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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 29 25 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 8 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.27% 5.59% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% 6.96% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 3
Median daily rate £350 £200 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £200 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £490
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 £23.00 £32.73 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-29.72% +32.24%
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
200 230 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 81.63% 80.42% 79.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 139 154
Median daily rate £365 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 12
Median hourly rate £20.25 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.65 £16.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £37.50 £38.02
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £375 - 1
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 (42.11%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Equities
2 7 (36.84%) ISTQB
2 7 (36.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
3 6 (31.58%) Defect Management
3 6 (31.58%) Sonata
3 6 (31.58%) JIRA
3 6 (31.58%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (31.58%) C
3 6 (31.58%) C++
3 6 (31.58%) HTML
3 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 6 (31.58%) Perl
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) CSS
3 6 (31.58%) ETL
4 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (21.05%) Investment Management
5 4 (21.05%) COBOL
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle
6 3 (15.79%) Asset Management
6 3 (15.79%) Banking
6 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
7 2 (10.53%) Selenium
7 2 (10.53%) System Testing
7 2 (10.53%) OpenID
7 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
7 2 (10.53%) QA
7 2 (10.53%) Web Development

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 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Sonata
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) Selenium
3 1 (5.26%) SilkTest
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Back Office
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Test Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) C Developer
3 5 (26.32%) C/C++ Developer
3 5 (26.32%) C++ Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Tester
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) UAT Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) UAT Test Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) UAT Tester
5 3 (15.79%) Perl Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) C++ Analyst Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) C++ Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior UAT Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) CSS
1 6 (31.58%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) OAuth2
2 2 (10.53%) OpenID
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Equities
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Defect Management
1 6 (31.58%) ETL
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Investment Management
4 3 (15.79%) Asset Management
4 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
5 2 (10.53%) System Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Web Development
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Fund Management
6 1 (5.26%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.26%) SDLC
6 1 (5.26%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) C
1 6 (31.58%) C++
1 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
1 6 (31.58%) Perl
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) COBOL
3 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) ISTQB
1 7 (36.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft