The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 88 70 67
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 1266 1474 1404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.54% 2.86% 2.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 3.57% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 829 969 947
Median daily rate £400 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £551 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 16
Median hourly rate £23.50 £18.90 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.33% -17.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £15.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £121.00 £27.50 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -8.69%
User Acceptance Testing
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41425 41266 37858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.97% 79.99% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27604 27296 23970
Median daily rate £450 £420 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 941 1073 1088
Median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.50 £12.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.31 £45.00
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 England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 England

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the England region.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in England

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in England

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the England region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in England

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

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

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Histogram in England

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in 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 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
London -28 565 £450 - 70
South East -13 218 £375 +7.14% 41
West Midlands -17 91 £365 +124.61% 17
North West -32 82 £375 -6.36% 16
South West +7 74 £350 +2.94% 18
East of England +25 71 £425 +6.25% 19
Yorkshire -19 70 £388 +29.16% 9
East Midlands +13 55 £385 +2.66% 13
North East -47 16 £495 +120.00% 5
Midlands +4 12 £275 - 1
User Acceptance Testing
UK

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in 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 England region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 860 (34.29%) Finance
2 547 (21.81%) Agile Software Development
3 441 (17.58%) Test Scripting
4 419 (16.71%) SQL
5 369 (14.71%) Migration
6 348 (13.88%) Banking
7 327 (13.04%) Oracle
8 326 (13.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 299 (11.92%) System Integration Testing
10 287 (11.44%) Project Management
11 286 (11.40%) Integration Testing
12 268 (10.69%) Microsoft
13 264 (10.53%) Business Analysis
14 230 (9.17%) Test Strategy
15 227 (9.05%) Regression Testing
16 224 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
17 218 (8.69%) SAP
17 218 (8.69%) QA
18 210 (8.37%) MS Excel
19 209 (8.33%) ISEB
20 206 (8.21%) System Testing
21 197 (7.85%) Retail
22 194 (7.74%) Defect Management
23 192 (7.66%) ISTQB
24 185 (7.38%) Test Management
25 184 (7.34%) Functional Testing
25 184 (7.34%) CRM
26 176 (7.02%) JIRA
26 176 (7.02%) Waterfall
27 174 (6.94%) HP Quality Center

