The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 15 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 11 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 5.39% 0.82% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.96% 1.03% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 1
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£351 £489 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.32% +15.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.02% +15.27%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
158 195 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 77.45% 79.92% 68.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 114 93
Average daily rate £395 £423 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.50% +1.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £528 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 4
Average hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Middlesex region.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Middlesex region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 5 (35.71%) Java
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
1 5 (35.71%) SAP
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
3 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) Adobe
4 2 (14.29%) ISEB
4 2 (14.29%) LoadRunner
4 2 (14.29%) Photoshop
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 2 (14.29%) ERP
4 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 2 (14.29%) MooTools
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) GIMP
4 2 (14.29%) Test Management
4 2 (14.29%) jQuery

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Photoshop
1 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (14.29%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
1 1 (7.14%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) LoadRunner
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Tester
2 2 (14.29%) Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (7.14%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) UI Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (7.14%) UAT Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Content Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Business Process Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Testing Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) UI Programmer
3 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.14%) UAT Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Content Editor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
1 2 (14.29%) jQuery
1 2 (14.29%) MooTools
2 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
3 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
3 2 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (14.29%) System Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 2 (14.29%) ERP
3 2 (14.29%) Test Management
3 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Java
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) SAP
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Adobe