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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 94 74 68
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -6
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 1214 1407 1428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.42% 2.70% 2.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.91% 3.35% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 802 914 952
Median daily rate £400 £396 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £250 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+5.35% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 14
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -15.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.90 £15.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £32.30 £32.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +6.02%
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
41718 41986 39745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.12% 80.50% 78.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 27767 27817 25061
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £576 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1020 1132 1107
Median hourly rate £29.50 £31.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.83% +34.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.61 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.90 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 30 August 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 -40 539 £438 -2.77% 87
South East -20 177 £350 - 29
West Midlands -14 108 £350 +16.66% 14
North West -14 78 £375 +7.14% 12
South West +10 77 £350 +2.18% 13
East of England +42 75 £425 +6.25% 13
East Midlands +25 72 £415 +22.96% 11
Yorkshire -39 52 £375 +15.38% 14
North East -34 14 £470 +56.66%
Midlands -2 9 £500 -
User Acceptance Testing
UK

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 845 (34.72%) Finance
2 551 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
3 422 (17.34%) SQL
4 386 (15.86%) Test Scripting
5 358 (14.71%) Migration
6 344 (14.13%) Banking
7 335 (13.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 300 (12.33%) Oracle
9 277 (11.38%) Microsoft
10 275 (11.30%) System Integration Testing
11 266 (10.93%) Business Analysis
12 265 (10.89%) Project Management
13 247 (10.15%) Integration Testing
14 223 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
15 222 (9.12%) SAP
16 218 (8.96%) MS Excel
17 216 (8.87%) Test Strategy
18 215 (8.83%) Retail
19 213 (8.75%) Regression Testing
20 202 (8.30%) ISEB
21 197 (8.09%) QA
22 186 (7.64%) Defect Management
23 183 (7.52%) Waterfall
24 180 (7.40%) System Testing
25 171 (7.03%) Functional Testing
25 171 (7.03%) SDLC
26 166 (6.82%) CRM
27 165 (6.78%) ISTQB
28 162 (6.66%) HP Quality Center
29 160 (6.57%) Change Management

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 50 (2.05%) SharePoint
2 48 (1.97%) Confluence
3 39 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
3 39 (1.60%) SAS
4 37 (1.52%) WebSphere
5 31 (1.27%) CMS
6 26 (1.07%) Tomcat
7 25 (1.03%) Oracle UPK
8 19 (0.78%) IIS
9 14 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (0.45%) Apache
10 11 (0.45%) WebLogic
11 10 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
12 9 (0.37%) Jetty
12 9 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (0.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 7 (0.29%) IBM Notes
14 7 (0.29%) MQSeries
15 6 (0.25%) JBoss
15 6 (0.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 218 (8.96%) MS Excel
2 131 (5.38%) MS Office
3 79 (3.25%) MS Visio
4 68 (2.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 39 (1.60%) MS Project
6 20 (0.82%) Photoshop
7 14 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.12%) SPSS
9 2 (0.082%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 62 (2.55%) Oracle EBS
2 56 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 30 (1.23%) Oracle EBS R12
4 26 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
5 25 (1.03%) Hyperion Planning
6 22 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
7 20 (0.82%) Oracle Assets
8 19 (0.78%) Oracle Payables
9 17 (0.70%) Oracle Cash Management
9 17 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 16 (0.66%) Oracle Receivables
10 16 (0.66%) Sonata
11 15 (0.62%) SAP FI
12 13 (0.53%) Oracle iProcurement
12 13 (0.53%) Unit4 Business World
13 12 (0.49%) SAP HR
14 11 (0.45%) SAP CO
14 11 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
15 9 (0.37%) Maximo
15 9 (0.37%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 25 (1.03%) SaaS
2 24 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (0.78%) SuccessFactors
4 18 (0.74%) Office 365
5 16 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (0.37%) IaaS
6 9 (0.37%) PaaS
7 8 (0.33%) Google Apps
8 6 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.21%) Boomi
9 5 (0.21%) HP Helion
10 4 (0.16%) GitHub
10 4 (0.16%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
11 3 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.12%) Force.com
