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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 41 57 52
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 30 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.55% 0.91% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.64% 1.20% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 4 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £316 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% +1.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.19 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-15.04% -36.75%
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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
647 585 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 76.66% 76.07% 71.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 319 186
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 £280 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 33
Average hourly rate £18.50 £15.97 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.84% -11.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 (56.14%) Finance
2 25 (43.86%) Test Scripting
3 23 (40.35%) HP Quality Center
3 23 (40.35%) ISEB
4 22 (38.60%) SQL
5 21 (36.84%) Waterfall
5 21 (36.84%) QA
6 20 (35.09%) Test Management
6 20 (35.09%) Validation
7 19 (33.33%) SAP
7 19 (33.33%) XML
8 18 (31.58%) Software Testing
8 18 (31.58%) V-Model
8 18 (31.58%) Relational Database
9 11 (19.30%) Manual Testing
9 11 (19.30%) SAP BW
10 10 (17.54%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (15.79%) Migration
11 9 (15.79%) Business Analysis
12 8 (14.04%) Oracle
12 8 (14.04%) UNIX
12 8 (14.04%) Windows
13 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (12.28%) Banking
14 6 (10.53%) Data Modelling
15 5 (8.77%) ETL
15 5 (8.77%) HP
15 5 (8.77%) Informatica
15 5 (8.77%) PowerCenter

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (8.77%) CMS
2 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.51%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) SAP BCA
2 2 (3.51%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) DHCP
1 2 (3.51%) DNS
2 1 (1.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.58%) Relational Database
2 11 (19.30%) SAP BW
3 9 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (8.77%) PowerCenter
5 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database
5 4 (7.02%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (5.26%) Data Mining
6 3 (5.26%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Selenium
1 2 (3.51%) Bugzilla
1 2 (3.51%) TestDirector
1 2 (3.51%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.75%) JMeter
2 1 (1.75%) JIRA
2 1 (1.75%) WatiN
2 1 (1.75%) WebDriver
General
1 32 (56.14%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Banking
3 5 (8.77%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.26%) Retail
5 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.75%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 35 (61.40%) Analyst
2 27 (47.37%) Test Analyst
3 14 (24.56%) Test Leader
4 5 (8.77%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Test Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Informatica Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Oracle Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) SAP Test Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Support Assistant
7 2 (3.51%) Systems Support
8 1 (1.75%) Migration Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Test Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Business Project Manager
8 1 (1.75%) Support Analyst
8 1 (1.75%) Support Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (33.33%) XML
2 5 (8.77%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.26%) Reference Data
4 2 (3.51%) User Experience
4 2 (3.51%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) UNIX
1 8 (14.04%) Windows
2 5 (8.77%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.51%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.75%) Windows NT
4 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.86%) Test Scripting
2 21 (36.84%) Waterfall
3 20 (35.09%) Test Management
3 20 (35.09%) Validation
4 18 (31.58%) Software Testing
4 18 (31.58%) V-Model
5 11 (19.30%) Manual Testing
6 10 (17.54%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (15.79%) Migration
7 9 (15.79%) Business Analysis
8 7 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (10.53%) Data Modelling
10 5 (8.77%) ETL
10 5 (8.77%) Regression Testing
11 4 (7.02%) Software Distribution
11 4 (7.02%) Data Migration
11 4 (7.02%) Integration Testing
11 4 (7.02%) Web Testing
12 3 (5.26%) Project Management
12 3 (5.26%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (38.60%) SQL
2 5 (8.77%) VBScript
3 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.02%) Java
4 2 (3.51%) C#
5 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (40.35%) ISEB
2 3 (5.26%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.75%) HND
4 1 (1.75%) Degree
4 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (36.84%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 23 (40.35%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (8.77%) Control-M
2 5 (8.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (33.33%) SAP
2 8 (14.04%) Oracle
3 5 (8.77%) HP
3 5 (8.77%) Informatica
3 5 (8.77%) Business Objects
4 4 (7.02%) Remedy
5 2 (3.51%) IBM
5 2 (3.51%) Lotus
5 2 (3.51%) Apple
6 1 (1.75%) Citrix
6 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.75%) Telerik
6 1 (1.75%) Seapine
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