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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 47 49 44
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 24 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.07% 1.51% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.98% 1.97% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 8
Average daily rate
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£288 £258 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.65% -11.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £180 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £420 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+0.74% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £27.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-49.07% +14.89%
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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
603 559 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 77.21% 76.58% 73.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 309 171
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 31
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £34.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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 (58.33%) Finance
2 18 (37.50%) SQL
2 18 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 17 (35.42%) HP Quality Center
4 16 (33.33%) QA
5 15 (31.25%) Waterfall
5 15 (31.25%) XML
6 14 (29.17%) SAP
6 14 (29.17%) ISEB
6 14 (29.17%) Validation
7 13 (27.08%) Test Management
8 12 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 12 (25.00%) Relational Database
8 12 (25.00%) V-Model
9 10 (20.83%) Migration
10 9 (18.75%) Windows
11 8 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (16.67%) Manual Testing
11 8 (16.67%) Business Analysis
12 7 (14.58%) Banking
12 7 (14.58%) UNIX
12 7 (14.58%) SAP BW
12 7 (14.58%) Oracle
13 6 (12.50%) VBScript
13 6 (12.50%) SCCM
13 6 (12.50%) Windows 7
14 5 (10.42%) Software Distribution
14 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (10.42%) PowerShell

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (10.42%) CMS
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) SAP FI
1 2 (4.17%) SAP BCA
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) DHCP
1 2 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (2.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (14.58%) SAP BW
4 4 (8.33%) PowerCenter
4 4 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.17%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Selenium
2 3 (6.25%) JIRA
2 3 (6.25%) WatiN
3 2 (4.17%) TestDirector
3 2 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (4.17%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.08%) JMeter
General
1 28 (58.33%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.25%) Retail
4 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.08%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 28 (58.33%) Analyst
2 19 (39.58%) Test Analyst
3 8 (16.67%) Test Leader
4 6 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Lead Test Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Tester
5 3 (6.25%) Test Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Support Assistant
6 2 (4.17%) Systems Support
6 2 (4.17%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Informatica Developer
6 2 (4.17%) QA Tester
6 2 (4.17%) Oracle Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) SAP Test Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) UAT Test Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Programme Test Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.25%) XML
2 5 (10.42%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.25%) Reference Data
4 2 (4.17%) Data Conversion
4 2 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) Windows
2 7 (14.58%) UNIX
3 6 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.08%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 15 (31.25%) Waterfall
3 14 (29.17%) Validation
4 13 (27.08%) Test Management
5 12 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 12 (25.00%) V-Model
6 10 (20.83%) Migration
7 8 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 8 (16.67%) Business Analysis
8 5 (10.42%) Software Distribution
8 5 (10.42%) Regression Testing
8 5 (10.42%) Data Modelling
9 4 (8.33%) ETL
9 4 (8.33%) Data Migration
9 4 (8.33%) Automated Testing
9 4 (8.33%) Integration Testing
10 3 (6.25%) Information Management
10 3 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (6.25%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 18 (37.50%) SQL
2 6 (12.50%) VBScript
3 5 (10.42%) PowerShell
4 4 (8.33%) C#
4 4 (8.33%) Java
5 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (29.17%) ISEB
2 3 (6.25%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) HND
3 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (35.42%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (12.50%) SCCM
3 4 (8.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) SAP
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle
3 5 (10.42%) Remedy
3 5 (10.42%) Business Objects
4 4 (8.33%) Informatica
5 3 (6.25%) Telerik
5 3 (6.25%) HP
6 2 (4.17%) IBM
6 2 (4.17%) Apple
7 1 (2.08%) Seapine
7 1 (2.08%) Citrix
7 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
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