titles
1 96 (46.15%) Analyst
2 55 (26.44%) Business Analyst
3 32 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 21 (10.10%) Developer
5 20 (9.62%) Project Manager
6 15 (7.21%) .NET Developer
6 15 (7.21%) Test Leader
7 14 (6.73%) Tester
7 14 (6.73%) Systems Analyst
8 11 (5.29%) Coordinator
8 11 (5.29%) Test Coordinator
9 10 (4.81%) Senior Developer
9 10 (4.81%) Consultant
9 10 (4.81%) Business Systems Analyst
9 10 (4.81%) Senior .NET Developer
10 9 (4.33%) Senior C# Developer
10 9 (4.33%) C# Developer
10 9 (4.33%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (2.88%) Test Manager
11 6 (2.88%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (17.79%) .NET
2 15 (7.21%) ASP.NET
2 15 (7.21%) WCF
2 15 (7.21%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (2.88%) XML
3 6 (2.88%) HTML
4 5 (2.40%) LAMP
5 4 (1.92%) J2EE
6 3 (1.44%) CSS
7 2 (0.96%) Web Services
7 2 (0.96%) Flash
7 2 (0.96%) MDX
8 1 (0.48%) WebCenter
8 1 (0.48%) HTML5
8 1 (0.48%) XHTML
8 1 (0.48%) OLE
8 1 (0.48%) Ajax
8 1 (0.48%) jQuery
8 1 (0.48%) JSP
8 1 (0.48%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.37%) Data Integration
3 5 (2.40%) EPoS
3 5 (2.40%) Informatics
3 5 (2.40%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.40%) User Experience
4 4 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.44%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.44%) FMCG
6 2 (0.96%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.96%) Pharmacovigilance
6 2 (0.96%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.48%) NHS
7 1 (0.48%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.48%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.88%) UNIX
1 6 (2.88%) Android
1 6 (2.88%) Apple iOS
2 4 (1.92%) Windows
2 4 (1.92%) Linux
3 2 (0.96%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.48%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.48%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (22.12%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (18.27%) Test Scripting
3 30 (14.42%) Migration
4 29 (13.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (13.46%) PRINCE2
6 26 (12.50%) Scrum
6 26 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 22 (10.58%) Integration Testing
7 22 (10.58%) Change Management
8 21 (10.10%) Waterfall
9 20 (9.62%) ERP
10 19 (9.13%) E-Commerce
10 19 (9.13%) Project Management
10 19 (9.13%) Software Testing
11 18 (8.65%) Manual Testing
11 18 (8.65%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (8.65%) Test Strategy
12 17 (8.17%) ETL
13 15 (7.21%) ITIL
13 15 (7.21%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 50 (24.04%) SQL
2 18 (8.65%) C#
3 7 (3.37%) Java
3 7 (3.37%) JavaScript
4 5 (2.40%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.96%) Perl
6 1 (0.48%) C++
6 1 (0.48%) VB
6 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.48%) VBA
6 1 (0.48%) FQL
6 1 (0.48%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (8.17%) ISEB
2 14 (6.73%) Degree
3 9 (4.33%) ISTQB
4 5 (2.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (19.71%) QA
2 5 (2.40%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.44%) GxP
4 2 (0.96%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (10.58%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.96%) Puppet
2 2 (0.96%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.96%) Nagios
Vendors
1 37 (17.79%) Oracle
2 28 (13.46%) SAP
3 23 (11.06%) Microsoft
4 13 (6.25%) HP
5 9 (4.33%) IBM
6 5 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.40%) Unica
6 5 (2.40%) Neolane
7 4 (1.92%) PeopleSoft
7 4 (1.92%) Adobe
8 3 (1.44%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.96%) Tableau
10 1 (0.48%) Facebook
10 1 (0.48%) Twitter
10 1 (0.48%) Vignette
10 1 (0.48%) Siebel
10 1 (0.48%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.48%) Ceridian
10 1 (0.48%) TSYS
10 1 (0.48%) ATG
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