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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 53 52 50
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 12 25 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.62% 2.56% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 3.39% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 12
Median daily rate £350 £368 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +24.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £252 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £560 £349
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+5.35% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +6.02%
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
572 737 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.99% 75.36% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 471 317
Median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £277 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £558 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 10
Median hourly rate £22.35 £37.09 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.74% +95.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.61 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £37.09 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 10 (33.33%) Migration
2 7 (23.33%) HP
2 7 (23.33%) Finance
3 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.00%) Unix
3 6 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (16.67%) Middleware
4 5 (16.67%) SQL
4 5 (16.67%) SAP
4 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 5 (16.67%) Time Management
4 5 (16.67%) HP Helion
4 5 (16.67%) Private Cloud
4 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 5 (16.67%) Presales
5 4 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
5 4 (13.33%) Test Strategy
5 4 (13.33%) Scrum
5 4 (13.33%) Degree
5 4 (13.33%) QA
5 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (13.33%) ISEB
5 4 (13.33%) Linux
5 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.00%) Project Management
6 3 (10.00%) Security Management
6 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (10.00%) Selenium

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:

Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.33%) HFM
2 1 (3.33%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (3.33%) Primavera
2 1 (3.33%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 1 (3.33%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) HP Helion
2 1 (3.33%) Boomi
2 1 (3.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) 2G
1 1 (3.33%) 3G
1 1 (3.33%) 4G
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
1 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Selenium
2 2 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.67%) JMeter
2 2 (6.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.33%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.33%) TestRail
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Tester
3 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Designer
3 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Designer
3 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (6.67%) Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Security Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Security Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Software Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Software Tester
4 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Support Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) Middleware
2 2 (6.67%) COM
2 2 (6.67%) SOAP
2 2 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) EDI
3 1 (3.33%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.33%) JDBC
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.33%) REST
3 1 (3.33%) VXML
3 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 5 (16.67%) Private Cloud
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Smart Meter
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Unix
2 4 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Migration
2 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (16.67%) Presales
3 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 5 (16.67%) Time Management
4 4 (13.33%) Scrum
4 4 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (13.33%) Test Strategy
4 4 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
5 3 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (10.00%) Project Management
5 3 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Security Management
6 2 (6.67%) Automation Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.67%) Manual Testing
6 2 (6.67%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.33%) Groovy
3 1 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
1 4 (13.33%) ISEB
2 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.33%) ACCA
4 1 (3.33%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (3.33%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) HP
2 5 (16.67%) SAP
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) Ariba
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco
5 1 (3.33%) Concur
5 1 (3.33%) Dell
5 1 (3.33%) Hyperion
5 1 (3.33%) Nokia
5 1 (3.33%) Nokia Networks