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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 47 50 28
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -22
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 9 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.72% 1.79% 3.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 2.38% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 6
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£363 £371 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +14.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £313 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £424 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £328
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.95 £20.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+8.39% -45.27%
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
391 546 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 74.76% 75.31% 69.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 322 143
Average daily rate £400 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £570 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 33 61
Average hourly rate £40.60 £37.50 £34.65
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.26% +8.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £16.50 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

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
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 28 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 April 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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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
Brentwood - 2 - -
Chelmsford - 2 £288 - 1
Saffron Walden - 1 £475 -
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 8 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle
3 5 (31.25%) Migration
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (25.00%) General Ledger
4 4 (25.00%) Cash Management
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle Receivables
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle Cash Management
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 3 (18.75%) Summit
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (12.50%) Taleo
6 2 (12.50%) ERP
7 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.25%) ISEB
7 1 (6.25%) Internet
7 1 (6.25%) Project Management
7 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
7 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
7 1 (6.25%) SQL
7 1 (6.25%) MS Office
7 1 (6.25%) XML
7 1 (6.25%) UNIX

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (6.25%) Moodle
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Financials
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Cash Management
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 3 (18.75%) Summit
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
1 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (6.25%) Local Government
3 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Financials Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) E-Business Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) Learning Management System
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (31.25%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) Cash Management
4 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) ERP
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) E-business
6 1 (6.25%) Workflow
6 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
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