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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 37 50 49
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 21 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.47% 1.74% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.72% 2.26% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 2
Median daily rate £413 £240 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.87% -38.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £367 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £24.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.11%
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
367 487 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 78.09% 77.06% 74.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 289 234
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £279 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 38 45
Median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 25 June 2016.

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 25 June 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
Chelmsford +17 8 £250 +56.25%
Basildon +8 1 - -
Brentwood +1 1 - -
Saffron Walden - 1 £438 -
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Essex region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 11 (44.00%) Oracle
2 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 9 (36.00%) Integration Testing
3 8 (32.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (28.00%) Essbase
4 7 (28.00%) Hyperion
4 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (28.00%) Hyperion Planning
4 7 (28.00%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (24.00%) Performance Testing
5 6 (24.00%) SQL
6 5 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
7 4 (16.00%) ATDD
7 4 (16.00%) Agile Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Functional Testing
7 4 (16.00%) System Testing
7 4 (16.00%) HTML5
7 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
7 4 (16.00%) BDD
7 4 (16.00%) SoapUI
7 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (16.00%) TDD
7 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
7 4 (16.00%) QA
7 4 (16.00%) Selenium
7 4 (16.00%) C#
7 4 (16.00%) HTML
7 4 (16.00%) Java

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 1 (4.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (4.00%) AWD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) Essbase
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (16.00%) Selenium
1 4 (16.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (12.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (8.00%) JIRA
4 1 (4.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (4.00%) Subversion
4 1 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Automotive
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Games
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Analyst
1 7 (28.00%) Consultant
1 7 (28.00%) Hyperion Consultant
1 7 (28.00%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
2 6 (24.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Performance Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Performance Test Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Test Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Test Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Tuning Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) UAT Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Defect Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Essbase Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Hyperion Essbase Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) QA Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Test Leader
4 2 (8.00%) UAT Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (16.00%) HTML
1 4 (16.00%) HTML5
1 4 (16.00%) SOAP
2 3 (12.00%) Silverlight
2 3 (12.00%) Web Services
3 2 (8.00%) COM
4 1 (4.00%) .NET
4 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) FMCG
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Integration Testing
2 8 (32.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (28.00%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
4 6 (24.00%) Performance Testing
5 5 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.00%) Agile Testing
6 4 (16.00%) ATDD
6 4 (16.00%) BDD
6 4 (16.00%) Functional Testing
6 4 (16.00%) System Testing
6 4 (16.00%) TDD
7 3 (12.00%) Defect Management
7 3 (12.00%) Migration
7 3 (12.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (12.00%) SDLC
7 3 (12.00%) Time Management
8 2 (8.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) C#
2 4 (16.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Oracle
2 7 (28.00%) Hyperion
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) SAP
4 2 (8.00%) Infor
4 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) MKS