The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Slough region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 22 35 26
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 9 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.61% 1.80% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.89% 2.66% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Average daily rate £313 - £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.05% -6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £43.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £35.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-42.95% +36.53%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
184 188 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 73.90% 67.63% 57.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 102 88
Average daily rate £425 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £276 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £43.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +201.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
User Acceptance Testing
Berkshire

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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 3 (33.33%) C#
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (33.33%) CRM
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
1 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (33.33%) QA
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
1 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 3 (33.33%) WebDriver
1 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium IDE
2 2 (22.22%) SAP Implementation
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
2 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 1 (11.11%) SAP BW
3 1 (11.11%) TIBCO
3 1 (11.11%) Rendezvous
3 1 (11.11%) SS7
3 1 (11.11%) ACCA

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
2 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SS7
1 1 (11.11%) ISUP
1 1 (11.11%) INAP
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
1 1 (11.11%) SMS
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
1 3 (33.33%) WebDriver
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium IDE
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Rendezvous
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) IVR
1 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
1 1 (11.11%) Physics
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Solaris
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) CRM
1 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (22.22%) SAP Implementation
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Logistics
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
3 1 (11.11%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VBA
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ACCA
2 1 (11.11%) CIMA
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) NFS
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
2 1 (11.11%) TIBCO
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Redknee
Slough, Berkshire
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