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 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 36 32 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 4 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.40% 1.16% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 1.76% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Average daily rate
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£341 £225 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £225 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £225 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
227 170 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 79.37% 65.89% 70.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 98 65
Average daily rate £340 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +200.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £26.80 £10.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.80 £45.00 £45.00
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 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
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 19 September 2014, 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 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (70.00%) Business Analysis
2 7 (70.00%) ISEB
2 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (60.00%) Degree
3 6 (60.00%) Project Management
3 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) INAP
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) SOAP
5 2 (20.00%) HTTP
5 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (10.00%) Coaching
6 1 (10.00%) User Experience
6 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (10.00%) Marketing
6 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
6 1 (10.00%) NFS
6 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (10.00%) XML
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) Perl
6 1 (10.00%) MS Office
6 1 (10.00%) SAP
6 1 (10.00%) UNIX
6 1 (10.00%) Solaris
6 1 (10.00%) Linux

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) INAP
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) LDAP
2 1 (10.00%) SMS
2 1 (10.00%) 3GPP
2 1 (10.00%) VoIP
2 1 (10.00%) SMPP
2 1 (10.00%) TCAP
2 1 (10.00%) ISUP
2 1 (10.00%) SCCP
2 1 (10.00%) SS7
2 1 (10.00%) SIGTRAN
2 1 (10.00%) SCTP
2 1 (10.00%) M3UA
2 1 (10.00%) VoLTE
General
1 8 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 6 (60.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (50.00%) Telecoms Business Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Telecoms Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) DTV
2 1 (10.00%) IVR
2 1 (10.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Solaris
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (60.00%) Project Management
2 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) ISEB
2 6 (60.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (10.00%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) SAP
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (10.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (10.00%) Remedy
1 1 (10.00%) Redknee