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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 49 51 46
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 20 22 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.85% 2.72% 2.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.34% 3.34% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 21
Median daily rate £319 £325 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% +20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £279 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £365 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.95 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.09%
User Acceptance Testing
Buckinghamshire

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
599 658 707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 85.33% 81.23% 78.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 356 424
Median daily rate £411 £370 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.08% +1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 21
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +220.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 14 (32.56%) ISEB
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 13 (30.23%) SQL
3 12 (27.91%) XML
3 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (27.91%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (25.58%) QA
5 10 (23.26%) Software Testing
5 10 (23.26%) Oracle
5 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
6 9 (20.93%) SAP
6 9 (20.93%) Migration
6 9 (20.93%) SDLC
7 8 (18.60%) Relational Database
7 8 (18.60%) Test Scripting
7 8 (18.60%) V-Model
7 8 (18.60%) Waterfall
7 8 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (18.60%) Banking
7 8 (18.60%) Integration Testing
8 7 (16.28%) MS Office
8 7 (16.28%) ITIL
8 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database
8 7 (16.28%) Defect Management
9 6 (13.95%) System Integration Testing
9 6 (13.95%) Test Strategy
9 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
9 6 (13.95%) PL/SQL
9 6 (13.95%) Business Analysis
9 6 (13.95%) Retail

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Office
2 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Temenos T24
2 2 (4.65%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.33%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) NGN
1 1 (2.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) Relational Database
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database
3 4 (9.30%) Data Mining
4 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.65%) DB2
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (4.65%) SAP BW
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.33%) Data Mart
5 1 (2.33%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) HP UFT
1 3 (6.98%) Log4j
2 1 (2.33%) eggPlant
2 1 (2.33%) JIRA
2 1 (2.33%) Selenium
2 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.33%) TestComplete
General
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) Banking
3 6 (13.95%) Retail
4 2 (4.65%) Private Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.33%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (58.14%) Analyst
2 14 (32.56%) Test Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Business Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Consultant
3 5 (11.63%) SQL Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Test Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Banking Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Applications Support
5 3 (6.98%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Manual Test Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Regulatory Business Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) SAP Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) SAP Test Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Coordinator
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Reporting Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) UAT Coordinator
6 2 (4.65%) Voice Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) XML
2 3 (6.98%) J2SE
2 3 (6.98%) XML Schema
2 3 (6.98%) XSLT
3 2 (4.65%) XMPP
4 1 (2.33%) SOAP
4 1 (2.33%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Learning Management System
2 2 (4.65%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.65%) Handset
2 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.65%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Biometrics
3 1 (2.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.33%) EPoS
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.33%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Linux
1 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (6.98%) Unix
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.26%) Software Testing
3 9 (20.93%) Migration
3 9 (20.93%) SDLC
4 8 (18.60%) Integration Testing
4 8 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (18.60%) Test Scripting
4 8 (18.60%) V-Model
4 8 (18.60%) Waterfall
5 7 (16.28%) Defect Management
5 7 (16.28%) ITIL
6 6 (13.95%) Business Analysis
6 6 (13.95%) System Integration Testing
6 6 (13.95%) Test Strategy
7 5 (11.63%) Project Management
8 4 (9.30%) Regression Testing
8 4 (9.30%) System Testing
8 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
8 4 (9.30%) Validation
9 3 (6.98%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) SQL
2 6 (13.95%) PL/SQL
3 3 (6.98%) Bash Shell
3 3 (6.98%) Java
3 3 (6.98%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (32.56%) ISEB
2 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.98%) ISTQB
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.65%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.65%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.58%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) SLA
Systems Management
1 12 (27.91%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.65%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.65%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.33%) SCCM
3 1 (2.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
1 10 (23.26%) Oracle
2 9 (20.93%) SAP
3 5 (11.63%) HP
4 3 (6.98%) IBM
4 3 (6.98%) Remedy
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco
5 2 (4.65%) Citrix
5 2 (4.65%) Temenos
6 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.33%) Compaq
6 1 (2.33%) EMC
6 1 (2.33%) Epicor
6 1 (2.33%) IFS
6 1 (2.33%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.33%) Terracotta
6 1 (2.33%) VMware
6 1 (2.33%) webMethods