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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 50 63 87
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +24
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 18 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.07% 1.97% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 2.73% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 6
Average daily rate
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£275 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.65% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £306 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £396 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -5.26%
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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
584 733 933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.20% 72.07% 67.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 374 282
Average daily rate £425 £365 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £218 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £475 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £38.50 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 11 (35.48%) Scrum
1 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Publishing
2 10 (32.26%) QlikView
3 9 (29.03%) Oracle
4 8 (25.81%) Finance
5 7 (22.58%) Data Analysis
5 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
5 7 (22.58%) Test Scripting
5 7 (22.58%) Kanban
5 7 (22.58%) Data Modelling
5 7 (22.58%) Degree
6 6 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
6 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
6 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
6 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (16.13%) Release Management
8 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Portfolio Management
9 3 (9.68%) Project Management
9 3 (9.68%) SQL
9 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
9 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
9 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
9 3 (9.68%) System Testing
10 2 (6.45%) Time Management
10 2 (6.45%) Umbraco
10 2 (6.45%) V-Model
10 2 (6.45%) Oracle General Ledger

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (6.45%) Umbraco
1 2 (6.45%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
2 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (3.23%) SAP SRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) QlikView
2 6 (19.35%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) TestDirector
2 1 (3.23%) MSI
General
1 10 (32.26%) Publishing
2 8 (25.81%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) QlikView Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Junior
5 3 (9.68%) Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Junior Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle Financials Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) QA Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Web Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) SAP SRM Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Applications Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Application Packaging
1 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
1 1 (3.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
1 2 (6.45%) UNIX
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
1 2 (6.45%) Windows 2000
1 2 (6.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Scrum
1 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (22.58%) Data Analysis
2 7 (22.58%) Test Scripting
2 7 (22.58%) Kanban
2 7 (22.58%) Data Modelling
3 5 (16.13%) Release Management
4 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
4 4 (12.90%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (9.68%) Project Management
5 3 (9.68%) System Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Time Management
6 2 (6.45%) V-Model
6 2 (6.45%) Cash Management
6 2 (6.45%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.45%) Change Control
6 2 (6.45%) Test Planning
6 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.45%) Migration
6 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Degree
2 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.45%) ISEB
4 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Oracle
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) SAP
3 2 (6.45%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix
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