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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 50 50 55
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 25 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.46% 2.18% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 3.16% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 17
Average daily rate
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£368 £295 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.57% -19.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £184 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £349 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%
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
737 602 765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 72.40% 69.12% 74.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 311 366
Average daily rate £418 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 10 21
Average hourly rate £37.09 £19.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.21% -37.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 20 (43.48%) Finance
2 12 (26.09%) SAP
3 10 (21.74%) Telecoms
4 9 (19.57%) Migration
4 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (17.39%) Degree
5 8 (17.39%) Test Scripting
6 7 (15.22%) Integration Testing
6 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
6 7 (15.22%) Waterfall
6 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (15.22%) ISEB
6 7 (15.22%) SQL
6 7 (15.22%) Oracle
7 6 (13.04%) HP
7 6 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (13.04%) ISTQB
7 6 (13.04%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
8 5 (10.87%) Data Migration
8 5 (10.87%) Portfolio Management
8 5 (10.87%) Project Management
8 5 (10.87%) Java
8 5 (10.87%) Automated Testing
9 4 (8.70%) Banking
9 4 (8.70%) Scrum
9 4 (8.70%) XML
9 4 (8.70%) UNIX
9 4 (8.70%) BusinessObjects

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (2.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Office
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP MDM
1 2 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (4.35%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.17%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.17%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.17%) SAP MM
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.17%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
1 1 (2.17%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (2.17%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) LAN
1 3 (6.52%) VoIP
1 3 (6.52%) WAN
2 2 (4.35%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (2.17%) MS Access
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.17%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.17%) MySQL
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) HP UFT
1 2 (4.35%) Selenium
1 2 (4.35%) Talend Open Studio
1 2 (4.35%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.17%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.17%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.17%) ProC
2 1 (2.17%) JIRA
2 1 (2.17%) ClearCase
General
1 20 (43.48%) Finance
2 10 (21.74%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.70%) Banking
4 3 (6.52%) Billing
4 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.35%) Electronics
5 2 (4.35%) Marketing
6 1 (2.17%) Retail
6 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Analyst
2 10 (21.74%) Business Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Consultant
4 7 (15.22%) Test Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Test Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Data Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Business Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) IT Support
7 3 (6.52%) SAP Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) OBIEE Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Lead Business Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Tester
8 2 (4.35%) Coordinator
8 2 (4.35%) Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Support Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) XML
2 3 (6.52%) Web Services
3 2 (4.35%) HTML
3 2 (4.35%) CSS
3 2 (4.35%) SOAP
4 1 (2.17%) .NET
4 1 (2.17%) Middleware
4 1 (2.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.35%) CMDB
2 2 (4.35%) DTV
3 1 (2.17%) Wiki
3 1 (2.17%) FMCG
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
3 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) UNIX
2 2 (4.35%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) Migration
1 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (17.39%) Test Scripting
3 7 (15.22%) Integration Testing
3 7 (15.22%) Waterfall
3 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (13.04%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (10.87%) Portfolio Management
5 5 (10.87%) Data Migration
5 5 (10.87%) Project Management
5 5 (10.87%) Automated Testing
6 4 (8.70%) Scrum
6 4 (8.70%) Test Strategy
6 4 (8.70%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.52%) Business Transformation
7 3 (6.52%) User Stories
7 3 (6.52%) Manual Testing
7 3 (6.52%) Release Management
7 3 (6.52%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) SQL
2 5 (10.87%) Java
3 2 (4.35%) C
4 1 (2.17%) C#
4 1 (2.17%) PHP
4 1 (2.17%) Python
4 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Degree
2 7 (15.22%) ISEB
2 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
3 6 (13.04%) ISTQB
3 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.17%) Control-M
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) SAP
2 7 (15.22%) Oracle
3 6 (13.04%) HP
4 2 (4.35%) Citrix
4 2 (4.35%) Cisco
4 2 (4.35%) Hyperion
4 2 (4.35%) BMC
4 2 (4.35%) CA
4 2 (4.35%) Talend
4 2 (4.35%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.17%) Ericsson
5 1 (2.17%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.17%) Capita
5 1 (2.17%) Netezza
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.17%) Ariba
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