The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 27 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 10 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.08% 0.84% 2.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.24% 1.05% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 5
Median daily rate £350 £210 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -44.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £210 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £210 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.22 £30.91 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-21.65% +128.96%
User Acceptance Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
191 191 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 77.96% 80.25% 76.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 129 92
Median daily rate £375 £345 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 20 16
Median hourly rate £9.61 £17.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.47% -57.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent 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 Kent

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Kent region.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Kent

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Kent region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Kent region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
Maidstone - 1 £350 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £375 -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 Kent region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 8 (44.44%) Finance
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
2 7 (38.89%) JIRA
2 7 (38.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (38.89%) Defect Management
2 7 (38.89%) Equities
3 6 (33.33%) CSS
3 6 (33.33%) ETL
3 6 (33.33%) HTML
3 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (33.33%) Perl
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) C
3 6 (33.33%) C++
3 6 (33.33%) Sonata
3 6 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 5 (27.78%) Oracle
4 5 (27.78%) Regression Testing
5 4 (22.22%) COBOL
5 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Investment Management
6 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
6 3 (16.67%) Banking
6 3 (16.67%) .NET
7 2 (11.11%) Back Office

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Sonata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) SilkTest
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Back Office
3 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Analyst
2 9 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) C Developer
3 5 (27.78%) C/C++ Developer
3 5 (27.78%) C++ Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) UAT Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) UAT Test Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Perl Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Tester
7 1 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (5.56%) C Programmer
7 1 (5.56%) C++ Analyst Programmer
7 1 (5.56%) C++ Programmer
7 1 (5.56%) Programmer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior UAT Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Software Tester
7 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) CSS
1 6 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Equities
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Android
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Defect Management
3 6 (33.33%) ETL
4 5 (27.78%) Regression Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Investment Management
5 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
6 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 2 (11.11%) Web Development
8 1 (5.56%) Automation Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Fund Management
8 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.56%) Scrum
8 1 (5.56%) SDLC
8 1 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (5.56%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) C
1 6 (33.33%) C++
1 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 6 (33.33%) Perl
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) COBOL
3 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
1 7 (38.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Apple