The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough 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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 16 31 25
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 9 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 4.89% 2.40% 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.81% 3.14% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 8
Average daily rate £400 £288 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £192 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £328 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £21.95 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-6.60% +8.39%
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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
155 223 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 84.24% 76.37% 75.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 125 117
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 £273 £208 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Slough region.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Slough

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Slough region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Slough region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Project Management
4 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.79%) SQL
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle
5 3 (15.79%) Web Services
6 2 (10.53%) DSDM
6 2 (10.53%) ETL
6 2 (10.53%) Toad
6 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.53%) OLAP
6 2 (10.53%) MS Office
6 2 (10.53%) SAP
6 2 (10.53%) ITIL
6 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
6 2 (10.53%) ISEB
6 2 (10.53%) Informatica
6 2 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (10.53%) DataStage
6 2 (10.53%) Six Sigma
6 2 (10.53%) Cognos
6 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (10.53%) Banking
6 2 (10.53%) Billing
6 2 (10.53%) Systems Analysis

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 1 (5.26%) MTS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (10.53%) SAP BRIM
2 2 (10.53%) SAP Convergent Charging
2 2 (10.53%) SAP hybris
3 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (10.53%) DataStage
1 2 (10.53%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Toad
2 1 (5.26%) Bugzilla
2 1 (5.26%) MSI
2 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Billing
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Project Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Business Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Software Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Test Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Packager
6 1 (5.26%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.26%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) SOAP
2 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.53%) Convergent Charging
5 2 (10.53%) ETL
5 2 (10.53%) Inmon Methodology
5 2 (10.53%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (10.53%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.53%) Project Governance
5 2 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Six Sigma
5 2 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Test Management
5 2 (10.53%) Use Case
5 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
1 2 (10.53%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Data Quality
1 2 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Cognos
2 2 (10.53%) hybris
2 2 (10.53%) Informatica
2 2 (10.53%) Marketo
2 2 (10.53%) NetSuite
2 2 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (10.53%) SAP