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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 116 82 74
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -8
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 988 1283 1348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.13% 2.56% 2.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 3.15% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 840 959
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £341
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 8
Median hourly rate £24.00 £29.21 £17.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.83% +65.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.45 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £42.65 £29.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.22 £30.91 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-21.65% +128.96%
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
38449 40754 40404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.86% 81.41% 77.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 25790 26815 26724
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 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1002 1222 1146
Median hourly rate £28.33 £30.90 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +23.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -39 495 £450 - 71
South East +24 164 £350 - 18
East Midlands +2 68 £425 +13.33% 11
East of England +16 67 £450 +13.56% 10
South West +6 62 £350 - 10
North West -50 46 £350 -1.40% 20
West Midlands -36 37 £400 +18.51% 8
Yorkshire -20 34 £363 +20.83% 16
North East -47 6 £450 +12.50% 1
Midlands +6 3 £500 -31.03%
User Acceptance Testing
UK

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 746 (34.10%) Finance
2 568 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
3 402 (18.37%) SQL
4 364 (16.64%) Test Scripting
5 315 (14.40%) Migration
6 283 (12.93%) Banking
7 279 (12.75%) Oracle
8 271 (12.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 258 (11.79%) Business Analysis
10 239 (10.92%) Microsoft
11 237 (10.83%) System Integration Testing
12 218 (9.96%) Regression Testing
13 212 (9.69%) QA
14 210 (9.60%) SAP
15 205 (9.37%) JIRA
16 183 (8.36%) Project Management
17 177 (8.09%) MS Excel
18 176 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
19 172 (7.86%) Retail
20 165 (7.54%) Test Strategy
21 164 (7.50%) Integration Testing
22 161 (7.36%) Scrum
22 161 (7.36%) Defect Management
23 152 (6.95%) Data Migration
23 152 (6.95%) Waterfall
23 152 (6.95%) Business Intelligence
24 147 (6.72%) SDLC
25 142 (6.49%) Change Management
26 140 (6.40%) SQL Server
27 139 (6.35%) ISEB

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 54 (2.47%) SharePoint
2 48 (2.19%) Confluence
3 36 (1.65%) SAS
4 32 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
5 28 (1.28%) WebSphere
6 24 (1.10%) CMS
7 17 (0.78%) WebLogic
8 13 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
8 13 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 13 (0.59%) Skype for Business
9 11 (0.50%) JBoss
10 8 (0.37%) MQSeries
11 7 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (0.32%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.27%) IIS
13 5 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (0.23%) MS Exchange
13 5 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (0.18%) LiveCycle
14 4 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 177 (8.09%) MS Excel
2 89 (4.07%) MS Office
3 67 (3.06%) MS Visio
4 58 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 26 (1.19%) MS Project
6 21 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
7 14 (0.64%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.046%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 62 (2.83%) Oracle EBS
2 38 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 29 (1.33%) Oracle Payables
4 28 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
5 23 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
6 22 (1.01%) Oracle General Ledger
7 19 (0.87%) Oracle Assets
8 18 (0.82%) Oracle Receivables
8 18 (0.82%) SAP FI
9 17 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
10 16 (0.73%) Sonata
11 15 (0.69%) Hyperion Planning
11 15 (0.69%) Oracle iProcurement
11 15 (0.69%) SAP CO
11 15 (0.69%) SAP FI/CO
11 15 (0.69%) Unit4 Business World
12 14 (0.64%) Oracle Cash Management
13 12 (0.55%) SAP HR
13 12 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
14 11 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 42 (1.92%) Office 365
2 29 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (0.87%) SaaS
4 15 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (0.50%) Boomi
6 10 (0.46%) PaaS
7 8 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
8 7 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (0.32%) Veeva
9 6 (0.27%) G Suite
10 5 (0.23%) Force.com
