The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 25 52 46
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -6
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 34 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 7.96% 0.96% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.34% 1.18% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 3 2
Median daily rate £450 £238 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+89.47% -38.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £208 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £288 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £339
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +8.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
364 424 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 85.25% 81.07% 78.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 248 175
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 61 40
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +29.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £62.50 £48.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex 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 Essex

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Essex region.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Essex

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Essex region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 24 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
Basildon - 14 £450 - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 8 £533 -
Colchester +8 4 - -
Chelmsford - 1 £450 -
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 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 Essex region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 23 (41.07%) Oracle
1 23 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (39.29%) Migration
3 20 (35.71%) SAP
4 19 (33.93%) System Testing
5 18 (32.14%) Kanban
5 18 (32.14%) Data Migration
5 18 (32.14%) JIRA
5 18 (32.14%) Scrum
5 18 (32.14%) Confluence
5 18 (32.14%) User Stories
5 18 (32.14%) DevOps
5 18 (32.14%) JIRA Agile
5 18 (32.14%) Post-Production
6 17 (30.36%) Virtual Team
6 17 (30.36%) Software Delivery
6 17 (30.36%) Finance
7 16 (28.57%) SOA
7 16 (28.57%) TDD
7 16 (28.57%) BDD
8 15 (26.79%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (26.79%) Process Management
9 14 (25.00%) Oracle Database
10 11 (19.64%) SAP BW
10 11 (19.64%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (19.64%) Security Cleared
10 11 (19.64%) SAP BPC
10 11 (19.64%) Project Planning
11 9 (16.07%) Coaching
12 8 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 18 (32.14%) Confluence
2 1 (1.79%) JBoss
2 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (19.64%) SAP BPC
2 4 (7.14%) Hyperion Planning
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (7.14%) SAP PS
3 3 (5.36%) SAP CO
3 3 (5.36%) SAP FI
3 3 (5.36%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.79%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle CX
1 4 (7.14%) PaaS
1 4 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) Intranet
2 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 11 (19.64%) SAP BW
3 8 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 8 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (10.71%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (7.14%) Essbase
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle Discoverer
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (32.14%) JIRA
1 18 (32.14%) JIRA Agile
2 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (30.36%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Marketing
3 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Automotive
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) Analyst
2 15 (26.79%) Scrum Master
3 14 (25.00%) Consultant
4 11 (19.64%) Functional Analyst
4 11 (19.64%) SAP Analyst
5 10 (17.86%) SAP Functional Analyst
6 8 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 7 (12.50%) SAP BI Analyst
8 6 (10.71%) SAP Consultant
9 5 (8.93%) Agile Scrum Master
9 5 (8.93%) Test Analyst
10 4 (7.14%) CRM Consultant
10 4 (7.14%) HR Analyst
10 4 (7.14%) Hyperion Consultant
10 4 (7.14%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
10 4 (7.14%) Oracle Analyst
10 4 (7.14%) Oracle HRMS Analyst
10 4 (7.14%) Oracle Payroll Analyst
10 4 (7.14%) Senior Oracle Analyst
10 4 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) .NET
1 4 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (1.79%) Middleware
2 1 (1.79%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.36%) Virtual Team
2 15 (26.79%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.36%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.79%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.79%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Windows
2 4 (7.14%) AIX
2 4 (7.14%) Solaris
3 1 (1.79%) Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (39.29%) Migration
3 19 (33.93%) System Testing
4 18 (32.14%) Data Migration
4 18 (32.14%) DevOps
4 18 (32.14%) Kanban
4 18 (32.14%) Post-Production
4 18 (32.14%) Scrum
4 18 (32.14%) User Stories
5 17 (30.36%) Software Delivery
6 16 (28.57%) BDD
6 16 (28.57%) SOA
6 16 (28.57%) TDD
7 15 (26.79%) Process Management
8 11 (19.64%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (19.64%) Project Planning
9 9 (16.07%) Coaching
10 7 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (10.71%) Release Management
11 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) Java
2 6 (10.71%) ABAP
3 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.14%) PHP
4 2 (3.57%) SQL
5 1 (1.79%) C
5 1 (1.79%) Go
5 1 (1.79%) Python
5 1 (1.79%) Ruby
5 1 (1.79%) Scala
5 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.50%) BC Cleared
3 4 (7.14%) Degree
4 3 (5.36%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.79%) Docker
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Control-M
2 1 (1.79%) Ansible
2 1 (1.79%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 23 (41.07%) Oracle
2 20 (35.71%) SAP
3 4 (7.14%) Dell
3 4 (7.14%) Hyperion
4 2 (3.57%) WSO2
5 1 (1.79%) Adobe
5 1 (1.79%) Citrix
5 1 (1.79%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.79%) VMware