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 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 54 68 57
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 15 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.59% 0.80% 1.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% 1.09% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 8
Average daily rate
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£330 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £350 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £528 £333
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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
633 731 559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.06% 73.03% 71.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 383 219
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 17
Average hourly rate £49.08 £16.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+206.71% -7.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £180.00 £50.00
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 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 4 March 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 4 March 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 10 (28.57%) Finance
1 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.71%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (22.86%) Migration
3 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (22.86%) Java
4 7 (20.00%) Perl
4 7 (20.00%) PHP
4 7 (20.00%) Python
4 7 (20.00%) HP
4 7 (20.00%) Ruby
4 7 (20.00%) Puppet
4 7 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (20.00%) MCollective
4 7 (20.00%) DevOps
4 7 (20.00%) Data Migration
4 7 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (20.00%) System Testing
5 6 (17.14%) DV Cleared
5 6 (17.14%) QA
5 6 (17.14%) Project Management
6 5 (14.29%) ISEB
6 5 (14.29%) Scrum
6 5 (14.29%) Degree
7 4 (11.43%) Regression Testing
7 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
7 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
7 4 (11.43%) MS Office
8 3 (8.57%) Oracle

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
1 4 (11.43%) MS Office
2 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
2 3 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.86%) Agresso
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.86%) QlikView
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.71%) JIRA
2 2 (5.71%) Selenium
3 1 (2.86%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.86%) MSI
3 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Legal
2 1 (2.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Project Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Tester
5 3 (8.57%) Junior
5 3 (8.57%) Junior Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Functional Test Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Functional Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Delivery Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Applications Packager
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Tester
7 1 (2.86%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) MCollective
2 1 (2.86%) SOAP
2 1 (2.86%) XML
2 1 (2.86%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) Replication
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Migration
1 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.00%) DevOps
2 7 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 7 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (20.00%) System Testing
3 6 (17.14%) Project Management
4 5 (14.29%) Scrum
5 4 (11.43%) Regression Testing
6 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.57%) Change Control
7 2 (5.71%) Test Strategy
7 2 (5.71%) Performance Management
7 2 (5.71%) Release Management
7 2 (5.71%) Integration Testing
7 2 (5.71%) ERP
7 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.71%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) Java
2 7 (20.00%) Perl
2 7 (20.00%) PHP
2 7 (20.00%) Python
2 7 (20.00%) Ruby
3 2 (5.71%) C
3 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.14%) DV Cleared
3 5 (14.29%) ISEB
3 5 (14.29%) Degree
4 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
4 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) HP
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) Informatica
4 1 (2.86%) Citrix
4 1 (2.86%) AppSense
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