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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 50 48 52
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 14 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.77% 2.58% 1.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 3.44% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 8
Median daily rate £400 £400 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £299 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £560 £315
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £21.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -8.69%
User Acceptance Testing
Berkshire

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
621 698 658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 78.71% 74.97% 73.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 412 301
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £539 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 10
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +13.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading 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 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 27 July 2016.

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 27 July 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 Reading region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 11 (32.35%) Migration
2 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (23.53%) HP
4 7 (20.59%) Scrum
4 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
5 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
5 6 (17.65%) Finance
5 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
5 6 (17.65%) Unix
6 5 (14.71%) Middleware
6 5 (14.71%) SQL
6 5 (14.71%) SAP
6 5 (14.71%) Time Management
6 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
6 5 (14.71%) Degree
6 5 (14.71%) HP Helion
6 5 (14.71%) Private Cloud
6 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
6 5 (14.71%) Presales
7 4 (11.76%) Translating Business Requirements
7 4 (11.76%) Test Strategy
7 4 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (11.76%) QA
7 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (11.76%) Data Migration
7 4 (11.76%) Project Management
7 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.76%) Linux
7 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
7 4 (11.76%) SQL Server

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.94%) MS Project
2 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.88%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (5.88%) HFM
2 2 (5.88%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (2.94%) Primavera
3 1 (2.94%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (2.94%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) HP Helion
2 1 (2.94%) Boomi
2 1 (2.94%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) 2G
1 1 (2.94%) 3G
1 1 (2.94%) 4G
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
1 1 (2.94%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.82%) Selenium
3 2 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.88%) JMeter
3 2 (5.88%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.94%) JIRA
4 1 (2.94%) LabVIEW
4 1 (2.94%) MSI
4 1 (2.94%) TestRail
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Analyst
2 5 (14.71%) Tester
3 4 (11.76%) Business Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Test Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Designer
4 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Designer
4 3 (8.82%) Software Tester
4 3 (8.82%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (5.88%) Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Business Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Project Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Software Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Support Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Middleware
2 3 (8.82%) .NET
3 2 (5.88%) COM
3 2 (5.88%) SOAP
3 2 (5.88%) Web Services
4 1 (2.94%) EDI
4 1 (2.94%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.94%) JDBC
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (2.94%) REST
4 1 (2.94%) VXML
4 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
1 5 (14.71%) Private Cloud
2 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Unix
2 4 (11.76%) Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Migration
2 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (20.59%) Scrum
4 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
4 6 (17.65%) Test Scripting
5 5 (14.71%) Presales
5 5 (14.71%) Time Management
6 4 (11.76%) Data Migration
6 4 (11.76%) Project Management
6 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Test Strategy
6 4 (11.76%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (8.82%) CRM
7 3 (8.82%) Manual Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Regression Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
8 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.88%) Data Cleansing
8 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) C#
2 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.94%) Groovy
3 1 (2.94%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.71%) Degree
2 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) ISEB
4 3 (8.82%) ISTQB
5 2 (5.88%) ACCA
5 2 (5.88%) CIMA
6 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.94%) SDET
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (2.94%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) HP
2 5 (14.71%) SAP
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.88%) Hyperion
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (2.94%) Ariba
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco
5 1 (2.94%) Concur
5 1 (2.94%) Dell
5 1 (2.94%) Nokia
5 1 (2.94%) Nokia Networks