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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 64 68 70
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 82 57 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.89% 2.35% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.82% 3.41% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 34 40
Average daily rate
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£350 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £249 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £29.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-51.72% +26.08%
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
2146 1674 1880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.59% 69.03% 66.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1368 922 1033
Average daily rate £425 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 161 178
Average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Cambridgeshire +2 24 £270 -22.85% 5
Hertfordshire +12 23 £375 -10.97% 3
Essex -11 15 £388 +13.97%
Bedfordshire -13 10 £425 +96.53%
Suffolk 0 4 £385 -9.41%
Norfolk +9 1 - - 3
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 59 (33.91%) Finance
2 55 (31.61%) Oracle
3 53 (30.46%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (24.71%) SQL
5 35 (20.11%) SAP
6 32 (18.39%) Test Scripting
7 31 (17.82%) .NET
8 26 (14.94%) ERP
8 26 (14.94%) ETL
8 26 (14.94%) Microsoft
9 25 (14.37%) QA
9 25 (14.37%) Retail
10 24 (13.79%) Software Testing
10 24 (13.79%) Change Management
11 23 (13.22%) Project Management
11 23 (13.22%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (12.64%) Manual Testing
13 21 (12.07%) Oracle Database
13 21 (12.07%) Scrum
13 21 (12.07%) MS Excel
14 19 (10.92%) PRINCE2
14 19 (10.92%) Waterfall
15 18 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
15 18 (10.34%) Oracle Payables
15 18 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
16 17 (9.77%) CRM
17 16 (9.20%) ISEB
17 16 (9.20%) Regression Testing
17 16 (9.20%) Migration
17 16 (9.20%) Integration Testing

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (4.02%) WebSphere
1 7 (4.02%) SugarCRM
1 7 (4.02%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.30%) CMS
3 3 (1.72%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.15%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.15%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (1.15%) lighttpd
4 2 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.15%) Node.js
4 2 (1.15%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.15%) Apache
5 1 (0.57%) IIS
5 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.57%) Confluence
5 1 (0.57%) Moodle
Applications
1 21 (12.07%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.17%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.72%) MS Project
4 2 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.57%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 18 (10.34%) Oracle Payables
2 12 (6.90%) Oracle Receivables
2 12 (6.90%) Oracle Financials
3 11 (6.32%) Oracle General Ledger
4 9 (5.17%) Agresso
5 8 (4.60%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (4.02%) Oracle Assets
7 5 (2.87%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (2.87%) Oracle Cash Management
8 4 (2.30%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 4 (2.30%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (1.15%) SAP ERP
10 2 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 1 (0.57%) SAP PM
11 1 (0.57%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.45%) SaaS
2 2 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.45%) Internet
2 2 (1.15%) VRRP
2 2 (1.15%) VPN
2 2 (1.15%) Firewall
3 1 (0.57%) FTP
3 1 (0.57%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.07%) Oracle Database
2 18 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (5.17%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.02%) QlikView
5 5 (2.87%) DB2
5 5 (2.87%) Snowflake Schema
5 5 (2.87%) Star Schema
6 4 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.72%) DataStage
7 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.15%) DbVisualizer
8 2 (1.15%) EDRMS
8 2 (1.15%) MySQL
9 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.57%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.57%) OLAP
9 1 (0.57%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 14 (8.05%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.87%) JIRA
4 4 (2.30%) Selenium
5 3 (1.72%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (1.72%) SoapUI
5 3 (1.72%) MSTest
