The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Essex region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 42 41 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 13 11 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.68% 2.40% 4.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.58% 3.49% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 12
Average daily rate
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£400 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £329 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £413 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £337 £348
% change year-on-year
+3.93% -3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £21.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -24.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
363 315 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 74.85% 68.63% 66.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 155 154
Average daily rate £400 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 52 67
Average hourly rate £31.00 £31.00 £32.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £41.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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
Chelmsford +5 3 - - 1
Brentwood - 1 - - 1
Basildon - 1 - -
Braintree - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 13 (52.00%) Finance
2 9 (36.00%) Oracle
3 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (32.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (28.00%) QA
4 7 (28.00%) Migration
5 6 (24.00%) SQL
5 6 (24.00%) Oracle Financials
5 6 (24.00%) Oracle General Ledger
5 6 (24.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (24.00%) General Ledger
5 6 (24.00%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (24.00%) Oracle Receivables
5 6 (24.00%) Oracle Cash Management
5 6 (24.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 6 (24.00%) Cash Management
6 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.00%) UNIX
7 4 (16.00%) Apache
7 4 (16.00%) ISEB
7 4 (16.00%) Windows
7 4 (16.00%) IIS
7 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
7 4 (16.00%) MySQL
7 4 (16.00%) Foglight
7 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (16.00%) Clustering
7 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
7 4 (16.00%) Cloud Computing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 4 (16.00%) IIS
1 4 (16.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.00%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle Financials
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle Payables
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle Cash Management
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (4.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (4.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (4.00%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (16.00%) MySQL
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (8.00%) DB2
5 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (8.00%) DataStage
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Ant
1 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (52.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) General Ledger
3 3 (12.00%) Publishing
4 1 (4.00%) Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Legal
4 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Consultant
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle Financials Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) DBA
4 3 (12.00%) Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Test Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Financial Business Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Project Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Desktop Team Leader
5 1 (4.00%) CMS Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Desktop Support
5 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support Team Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) XML
2 1 (4.00%) XHTML
2 1 (4.00%) Ajax
2 1 (4.00%) MDX
2 1 (4.00%) WebCenter
2 1 (4.00%) HTML5
2 1 (4.00%) J2EE
2 1 (4.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) JSP
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Clustering
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) UNIX
2 4 (16.00%) Windows
3 3 (12.00%) Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.00%) Android
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (28.00%) Migration
3 6 (24.00%) Cash Management
4 4 (16.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (12.00%) ETL
5 3 (12.00%) SSADM
5 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (12.00%) Information Management
5 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (8.00%) Validation
6 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (8.00%) Use Case
6 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Test Management
6 2 (8.00%) Investment Management
6 2 (8.00%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) FQL
2 1 (4.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Foglight
2 3 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (8.00%) Control-M
4 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) Facebook
4 1 (4.00%) Twitter
4 1 (4.00%) FatWire
4 1 (4.00%) Adobe
4 1 (4.00%) Vignette
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) IBM