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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 56 62 59
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 17 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.69% 1.14% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 1.52% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 8
Average daily rate
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£330 £363 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.96% +13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £309 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £453 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £329
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+23.45% -45.27%
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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
675 792 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.30% 75.14% 72.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 409 246
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 15
Average hourly rate £21.55 £22.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £16.00 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £180.00 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015, 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 (40.63%) Security Cleared
2 12 (37.50%) Finance
3 11 (34.38%) Migration
4 9 (28.13%) HP
5 8 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (21.88%) Data Migration
7 6 (18.75%) ISEB
7 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
7 6 (18.75%) QA
7 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
7 6 (18.75%) System Testing
8 5 (15.63%) DV Cleared
8 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (15.63%) Java
8 5 (15.63%) Project Management
9 4 (12.50%) Regression Testing
9 4 (12.50%) SQL
9 4 (12.50%) Oracle
9 4 (12.50%) ERP
9 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
9 4 (12.50%) Degree
10 3 (9.38%) Ruby
10 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (9.38%) Selenium
10 3 (9.38%) Python
10 3 (9.38%) XML
10 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
10 3 (9.38%) PHP
10 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 1 (3.13%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) MS Project
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (3.13%) SAP MDM
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.13%) Agresso
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (3.13%) LAN
1 1 (3.13%) VoIP
1 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Selenium
2 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.25%) SoapUI
2 2 (6.25%) JIRA
3 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.13%) ClearCase
3 1 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (3.13%) ProC
3 1 (3.13%) MSI
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Test Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Tester
5 3 (9.38%) Functional Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Functional Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior QA Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Senior QA Tester
7 1 (3.13%) MI Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) UAT Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) QA Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Project Coordinator
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) XML
2 2 (6.25%) MCollective
2 2 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (3.13%) Application Packaging
3 1 (3.13%) Middleware
3 1 (3.13%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Replication
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) CMDB
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) User Experience
2 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) UNIX
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
1 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) HPUX
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Migration
2 7 (21.88%) Data Migration
3 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
3 6 (18.75%) System Testing
4 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (15.63%) Project Management
5 4 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 4 (12.50%) ERP
6 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.25%) DevOps
7 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.25%) Test Strategy
7 2 (6.25%) Service Management
7 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.25%) Release Management
7 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Time Management
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
7 2 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) Java
2 4 (12.50%) SQL
3 3 (9.38%) Ruby
3 3 (9.38%) Python
3 3 (9.38%) PHP
4 2 (6.25%) Perl
5 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.13%) C
5 1 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.75%) ISEB
2 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 5 (15.63%) DV Cleared
4 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 4 (12.50%) Degree
5 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.25%) Puppet
3 1 (3.13%) SCCM
3 1 (3.13%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) HP
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) Netezza
4 1 (3.13%) Ab Initio
4 1 (3.13%) AppSense
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix
4 1 (3.13%) BMC
4 1 (3.13%) CA
4 1 (3.13%) Ericsson
4 1 (3.13%) Informatica
4 1 (3.13%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
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