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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 87 47 90
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +43
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 39 91 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.62% 3.60% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 4.74% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 56 23
Average daily rate £413 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £235 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -54.83%
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
1896 1920 1693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 78.54% 76.04% 72.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1144 1171 946
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 139 145
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -27.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +11 12 £431 +1.47% 4
Cambridgeshire -10 12 £413 +42.24% 5
Hertfordshire -4 6 £425 +13.33%
Essex -7 5 £238 -42.42% 1
Suffolk -3 2 - - 2
Norfolk - 2 £265 -
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 42 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (22.45%) Scrum
3 20 (20.41%) Microsoft
4 19 (19.39%) Waterfall
5 18 (18.37%) SQL
5 18 (18.37%) Finance
6 17 (17.35%) Migration
6 17 (17.35%) Retail
7 16 (16.33%) Oracle
8 15 (15.31%) Project Management
8 15 (15.31%) Test Scripting
9 13 (13.27%) Data Modelling
10 12 (12.24%) Data Migration
10 12 (12.24%) Use Case
11 11 (11.22%) Business Analysis
11 11 (11.22%) QA
11 11 (11.22%) E-Commerce
12 10 (10.20%) User Stories
12 10 (10.20%) SDLC
13 9 (9.18%) Defect Management
13 9 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (9.18%) Functional Testing
13 9 (9.18%) IBM
13 9 (9.18%) MS Project
13 9 (9.18%) Change Management
13 9 (9.18%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (9.18%) JIRA
14 8 (8.16%) MS Office
15 7 (7.14%) Change Control
15 7 (7.14%) Data Transformation

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (6.12%) Confluence
2 3 (3.06%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.06%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.02%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.02%) Apache
3 1 (1.02%) CMS
3 1 (1.02%) Documentum
3 1 (1.02%) Drupal
3 1 (1.02%) JBoss
3 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (9.18%) MS Project
2 8 (8.16%) MS Office
3 7 (7.14%) MS Excel
4 4 (4.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (4.08%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (3.06%) SAP ERP
4 2 (2.04%) Maximo
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (2.04%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (1.02%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.02%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) Boomi
1 2 (2.04%) Force.com
2 1 (1.02%) MailChimp
2 1 (1.02%) Office 365
2 1 (1.02%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.06%) SAN
2 1 (1.02%) Firewall
2 1 (1.02%) Internet
2 1 (1.02%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.02%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.06%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.06%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.06%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.04%) OLAP
4 2 (2.04%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (9.18%) JIRA
2 4 (4.08%) LoadRunner
3 3 (3.06%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.04%) Bugzilla
4 2 (2.04%) FogBugz
4 2 (2.04%) HP UFT
4 2 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.02%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.02%) Selenium
5 1 (1.02%) Subversion
5 1 (1.02%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.02%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (18.37%) Finance
2 17 (17.35%) Retail
3 4 (4.08%) Banking
3 4 (4.08%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.08%) Marketing
3 4 (4.08%) Publishing
4 3 (3.06%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.04%) Back Office
5 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.02%) Advertising
6 1 (1.02%) Games
6 1 (1.02%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.02%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (41.84%) Analyst
2 27 (27.55%) Business Analyst
3 12 (12.24%) Project Manager
4 11 (11.22%) Test Analyst
5 9 (9.18%) Infrastructure Manager
5 9 (9.18%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 9 (9.18%) Test Manager
6 8 (8.16%) Consultant
6 8 (8.16%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 8 (8.16%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 8 (8.16%) IT Manager
6 8 (8.16%) IT Project Manager
7 7 (7.14%) Test Leader
7 7 (7.14%) Tester
8 6 (6.12%) Architect
8 6 (6.12%) Developer
8 6 (6.12%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
8 6 (6.12%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 5 (5.10%) UAT Tester
10 4 (4.08%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.10%) .NET
1 5 (5.10%) XML
2 4 (4.08%) RESTful
3 3 (3.06%) Web Services
4 2 (2.04%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (2.04%) HTML
4 2 (2.04%) jQuery
4 2 (2.04%) JSON
4 2 (2.04%) MDX
4 2 (2.04%) Silverlight
4 2 (2.04%) WCF
4 2 (2.04%) WPF
4 2 (2.04%) XSLT
5 1 (1.02%) Drools
5 1 (1.02%) J2EE
5 1 (1.02%) Spring
5 1 (1.02%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.06%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.04%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.04%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.04%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.04%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.02%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.02%) PKI
5 1 (1.02%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.02%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.12%) Windows
2 3 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.04%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.02%) Android
4 1 (1.02%) Linux
4 1 (1.02%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (22.45%) Scrum
3 19 (19.39%) Waterfall
4 17 (17.35%) Migration
5 15 (15.31%) Project Management
5 15 (15.31%) Test Scripting
6 13 (13.27%) Data Modelling
7 12 (12.24%) Data Migration
7 12 (12.24%) Use Case
8 11 (11.22%) Business Analysis
8 11 (11.22%) E-Commerce
9 10 (10.20%) SDLC
9 10 (10.20%) User Stories
10 9 (9.18%) Change Management
10 9 (9.18%) Defect Management
10 9 (9.18%) Functional Testing
10 9 (9.18%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (7.14%) Change Control
11 7 (7.14%) Data Transformation
11 7 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (18.37%) SQL
2 5 (5.10%) C#
3 4 (4.08%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.04%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.02%) Java
5 1 (1.02%) Perl
5 1 (1.02%) PHP
5 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.14%) ISEB
2 6 (6.12%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.06%) Degree
4 3 (3.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.04%) MBA
5 2 (2.04%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.04%) PMP
6 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.02%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.22%) QA
2 3 (3.06%) GAMP
3 2 (2.04%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (20.41%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.33%) Oracle
3 9 (9.18%) IBM
4 6 (6.12%) SAP
5 3 (3.06%) JDA
5 3 (3.06%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.06%) ServiceNow
5 3 (3.06%) VMware
6 2 (2.04%) Dell
6 2 (2.04%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.02%) Adobe
7 1 (1.02%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (1.02%) BT
7 1 (1.02%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.02%) HP
7 1 (1.02%) Huawei
7 1 (1.02%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.02%) Nokia
7 1 (1.02%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (1.02%) Siemens
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