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 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 32 50 47
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -3
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 24 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 6.17% 0.82% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.04% 0.98% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 2
Median daily rate £495 £275 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £255 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £295 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.48% +15.27%

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
341 409 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 87.66% 84.16% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 239 194
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 45 43
Median hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £32.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% +11.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £62.50 £45.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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 20 February 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 20 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
Southend-on-Sea - 8 £533 -
Basildon - 5 £450 - 1
Colchester +5 3 - -
Chelmsford - 1 £450 -
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 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 Essex region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 23 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (39.62%) Oracle
3 20 (37.74%) Migration
4 19 (35.85%) SAP
4 19 (35.85%) System Testing
5 18 (33.96%) Kanban
5 18 (33.96%) Confluence
5 18 (33.96%) JIRA
5 18 (33.96%) Scrum
5 18 (33.96%) User Stories
5 18 (33.96%) DevOps
5 18 (33.96%) JIRA Agile
5 18 (33.96%) Post-Production
6 17 (32.08%) Virtual Team
6 17 (32.08%) Software Delivery
6 17 (32.08%) Data Migration
7 16 (30.19%) TDD
7 16 (30.19%) SOA
7 16 (30.19%) BDD
8 15 (28.30%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (28.30%) Process Management
9 13 (24.53%) Finance
9 13 (24.53%) Oracle Database
10 11 (20.75%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (20.75%) SAP BW
10 11 (20.75%) Security Cleared
10 11 (20.75%) Project Planning
10 11 (20.75%) SAP BPC
11 9 (16.98%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (16.98%) Coaching

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 (33.96%) Confluence
2 1 (1.89%) JBoss
2 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (20.75%) SAP BPC
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (7.55%) SAP PS
3 2 (3.77%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (3.77%) SAP CO
3 2 (3.77%) SAP FI
3 2 (3.77%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.89%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle CX
1 4 (7.55%) PaaS
1 4 (7.55%) SaaS
2 1 (1.89%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) Intranet
2 1 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.53%) Oracle Database
2 11 (20.75%) SAP BW
3 9 (16.98%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (15.09%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 6 (11.32%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (5.66%) Oracle Discoverer
7 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
8 2 (3.77%) Essbase
8 2 (3.77%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 18 (33.96%) JIRA
1 18 (33.96%) JIRA Agile
2 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (24.53%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Marketing
3 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.89%) Automotive
4 1 (1.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Analyst
2 15 (28.30%) Scrum Master
3 12 (22.64%) Consultant
4 11 (20.75%) Functional Analyst
4 11 (20.75%) SAP Analyst
5 10 (18.87%) SAP Functional Analyst
6 8 (15.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 7 (13.21%) SAP BI Analyst
8 6 (11.32%) SAP Consultant
9 5 (9.43%) Agile Scrum Master
10 4 (7.55%) CRM Consultant
10 4 (7.55%) Test Analyst
11 3 (5.66%) Business Analyst
11 3 (5.66%) HR Analyst
11 3 (5.66%) Oracle Analyst
11 3 (5.66%) Oracle HRMS Analyst
11 3 (5.66%) Oracle Payroll Analyst
11 3 (5.66%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (5.66%) Senior Oracle Analyst
11 3 (5.66%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) .NET
1 4 (7.55%) Web Services
2 1 (1.89%) Middleware
2 1 (1.89%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.08%) Virtual Team
2 15 (28.30%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) Reinsurance
3 1 (1.89%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.89%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) AIX
2 3 (5.66%) Solaris
3 1 (1.89%) Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (37.74%) Migration
3 19 (35.85%) System Testing
4 18 (33.96%) DevOps
4 18 (33.96%) Kanban
4 18 (33.96%) Post-Production
4 18 (33.96%) Scrum
4 18 (33.96%) User Stories
5 17 (32.08%) Data Migration
5 17 (32.08%) Software Delivery
6 16 (30.19%) BDD
6 16 (30.19%) SOA
6 16 (30.19%) TDD
7 15 (28.30%) Process Management
8 11 (20.75%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (20.75%) Project Planning
9 9 (16.98%) Coaching
10 7 (13.21%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (9.43%) Release Management
11 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) Java
2 6 (11.32%) ABAP
3 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.55%) PHP
4 2 (3.77%) SQL
5 1 (1.89%) C
5 1 (1.89%) Go
5 1 (1.89%) Python
5 1 (1.89%) Ruby
5 1 (1.89%) Scala
5 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.21%) BC Cleared
3 3 (5.66%) Degree
3 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.89%) Docker
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) Control-M
2 1 (1.89%) Ansible
2 1 (1.89%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 21 (39.62%) Oracle
2 19 (35.85%) SAP
3 3 (5.66%) Dell
4 2 (3.77%) Fujitsu
4 2 (3.77%) Hyperion
4 2 (3.77%) WSO2
5 1 (1.89%) Adobe
5 1 (1.89%) Citrix
5 1 (1.89%) VMware