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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 35 31 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 4 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.29% 1.89% 3.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 2.84% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Average daily rate
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£348 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.96% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £338 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £338 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £23.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-38.70% +22.36%
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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
236 176 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 76.38% 66.67% 67.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 103 65
Average daily rate £333 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.75% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 8
Average hourly rate £23.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £20.00 £10.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 31 October 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 31 October 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%) Project Management
3 6 (60.00%) ISEB
3 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (60.00%) Degree
3 6 (60.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) SAP
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) Smart Meter
6 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (10.00%) IIBA
6 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) F5
6 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (10.00%) FortiGate
6 1 (10.00%) M3UA
6 1 (10.00%) VoLTE
6 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco
6 1 (10.00%) HP
6 1 (10.00%) SOAP
6 1 (10.00%) SMPP
6 1 (10.00%) TCAP
6 1 (10.00%) SCCP
6 1 (10.00%) INAP

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (10.00%) VoIP
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) MPLS
1 1 (10.00%) BGP
1 1 (10.00%) SMPP
1 1 (10.00%) TCAP
1 1 (10.00%) SCCP
1 1 (10.00%) INAP
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) SIGTRAN
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (10.00%) SCTP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (10.00%) M3UA
1 1 (10.00%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SAP BW
General
1 8 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Telecoms Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Telecoms Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SAP BW Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SAP BI Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) SAP BI Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) SAP BW Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Environment Manager
4 1 (10.00%) SAP BW Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Smart Meter
3 1 (10.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Project Management
2 6 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (60.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) ISEB
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) IIBA
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (10.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) Remedy
2 1 (10.00%) F5