6 2 (1.15%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.15%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.15%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.15%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.15%) Subversion
7 1 (0.57%) Rational Rose
7 1 (0.57%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.57%) Ant
7 1 (0.57%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.57%) WebDriver
General
1 59 (33.91%) Finance
2 25 (14.37%) Retail
3 11 (6.32%) Pharmaceutical
4 10 (5.75%) Marketing
5 6 (3.45%) General Ledger
6 5 (2.87%) Banking
7 4 (2.30%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.15%) Electronics
9 1 (0.57%) Advertising
9 1 (0.57%) Automotive
9 1 (0.57%) Legal
9 1 (0.57%) Billing
Job Titles
1 84 (48.28%) Analyst
2 38 (21.84%) Test Analyst
3 37 (21.26%) Business Analyst
4 16 (9.20%) Project Manager
5 15 (8.62%) Developer
5 15 (8.62%) Tester
6 11 (6.32%) Consultant
7 7 (4.02%) Systems Analyst
8 6 (3.45%) SAP Manager
8 6 (3.45%) Oracle Consultant
9 5 (2.87%) Systems Tester
9 5 (2.87%) Team Leader
9 5 (2.87%) SAP Business Analyst
10 4 (2.30%) Test Leader
10 4 (2.30%) Business Systems Analyst
10 4 (2.30%) SQL Developer
10 4 (2.30%) Software Tester
11 3 (1.72%) .NET Developer
11 3 (1.72%) Implementation Manager
11 3 (1.72%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (17.82%) .NET
2 8 (4.60%) HTML
3 6 (3.45%) XML
3 6 (3.45%) LAMP
4 5 (2.87%) Web Services
5 4 (2.30%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.30%) J2EE
6 3 (1.72%) WCF
6 3 (1.72%) CSS
6 3 (1.72%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.15%) Flash
7 2 (1.15%) MDX
8 1 (0.57%) Ajax
8 1 (0.57%) XHTML
8 1 (0.57%) EDI
8 1 (0.57%) JSP
8 1 (0.57%) SOAP
8 1 (0.57%) OLE
8 1 (0.57%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.02%) Visualisation
3 6 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.87%) Informatics
4 5 (2.87%) FMCG
5 3 (1.72%) Pharmacovigilance
5 3 (1.72%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.72%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.72%) User Experience
6 2 (1.15%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.15%) Open Source
6 2 (1.15%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.57%) Clustering
7 1 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.57%) EPoS
7 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.57%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.17%) UNIX
2 7 (4.02%) Windows
3 5 (2.87%) Linux
4 4 (2.30%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.15%) Android
5 2 (1.15%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.57%) AIX
6 1 (0.57%) Solaris
6 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (30.46%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (18.39%) Test Scripting
3 26 (14.94%) ERP
3 26 (14.94%) ETL
4 24 (13.79%) Software Testing
4 24 (13.79%) Change Management
5 23 (13.22%) Project Management
5 23 (13.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (12.64%) Manual Testing
7 21 (12.07%) Scrum
8 19 (10.92%) PRINCE2
8 19 (10.92%) Waterfall
9 17 (9.77%) CRM
10 16 (9.20%) Regression Testing
10 16 (9.20%) Migration
10 16 (9.20%) Integration Testing
11 13 (7.47%) E-Commerce
11 13 (7.47%) Use Case
11 13 (7.47%) Test Strategy
12 12 (6.90%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (24.71%) SQL
2 9 (5.17%) Java
3 7 (4.02%) JavaScript
3 7 (4.02%) PL/SQL
4 6 (3.45%) C#
5 2 (1.15%) Perl
6 1 (0.57%) Python
6 1 (0.57%) C++
6 1 (0.57%) C
6 1 (0.57%) VB
6 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.57%) VBA
6 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.57%) FQL
Qualifications
1 16 (9.20%) ISEB
2 13 (7.47%) Degree
3 8 (4.60%) ISTQB
4 7 (4.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.15%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.15%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (14.37%) QA
2 8 (4.60%) ISO 9001
3 4 (2.30%) GxP
4 2 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.15%) Xen
2 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.72%) Control-M
3 2 (1.15%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.15%) Puppet
3 2 (1.15%) Nagios
Vendors
1 55 (31.61%) Oracle
2 35 (20.11%) SAP
3 26 (14.94%) Microsoft
4 15 (8.62%) IBM
5 11 (6.32%) HP
6 7 (4.02%) Unica
6 7 (4.02%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (4.02%) Tableau
6 7 (4.02%) Neolane
7 5 (2.87%) Adobe
8 4 (2.30%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (1.15%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.57%) FatWire
10 1 (0.57%) VMware
10 1 (0.57%) ATG
10 1 (0.57%) Ceridian
10 1 (0.57%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.57%) Siebel
10 1 (0.57%) Vignette
10 1 (0.57%) EMC
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