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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 48 48 31
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 5 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.19% 2.51% 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 3.20% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 4
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£450 £368 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% +13.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.19 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-15.04% -36.75%
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

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
313 532 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 74.35% 78.47% 63.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 303 100
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £550 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 52 50
Average hourly rate £32.65 £28.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.60% -13.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.24 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Essex region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basildon - - - -
Billericay - - - -
Braintree - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Hockley - - - -
Wickford - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Acceptance Testing.

1 8 (40.00%) Oracle
2 6 (30.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (30.00%) QA
3 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 5 (25.00%) Migration
4 4 (20.00%) UNIX
4 4 (20.00%) Internet
4 4 (20.00%) Cash Management
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (15.00%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Summit
5 3 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (15.00%) General Ledger
5 3 (15.00%) Control-M
5 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 3 (15.00%) ETL
5 3 (15.00%) Windows

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Acceptance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) Moodle
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle Cash Management
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (15.00%) Summit
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.00%) DB2
1 3 (15.00%) DataStage
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
1 8 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Test Leader
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Team Leader
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Financials Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Lead Developer
5 2 (10.00%) ETL Developer
6 1 (5.00%) E-Business Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) UNIX
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (20.00%) Cash Management
3 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (15.00%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) ETL
4 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) Service Management
5 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.00%) Information Management
5 2 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ISEB
2 2 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
2 2 (10.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (15.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) HP