10 5 (0.23%) GitHub
10 5 (0.23%) OneDrive
11 4 (0.18%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.14%) Oracle CX
13 2 (0.091%) Adobe Analytics
13 2 (0.091%) IaaS
13 2 (0.091%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.091%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 40 (1.83%) HTTP
2 36 (1.65%) Internet
3 21 (0.96%) Firewall
4 14 (0.64%) FTP
5 11 (0.50%) Intranet
5 11 (0.50%) LDAP
6 10 (0.46%) Skype
7 9 (0.41%) SAN
8 8 (0.37%) WebEx
9 7 (0.32%) CTI
9 7 (0.32%) Unified Communications
10 5 (0.23%) HTTPS
10 5 (0.23%) NAS
10 5 (0.23%) SSL
11 4 (0.18%) ATM
11 4 (0.18%) DNS
11 4 (0.18%) SNMP
11 4 (0.18%) TCP/IP
12 3 (0.14%) BGP
12 3 (0.14%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (6.40%) SQL Server
2 111 (5.07%) Data Warehouse
3 68 (3.11%) Oracle Database
4 67 (3.06%) Relational Database
5 43 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
6 36 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 31 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 30 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
9 25 (1.14%) Big Data
10 24 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 22 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
12 21 (0.96%) MS Access
13 17 (0.78%) Essbase
13 17 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
14 14 (0.64%) SAP BW
14 14 (0.64%) SAP Data Services
15 13 (0.59%) Data Mart
15 13 (0.59%) Oracle BI EE
15 13 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
16 12 (0.55%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 205 (9.37%) JIRA
2 89 (4.07%) Jenkins
3 82 (3.75%) Selenium
4 79 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 70 (3.20%) Git (software)
6 53 (2.42%) WebDriver
7 52 (2.38%) Cucumber
8 43 (1.97%) Visual Studio
9 36 (1.65%) HP UFT
10 31 (1.42%) Subversion
11 27 (1.23%) JUnit
12 21 (0.96%) Toad
13 20 (0.91%) SoapUI
14 16 (0.73%) PHPUnit
14 16 (0.73%) Protractor
15 15 (0.69%) Eclipse
15 15 (0.69%) Grunt
15 15 (0.69%) gulp
15 15 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
16 14 (0.64%) SpecFlow
General
1 746 (34.10%) Finance
2 283 (12.93%) Banking
3 172 (7.86%) Retail
4 65 (2.97%) Legal
5 61 (2.79%) Back Office
5 61 (2.79%) Investment Banking
6 52 (2.38%) Front Office
7 50 (2.29%) Marketing
8 49 (2.24%) Retail Banking
9 46 (2.10%) Telecoms
10 35 (1.60%) Manufacturing
11 25 (1.14%) Financial Institution
12 22 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
13 21 (0.96%) Games
14 19 (0.87%) Law
14 19 (0.87%) Publishing
15 17 (0.78%) General Ledger
16 16 (0.73%) Advertising
16 16 (0.73%) Automotive
17 15 (0.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 842 (38.48%) Analyst
2 428 (19.56%) Business Analyst
3 281 (12.84%) Test Analyst
4 253 (11.56%) Developer
5 176 (8.04%) Test Manager
6 174 (7.95%) Consultant
7 147 (6.72%) Tester
8 110 (5.03%) Test Leader
9 100 (4.57%) Project Manager
10 79 (3.61%) UAT Analyst
11 74 (3.38%) Financial Analyst
12 72 (3.29%) UAT Manager
13 60 (2.74%) Senior Analyst
13 60 (2.74%) UAT Test Analyst
14 57 (2.61%) UAT Lead
15 54 (2.47%) Senior Developer
16 52 (2.38%) UAT Test Manager
17 49 (2.24%) Finance Business Analyst
18 44 (2.01%) UAT Test Lead
19 42 (1.92%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (5.30%) .NET
2 111 (5.07%) XML
3 72 (3.29%) HTML
4 63 (2.88%) Web Services
5 48 (2.19%) Behat
6 47 (2.15%) CSS
7 37 (1.69%) SOAP
8 36 (1.65%) Doctrine
9 33 (1.51%) Middleware
10 30 (1.37%) Oracle Fusion
11 28 (1.28%) Spring
12 27 (1.23%) AngularJS
13 25 (1.14%) XSLT
14 24 (1.10%) .NET Framework
15 23 (1.05%) jQuery
16 22 (1.01%) CSS3
16 22 (1.01%) HTML5
16 22 (1.01%) J2EE
17 20 (0.91%) ASP.NET
17 20 (0.91%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 176 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 45 (2.06%) Derivative
3 45 (2.06%) User Experience
4 39 (1.78%) Equities
5 37 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 37 (1.69%) Virtual Team
6 35 (1.60%) Fixed Income
7 27 (1.23%) Data Extraction
8 26 (1.19%) Mobile App
9 23 (1.05%) Computer Science
9 23 (1.05%) Credit Risk
10 18 (0.82%) Visualisation
11 17 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (0.69%) Data Integration
12 15 (0.69%) e-Learning
12 15 (0.69%) NHS
13 14 (0.64%) Client/Server
13 14 (0.64%) Data Centre
13 14 (0.64%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 110 (5.03%) Windows
2 94 (4.30%) Linux
3 93 (4.25%) Unix
4 27 (1.23%) Solaris
5 20 (0.91%) Windows Server
6 18 (0.82%) Mac OS X
7 17 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (0.73%) Android
9 13 (0.59%) Windows 10
10 12 (0.55%) AIX
11 11 (0.50%) Apple iOS
12 10 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (0.27%) CentOS
13 6 (0.27%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.23%) zOS
15 4 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.14%) Mac OS X Server
