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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
UK / England
Rank 102 86 83
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -3
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 915 1159 1137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.18% 2.46% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.62% 2.97% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 745 762
Median daily rate £400 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £262 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 28 16
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £19.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +7.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +13.88%

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
34870 38985 38045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.97% 82.80% 79.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 23337 25837 24375
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 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 863 1056 1033
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 27 February 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
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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 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 -44 386 £426 -5.27% 67
South East -4 161 £400 +14.28% 29
West Midlands +1 74 £350 -12.50% 13
East of England +27 70 £425 +3.03% 16
South West +13 67 £375 +2.73% 11
North West -17 47 £325 +0.77% 16
East Midlands +8 45 £395 -3.65% 10
Yorkshire +7 37 £325 -16.12% 13
North East -10 14 £475 +5.55% 2
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 27 February 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.

1 582 (30.42%) Finance
2 484 (25.30%) Agile Software Development
3 346 (18.09%) Test Scripting
4 323 (16.88%) SQL
5 265 (13.85%) Oracle
6 238 (12.44%) JIRA
7 231 (12.08%) Banking
8 228 (11.92%) System Integration Testing
9 227 (11.87%) QA
10 216 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 213 (11.13%) Migration
11 213 (11.13%) Regression Testing
12 206 (10.77%) Business Analysis
13 188 (9.83%) Microsoft
14 168 (8.78%) SAP
15 164 (8.57%) Scrum
16 163 (8.52%) ISEB
17 158 (8.26%) Defect Management
18 150 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
19 144 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
20 141 (7.37%) Integration Testing
21 137 (7.16%) Project Management
22 136 (7.11%) Functional Testing
23 125 (6.53%) SDLC
24 124 (6.48%) Test Strategy
25 123 (6.43%) MS Excel
26 122 (6.38%) Java
27 120 (6.27%) Change Management
28 113 (5.91%) Retail
29 112 (5.85%) System Testing

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 56 (2.93%) Confluence
2 49 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 15 (0.78%) SAS
4 14 (0.73%) CMS
4 14 (0.73%) JBoss
4 14 (0.73%) WebLogic
5 13 (0.68%) WebSphere
6 12 (0.63%) Apache
6 12 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 11 (0.58%) Tomcat
8 9 (0.47%) Skype for Business
9 8 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (0.42%) Drupal
10 5 (0.26%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.26%) MQSeries
10 5 (0.26%) nginx
10 5 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.21%) IIS
11 4 (0.21%) iPlanet
11 4 (0.21%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 123 (6.43%) MS Excel
2 80 (4.18%) MS Office
3 42 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 34 (1.78%) MS Visio
5 15 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
6 14 (0.73%) MS Project
7 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.052%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.052%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.052%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.052%) HipChat
8 1 (0.052%) ImageReady
8 1 (0.052%) SPSS
8 1 (0.052%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 41 (2.14%) Oracle EBS
2 27 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
3 22 (1.15%) Oracle General Ledger
4 21 (1.10%) Oracle Payables
5 17 (0.89%) Oracle Financials
6 15 (0.78%) Oracle Receivables
7 14 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
7 14 (0.73%) SAP BPC
8 13 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
9 12 (0.63%) SAP FI
9 12 (0.63%) Unit4 Business World
10 11 (0.58%) PeopleSoft HRMS
10 11 (0.58%) SAP CO
10 11 (0.58%) SAP FI/CO
10 11 (0.58%) SAP HR
11 10 (0.52%) Summit
12 8 (0.42%) SAP HCM
12 8 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 8 (0.42%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 47 (2.46%) Office 365
2 34 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (0.47%) GitHub