12 2 (0.082%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.082%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.082%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.082%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 39 (1.60%) Internet
2 30 (1.23%) Firewall
3 29 (1.19%) HTTP
4 18 (0.74%) LDAP
5 14 (0.58%) SAN
5 14 (0.58%) TCP/IP
6 13 (0.53%) DNS
7 12 (0.49%) Intranet
8 10 (0.41%) SSL
8 10 (0.41%) WebEx
9 9 (0.37%) NAS
10 8 (0.33%) FTP
11 7 (0.29%) BIG-IP
11 7 (0.29%) CTI
12 6 (0.25%) SMTP
13 5 (0.21%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (0.21%) DVB
13 5 (0.21%) Fibre Channel
13 5 (0.21%) HTTPS
13 5 (0.21%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (6.04%) SQL Server
2 97 (3.99%) Data Warehouse
3 66 (2.71%) Oracle Database
4 46 (1.89%) Relational Database
5 37 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
6 34 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 30 (1.23%) Big Data
8 27 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 26 (1.07%) Essbase
10 21 (0.86%) MS Access
11 19 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 18 (0.74%) DB2
12 18 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
12 18 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
13 15 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
14 14 (0.58%) MySQL
14 14 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
15 13 (0.53%) Data Mart
15 13 (0.53%) Oracle ODI
15 13 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 155 (6.37%) JIRA
2 78 (3.20%) Selenium
3 71 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 67 (2.75%) Jenkins
5 65 (2.67%) Cucumber
6 60 (2.47%) Git (software)
7 52 (2.14%) WebDriver
8 34 (1.40%) Visual Studio
9 30 (1.23%) HP UFT
9 30 (1.23%) Subversion
10 22 (0.90%) Grunt
10 22 (0.90%) gulp
11 18 (0.74%) JUnit
11 18 (0.74%) LoadRunner
11 18 (0.74%) Toad
12 14 (0.58%) JMeter
12 14 (0.58%) SoapUI
12 14 (0.58%) SpecFlow
13 13 (0.53%) TeamCity
14 12 (0.49%) Maven
General
1 845 (34.72%) Finance
2 344 (14.13%) Banking
3 215 (8.83%) Retail
4 95 (3.90%) Investment Banking
5 67 (2.75%) Telecoms
6 58 (2.38%) Back Office
7 56 (2.30%) Marketing
8 51 (2.10%) Legal
9 50 (2.05%) Retail Banking
10 48 (1.97%) Front Office
11 39 (1.60%) Manufacturing
12 25 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
13 21 (0.86%) Financial Institution
14 19 (0.78%) General Ledger
15 17 (0.70%) Automotive
16 16 (0.66%) Games
17 15 (0.62%) Billing
18 12 (0.49%) Electronics
18 12 (0.49%) Publishing
19 11 (0.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 999 (41.04%) Analyst
2 474 (19.47%) Business Analyst
3 375 (15.41%) Test Analyst
4 243 (9.98%) Test Manager
5 224 (9.20%) Developer
6 189 (7.76%) Consultant
7 131 (5.38%) Test Leader
8 123 (5.05%) Tester
9 120 (4.93%) Project Manager
10 111 (4.56%) UAT Analyst
11 91 (3.74%) UAT Manager
12 90 (3.70%) UAT Test Analyst
13 78 (3.20%) Financial Analyst
14 76 (3.12%) UAT Test Manager
15 70 (2.88%) Banking Analyst
15 70 (2.88%) Senior Analyst
16 69 (2.83%) UAT Lead
17 66 (2.71%) Architect
18 57 (2.34%) UAT Test Lead
19 52 (2.14%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (4.81%) XML
2 108 (4.44%) .NET
3 78 (3.20%) Web Services
4 68 (2.79%) HTML
5 53 (2.18%) SOAP
6 44 (1.81%) Behat
6 44 (1.81%) CSS
7 36 (1.48%) J2EE
8 35 (1.44%) Middleware
9 31 (1.27%) Spring
10 27 (1.11%) ASP.NET
10 27 (1.11%) CSS3
11 25 (1.03%) .NET Framework
11 25 (1.03%) JDBC
12 24 (0.99%) AngularJS
12 24 (0.99%) Doctrine
12 24 (0.99%) Zend Framework
13 22 (0.90%) jQuery
13 22 (0.90%) JSON
13 22 (0.90%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 223 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (3.25%) Management Information System
3 53 (2.18%) Derivative
4 50 (2.05%) Equities
4 50 (2.05%) User Experience
5 46 (1.89%) Fixed Income
6 38 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 37 (1.52%) Credit Risk
8 26 (1.07%) Computer Science
9 24 (0.99%) Data Centre
10 22 (0.90%) Virtual Team
11 21 (0.86%) Data Extraction
12 20 (0.82%) Data Structures
12 20 (0.82%) Mobile App
12 20 (0.82%) Visualisation
13 18 (0.74%) Data Integration
14 17 (0.70%) Client/Server
14 17 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
14 17 (0.70%) EPoS
15 16 (0.66%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 148 (6.08%) Windows
2 112 (4.60%) Linux
2 112 (4.60%) Unix
3 32 (1.31%) Windows Server
4 23 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 23 (0.94%) Solaris
5 22 (0.90%) AIX
6 19 (0.78%) Mac OS X
7 11 (0.45%) CentOS
7 11 (0.45%) Windows 10
7 11 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (0.37%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.29%) Android
10 6 (0.25%) Apple iOS
10 6 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.25%) zOS
11 5 (0.21%) Mac OS X Server
12 3 (0.12%) SUSE
13 1 (0.041%) HPUX
13 1 (0.041%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 551 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
2 386 (15.86%) Test Scripting
3 358 (14.71%) Migration
4 335 (13.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 275 (11.30%) System Integration Testing
6 266 (10.93%) Business Analysis
7 265 (10.89%) Project Management
8 247 (10.15%) Integration Testing
9 216 (8.87%) Test Strategy
