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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 46 56 72
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +16
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 19 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.20% 2.19% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 2.98% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 6
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£295 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.17% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £313 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £450 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +1.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.27% -5.26%
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
582 739 846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.52% 73.53% 67.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 344 268
Average daily rate £400 £375 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 9 (26.47%) Publishing
1 9 (26.47%) Scrum
1 9 (26.47%) QlikView
1 9 (26.47%) Test Scripting
2 8 (23.53%) Release Management
2 8 (23.53%) Oracle
3 7 (20.59%) Finance
3 7 (20.59%) Computer Science
3 7 (20.59%) Degree
4 6 (17.65%) Data Analysis
4 6 (17.65%) Kanban
4 6 (17.65%) Portfolio Management
4 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 6 (17.65%) Data Modelling
4 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 5 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (11.76%) System Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Unit Testing
6 4 (11.76%) SQL
7 3 (8.82%) QA
7 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
7 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
8 2 (5.88%) Data Mapping
8 2 (5.88%) Time Management
8 2 (5.88%) Use Case
8 2 (5.88%) General Ledger
8 2 (5.88%) Windows Vista
8 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (5.88%) CMS
1 2 (5.88%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (2.94%) SAP SRM
2 1 (2.94%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) QlikView
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 5 (14.71%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.94%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) TestDirector
2 1 (2.94%) MSI
2 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (26.47%) Publishing
2 7 (20.59%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) Analyst
2 9 (26.47%) QlikView Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Test Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Tester
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Test Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Financials Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) IT Support
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) QA Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Web Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) SAP SRM Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (2.94%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) XML
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.94%) Spring
2 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.94%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.94%) jQuery
2 1 (2.94%) HTML5
2 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) Statistics
3 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.94%) iSeries
3 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) UNIX
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
1 2 (5.88%) Windows 2000
1 2 (5.88%) Windows Vista
1 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Scrum
1 9 (26.47%) Test Scripting
2 8 (23.53%) Release Management
3 6 (17.65%) Kanban
3 6 (17.65%) Portfolio Management
3 6 (17.65%) Data Analysis
3 6 (17.65%) Data Modelling
4 4 (11.76%) Unit Testing
4 4 (11.76%) System Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Time Management
5 2 (5.88%) Data Mapping
5 2 (5.88%) V-Model
5 2 (5.88%) Cash Management
5 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
5 2 (5.88%) CRM
5 2 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.88%) Use Case
5 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Degree
2 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.88%) ISEB
4 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.88%) HP
3 2 (5.88%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) Citrix
4 1 (2.94%) Endeca
4 1 (2.94%) Google
4 1 (2.94%) Coremetrics
Reading, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago