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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 89 74 63
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -11
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 1256 1431 1490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.56% 2.81% 3.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 3.52% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 813 935 1020
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 18
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.90 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -12.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £14.90 £16.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £147.20 £22.55 £30.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +2.32%
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
40458 40695 38413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.49% 79.83% 78.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 27130 26742 24468
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
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 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 941 1073 1145
Median hourly rate £27.62 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.43% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £50.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 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 1 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 1 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 -20 576 £440 -2.22% 83
South East +7 220 £380 +8.57% 38
West Midlands -7 102 £350 +75.00% 13
North West -37 73 £400 -0.06% 21
South West +5 69 £358 +2.14% 16
East of England +17 67 £425 +3.03% 18
Yorkshire -28 65 £400 +33.33% 14
East Midlands +7 45 £363 -6.45% 11
North East -57 18 £435 +93.33% 1
Midlands +6 13 £275 -
User Acceptance Testing
UK

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 830 (34.04%) Finance
2 523 (21.45%) Agile Software Development
3 429 (17.60%) SQL
4 427 (17.51%) Test Scripting
5 347 (14.23%) Migration
6 335 (13.74%) Banking
7 320 (13.13%) Oracle
8 308 (12.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 298 (12.22%) System Integration Testing
10 276 (11.32%) Integration Testing
11 271 (11.12%) Microsoft
12 260 (10.66%) Project Management
13 252 (10.34%) Business Analysis
14 230 (9.43%) Test Strategy
15 224 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
16 215 (8.82%) SAP
16 215 (8.82%) MS Excel
17 214 (8.78%) QA
18 206 (8.45%) ISEB
19 203 (8.33%) System Testing
20 189 (7.75%) Defect Management
21 188 (7.71%) Retail
22 185 (7.59%) Functional Testing
23 184 (7.55%) Test Management
24 180 (7.38%) ISTQB
25 173 (7.10%) CRM
25 173 (7.10%) HP Quality Center
26 169 (6.93%) Regression Testing
26 169 (6.93%) SDLC
27 161 (6.60%) 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 65 (2.67%) SharePoint
2 35 (1.44%) CMS
2 35 (1.44%) Confluence
3 32 (1.31%) WebSphere
4 29 (1.19%) Tomcat
5 26 (1.07%) Oracle UPK
6 24 (0.98%) IIS
7 23 (0.94%) SAS
8 15 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 15 (0.62%) MS Exchange
9 13 (0.53%) Apache
10 11 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
11 10 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
12 9 (0.37%) Jetty
13 7 (0.29%) CICS
14 6 (0.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 5 (0.21%) JBoss
15 5 (0.21%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 215 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 137 (5.62%) MS Office
3 84 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 73 (2.99%) MS Visio
5 48 (1.97%) MS Project
6 7 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.25%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.16%) SPSS
9 3 (0.12%) Mingle
10 2 (0.082%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 64 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
2 63 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 40 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
4 26 (1.07%) SAP HR
5 25 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
6 24 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
7 23 (0.94%) Hyperion Planning
7 23 (0.94%) Oracle Payables
8 21 (0.86%) Oracle Assets
9 20 (0.82%) Oracle Receivables
10 19 (0.78%) Oracle Cash Management
11 16 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 16 (0.66%) SAP Payroll
12 15 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
13 14 (0.57%) Unit4 Business World
14 13 (0.53%) SAP FI
14 13 (0.53%) SAP SRM
15 12 (0.49%) Oracle iProcurement
16 11 (0.45%) Maximo
16 11 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 21 (0.86%) SaaS
2 18 (0.74%) SuccessFactors
3 16 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (0.49%) Office 365
5 9 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (0.29%) Google Apps
6 7 (0.29%) IaaS
7 6 (0.25%) HP Helion
8 5 (0.21%) Taleo
9 4 (0.16%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.16%) PaaS
10 2 (0.082%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.082%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.082%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.082%) Force.com
10 2 (0.082%) Veeva
11 1 (0.041%) AdWords
11 1 (0.041%) Boomi
11 1 (0.041%) GitHub
11 1 (0.041%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 44 (1.80%) Internet
2 20 (0.82%) Firewall
2 20 (0.82%) HTTP
3 18 (0.74%) DNS
4 17 (0.70%) TCP/IP
5 14 (0.57%) LDAP
5 14 (0.57%) SAN
6 11 (0.45%) SSL
6 11 (0.45%) WebEx
7 8 (0.33%) SMTP
8 7 (0.29%) HTTPS
8 7 (0.29%) Intranet
8 7 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (0.25%) NAS
9 6 (0.25%) WAN
10 5 (0.21%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (0.21%) LAN
10 5 (0.21%) MPLS
10 5 (0.21%) Network Security
10 5 (0.21%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (6.40%) SQL Server
2 107 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
3 69 (2.83%) Oracle Database
4 38 (1.56%) Relational Database
5 33 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (1.11%) MS Access
7 25 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 24 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
9 23 (0.94%) DB2
9 23 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
9 23 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
10 19 (0.78%) Essbase
11 18 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
12 17 (0.70%) Big Data
12 17 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
12 17 (0.70%) Oracle BI EE
13 16 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 14 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
15 13 (0.53%) Data Mart
16 12 (0.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 151 (6.19%) JIRA
2 71 (2.91%) Selenium
3 70 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 37 (1.52%) Cucumber
5 34 (1.39%) HP UFT
6 31 (1.27%) Git (software)
7 30 (1.23%) Visual Studio
8 27 (1.11%) Subversion
9 22 (0.90%) Jenkins
10 20 (0.82%) LoadRunner
10 20 (0.82%) WebDriver
11 15 (0.62%) TeamCity
12 12 (0.49%) JMeter
12 12 (0.49%) JUnit
12 12 (0.49%) Maven
13 11 (0.45%) SoapUI
13 11 (0.45%) Toad
14 10 (0.41%) Jasmine
15 9 (0.37%) Mocha
15 9 (0.37%) SpecFlow
General
1 830 (34.04%) Finance
2 335 (13.74%) Banking
3 188 (7.71%) Retail
4 102 (4.18%) Investment Banking
5 77 (3.16%) Telecoms
6 57 (2.34%) Front Office
7 54 (2.21%) Back Office
7 54 (2.21%) Marketing
8 51 (2.09%) Legal
9 42 (1.72%) Manufacturing
10 33 (1.35%) Retail Banking
11 22 (0.90%) Financial Institution
12 20 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
13 19 (0.78%) General Ledger
14 18 (0.74%) Billing
15 16 (0.66%) Advertising
16 14 (0.57%) Games
16 14 (0.57%) Publishing
17 12 (0.49%) Automotive
17 12 (0.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 1049 (43.03%) Analyst
2 466 (19.11%) Business Analyst
3 384 (15.75%) Test Analyst
4 279 (11.44%) Test Manager
5 170 (6.97%) Developer
6 165 (6.77%) Consultant
7 131 (5.37%) Test Leader
8 126 (5.17%) Tester
9 121 (4.96%) UAT Analyst
10 106 (4.35%) Project Manager
11 100 (4.10%) UAT Manager
12 94 (3.86%) UAT Test Analyst
13 76 (3.12%) UAT Test Manager
14 75 (3.08%) Banking Analyst
15 66 (2.71%) Senior Analyst
16 63 (2.58%) Architect
16 63 (2.58%) Financial Analyst
16 63 (2.58%) UAT Lead
17 51 (2.09%) UAT Test Lead
18 49 (2.01%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (4.72%) XML
2 103 (4.22%) .NET
3 78 (3.20%) Web Services
4 61 (2.50%) HTML
5 50 (2.05%) SOAP
6 35 (1.44%) Middleware
7 32 (1.31%) CSS
8 30 (1.23%) J2EE
9 25 (1.03%) Spring
10 24 (0.98%) ASP.NET
11 23 (0.94%) JDBC
12 22 (0.90%) .NET Framework
12 22 (0.90%) JSON
12 22 (0.90%) WSDL
13 21 (0.86%) JAXB
13 21 (0.86%) JAX-WS
13 21 (0.86%) XSLT
14 19 (0.78%) RESTful
15 18 (0.74%) Oracle Fusion
16 17 (0.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 224 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (2.71%) Management Information System
3 58 (2.38%) Derivative
4 51 (2.09%) User Experience
5 48 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 45 (1.85%) Fixed Income
7 44 (1.80%) Equities
8 33 (1.35%) Credit Risk
9 29 (1.19%) Data Centre
10 24 (0.98%) Computer Science
11 22 (0.90%) Data Structures
11 22 (0.90%) Mobile App
12 19 (0.78%) Smart Meter
13 18 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
13 18 (0.74%) Market Risk
14 17 (0.70%) Virtual Team
15 16 (0.66%) Client/Server
15 16 (0.66%) Reference Data
16 15 (0.62%) Clustering
17 14 (0.57%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 160 (6.56%) Windows
2 107 (4.39%) Linux
3 89 (3.65%) Unix
4 34 (1.39%) Windows Server
5 23 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (0.66%) AIX
6 16 (0.66%) Windows 7
7 12 (0.49%) Android
7 12 (0.49%) Solaris
7 12 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (0.37%) Apple iOS
8 9 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.33%) CentOS
9 8 (0.33%) Windows 10
10 7 (0.29%) Mac OS X
10 7 (0.29%) zOS
11 6 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.21%) Mac OS X Server
13 4 (0.16%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 523 (21.45%) Agile Software Development
2 427 (17.51%) Test Scripting
3 347 (14.23%) Migration
4 308 (12.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 298 (12.22%) System Integration Testing
6 276 (11.32%) Integration Testing
7 260 (10.66%) Project Management
8 252 (10.34%) Business Analysis
9 230 (9.43%) Test Strategy
10 203 (8.33%) System Testing
11 189 (7.75%) Defect Management
12 185 (7.59%) Functional Testing
13 184 (7.55%) Test Management
14 173 (7.10%) CRM
15 169 (6.93%) Regression Testing
15 169 (6.93%) SDLC
16 161 (6.60%) Change Management
16 161 (6.60%) Waterfall
17 148 (6.07%) Data Migration
18 135 (5.54%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 429 (17.60%) SQL
2 138 (5.66%) Java
3 93 (3.81%) C#
4 61 (2.50%) JavaScript
5 49 (2.01%) Python
6 46 (1.89%) PL/SQL
7 36 (1.48%) T-SQL
8 34 (1.39%) PowerShell
9 32 (1.31%) Bash Shell
10 31 (1.27%) C
10 31 (1.27%) VBA
11 23 (0.94%) VBScript
12 21 (0.86%) C++
12 21 (0.86%) Perl
13 20 (0.82%) Shell Script
14 17 (0.70%) PHP
14 17 (0.70%) VB
15 15 (0.62%) COBOL
16 8 (0.33%) Ruby
16 8 (0.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 206 (8.45%) ISEB
2 180 (7.38%) ISTQB
3 125 (5.13%) Security Cleared
4 99 (4.06%) Degree
5 95 (3.90%) SC Cleared
6 71 (2.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 27 (1.11%) DV Cleared
8 25 (1.03%) PMI Certification
9 19 (0.78%) PMP
10 15 (0.62%) ACCA
10 15 (0.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 13 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
11 13 (0.53%) CIMA
11 13 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (0.33%) ISEB Practitioner
14 6 (0.25%) MCSE
15 5 (0.21%) BC Cleared
15 5 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
15 5 (0.21%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 214 (8.78%) QA
2 41 (1.68%) Data Quality
3 34 (1.39%) SLA
4 25 (1.03%) MiFID
5 11 (0.45%) EMIR
6 9 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
6 9 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
6 9 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.37%) WAI
7 6 (0.25%) FATCA
7 6 (0.25%) SEPA
8 5 (0.21%) Basel III
9 4 (0.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 4 (0.16%) HL7
10 3 (0.12%) CRD IV
10 3 (0.12%) GAAP
10 3 (0.12%) GxP
10 3 (0.12%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.12%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 31 (1.27%) Active Directory
2 20 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.45%) Docker
3 11 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (0.29%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (0.25%) XenApp
7 5 (0.21%) Sendmail
7 5 (0.21%) VirtualBox
7 5 (0.21%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.12%) Oracle Clusterware
9 3 (0.12%) vCloud
10 2 (0.082%) Firmware
10 2 (0.082%) OpenSSH
10 2 (0.082%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.041%) RACF
Systems Management
1 173 (7.10%) HP Quality Center
2 16 (0.66%) SCCM
3 14 (0.57%) Puppet
4 13 (0.53%) Control-M
5 10 (0.41%) Kibana
6 9 (0.37%) logstash
7 8 (0.33%) Nagios
7 8 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (0.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 6 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (0.21%) Casper Suite
9 5 (0.21%) Cisco UCCE
9 5 (0.21%) Failover Clustering
9 5 (0.21%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.16%) Ansible
10 4 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
10 4 (0.16%) SCOM
10 4 (0.16%) WMI
Vendors
1 320 (13.13%) Oracle
2 271 (11.12%) Microsoft
3 215 (8.82%) SAP
4 113 (4.63%) HP
5 59 (2.42%) IBM
6 41 (1.68%) Hyperion
7 38 (1.56%) ServiceNow
8 36 (1.48%) PeopleSoft
8 36 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
9 34 (1.39%) Citrix
10 28 (1.15%) VMware
11 27 (1.11%) Murex
12 22 (0.90%) Red Hat
13 18 (0.74%) Siebel
14 17 (0.70%) Cisco
15 16 (0.66%) Adobe
15 16 (0.66%) JD Edwards
16 15 (0.62%) Google
17 14 (0.57%) Sybase
18 13 (0.53%) Cognos
Salford, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £21.00 - £26.00 per hour
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Rate: £225 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £28k - 30k per year
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £highly competitive
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Red10
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Rate: From £300 to £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Rate: £224.38 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Devon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £460.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wymondham, Norfolk
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Rate: £12.50 - £13.75 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: Highly Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Uniting Ambition
Rate: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £250 to £290 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
onezeero.
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Proteus Europe
Rate: £25156 - £29595 per annum + pro rata
Posted: 3 days ago
North Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago