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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 51 58 58
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 20 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.32% 1.43% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% 1.95% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 7
Average daily rate
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£413 £315 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% -17.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £295 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £410 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £23.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+32.60% -23.33%
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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
585 719 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.87% 73.67% 69.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 343 246
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 15
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -21.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £15.65 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.70 £22.35 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -6.25%

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 1 June 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 1 June 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 15 (42.86%) Finance
2 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (31.43%) HP
4 10 (28.57%) Migration
5 9 (25.71%) Test Scripting
6 8 (22.86%) ISEB
6 8 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
6 8 (22.86%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (17.14%) Data Migration
7 6 (17.14%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (17.14%) System Testing
7 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
7 6 (17.14%) Project Management
8 5 (14.29%) Java
8 5 (14.29%) SQL
8 5 (14.29%) Oracle
8 5 (14.29%) SAP
8 5 (14.29%) ERP
8 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (14.29%) Automated Testing
9 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (11.43%) Integration Testing
9 4 (11.43%) XML
9 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
9 4 (11.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (11.43%) DV Cleared
10 3 (8.57%) Test Strategy
10 3 (8.57%) Business Transformation
10 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 (5.71%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (5.71%) SAP MDM
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.86%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) LAN
1 1 (2.86%) VoIP
1 1 (2.86%) WAN
1 1 (2.86%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (5.71%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (5.71%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Selenium
2 2 (5.71%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (5.71%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.86%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.86%) ProC
3 1 (2.86%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 15 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Billing
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Analyst
2 9 (25.71%) Test Analyst
3 8 (22.86%) Business Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Tester
4 4 (11.43%) Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) OBIEE Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Functional Test Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Lead Business Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Functional Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Business Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) MI Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Data Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) ServiceNow Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Business Data Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) XML
2 2 (5.71%) CSS
2 2 (5.71%) SOAP
2 2 (5.71%) Web Services
2 2 (5.71%) HTML
3 1 (2.86%) MCollective
3 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) CMDB
1 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.86%) User Experience
2 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) UNIX
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.86%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Migration
2 9 (25.71%) Test Scripting
3 8 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (17.14%) Data Migration
4 6 (17.14%) System Integration Testing
4 6 (17.14%) System Testing
4 6 (17.14%) Project Management
5 5 (14.29%) ERP
5 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.43%) Integration Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Test Strategy
7 3 (8.57%) Business Transformation
7 3 (8.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Regression Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (8.57%) ITIL
7 3 (8.57%) Manual Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) Java
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) Ruby
2 2 (5.71%) PHP
2 2 (5.71%) Python
3 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.86%) Perl
3 1 (2.86%) C
3 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.86%) ISEB
2 8 (22.86%) SC Cleared
3 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
4 4 (11.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (11.43%) DV Cleared
5 3 (8.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) Control-M
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) HP
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) SAP
3 2 (5.71%) Business Objects
3 2 (5.71%) BMC
3 2 (5.71%) CA
3 2 (5.71%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.86%) Talend
4 1 (2.86%) Ericsson
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) Capita
4 1 (2.86%) Netezza
4 1 (2.86%) Ab Initio
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £330 - £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago