The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 47 69 70
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +1
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 24 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.79% 1.66% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.21% 2.35% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 8
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£329 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.93% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £295 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £385 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-36.66% +18.42%
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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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
570 766 894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 66.28% 70.79% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 414 256
Average daily rate £425 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 15
Average hourly rate £27.83 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.02% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £33.10 £24.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Reading region.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Reading

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Reading region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Reading region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.21%) Scrum
3 10 (25.64%) Publishing
3 10 (25.64%) QlikView
3 10 (25.64%) Data Structures
4 9 (23.08%) Oracle
5 8 (20.51%) Finance
5 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
5 8 (20.51%) Degree
6 7 (17.95%) Test Scripting
6 7 (17.95%) Kanban
6 7 (17.95%) Data Analysis
6 7 (17.95%) Data Modelling
7 6 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
8 5 (12.82%) Ruby
8 5 (12.82%) Release Management
8 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
8 5 (12.82%) DevOps
8 5 (12.82%) Puppet
8 5 (12.82%) MCollective
8 5 (12.82%) Java
8 5 (12.82%) Perl
8 5 (12.82%) PHP
8 5 (12.82%) Python
8 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
9 4 (10.26%) Project Management

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (5.13%) CMS
1 2 (5.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Office
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
1 3 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.56%) SAP SRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) QlikView
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) TestDirector
2 1 (2.56%) MSI
General
1 10 (25.64%) Publishing
2 8 (20.51%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Developer
1 10 (25.64%) QlikView Developer
2 7 (17.95%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Project Manager
3 5 (12.82%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Junior
4 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Junior Project Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Delivery Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle Financials Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.13%) QA Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Applications Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Web Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Data Structures
2 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.56%) UNIX
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.21%) Scrum
3 7 (17.95%) Data Modelling
3 7 (17.95%) Data Analysis
3 7 (17.95%) Test Scripting
3 7 (17.95%) Kanban
4 5 (12.82%) DevOps
4 5 (12.82%) Release Management
5 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
5 4 (10.26%) System Testing
5 4 (10.26%) Project Management
5 4 (10.26%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (7.69%) Change Control
6 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.69%) Migration
6 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.13%) ITIL
7 2 (5.13%) Time Management
7 2 (5.13%) Test Planning
7 2 (5.13%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) Java
1 5 (12.82%) Perl
1 5 (12.82%) PHP
1 5 (12.82%) Python
1 5 (12.82%) Ruby
2 2 (5.13%) C
2 2 (5.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) Degree
2 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.56%) ISEB
5 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) Puppet
2 3 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Oracle
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.69%) HP
4 2 (5.13%) SAP
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