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in 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 58 (2.31%) SharePoint
2 45 (1.79%) Confluence
3 35 (1.40%) WebSphere
4 31 (1.24%) CMS
5 29 (1.16%) Tomcat
6 27 (1.08%) SAS
7 26 (1.04%) Oracle UPK
8 25 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
8 25 (1.00%) IIS
9 14 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 13 (0.52%) Apache
10 13 (0.52%) MS Exchange
11 12 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
13 9 (0.36%) Jetty
14 7 (0.28%) IBM Notes
15 6 (0.24%) CICS
15 6 (0.24%) JBoss
15 6 (0.24%) WebLogic
16 5 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 210 (8.37%) MS Excel
2 136 (5.42%) MS Office
3 84 (3.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 77 (3.07%) MS Visio
5 50 (1.99%) MS Project
6 16 (0.64%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.16%) SPSS
9 3 (0.12%) Mingle
10 2 (0.080%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 67 (2.67%) Oracle EBS
2 60 (2.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 41 (1.63%) Oracle EBS R12
4 25 (1.00%) Hyperion Planning
5 24 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
6 23 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
6 23 (0.92%) Oracle Payables
7 22 (0.88%) Oracle Assets
8 20 (0.80%) Oracle Receivables
9 19 (0.76%) Oracle Cash Management
10 18 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 17 (0.68%) Unit4 Business World
12 16 (0.64%) SAP FI
13 15 (0.60%) Sonata
14 13 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
14 13 (0.52%) Oracle iProcurement
14 13 (0.52%) SAP HR
15 12 (0.48%) SAP CO
15 12 (0.48%) SAP FI/CO
16 11 (0.44%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 27 (1.08%) SaaS
2 19 (0.76%) SuccessFactors
3 17 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (0.64%) Office 365
5 10 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (0.32%) Google Apps
7 7 (0.28%) IaaS
8 5 (0.20%) HP Helion
8 5 (0.20%) PaaS
9 4 (0.16%) GitHub
9 4 (0.16%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.16%) Taleo
10 3 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.080%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.080%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.080%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.080%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.080%) Force.com
11 2 (0.080%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.080%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 46 (1.83%) Internet
2 23 (0.92%) Firewall
2 23 (0.92%) HTTP
3 18 (0.72%) DNS
3 18 (0.72%) TCP/IP
4 16 (0.64%) LDAP
5 14 (0.56%) SAN
6 11 (0.44%) SSL
7 10 (0.40%) WebEx
8 9 (0.36%) Intranet
9 8 (0.32%) SMTP
10 7 (0.28%) HTTPS
10 7 (0.28%) NAS
11 6 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (0.20%) BIG-IP
12 5 (0.20%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (0.20%) DVB
12 5 (0.20%) MPLS
12 5 (0.20%) VPN
12 5 (0.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (5.86%) SQL Server
2 106 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
3 71 (2.83%) Oracle Database
4 41 (1.63%) Relational Database
5 27 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 26 (1.04%) MS Access
7 24 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 23 (0.92%) Essbase
9 22 (0.88%) Big Data
10 21 (0.84%) DB2
10 21 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
11 20 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
12 18 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
13 17 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
13 17 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
14 15 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
15 14 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 12 (0.48%) Data Mart
17 11 (0.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 176 (7.02%) JIRA
2 77 (3.07%) Selenium
3 71 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 54 (2.15%) Cucumber
5 45 (1.79%) Git (software)
6 43 (1.71%) Jenkins
7 38 (1.52%) WebDriver
8 30 (1.20%) HP UFT
9 28 (1.12%) Subversion
10 27 (1.08%) Visual Studio
11 18 (0.72%) Grunt
11 18 (0.72%) gulp
11 18 (0.72%) LoadRunner
12 16 (0.64%) JUnit
12 16 (0.64%) TeamCity
13 15 (0.60%) Toad
14 13 (0.52%) JMeter
14 13 (0.52%) Maven
15 11 (0.44%) Jasmine
16 10 (0.40%) SpecFlow
General
1 860 (34.29%) Finance
2 348 (13.88%) Banking
3 197 (7.85%) Retail
4 107 (4.27%) Investment Banking
5 85 (3.39%) Telecoms
6 65 (2.59%) Back Office
7 62 (2.47%) Marketing
8 53 (2.11%) Legal
9 52 (2.07%) Front Office
10 42 (1.67%) Manufacturing
11 34 (1.36%) Retail Banking
12 23 (0.92%) Financial Institution
13 20 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
14 17 (0.68%) Billing
14 17 (0.68%) General Ledger
15 16 (0.64%) Games
16 14 (0.56%) Electronics
16 14 (0.56%) Publishing
17 13 (0.52%) Advertising
17 13 (0.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 1044 (41.63%) Analyst
2 464 (18.50%) Business Analyst
3 400 (15.95%) Test Analyst
4 289 (11.52%) Test Manager
5 189 (7.54%) Developer
6 175 (6.98%) Consultant
7 142 (5.66%) Test Leader
8 126 (5.02%) UAT Analyst
9 123 (4.90%) Tester
10 116 (4.63%) Project Manager
11 103 (4.11%) UAT Manager
12 101 (4.03%) UAT Test Analyst
13 81 (3.23%) UAT Test Manager
14 72 (2.87%) Banking Analyst
15 71 (2.83%) Senior Analyst
15 71 (2.83%) UAT Lead
16 68 (2.71%) Financial Analyst
17 64 (2.55%) Architect
18 58 (2.31%) UAT Test Lead
19 48 (1.91%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (4.47%) XML
2 106 (4.23%) .NET
3 81 (3.23%) Web Services
4 69 (2.75%) HTML
5 52 (2.07%) SOAP
6 41 (1.63%) CSS
7 38 (1.52%) Middleware
8 32 (1.28%) J2EE
9 26 (1.04%) Spring
10 24 (0.96%) CSS3
10 24 (0.96%) JDBC
11 23 (0.92%) ASP.NET
11 23 (0.92%) Behat
12 22 (0.88%) JSON
12 22 (0.88%) WSDL
13 21 (0.84%) AngularJS
13 21 (0.84%) JAXB
13 21 (0.84%) JAX-WS
13 21 (0.84%) XSLT
14 20 (0.80%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 224 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (2.87%) Management Information System
3 59 (2.35%) Derivative
4 53 (2.11%) User Experience
5 51 (2.03%) Equities
6 50 (1.99%) Fixed Income