10 213 (8.75%) Regression Testing
11 186 (7.64%) Defect Management
12 183 (7.52%) Waterfall
13 180 (7.40%) System Testing
14 171 (7.03%) Functional Testing
14 171 (7.03%) SDLC
15 166 (6.82%) CRM
16 160 (6.57%) Change Management
17 154 (6.33%) Data Migration
18 148 (6.08%) Test Management
19 141 (5.79%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 422 (17.34%) SQL
2 140 (5.75%) Java
3 89 (3.66%) C#
3 89 (3.66%) JavaScript
4 54 (2.22%) PHP
5 50 (2.05%) PL/SQL
6 46 (1.89%) Python
7 39 (1.60%) T-SQL
8 36 (1.48%) C
9 34 (1.40%) VBA
10 33 (1.36%) Bash Shell
11 29 (1.19%) PowerShell
12 25 (1.03%) VBScript
13 20 (0.82%) Shell Script
13 20 (0.82%) VB
14 19 (0.78%) Perl
15 16 (0.66%) C++
16 12 (0.49%) VB.NET
17 11 (0.45%) COBOL
17 11 (0.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 202 (8.30%) ISEB
2 165 (6.78%) ISTQB
3 129 (5.30%) Security Cleared
4 107 (4.40%) Degree
5 102 (4.19%) SC Cleared
6 80 (3.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 24 (0.99%) DV Cleared
8 22 (0.90%) PMP
9 18 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
10 14 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (0.45%) PMI Certification
12 9 (0.37%) ACCA
12 9 (0.37%) BC Cleared
12 9 (0.37%) CIMA
13 8 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (0.29%) DBS Check
15 6 (0.25%) APMP
16 5 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
16 5 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 4 (0.16%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 197 (8.09%) QA
2 40 (1.64%) Data Quality
3 28 (1.15%) MiFID
4 26 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 25 (1.03%) SLA
6 21 (0.86%) WAI
7 16 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
8 13 (0.53%) GxP
9 12 (0.49%) EMIR
10 9 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
11 8 (0.33%) Basel III
11 8 (0.33%) SEPA
11 8 (0.33%) Solvency II
12 6 (0.25%) JSP 440
13 4 (0.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 4 (0.16%) HL7
14 3 (0.12%) FATCA
14 3 (0.12%) PCI DSS
15 2 (0.082%) CRD IV
15 2 (0.082%) SDET
System Software
1 50 (2.05%) Docker
2 34 (1.40%) Active Directory
3 19 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.25%) XenDesktop
7 5 (0.21%) Sendmail
7 5 (0.21%) VirtualBox
7 5 (0.21%) XenApp
8 4 (0.16%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.12%) Oracle Clusterware
10 2 (0.082%) Firmware
10 2 (0.082%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.041%) RACF
11 1 (0.041%) Snort
11 1 (0.041%) Squid
11 1 (0.041%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.041%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 162 (6.66%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (0.70%) Control-M
2 17 (0.70%) SCCM
3 14 (0.58%) Puppet
4 10 (0.41%) logstash
5 9 (0.37%) Kibana
5 9 (0.37%) NetBackup
6 8 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
6 8 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.25%) HP Data Protector
7 6 (0.25%) Nagios
7 6 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (0.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 5 (0.21%) Ansible
8 5 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
8 5 (0.21%) Casper Suite
8 5 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
8 5 (0.21%) Cisco UCCE
8 5 (0.21%) OpenView
8 5 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 300 (12.33%) Oracle
2 277 (11.38%) Microsoft
3 222 (9.12%) SAP
4 124 (5.09%) HP
5 63 (2.59%) IBM
6 49 (2.01%) Hyperion
7 43 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
8 39 (1.60%) ServiceNow
9 33 (1.36%) VMware
10 32 (1.31%) Citrix
10 32 (1.31%) PeopleSoft
11 31 (1.27%) Cisco
12 28 (1.15%) Zend
13 25 (1.03%) Murex
14 23 (0.94%) Cognos
15 20 (0.82%) Informatica
15 20 (0.82%) Red Hat
16 19 (0.78%) JD Edwards
17 17 (0.70%) Google
17 17 (0.70%) Sybase
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Surrey
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West London
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St. Albans, Hertfordshire
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Ilford, Essex
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London
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West Midlands
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South West London
World First
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South East London
Hiring People
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West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
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Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
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Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Aim Hire Jobs
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Holborn, London, UK
Reed Business Information
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Derbyshire
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Manchester, Lancashire
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
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East Midlands
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Slough, Berkshire
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