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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 39 32 35
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 14 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.45% 1.22% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% 1.66% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 1
Median daily rate £210 £575 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-63.47% +35.29%
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.95 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.09%
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
294 181 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 72.41% 73.88% 71.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 94 102
Median daily rate £390 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £525 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Median hourly rate £170.00 £11.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1378.26% -34.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 14 (70.00%) Regression Testing
1 14 (70.00%) ISEB
1 14 (70.00%) ISTQB
1 14 (70.00%) Integration Testing
1 14 (70.00%) Test Scripting
1 14 (70.00%) Test Strategy
1 14 (70.00%) System Integration Testing
2 13 (65.00%) Finance
3 8 (40.00%) AS400
3 8 (40.00%) SDLC
3 8 (40.00%) System Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Manual Testing
4 6 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (10.00%) HTTP
5 2 (10.00%) ResourceLink
5 2 (10.00%) QA
5 2 (10.00%) Selenium
5 2 (10.00%) OAuth2
5 2 (10.00%) OpenID
6 1 (5.00%) Line Management
6 1 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Banking
6 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing

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 2 (10.00%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 13 (65.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Analyst
1 14 (70.00%) Test Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) AS400 Test Analyst
3 7 (35.00%) Tester
4 5 (25.00%) Manual Test Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) UAT Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) UAT Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) OAuth2
1 2 (10.00%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Integration Testing
1 14 (70.00%) Regression Testing
1 14 (70.00%) System Integration Testing
1 14 (70.00%) Test Scripting
1 14 (70.00%) Test Strategy
2 8 (40.00%) SDLC
2 8 (40.00%) System Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Manual Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Line Management
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) ISEB
1 14 (70.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (30.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA