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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
UK / England
Rank 110 77 82
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +5
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 883 1220 1124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.16% 2.62% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 3.20% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 789 773
Median daily rate £410 £408 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.61% +5.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £368 £338
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 27 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.22 £12.25 £11.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £41.80 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +52.72%

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
33605 38158 36500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.39% 81.97% 78.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 22408 25058 23946
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 835 1094 976
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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 21 January 2017.

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
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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -53 391 £450 - 59
South East -3 150 £388 +11.91% 34
East of England +20 66 £450 +9.09% 9
South West +15 59 £338 -7.21% 13
West Midlands -4 57 £375 -6.25% 6
East Midlands +16 48 £380 -6.17% 4
Yorkshire -4 46 £325 -4.41% 16
North West -17 46 £345 +5.26% 22
North East -13 12 £478 +6.11% 4
Midlands +1 3 £500 -31.03% 1
South Coast - 1 £375 -
User Acceptance Testing
UK

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 625 (31.77%) Finance
2 526 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
3 347 (17.64%) SQL
4 336 (17.08%) Test Scripting
5 250 (12.71%) Oracle
6 249 (12.66%) Banking
7 237 (12.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 234 (11.90%) Migration
9 221 (11.24%) System Integration Testing
10 219 (11.13%) QA
11 218 (11.08%) Business Analysis
12 213 (10.83%) Regression Testing
13 211 (10.73%) Microsoft
14 206 (10.47%) JIRA
15 182 (9.25%) SAP
16 172 (8.74%) Scrum
17 158 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
18 157 (7.98%) Defect Management
19 154 (7.83%) Business Intelligence
20 151 (7.68%) MS Excel
21 145 (7.37%) Project Management
22 143 (7.27%) Retail
23 137 (6.96%) SDLC
24 135 (6.86%) Integration Testing
25 132 (6.71%) Functional Testing
26 128 (6.51%) Test Strategy
27 127 (6.46%) ISEB
28 126 (6.41%) Java
29 122 (6.20%) SQL Server
30 121 (6.15%) Waterfall

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 55 (2.80%) SharePoint
2 43 (2.19%) Confluence
3 26 (1.32%) SAS
4 18 (0.92%) WebLogic
5 17 (0.86%) CMS
5 17 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (0.71%) JBoss
6 14 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 14 (0.71%) WebSphere
7 12 (0.61%) Skype for Business
8 9 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (0.46%) MQSeries
9 7 (0.36%) Drupal
9 7 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (0.31%) iPlanet
10 6 (0.31%) nginx
11 5 (0.25%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.20%) Apache
12 4 (0.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 151 (7.68%) MS Excel
2 75 (3.81%) MS Office
3 43 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 39 (1.98%) MS Visio
5 22 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
6 15 (0.76%) MS Project
7 4 (0.20%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.20%) Pixelmator
8 1 (0.051%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 41 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
2 31 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (1.07%) Oracle General Ledger
4 20 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
4 20 (1.02%) Oracle Payables
5 17 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
6 16 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
6 16 (0.81%) SAP FI
7 15 (0.76%) Oracle Receivables
8 14 (0.71%) Oracle ERP
8 14 (0.71%) SAP BPC
8 14 (0.71%) SAP CO
8 14 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
9 11 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
10 10 (0.51%) SAP CRM
10 10 (0.51%) SAP HR
10 10 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 10 (0.51%) Sonata
11 9 (0.46%) PeopleSoft HRMS
11 9 (0.46%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 43 (2.19%) Office 365
2 32 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (0.56%) Boomi
