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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
South East / Kent
Rank 33 44 34
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 10 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.65% 1.69% 2.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.37% 2.26% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 6
Median daily rate £400 £210 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% -45.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £185.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.48% +15.27%

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
229 266 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 83.58% 74.93% 72.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 213 119
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £210 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 13
Median hourly rate £27.38 £170.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.89% +325.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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
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 February 2017. 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 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
Chatham - 1 £450 -
Dover - 1 £450 -
Folkestone - 1 - -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 9 (45.00%) Software Testing
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Finance
3 6 (30.00%) C
3 6 (30.00%) C++
3 6 (30.00%) HTML
3 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (30.00%) Perl
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) CSS
3 6 (30.00%) ETL
3 6 (30.00%) JIRA
3 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Selenium
4 5 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 4 (20.00%) LoadRunner
5 4 (20.00%) Oracle
5 4 (20.00%) COBOL
5 4 (20.00%) Test Management
5 4 (20.00%) Test Planning
5 4 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (15.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (15.00%) .NET
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.00%) HP UFT
7 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) JIRA
2 5 (25.00%) Selenium
3 4 (20.00%) LoadRunner
4 3 (15.00%) HP UFT
5 1 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 6 (30.00%) Developer
3 5 (25.00%) C Developer
3 5 (25.00%) C/C++ Developer
3 5 (25.00%) C++ Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Perl Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Software Manager
5 3 (15.00%) Software Test Manager
5 3 (15.00%) Technical Manager
5 3 (15.00%) Technical Test Manager
5 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Manager
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Test Manager
6 2 (10.00%) Test Automation Manager
6 2 (10.00%) Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (5.00%) Programme Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Programmer
7 1 (5.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) CSS
1 6 (30.00%) HTML
2 3 (15.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) iPad
1 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Software Testing
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) ETL
3 6 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Test Management
5 4 (20.00%) Test Planning
5 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (15.00%) Manual Testing
7 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.00%) Load Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.00%) Web Development
8 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
8 1 (5.00%) Scrum
8 1 (5.00%) System Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) C
1 6 (30.00%) C++
1 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (30.00%) Perl
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) COBOL
3 1 (5.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Apple
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