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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 53 48 58
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 19 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.31% 2.44% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 3.32% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 4
Average daily rate
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£310 £278 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.71% +6.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £258 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £310 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -5.26%
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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
630 542 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 76.64% 73.54% 71.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 273 254
Average daily rate £380 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 38
Average hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +35.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £66.00 £19.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 28 (53.85%) Finance
2 16 (30.77%) SQL
3 13 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 12 (23.08%) Oracle
5 11 (21.15%) ISEB
5 11 (21.15%) Banking
6 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (17.31%) Business Analysis
7 9 (17.31%) QA
8 8 (15.38%) HP
8 8 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (15.38%) Waterfall
9 7 (13.46%) Windows 7
9 7 (13.46%) Project Management
9 7 (13.46%) SAP
9 7 (13.46%) XML
9 7 (13.46%) Windows
9 7 (13.46%) Degree
9 7 (13.46%) Software Testing
9 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (13.46%) Automotive
10 6 (11.54%) System Testing
10 6 (11.54%) PL/SQL
11 5 (9.62%) VBScript
11 5 (9.62%) Remedy
11 5 (9.62%) Service Delivery
11 5 (9.62%) Regression Testing
11 5 (9.62%) SCCM
11 5 (9.62%) Web Testing
11 5 (9.62%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (5.77%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.92%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
3 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) 2G
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
2 1 (1.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.85%) DB2
2 2 (3.85%) PowerCenter
3 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.92%) Data Mart
3 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) JDeveloper
1 3 (5.77%) Selenium
1 3 (5.77%) JIRA
1 3 (5.77%) WatiN
2 1 (1.92%) Rational Rose
General
1 28 (53.85%) Finance
2 11 (21.15%) Banking
3 7 (13.46%) Automotive
4 4 (7.69%) Retail
5 2 (3.85%) Billing
6 1 (1.92%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (65.38%) Analyst
2 14 (26.92%) Test Analyst
3 13 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (7.69%) Financial Business Analyst
4 4 (7.69%) Developer
4 4 (7.69%) Consultant
4 4 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Tester
5 3 (5.77%) Support Analyst
5 3 (5.77%) Oracle Consultant
5 3 (5.77%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Oracle Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Oracle Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.85%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) QA Tester
6 2 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) XML
2 3 (5.77%) .NET
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (1.92%) Middleware
3 1 (1.92%) SOAP
3 1 (1.92%) JSON
3 1 (1.92%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.85%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.92%) VSAM
4 1 (1.92%) AS400
4 1 (1.92%) IVR
4 1 (1.92%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.92%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.92%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Windows 7
1 7 (13.46%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 9 (17.31%) Business Analysis
3 8 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 7 (13.46%) Project Management
4 7 (13.46%) Software Testing
4 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (11.54%) System Testing
6 5 (9.62%) Service Delivery
6 5 (9.62%) Regression Testing
6 5 (9.62%) Web Testing
6 5 (9.62%) Migration
6 5 (9.62%) Software Distribution
7 4 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (5.77%) Change Management
8 3 (5.77%) Automated Testing
8 3 (5.77%) Workflow
8 3 (5.77%) Business Development
8 3 (5.77%) Time Management
8 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.85%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.77%) SQL
2 6 (11.54%) PL/SQL
3 5 (9.62%) VBScript
3 5 (9.62%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.77%) Java
4 3 (5.77%) C
4 3 (5.77%) C#
5 1 (1.92%) JCL
5 1 (1.92%) COBOL
5 1 (1.92%) VBA
5 1 (1.92%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 11 (21.15%) ISEB
2 7 (13.46%) Degree
3 4 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.77%) HND
4 3 (5.77%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (9.62%) SCCM
3 1 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.92%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (1.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Oracle
2 8 (15.38%) HP
3 7 (13.46%) SAP
4 5 (9.62%) Remedy
5 3 (5.77%) Business Objects
5 3 (5.77%) Telerik
6 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.85%) Primavera
6 2 (3.85%) JDA
7 1 (1.92%) Symantec
7 1 (1.92%) IBM