7 48 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 34 (1.36%) Credit Risk
9 29 (1.16%) Data Centre
10 28 (1.12%) Computer Science
11 25 (1.00%) Mobile App
12 24 (0.96%) Data Structures
13 19 (0.76%) Virtual Team
14 18 (0.72%) Mainframe
14 18 (0.72%) Smart Meter
15 17 (0.68%) Visualisation
16 16 (0.64%) Client/Server
16 16 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
16 16 (0.64%) EPoS
17 15 (0.60%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 162 (6.46%) Windows
2 113 (4.51%) Linux
3 101 (4.03%) Unix
4 37 (1.48%) Windows Server
5 22 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (0.80%) AIX
7 17 (0.68%) Solaris
7 17 (0.68%) Windows 7
8 14 (0.56%) Mac OS X
9 12 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (0.44%) Android
11 10 (0.40%) zOS
12 9 (0.36%) Apple iOS
12 9 (0.36%) Windows 10
13 8 (0.32%) CentOS
14 7 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
16 5 (0.20%) Mac OS X Server
17 4 (0.16%) Windows 8
18 3 (0.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 547 (21.81%) Agile Software Development
2 441 (17.58%) Test Scripting
3 369 (14.71%) Migration
4 326 (13.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 299 (11.92%) System Integration Testing
6 287 (11.44%) Project Management
7 286 (11.40%) Integration Testing
8 264 (10.53%) Business Analysis
9 230 (9.17%) Test Strategy
10 227 (9.05%) Regression Testing
11 206 (8.21%) System Testing
12 194 (7.74%) Defect Management
13 185 (7.38%) Test Management
14 184 (7.34%) CRM
14 184 (7.34%) Functional Testing
15 176 (7.02%) Waterfall
16 168 (6.70%) SDLC
17 167 (6.66%) Change Management
18 159 (6.34%) Data Migration
19 138 (5.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 419 (16.71%) SQL
2 138 (5.50%) Java
3 83 (3.31%) C#
4 76 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 49 (1.95%) Python
6 46 (1.83%) PL/SQL
7 34 (1.36%) C
7 34 (1.36%) T-SQL
8 33 (1.32%) PowerShell
8 33 (1.32%) VBA
9 32 (1.28%) Bash Shell
9 32 (1.28%) PHP
10 23 (0.92%) VBScript
11 22 (0.88%) Perl
12 21 (0.84%) Shell Script
13 20 (0.80%) C++
14 19 (0.76%) VB
15 18 (0.72%) COBOL
16 10 (0.40%) Ruby
16 10 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 209 (8.33%) ISEB
2 192 (7.66%) ISTQB
3 133 (5.30%) Security Cleared
4 103 (4.11%) Degree
5 102 (4.07%) SC Cleared
6 83 (3.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 27 (1.08%) DV Cleared
8 19 (0.76%) PMP
9 17 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
10 15 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (0.48%) PMI Certification
12 11 (0.44%) ACCA
12 11 (0.44%) CIMA
13 10 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 7 (0.28%) BC Cleared
14 7 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
15 6 (0.24%) MCSE
16 5 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
16 5 (0.20%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 218 (8.69%) QA
2 38 (1.52%) Data Quality
3 33 (1.32%) SLA
4 28 (1.12%) MiFID
5 17 (0.68%) WAI
6 16 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 13 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
8 12 (0.48%) EMIR
9 10 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
10 8 (0.32%) SEPA
11 6 (0.24%) GxP
12 5 (0.20%) Basel III
12 5 (0.20%) FATCA
12 5 (0.20%) Solvency II
13 4 (0.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 4 (0.16%) HL7
13 4 (0.16%) JSP 440
13 4 (0.16%) PCI DSS
14 3 (0.12%) CRD IV
14 3 (0.12%) SDET
System Software
1 35 (1.40%) Active Directory
2 28 (1.12%) Docker
3 22 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.24%) XenApp
8 5 (0.20%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.20%) Sendmail
8 5 (0.20%) VirtualBox
8 5 (0.20%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.12%) Oracle Clusterware
9 3 (0.12%) vCloud
9 3 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.080%) Firmware
10 2 (0.080%) OpenSSH
10 2 (0.080%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.040%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 174 (6.94%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (0.68%) Control-M
2 17 (0.68%) Puppet
2 17 (0.68%) SCCM
3 12 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (0.40%) Kibana
4 10 (0.40%) logstash
4 10 (0.40%) Nagios
5 7 (0.28%) NetBackup
6 6 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
6 6 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 6 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (0.20%) Ansible
7 5 (0.20%) Casper Suite
7 5 (0.20%) Cisco UCCE
8 4 (0.16%) Capistrano
8 4 (0.16%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
8 4 (0.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 327 (13.04%) Oracle
2 268 (10.69%) Microsoft
3 218 (8.69%) SAP
4 121 (4.82%) HP
5 64 (2.55%) IBM
6 47 (1.87%) Hyperion
7 42 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
8 38 (1.52%) ServiceNow
9 37 (1.48%) Citrix
10 36 (1.44%) PeopleSoft
11 27 (1.08%) Murex
11 27 (1.08%) VMware
12 21 (0.84%) Cisco
13 20 (0.80%) Red Hat
14 17 (0.68%) Google
14 17 (0.68%) Zend
15 16 (0.64%) Adobe
15 16 (0.64%) Cognos
15 16 (0.64%) JD Edwards
16 15 (0.60%) Siebel
City, London
Red10
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
PMC retail
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day Excellent Day Rate on Offer - 3-6 Month Cont
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: MARKET RATE
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £250.00 - £280 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £270 - 300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £385 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £385 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £highly competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £290 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £480 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen
Rate: £540 - £570 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £280 - £320 per day + great benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
The Rank Group plc
Rate: Day Rate
Posted: 11 days ago
Midlands
Talent International
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago