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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 24 28 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 7 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.31% 3.16% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 4.23% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 0
Average daily rate
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£288 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -36.76%
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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
229 189 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 75.58% 74.70% 69.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 120 102
Average daily rate £375 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 7
Average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -54.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £13.60 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £20.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 20 April 2015.

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 20 April 2015, 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 6 (54.55%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) ISEB
3 3 (27.27%) CRM
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) QA
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
4 2 (18.18%) XML
4 2 (18.18%) Remedy
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Firewall
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) BGP
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Windows
5 1 (9.09%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) HTML

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (9.09%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) MPLS
1 1 (9.09%) BGP
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Business Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Applications Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (9.09%) CRM Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) CRM Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Testing Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) UAT Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Smart Meter
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) CRM
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
3 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Release Management
4 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Management
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Remedy
3 1 (9.09%) F5
3 1 (9.09%) ExactTarget
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
Slough, Berkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £210 per day
Posted: 6 days ago