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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 61 86 40
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -46
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 71 61 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.82% 1.96% 4.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.52% 2.49% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 40 82
Median daily rate £425 £400 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £105.50 - £20.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.90 - £20.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £161.10 - £20.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -8.69%
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
2016 2454 2261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 80.13% 79.01% 77.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1181 1507 1318
Median daily rate £425 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 162 153
Median hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +12.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £41.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

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 24 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 July 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 +22 27 £419 +39.58% 1
Bedfordshire +5 16 £450 +5.88% 5
Cambridgeshire +21 15 £388 -13.88% 2
Hertfordshire +14 13 £390 +4.00% 10
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 36 (28.13%) Finance
2 35 (27.34%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (21.88%) Oracle
4 21 (16.41%) Integration Testing
4 21 (16.41%) Test Strategy
5 18 (14.06%) SAP
5 18 (14.06%) Business Analysis
6 17 (13.28%) SQL
7 16 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 15 (11.72%) Migration
8 15 (11.72%) Defect Management
9 14 (10.94%) Test Scripting
9 14 (10.94%) ISTQB
9 14 (10.94%) E-Commerce
10 13 (10.16%) Hyperion
10 13 (10.16%) Regression Testing
11 12 (9.38%) Scrum
11 12 (9.38%) Project Management
11 12 (9.38%) Data Modelling
11 12 (9.38%) ISEB
11 12 (9.38%) Performance Testing
11 12 (9.38%) Use Case
11 12 (9.38%) Essbase
11 12 (9.38%) System Integration Testing
11 12 (9.38%) Hyperion Planning
12 11 (8.59%) Waterfall
12 11 (8.59%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (7.81%) Non-Functional Testing
13 10 (7.81%) Retail

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 4 (3.13%) CMS
1 4 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (2.34%) IIS
3 2 (1.56%) Confluence
4 1 (0.78%) Apache
4 1 (0.78%) JBoss
4 1 (0.78%) SAS
4 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.13%) MS Office
3 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.78%) MS Project
3 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (9.38%) Hyperion Planning
2 4 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.34%) Maximo
4 1 (0.78%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.78%) AWD
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (0.78%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.78%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.78%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.78%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.78%) SAP WM
4 1 (0.78%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.13%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.34%) SaaS
3 1 (0.78%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.78%) BIG-IP
1 1 (0.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (0.78%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (0.78%) Firewall
1 1 (0.78%) Internet
1 1 (0.78%) NAS
1 1 (0.78%) SAN
1 1 (0.78%) SSL
1 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.38%) Essbase
2 7 (5.47%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.91%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.56%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.78%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.78%) DB2
5 1 (0.78%) MySQL
5 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.78%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.47%) Selenium
2 6 (4.69%) Cucumber
3 5 (3.91%) SoapUI
4 3 (2.34%) JIRA
4 3 (2.34%) SpecFlow
4 3 (2.34%) TestDirector
5 2 (1.56%) Bower
5 2 (1.56%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.56%) Grunt
5 2 (1.56%) gulp
5 2 (1.56%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.56%) MSTest
5 2 (1.56%) NUnit
5 2 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.78%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.78%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.78%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.78%) Subversion
6 1 (0.78%) WebDriver
General
1 36 (28.13%) Finance
2 10 (7.81%) Retail
3 7 (5.47%) Banking
4 4 (3.13%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.34%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.34%) Legal
5 3 (2.34%) Marketing
6 2 (1.56%) Automotive
7 1 (0.78%) Advertising
7 1 (0.78%) Billing
7 1 (0.78%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (0.78%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (37.50%) Analyst
2 23 (17.97%) Business Analyst
3 20 (15.63%) Test Analyst
4 16 (12.50%) Consultant
5 15 (11.72%) Test Manager
6 11 (8.59%) Test Leader
7 9 (7.03%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (6.25%) Hyperion Consultant
8 8 (6.25%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
8 8 (6.25%) Project Manager
9 7 (5.47%) Business Systems Analyst
10 6 (4.69%) Data Analyst
10 6 (4.69%) Tester
11 5 (3.91%) Architect
11 5 (3.91%) Defect Manager
11 5 (3.91%) Finance Business Analyst
11 5 (3.91%) Financial Analyst
11 5 (3.91%) Senior Test Analyst
11 5 (3.91%) UAT Analyst
11 5 (3.91%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.03%) HTML
2 7 (5.47%) .NET
2 7 (5.47%) Web Services
3 6 (4.69%) AngularJS
3 6 (4.69%) HTML5
4 5 (3.91%) ASP.NET
4 5 (3.91%) CSS
4 5 (3.91%) SOAP
5 3 (2.34%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.34%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (2.34%) Silverlight
5 3 (2.34%) XML
6 2 (1.56%) COM
6 2 (1.56%) CSS3
6 2 (1.56%) jQuery
6 2 (1.56%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (1.56%) Middleware
6 2 (1.56%) Node.js
6 2 (1.56%) React
6 2 (1.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.91%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.34%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.56%) Clustering
4 2 (1.56%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.56%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.56%) User Experience
5 1 (0.78%) Biotechnology
5 1 (0.78%) CMDB
5 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.78%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.78%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.78%) FMCG
5 1 (0.78%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.78%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.78%) iPad
5 1 (0.78%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.78%) Reinsurance
5 1 (0.78%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.47%) Windows
2 3 (2.34%) Linux
3 2 (1.56%) AIX
3 2 (1.56%) Solaris
3 2 (1.56%) Unix
3 2 (1.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.34%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (16.41%) Integration Testing
3 21 (16.41%) Test Strategy
4 18 (14.06%) Business Analysis
5 15 (11.72%) Defect Management
5 15 (11.72%) Migration
6 14 (10.94%) E-Commerce
6 14 (10.94%) Test Scripting
7 13 (10.16%) Regression Testing
8 12 (9.38%) Data Modelling
8 12 (9.38%) Performance Testing
8 12 (9.38%) Project Management
8 12 (9.38%) Scrum
8 12 (9.38%) System Integration Testing
8 12 (9.38%) Use Case
9 11 (8.59%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (8.59%) Waterfall
10 10 (7.81%) Change Management
10 10 (7.81%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.28%) SQL
2 9 (7.03%) C#
3 6 (4.69%) Java
4 5 (3.91%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.56%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.56%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.56%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.78%) Ada
6 1 (0.78%) AWK
6 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.78%) Perl
6 1 (0.78%) Python
6 1 (0.78%) Ruby
6 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (10.94%) ISTQB
2 12 (9.38%) ISEB
3 6 (4.69%) Degree
3 6 (4.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.56%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.78%) PgMP
5 1 (0.78%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.78%) PMP
5 1 (0.78%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.25%) QA
2 2 (1.56%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.78%) COBIT
3 1 (0.78%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.78%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.56%) Control-M
1 2 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.78%) Puppet
2 1 (0.78%) Salt
2 1 (0.78%) SCCM
2 1 (0.78%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 28 (21.88%) Oracle
2 18 (14.06%) SAP
3 16 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 13 (10.16%) Hyperion
5 6 (4.69%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (3.91%) Sitecore
7 4 (3.13%) IBM
8 3 (2.34%) Concur
8 3 (2.34%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.56%) Dell
9 2 (1.56%) Infor
9 2 (1.56%) Tableau
10 1 (0.78%) Adobe
10 1 (0.78%) CommVault
10 1 (0.78%) HP
10 1 (0.78%) Intel Security
10 1 (0.78%) MKS
10 1 (0.78%) NetApp
10 1 (0.78%) Trillium
10 1 (0.78%) VMware
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