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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 40 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 5 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.63% 2.81% 3.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 4.00% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £301 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £513 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +1.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.27% -5.26%
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
232 200 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 75.82% 70.18% 68.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 122 102
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £11.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £36.00 £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Maidstone - 1 £290 - 4
Chatham - - - -
Dartford - - - -
Dover - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) Statistics
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Fund Management
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Management
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Back Office
3 1 (16.67%) Replication
3 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) OCP

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) UAT Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Developer
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (16.67%) HACMP
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) AIX
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) Fund Management
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Management
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) OCP
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (16.67%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) EMC
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 1 (16.67%) Northgate