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 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 27 29 31
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 7 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.44% 1.96% 2.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 2.29% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Average daily rate
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£330 £338 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +46.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £332 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £382 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
- +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +21.05%
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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
231 218 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 80.49% 85.49% 74.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 130 93
Average daily rate £363 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Average hourly rate £36.50 £44.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.97% +134.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 July 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 29 July 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 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (35.71%) Inmon Methodology
3 5 (35.71%) Lean Six Sigma
3 5 (35.71%) Use Case
3 5 (35.71%) Kimball Methodology
3 5 (35.71%) Cognos
3 5 (35.71%) DataStage
3 5 (35.71%) Six Sigma
3 5 (35.71%) Informatica
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) OLAP
3 5 (35.71%) MS Office
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) DSDM
3 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (35.71%) ETL
3 5 (35.71%) Toad
3 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (35.71%) Project Management
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Systems Analysis
3 5 (35.71%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
4 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
5 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 2 (14.29%) Degree

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) 3G
1 1 (7.14%) MPLS
1 1 (7.14%) BGP
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) 2G
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (7.14%) LTE
1 1 (7.14%) 4G
1 1 (7.14%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) OLAP
1 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (35.71%) DataStage
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Toad
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Business Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Business Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Manager
4 1 (7.14%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Testing Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) UAT Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Smart Meter
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
1 5 (35.71%) DSDM
1 5 (35.71%) ETL
1 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Six Sigma
1 5 (35.71%) Project Management
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) Systems Analysis
1 5 (35.71%) Requirements Analysis
1 5 (35.71%) Lean Six Sigma
1 5 (35.71%) Use Case
1 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
1 5 (35.71%) Kimball Methodology
1 5 (35.71%) Inmon Methodology
2 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
2 2 (14.29%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Informatica
2 5 (35.71%) Cognos
3 2 (14.29%) Remedy
4 1 (7.14%) F5
4 1 (7.14%) ExactTarget
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle