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 29 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 27 41 41
Rank change year-on-year
+14 0
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 11 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.47% 1.45% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.62% 1.89% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 1
Median daily rate £331 £388 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.51% -18.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +2.32%
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
238 212 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 75.08% 76.81% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 120 105
Median daily rate £450 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £518 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Median hourly rate £20.83 £11.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.13% -34.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 29 June 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 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 Kent region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 20 (74.07%) ISTQB
2 17 (62.96%) Test Scripting
3 15 (55.56%) Finance
4 14 (51.85%) Regression Testing
4 14 (51.85%) ISEB
4 14 (51.85%) Integration Testing
4 14 (51.85%) Test Strategy
4 14 (51.85%) System Integration Testing
5 12 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (33.33%) SDLC
7 8 (29.63%) AS400
7 8 (29.63%) System Testing
8 7 (25.93%) Software Testing
8 7 (25.93%) Equities
9 6 (22.22%) JIRA
9 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
9 6 (22.22%) Defect Management
9 6 (22.22%) Sonata
9 6 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (14.81%) Investment Management
11 3 (11.11%) Banking
11 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
12 2 (7.41%) Retail
12 2 (7.41%) HTTP
12 2 (7.41%) Back Office
12 2 (7.41%) Selenium
12 2 (7.41%) QA
12 2 (7.41%) ResourceLink
12 2 (7.41%) OpenID
12 2 (7.41%) OAuth2

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:

Business Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Sonata
2 2 (7.41%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) JIRA
2 2 (7.41%) Selenium
General
1 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Back Office
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Analyst
1 21 (77.78%) Test Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) AS400 Test Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Tester
4 5 (18.52%) Manual Test Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) UAT Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) UAT Test Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) UAT Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Senior UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) OAuth2
1 2 (7.41%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) AS400
2 7 (25.93%) Equities
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Test Scripting
2 14 (51.85%) Integration Testing
2 14 (51.85%) Regression Testing
2 14 (51.85%) System Integration Testing
2 14 (51.85%) Test Strategy
3 9 (33.33%) SDLC
4 8 (29.63%) System Testing
5 7 (25.93%) Software Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Defect Management
6 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Investment Management
8 3 (11.11%) Asset Management
9 1 (3.70%) Automated Testing
9 1 (3.70%) Fund Management
9 1 (3.70%) Line Management
9 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.70%) Migration
Qualifications
1 20 (74.07%) ISTQB
2 14 (51.85%) ISEB
3 12 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) HP Quality Center