The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 44 47 44
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 25 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.82% 2.65% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.66% 3.73% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 10
Average daily rate
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£280 £276 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -18.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £258 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £309 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £23.25 £17.38
% change year-on-year
-38.70% +33.81%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
683 509 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 77.09% 70.99% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 250 242
Average daily rate £360 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 30
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.23 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £66.00 £18.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 30 (56.60%) Finance
2 23 (43.40%) SQL
3 18 (33.96%) ISEB
4 16 (30.19%) SAP
4 16 (30.19%) QA
4 16 (30.19%) HP Quality Center
4 16 (30.19%) Waterfall
5 15 (28.30%) Test Scripting
6 13 (24.53%) Software Testing
6 13 (24.53%) XML
7 12 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (20.75%) Migration
9 9 (16.98%) HP
9 9 (16.98%) Windows
9 9 (16.98%) V-Model
9 9 (16.98%) Relational Database
10 8 (15.09%) Windows 7
10 8 (15.09%) SCCM
11 7 (13.21%) System Testing
11 7 (13.21%) PowerShell
11 7 (13.21%) Degree
11 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (13.21%) Validation
11 7 (13.21%) Banking
11 7 (13.21%) VBScript
11 7 (13.21%) Remedy
11 7 (13.21%) Project Management
11 7 (13.21%) Software Distribution
12 6 (11.32%) Oracle
12 6 (11.32%) PL/SQL

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 6 (11.32%) CMS
2 3 (5.66%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Office
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) SAP FI
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) Relational Database
2 5 (9.43%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (9.43%) SAP BW
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.89%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) JDeveloper
1 3 (5.66%) JIRA
1 3 (5.66%) Selenium
1 3 (5.66%) WatiN
General
1 30 (56.60%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Banking
3 5 (9.43%) Automotive
4 3 (5.66%) Retail
5 2 (3.77%) Billing
5 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.89%) Legal
6 1 (1.89%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 31 (58.49%) Analyst
2 17 (32.08%) Test Analyst
3 10 (18.87%) Business Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) Consultant
4 4 (7.55%) Lead Test Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) SAP Test Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Test Leader
5 3 (5.66%) Oracle Consultant
5 3 (5.66%) Financial Business Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Support Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Tester
5 3 (5.66%) Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Systems Support
6 2 (3.77%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.53%) XML
2 4 (7.55%) .NET
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (1.89%) JSON
4 1 (1.89%) RESTful
4 1 (1.89%) SOAP
4 1 (1.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.77%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) AS400
4 1 (1.89%) VSAM
4 1 (1.89%) CMDB
4 1 (1.89%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.89%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.89%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) Windows
2 8 (15.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.19%) Waterfall
2 15 (28.30%) Test Scripting
3 13 (24.53%) Software Testing
4 11 (20.75%) Migration
5 9 (16.98%) V-Model
6 7 (13.21%) Software Distribution
6 7 (13.21%) System Testing
6 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (13.21%) Project Management
6 7 (13.21%) Validation
7 6 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (11.32%) Web Testing
7 6 (11.32%) Test Management
7 6 (11.32%) Business Analysis
8 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
9 4 (7.55%) Regression Testing
9 4 (7.55%) Manual Testing
9 4 (7.55%) Data Migration
10 3 (5.66%) Unit Testing
10 3 (5.66%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (43.40%) SQL
2 7 (13.21%) VBScript
2 7 (13.21%) PowerShell
3 6 (11.32%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.66%) Java
4 3 (5.66%) C
4 3 (5.66%) C#
5 1 (1.89%) COBOL
5 1 (1.89%) VBA
5 1 (1.89%) JCL
5 1 (1.89%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 18 (33.96%) ISEB
2 7 (13.21%) Degree
3 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.55%) ISTQB
5 3 (5.66%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (5.66%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (30.19%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (30.19%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (15.09%) SCCM
3 1 (1.89%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 16 (30.19%) SAP
2 9 (16.98%) HP
3 7 (13.21%) Remedy
4 6 (11.32%) Oracle
5 5 (9.43%) Business Objects
6 3 (5.66%) Telerik
6 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.77%) Primavera
7 2 (3.77%) JDA
8 1 (1.89%) IBM
8 1 (1.89%) Seapine
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