5 7 (0.37%) Boomi
5 7 (0.37%) Force.com
6 6 (0.31%) Google Analytics
6 6 (0.31%) OneDrive
6 6 (0.31%) Veeva
7 5 (0.26%) PaaS
7 5 (0.26%) SaaS
7 5 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
8 4 (0.21%) G Suite
8 4 (0.21%) Oracle CX
8 4 (0.21%) Taleo
9 3 (0.16%) Heroku
10 2 (0.10%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.10%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.052%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (1.88%) Firewall
2 35 (1.83%) Internet
3 23 (1.20%) HTTP
4 21 (1.10%) SSL
5 18 (0.94%) Intranet
6 15 (0.78%) TCP/IP
7 11 (0.58%) DNS
7 11 (0.58%) FTP
7 11 (0.58%) VPN
8 9 (0.47%) LDAP
8 9 (0.47%) Skype
9 8 (0.42%) SAN
10 7 (0.37%) DHCP
11 5 (0.26%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (0.26%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (0.21%) ATM
12 4 (0.21%) BIG-IP
12 4 (0.21%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.21%) NAS
12 4 (0.21%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (5.12%) SQL Server
2 95 (4.97%) Data Warehouse
3 67 (3.50%) Oracle Database
4 56 (2.93%) Relational Database
5 32 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
6 31 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 29 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
8 23 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
9 20 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 18 (0.94%) MS Access
11 16 (0.84%) DB2
12 15 (0.78%) Big Data
12 15 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
13 13 (0.68%) SAP BW
14 12 (0.63%) RDBMS
15 11 (0.58%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
15 11 (0.58%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 11 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
15 11 (0.58%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 238 (12.44%) JIRA
2 91 (4.76%) Selenium
3 64 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 63 (3.29%) Jenkins
5 57 (2.98%) Git (software)
6 41 (2.14%) HP UFT
7 38 (1.99%) Visual Studio
8 30 (1.57%) Eclipse
9 29 (1.52%) Subversion
10 28 (1.46%) WebDriver
11 24 (1.25%) Cucumber
11 24 (1.25%) JIRA Agile
12 21 (1.10%) TestRail
13 20 (1.05%) SoapUI
14 18 (0.94%) JUnit
15 17 (0.89%) LoadRunner
16 15 (0.78%) Oracle APEX
17 14 (0.73%) Toad
18 13 (0.68%) gulp
18 13 (0.68%) SpecFlow
General
1 582 (30.42%) Finance
2 231 (12.08%) Banking
3 113 (5.91%) Retail
4 50 (2.61%) Front Office
4 50 (2.61%) Legal
5 48 (2.51%) Investment Banking
6 46 (2.40%) Marketing
7 41 (2.14%) Back Office
7 41 (2.14%) Manufacturing
8 35 (1.83%) Advertising
9 27 (1.41%) Financial Institution
10 26 (1.36%) Retail Banking
10 26 (1.36%) Telecoms
11 21 (1.10%) Automotive
11 21 (1.10%) Law
12 18 (0.94%) Publishing
13 15 (0.78%) Games
13 15 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
14 13 (0.68%) Billing
15 9 (0.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 712 (37.22%) Analyst
2 358 (18.71%) Business Analyst
3 235 (12.28%) Test Analyst
4 190 (9.93%) Developer
5 172 (8.99%) Tester
6 171 (8.94%) Test Manager
7 129 (6.74%) Consultant
8 81 (4.23%) Test Leader
9 69 (3.61%) Project Manager
10 61 (3.19%) UAT Manager
11 54 (2.82%) UAT Analyst
12 49 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
13 45 (2.35%) Financial Analyst
14 44 (2.30%) UAT Test Manager
15 39 (2.04%) UAT Test Analyst
16 37 (1.93%) Banking Analyst
16 37 (1.93%) UAT Lead
17 32 (1.67%) SAP Analyst
17 32 (1.67%) UAT Tester
18 31 (1.62%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (4.86%) .NET
2 88 (4.60%) XML
3 66 (3.45%) HTML
4 43 (2.25%) CSS
5 42 (2.20%) Web Services
6 30 (1.57%) SOAP
7 28 (1.46%) HTML5
8 27 (1.41%) AngularJS
9 25 (1.31%) Middleware
10 23 (1.20%) jQuery
11 22 (1.15%) CSS3
12 21 (1.10%) Behat
12 21 (1.10%) XSLT
13 20 (1.05%) REST
13 20 (1.05%) RESTful
14 19 (0.99%) Oracle Fusion
15 17 (0.89%) JSON
16 15 (0.78%) .NET Framework
16 15 (0.78%) JMS
17 14 (0.73%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 150 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 51 (2.67%) Virtual Team
4 45 (2.35%) Derivative
5 40 (2.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 38 (1.99%) User Experience
7 32 (1.67%) Equities
8 29 (1.52%) Smart Meter
9 27 (1.41%) Mobile App
10 26 (1.36%) Computer Science
10 26 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
11 25 (1.31%) Hedge funds
12 22 (1.15%) Fixed Income
13 17 (0.89%) Credit Risk
14 16 (0.84%) NHS
14 16 (0.84%) Reinsurance
15 15 (0.78%) Data Centre
16 13 (0.68%) Data Structures
16 13 (0.68%) OTC Derivatives
17 12 (0.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 100 (5.23%) Windows
2 86 (4.50%) Linux
3 77 (4.03%) Unix
4 24 (1.25%) Windows 10
5 20 (1.05%) Android
6 16 (0.84%) Solaris
7 15 (0.78%) Windows Server
8 14 (0.73%) Apple iOS
8 14 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.58%) Windows 7
11 9 (0.47%) AIX
12 8 (0.42%) CentOS
13 5 (0.26%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.26%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.21%) SUSE
15 3 (0.16%) Mac OS X Server
15 3 (0.16%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 484 (25.30%) Agile Software Development
2 346 (18.09%) Test Scripting
3 228 (11.92%) System Integration Testing
4 216 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 213 (11.13%) Migration
5 213 (11.13%) Regression Testing
6 206 (10.77%) Business Analysis
7 164 (8.57%) Scrum
8 158 (8.26%) Defect Management
9 144 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
10 141 (7.37%) Integration Testing
11 137 (7.16%) Project Management
12 136 (7.11%) Functional Testing
13 125 (6.53%) SDLC
14 124 (6.48%) Test Strategy
15 120 (6.27%) Change Management
16 112 (5.85%) System Testing
17 109 (5.70%) Test Management
18 108 (5.65%) Software Testing
19 104 (5.44%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 323 (16.88%) SQL
2 122 (6.38%) Java
3 84 (4.39%) JavaScript
4 69 (3.61%) C#
5 41 (2.14%) Python
6 38 (1.99%) PL/SQL
7 34 (1.78%) PHP
8 29 (1.52%) C
8 29 (1.52%) C++
9 28 (1.46%) Perl
10 26 (1.36%) VBA
11 23 (1.20%) T-SQL
12 22 (1.15%) Shell Script
13 21 (1.10%) Ruby
14 17 (0.89%) Bash Shell
15 14 (0.73%) VBScript
16 11 (0.58%) PowerShell
16 11 (0.58%) VB
17 10 (0.52%) ABAP
18 9 (0.47%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 163 (8.52%) ISEB
2 97 (5.07%) Security Cleared
3 94 (4.91%) Degree
4 88 (4.60%) ISTQB
5 66 (3.45%) SC Cleared
6 56 (2.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 14 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 13 (0.68%) ACCA
8 13 (0.68%) CIMA
9 12 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
10 10 (0.52%) BC Cleared
10 10 (0.52%) PMP
11 9 (0.47%) PMI Certification
12 7 (0.37%) DV Cleared
12 7 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.31%) Oracle Certification
14 5 (0.26%) RHCE
15 4 (0.21%) HND
15 4 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
15 4 (0.21%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 227 (11.87%) QA
2 33 (1.73%) Data Quality
3 25 (1.31%) SLA
4 22 (1.15%) PMO
5 15 (0.78%) MiFID
6 13 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
7 12 (0.63%) IFRS
7 12 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (0.52%) PCI DSS
9 9 (0.47%) IFRS 9
10 8 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
10 8 (0.42%) WAI
11 7 (0.37%) EMIR
11 7 (0.37%) GxP
12 6 (0.31%) GMP
12 6 (0.31%) Solvency II
13 5 (0.26%) SEPA
14 4 (0.21%) Actionable Recommendations
15 3 (0.16%) JSP 440
16 2 (0.10%) WCAG
System Software
1 32 (1.67%) Docker
2 29 (1.52%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (0.42%) XenApp
4 8 (0.42%) XenDesktop
5 5 (0.26%) Corosync
5 5 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (0.26%) Squid
6 4 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.16%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.10%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.10%) Oracle Clusterware
8 2 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.10%) vSphere
9 1 (0.052%) HDFS
9 1 (0.052%) IAG
9 1 (0.052%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 80 (4.18%) HP Quality Center
2 19 (0.99%) Puppet
2 19 (0.99%) SCCM
3 8 (0.42%) Ansible
4 7 (0.37%) Control-M
4 7 (0.37%) Rancher
5 5 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (0.26%) Nagios
5 5 (0.26%) Pacemaker
5 5 (0.26%) Salt
6 4 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
6 4 (0.21%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (0.21%) WMI
7 3 (0.16%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (0.16%) Jamf Pro
7 3 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 265 (13.85%) Oracle
2 188 (9.83%) Microsoft
3 168 (8.78%) SAP
4 62 (3.24%) HP
5 35 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
6 31 (1.62%) Citrix
7 25 (1.31%) Cognos
8 23 (1.20%) IBM
9 20 (1.05%) VMware
10 19 (0.99%) ServiceNow
11 18 (0.94%) PeopleSoft
12 17 (0.89%) Informatica
13 16 (0.84%) Murex
14 15 (0.78%) Guidewire
14 15 (0.78%) Hyperion
14 15 (0.78%) Red Hat
15 13 (0.68%) Dell
16 12 (0.63%) Workday
17 10 (0.52%) Atlassian
17 10 (0.52%) Cisco
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City, London
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Maidenhead, Berkshire
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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South West London
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Essex
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