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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 20 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 10 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.74% 0.87% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.58% 1.09% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £472 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.55% +11.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +1.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £23.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +21.05%
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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
152 184 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 72.04% 80.35% 66.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 106 88
Average daily rate £390 £415 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.02% -5.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £540 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 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 £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 (41.67%) SAP
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) ERP
4 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
4 2 (16.67%) ISEB
4 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) Test Management
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) System Testing
4 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 2 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (8.33%) GIMP
5 1 (8.33%) MooTools
5 1 (8.33%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (8.33%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (8.33%) HTML
5 1 (8.33%) PMP
5 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (8.33%) GIMP
2 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
1 1 (8.33%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) UAT Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Content Editor
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (8.33%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) UAT Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Content Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Process Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Testing Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) jQuery
1 1 (8.33%) MooTools
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Test Management
2 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (16.67%) System Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (16.67%) ERP
2 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
2 2 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (8.33%) BPR
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Procure-to-pay
3 1 (8.33%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (8.33%) PMP
2 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) SAP
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Adobe
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