5 10 (0.51%) GitHub
6 9 (0.46%) PaaS
7 7 (0.36%) SaaS
7 7 (0.36%) Veeva
8 6 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (0.31%) Force.com
8 6 (0.31%) OneDrive
9 5 (0.25%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.20%) Oracle CX
11 3 (0.15%) Heroku
11 3 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
12 2 (0.10%) G Suite
12 2 (0.10%) IaaS
12 2 (0.10%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.10%) Taleo
13 1 (0.051%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 33 (1.68%) HTTP
2 31 (1.58%) Internet
3 24 (1.22%) Firewall
4 17 (0.86%) Intranet
5 16 (0.81%) FTP
6 13 (0.66%) SSL
7 11 (0.56%) SAN
8 10 (0.51%) LDAP
8 10 (0.51%) Skype
9 9 (0.46%) TCP/IP
10 8 (0.41%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (0.41%) DNS
10 8 (0.41%) VPN
11 7 (0.36%) Unified Communications
12 6 (0.31%) BIG-IP
12 6 (0.31%) CTI
12 6 (0.31%) NAS
13 5 (0.25%) DHCP
14 4 (0.20%) HTTPS
14 4 (0.20%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (6.20%) SQL Server
2 96 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
3 67 (3.41%) Oracle Database
4 61 (3.10%) Relational Database
5 45 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
6 32 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 29 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 27 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
9 22 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
10 19 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 18 (0.92%) MS Access
12 17 (0.86%) SAP BW
13 16 (0.81%) DB2
14 15 (0.76%) Big Data
15 13 (0.66%) SQL Server 2016
16 12 (0.61%) Data Mining
16 12 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
16 12 (0.61%) Power BI
16 12 (0.61%) RDBMS
17 11 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 206 (10.47%) JIRA
2 92 (4.68%) Selenium
3 85 (4.32%) Jenkins
4 71 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 62 (3.15%) Git (software)
6 48 (2.44%) Visual Studio
7 40 (2.03%) HP UFT
8 38 (1.93%) WebDriver
9 33 (1.68%) Cucumber
10 32 (1.63%) Subversion
11 30 (1.53%) Eclipse
12 24 (1.22%) SoapUI
13 21 (1.07%) JIRA Agile
14 19 (0.97%) JUnit
15 16 (0.81%) PHPUnit
15 16 (0.81%) Protractor
15 16 (0.81%) SpecFlow
16 15 (0.76%) Oracle APEX
17 14 (0.71%) Toad
18 13 (0.66%) LoadRunner
General
1 625 (31.77%) Finance
2 249 (12.66%) Banking
3 143 (7.27%) Retail
4 54 (2.75%) Investment Banking
4 54 (2.75%) Legal
5 53 (2.69%) Front Office
6 42 (2.14%) Marketing
6 42 (2.14%) Retail Banking
7 38 (1.93%) Back Office
7 38 (1.93%) Manufacturing
8 31 (1.58%) Telecoms
9 29 (1.47%) Advertising
10 23 (1.17%) Automotive
10 23 (1.17%) Financial Institution
11 19 (0.97%) Law
12 18 (0.92%) Games
12 18 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
12 18 (0.92%) Publishing
13 13 (0.66%) Billing
14 8 (0.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 744 (37.82%) Analyst
2 383 (19.47%) Business Analyst
3 250 (12.71%) Test Analyst
4 233 (11.85%) Developer
5 159 (8.08%) Tester
6 154 (7.83%) Consultant
7 150 (7.63%) Test Manager
8 82 (4.17%) Test Leader
9 76 (3.86%) Project Manager
10 67 (3.41%) UAT Analyst
11 62 (3.15%) UAT Manager
12 61 (3.10%) Financial Analyst
13 53 (2.69%) Senior Analyst
14 52 (2.64%) UAT Test Analyst
15 44 (2.24%) UAT Test Manager
16 43 (2.19%) UAT Lead
17 38 (1.93%) Finance Business Analyst
18 37 (1.88%) Senior Developer
19 33 (1.68%) Coordinator
19 33 (1.68%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (5.49%) .NET
2 103 (5.24%) XML
3 70 (3.56%) HTML
4 53 (2.69%) Web Services
5 41 (2.08%) CSS
6 36 (1.83%) SOAP
7 33 (1.68%) Behat
8 29 (1.47%) Doctrine
9 28 (1.42%) HTML5
9 28 (1.42%) Middleware
10 27 (1.37%) AngularJS
11 25 (1.27%) jQuery
12 23 (1.17%) .NET Framework
13 22 (1.12%) REST
13 22 (1.12%) XSLT
14 20 (1.02%) JMS
15 19 (0.97%) Oracle Fusion
15 19 (0.97%) RESTful
15 19 (0.97%) Symfony
16 18 (0.92%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 158 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (4.42%) Management Information System
3 52 (2.64%) Virtual Team
4 45 (2.29%) Derivative
5 40 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 39 (1.98%) User Experience
7 28 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
8 27 (1.37%) Equities
9 26 (1.32%) Fixed Income
10 24 (1.22%) Mobile App
11 19 (0.97%) Computer Science
11 19 (0.97%) Data Extraction
12 18 (0.92%) Credit Risk
13 17 (0.86%) Data Centre
13 17 (0.86%) NHS
13 17 (0.86%) Smart Meter
14 16 (0.81%) Reinsurance
14 16 (0.81%) Visualisation
15 14 (0.71%) Client/Server
16 13 (0.66%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 105 (5.34%) Windows
2 92 (4.68%) Linux
3 88 (4.47%) Unix
4 22 (1.12%) Solaris
5 19 (0.97%) Windows 10
6 16 (0.81%) Android
7 15 (0.76%) Windows Server
8 13 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (0.61%) AIX
9 12 (0.61%) Apple iOS
10 11 (0.56%) Mac OS X
11 10 (0.51%) CentOS
11 10 (0.51%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.25%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.20%) SUSE
15 3 (0.15%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.10%) Mac OS X Server
16 2 (0.10%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 526 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
2 336 (17.08%) Test Scripting
3 237 (12.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 234 (11.90%) Migration
5 221 (11.24%) System Integration Testing
6 218 (11.08%) Business Analysis
7 213 (10.83%) Regression Testing
8 172 (8.74%) Scrum
9 157 (7.98%) Defect Management
10 154 (7.83%) Business Intelligence
11 145 (7.37%) Project Management
12 137 (6.96%) SDLC
13 135 (6.86%) Integration Testing
14 132 (6.71%) Functional Testing
15 128 (6.51%) Test Strategy
16 121 (6.15%) Waterfall
17 119 (6.05%) Change Management
18 109 (5.54%) BDD
18 109 (5.54%) System Testing
19 106 (5.39%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 347 (17.64%) SQL
2 126 (6.41%) Java
3 91 (4.63%) JavaScript
4 80 (4.07%) C#
5 46 (2.34%) PHP
5 46 (2.34%) PL/SQL
6 33 (1.68%) C
7 30 (1.53%) C++
8 29 (1.47%) VBA
9 26 (1.32%) Python
9 26 (1.32%) T-SQL
10 21 (1.07%) Perl
10 21 (1.07%) Shell Script
11 17 (0.86%) Ruby
12 16 (0.81%) VBScript
13 14 (0.71%) VB
14 12 (0.61%) PowerShell
15 10 (0.51%) ABAP
16 9 (0.46%) Bash Shell
16 9 (0.46%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 127 (6.46%) ISEB
2 94 (4.78%) Degree
3 89 (4.52%) Security Cleared
4 83 (4.22%) ISTQB
5 57 (2.90%) SC Cleared
6 54 (2.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 14 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 12 (0.61%) BC Cleared
9 11 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (0.56%) PMP
10 9 (0.46%) ACCA
10 9 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
10 9 (0.46%) CIMA
11 7 (0.36%) DV Cleared
11 7 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
11 7 (0.36%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.25%) CLAS
12 5 (0.25%) DBS Check
13 4 (0.20%) MBA
14 3 (0.15%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 219 (11.13%) QA
2 39 (1.98%) Data Quality
3 29 (1.47%) SLA
4 22 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
5 13 (0.66%) MiFID
6 12 (0.61%) GxP
7 10 (0.51%) Solvency II
8 8 (0.41%) EMIR
8 8 (0.41%) GMP
9 6 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
10 5 (0.25%) JSP 440
11 4 (0.20%) PCI DSS
11 4 (0.20%) WAI
12 3 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
12 3 (0.15%) Basel III
12 3 (0.15%) SEPA
12 3 (0.15%) WCAG
13 2 (0.10%) COBIT
13 2 (0.10%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 52 (2.64%) Docker
2 30 (1.53%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.46%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (0.41%) XenDesktop
6 7 (0.36%) XenApp
7 6 (0.31%) Corosync
7 6 (0.31%) Squid
8 5 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.10%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.10%) Oracle Clusterware
9 2 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.10%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.10%) vSphere
10 1 (0.051%) Firmware
10 1 (0.051%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 98 (4.98%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (0.76%) SCCM
3 14 (0.71%) Puppet
4 9 (0.46%) Control-M
5 8 (0.41%) Ansible
6 7 (0.36%) Rancher
7 6 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
7 6 (0.31%) NetBackup
7 6 (0.31%) Pacemaker
7 6 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (0.25%) HP Data Protector
9 4 (0.20%) BMC PATROL
9 4 (0.20%) OpenView
9 4 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.20%) WMI
10 3 (0.15%) ITRS Geneos
10 3 (0.15%) Nagios
11 2 (0.10%) Netcool
11 2 (0.10%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.10%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 250 (12.71%) Oracle
2 211 (10.73%) Microsoft
3 182 (9.25%) SAP
4 68 (3.46%) HP
5 37 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
6 32 (1.63%) Cognos
7 31 (1.58%) VMware
8 24 (1.22%) Cisco
8 24 (1.22%) Citrix
9 22 (1.12%) ServiceNow
10 21 (1.07%) IBM
11 17 (0.86%) Dell
11 17 (0.86%) Informatica
11 17 (0.86%) Murex
12 16 (0.81%) Hyperion
12 16 (0.81%) Red Hat
13 14 (0.71%) F5
13 14 (0.71%) Guidewire
13 14 (0.71%) PeopleSoft
14 13 (0.66%) hybris
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