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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 43 45 40
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 22 32 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.24% 3.86% 3.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.91% 4.84% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 28
Median daily rate £255 £350 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.14% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £304 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £460 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +2.32%
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
563 661 707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 82.92% 79.73% 77.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 388 450
Median daily rate £413 £391 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 20
Median hourly rate £11.50 £22.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.88% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £40.00 £15.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 12 (28.57%) Finance
1 12 (28.57%) Banking
2 10 (23.81%) Retail
3 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (21.43%) QA
3 9 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (21.43%) SQL
3 9 (21.43%) Oracle
3 9 (21.43%) ITIL
3 9 (21.43%) XML
4 8 (19.05%) Migration
4 8 (19.05%) Test Scripting
5 7 (16.67%) Temenos T24
5 7 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (16.67%) HP UFT
5 7 (16.67%) ISEB
5 7 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
6 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database
6 6 (14.29%) Log4j
6 6 (14.29%) XSLT
6 6 (14.29%) XML Schema
6 6 (14.29%) IBM
6 6 (14.29%) Java
6 6 (14.29%) Linux
6 6 (14.29%) Tomcat
6 6 (14.29%) Python
6 6 (14.29%) J2SE
6 6 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (14.29%) Bash Shell

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 6 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
1 4 (9.52%) MS Office
2 3 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Temenos T24
2 2 (4.76%) SAP FI
3 1 (2.38%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) NGN
1 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.14%) DB2
2 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.38%) Data Mart
3 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.38%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) HP UFT
2 6 (14.29%) Log4j
3 4 (9.52%) JIRA
4 1 (2.38%) eggPlant
4 1 (2.38%) Selenium
4 1 (2.38%) TestComplete
General
1 12 (28.57%) Banking
1 12 (28.57%) Finance
2 10 (23.81%) Retail
3 2 (4.76%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Private Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (59.52%) Analyst
2 11 (26.19%) Test Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Applications Support
5 5 (11.90%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Business Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Consultant
6 4 (9.52%) Banking Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Tester
7 3 (7.14%) Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Regulatory Business Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Test Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Banking Business Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) DB2 Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Integration Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Integration Test Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Testing Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Voice Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) XML
2 6 (14.29%) J2SE
2 6 (14.29%) XML Schema
2 6 (14.29%) XSLT
3 2 (4.76%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.14%) Learning Management System
3 2 (4.76%) Handset
4 1 (2.38%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.38%) EPoS
4 1 (2.38%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.38%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Linux
1 6 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Unix
2 1 (2.38%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (21.43%) ITIL
2 8 (19.05%) Migration
2 8 (19.05%) Test Scripting
3 7 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
4 5 (11.90%) Business Analysis
4 5 (11.90%) Defect Management
4 5 (11.90%) Project Management
4 5 (11.90%) System Testing
5 4 (9.52%) SDLC
5 4 (9.52%) Test Automation
5 4 (9.52%) Test Strategy
6 3 (7.14%) Functional Testing
6 3 (7.14%) Software Testing
6 3 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 3 (7.14%) Validation
6 3 (7.14%) V-Model
6 3 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.43%) SQL
2 6 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 6 (14.29%) Java
2 6 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) ISEB
2 4 (9.52%) ISTQB
2 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.43%) QA
2 3 (7.14%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Oracle
2 6 (14.29%) IBM
3 5 (11.90%) SAP
3 5 (11.90%) Temenos
4 4 (9.52%) HP
4 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.14%) Remedy
6 2 (4.76%) Cisco
7 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.38%) IFS
7 1 (2.38%) PeopleSoft