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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 56 59 66
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 19 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.89% 1.75% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 2.43% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 10
Median daily rate £395 £300 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.66% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £260 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £475 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.90 £21.94
% change year-on-year
+8.46% -13.84%
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
781 699 791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 77.63% 72.06% 76.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 375 397
Median daily rate £413 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 14
Median hourly rate £19.61 £22.03 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% +7.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £18.55 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £38.25 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 (27.50%) CRM
2 10 (25.00%) Migration
3 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (22.50%) Degree
4 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
4 7 (17.50%) Configuration Management
4 7 (17.50%) Finance
4 7 (17.50%) HP
5 6 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (15.00%) ISTQB
5 6 (15.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (15.00%) Scrum
5 6 (15.00%) Data Centre
6 5 (12.50%) Private Cloud
6 5 (12.50%) Presales
6 5 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 5 (12.50%) HP Helion
6 5 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 5 (12.50%) Time Management
6 5 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 5 (12.50%) ERP
6 5 (12.50%) C#
6 5 (12.50%) Unix
6 5 (12.50%) Windows
6 5 (12.50%) Middleware
7 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
7 4 (10.00%) Regression Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Linux

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 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.00%) HFM
2 2 (5.00%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (2.50%) Primavera
3 1 (2.50%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) HP Helion
2 1 (2.50%) Boomi
2 1 (2.50%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) ZigBee
2 1 (2.50%) 2G
2 1 (2.50%) 3G
2 1 (2.50%) 4G
2 1 (2.50%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.50%) LabVIEW
3 2 (5.00%) eggPlant
3 2 (5.00%) TestComplete
3 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.50%) MSI
4 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.50%) TestDirector
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Banking
2 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.50%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Electronics
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (10.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (10.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (10.00%) Tester
3 3 (7.50%) Designer
3 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Designer
3 3 (7.50%) Solutions Designer
3 3 (7.50%) Test Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Test Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Automation Tester
4 2 (5.00%) Business Data Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Business Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Business Project Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Data Business Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Regression Tester
4 2 (5.00%) Test Leader
4 2 (5.00%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) Middleware
2 2 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (2.50%) JDBC
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.50%) REST
3 1 (2.50%) SOAP
3 1 (2.50%) Web Services
3 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.50%) Private Cloud
3 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.50%) Smart Meter
4 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) EPoS
4 2 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Unix
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) CRM
2 10 (25.00%) Migration
3 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.50%) Configuration Management
5 6 (15.00%) Scrum
5 6 (15.00%) Test Scripting
6 5 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 5 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 5 (12.50%) ERP
6 5 (12.50%) Presales
6 5 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 5 (12.50%) Time Management
7 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (10.00%) MSF
7 4 (10.00%) Regression Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
8 3 (7.50%) Manual Testing
8 3 (7.50%) Test Automation
8 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (2.50%) Groovy
2 1 (2.50%) Java
2 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Degree
2 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
3 6 (15.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (10.00%) ISEB
4 4 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.00%) ACCA
5 2 (5.00%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.50%) SDET
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) HP
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) SAP
3 2 (5.00%) Hyperion
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) Concur
4 1 (2.50%) Dell
4 1 (2.50%) Nokia
4 1 (2.50%) Nokia Networks