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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 52 40 51
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 11 37 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.76% 3.61% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 4.47% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 28 10
Median daily rate £315 £300 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £458 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £32.73 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +32.24%
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
512 827 646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 81.79% 80.68% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 492 369
Median daily rate £438 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 20
Median hourly rate £14.00 £19.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.49 £9.05 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £30.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 10 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (28.13%) Banking
2 9 (28.13%) Finance
3 8 (25.00%) SQL
3 8 (25.00%) Oracle
3 8 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 7 (21.88%) Defect Management
4 7 (21.88%) Retail
4 7 (21.88%) QA
4 7 (21.88%) XML
4 7 (21.88%) ITIL
4 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
5 6 (18.75%) Log4j
5 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (18.75%) XML Schema
5 6 (18.75%) IBM
5 6 (18.75%) ISEB
5 6 (18.75%) XSLT
5 6 (18.75%) Java
5 6 (18.75%) Linux
5 6 (18.75%) Tomcat
5 6 (18.75%) Python
5 6 (18.75%) J2SE
5 6 (18.75%) Temenos T24
5 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database
5 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (18.75%) Bash Shell
6 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
6 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (15.63%) HP UFT

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 (18.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
1 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Temenos T24
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.13%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (3.13%) SAP FI
2 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.38%) DB2
3 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Log4j
2 5 (15.63%) HP UFT
3 3 (9.38%) JIRA
General
1 9 (28.13%) Banking
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Automotive
3 2 (6.25%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Electronics
4 1 (3.13%) German Language
4 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Applications Support
2 6 (18.75%) Support Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Test Leader
4 4 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Tester
5 3 (9.38%) Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) UAT Lead
5 3 (9.38%) UAT Test Lead
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) DB2 Developer
6 2 (6.25%) MIS Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Voice Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Integration Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Integration Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) XML
2 6 (18.75%) J2SE
2 6 (18.75%) XML Schema
2 6 (18.75%) XSLT
3 2 (6.25%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Handset
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Linux
1 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Unix
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 7 (21.88%) Defect Management
2 7 (21.88%) ITIL
3 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
5 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 4 (12.50%) Test Planning
5 4 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
6 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.25%) B2C
7 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Migration
7 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (18.75%) Bash Shell
2 6 (18.75%) Java
2 6 (18.75%) Python
3 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) ISEB
2 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) IBM
3 4 (12.50%) HP
3 4 (12.50%) Temenos
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco
4 2 (6.25%) Remedy
4 2 (6.25%) SAP
5 1 (3.13%) Avaya
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.13%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (3.13%) Verint
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