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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 51 45 40
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 22 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.69% 3.16% 3.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.40% 4.22% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 11
Average daily rate
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£338 £273 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.85% -5.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £22.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+37.07% -25.83%
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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
647 688 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 79.19% 75.03% 73.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 431 232
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 14
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 32 (61.54%) Finance
2 20 (38.46%) Test Scripting
3 19 (36.54%) ISEB
4 18 (34.62%) HP Quality Center
4 18 (34.62%) Waterfall
5 16 (30.77%) SDLC
6 15 (28.85%) Test Management
6 15 (28.85%) SQL
6 15 (28.85%) QA
7 14 (26.92%) SAP
8 13 (25.00%) Oracle
8 13 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 13 (25.00%) V-Model
8 13 (25.00%) Validation
8 13 (25.00%) Business Analysis
9 12 (23.08%) XML
9 12 (23.08%) Relational Database
10 9 (17.31%) Banking
10 9 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (17.31%) Manual Testing
11 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (13.46%) SAP BW
12 7 (13.46%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (13.46%) Java
13 6 (11.54%) UNIX
13 6 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (11.54%) System Testing
14 5 (9.62%) Unit Testing
14 5 (9.62%) Retail
14 5 (9.62%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 4 (7.69%) WebLogic
1 4 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.85%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) SAP BCA
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Google Checkout
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 7 (13.46%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (13.46%) SAP BW
3 5 (9.62%) PowerCenter
4 4 (7.69%) Data Mining
4 4 (7.69%) DB2
4 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.77%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (5.77%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.92%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (5.77%) Selenium
2 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.92%) JMeter
General
1 32 (61.54%) Finance
2 9 (17.31%) Banking
3 5 (9.62%) Retail
4 4 (7.69%) Automotive
4 4 (7.69%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.85%) German Language
6 1 (1.92%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (59.62%) Analyst
2 21 (40.38%) Test Analyst
3 12 (23.08%) Test Leader
4 8 (15.38%) Developer
5 7 (13.46%) Business Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Test Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Informatica Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Designer
8 2 (3.85%) QA Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Testing Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Project Manager
9 1 (1.92%) Support Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) Support Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Process Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) IT Business Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) Oracle Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) Web Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) UAT Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.08%) XML
2 5 (9.62%) .NET
3 4 (7.69%) CSS
3 4 (7.69%) JSP
3 4 (7.69%) Struts
3 4 (7.69%) Web Services
3 4 (7.69%) DHTML
3 4 (7.69%) HTML
3 4 (7.69%) Spring
3 4 (7.69%) Ajax
4 1 (1.92%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.92%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.92%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.92%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) UNIX
2 4 (7.69%) Windows
3 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.92%) Windows NT
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) Test Scripting
2 18 (34.62%) Waterfall
3 16 (30.77%) SDLC
4 15 (28.85%) Test Management
5 13 (25.00%) V-Model
5 13 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 13 (25.00%) Validation
5 13 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 9 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (17.31%) Manual Testing
7 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (11.54%) System Testing
9 5 (9.62%) Unit Testing
9 5 (9.62%) B2C
9 5 (9.62%) E-Commerce
9 5 (9.62%) Data Modelling
9 5 (9.62%) ETL
10 4 (7.69%) Content Management
10 4 (7.69%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) SQL
2 7 (13.46%) Java
3 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.77%) VBScript
5 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 19 (36.54%) ISEB
2 4 (7.69%) Degree
3 3 (5.77%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.92%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (28.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 18 (34.62%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (9.62%) Control-M
3 2 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (26.92%) SAP
2 13 (25.00%) Oracle
3 5 (9.62%) HP
3 5 (9.62%) Informatica
4 4 (7.69%) Business Objects
4 4 (7.69%) Google
4 4 (7.69%) Coremetrics
4 4 (7.69%) PayPal
5 2 (3.85%) Lotus
5 2 (3.85%) Apple
5 2 (3.85%) Remedy
6 1 (1.92%) IBM
6 1 (1.92%) Microsoft