17 2 (0.091%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.091%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 568 (25.96%) Agile Software Development
2 364 (16.64%) Test Scripting
3 315 (14.40%) Migration
4 271 (12.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 258 (11.79%) Business Analysis
6 237 (10.83%) System Integration Testing
7 218 (9.96%) Regression Testing
8 183 (8.36%) Project Management
9 165 (7.54%) Test Strategy
10 164 (7.50%) Integration Testing
11 161 (7.36%) Defect Management
11 161 (7.36%) Scrum
12 152 (6.95%) Business Intelligence
12 152 (6.95%) Data Migration
12 152 (6.95%) Waterfall
13 147 (6.72%) SDLC
14 142 (6.49%) Change Management
15 131 (5.99%) Functional Testing
16 130 (5.94%) ITIL
17 118 (5.39%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 402 (18.37%) SQL
2 121 (5.53%) Java
3 93 (4.25%) JavaScript
4 76 (3.47%) C#
5 59 (2.70%) PHP
6 46 (2.10%) PL/SQL
7 38 (1.74%) C
8 32 (1.46%) VBA
9 31 (1.42%) T-SQL
10 27 (1.23%) Python
11 25 (1.14%) C++
12 22 (1.01%) Perl
12 22 (1.01%) Shell Script
13 21 (0.96%) PowerShell
14 18 (0.82%) VBScript
15 17 (0.78%) VB
16 16 (0.73%) Ruby
17 12 (0.55%) Bash Shell
18 11 (0.50%) ABAP
19 10 (0.46%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 139 (6.35%) ISEB
2 111 (5.07%) ISTQB
3 106 (4.84%) Security Cleared
4 102 (4.66%) Degree
5 72 (3.29%) SC Cleared
6 67 (3.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 16 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
8 15 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 13 (0.59%) DV Cleared
10 12 (0.55%) BC Cleared
10 12 (0.55%) PMP
11 9 (0.41%) DBS Check
11 9 (0.41%) PMI Certification
12 8 (0.37%) ACCA
12 8 (0.37%) CIMA
13 5 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 3 (0.14%) APMP
15 3 (0.14%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 212 (9.69%) QA
2 42 (1.92%) Data Quality
3 31 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 30 (1.37%) SLA
5 22 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
6 19 (0.87%) MiFID
7 15 (0.69%) GxP
8 12 (0.55%) WAI
9 11 (0.50%) Solvency II
10 8 (0.37%) EMIR
10 8 (0.37%) GMP
11 6 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
12 5 (0.23%) Basel III
12 5 (0.23%) SEPA
13 4 (0.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 4 (0.18%) JSP 440
13 4 (0.18%) WCAG
14 3 (0.14%) TARGET2
15 2 (0.091%) FINREP
15 2 (0.091%) P3O
System Software
1 55 (2.51%) Docker
2 28 (1.28%) Active Directory
3 18 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
5 8 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.27%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (0.18%) Oracle Clusterware
7 4 (0.18%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.14%) Firmware
8 3 (0.14%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.14%) XenApp
9 2 (0.091%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.091%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.091%) vSphere
10 1 (0.046%) Corosync
10 1 (0.046%) Squid
10 1 (0.046%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 125 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (0.69%) SCCM
3 13 (0.59%) Control-M
4 9 (0.41%) Puppet
5 7 (0.32%) NetBackup
6 6 (0.27%) Ansible
6 6 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
7 5 (0.23%) SCOM
8 4 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (0.18%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (0.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
9 3 (0.14%) Casper Suite
9 3 (0.14%) Nagios
9 3 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.14%) OpenView
9 3 (0.14%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (0.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (0.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 279 (12.75%) Oracle
2 239 (10.92%) Microsoft
3 210 (9.60%) SAP
4 84 (3.84%) HP
5 45 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
6 36 (1.65%) IBM
7 35 (1.60%) VMware
8 33 (1.51%) Cognos
9 32 (1.46%) Hyperion
10 27 (1.23%) Informatica
10 27 (1.23%) ServiceNow
11 24 (1.10%) Zend
12 21 (0.96%) Citrix
13 20 (0.91%) Cisco
14 19 (0.87%) Dell
15 17 (0.78%) Red Hat
16 15 (0.69%) Murex
17 14 (0.64%) Adobe
17 14 (0.64%) Workday
18 13 (0.59%) Google
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Northamptonshire
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London
Global Resourcing
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South West
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South West
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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Rate: £200 - £280 per day
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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People Source Consulting
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Northern Recruitment Group
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London
Staffworx Ltd
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