The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
England / South East
Rank 95 104 94
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 155 162 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.13% 1.97% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 2.47% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 98 128
Median daily rate £385 £349 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.39% -0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £222 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Median hourly rate - £23.05 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.72 £21.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+17.69% +55.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5856 6563 7187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.40% 80.00% 77.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3438 3925 3976
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 284 249
Median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +70.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the South East region.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in the South East

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the South East region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the South East region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the South East region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +18 35 £363 +11.53% 5
Surrey +26 26 £320 -39.04% 3
Buckinghamshire +5 25 £348 +11.20% 4
Oxfordshire +10 24 £350 +16.56% 2
Berkshire -18 18 £450 +28.57% 6
East Sussex +5 7 £390 +33.33% 3
West Sussex +2 7 £410 +24.24% 1
Kent -1 5 £281 +33.92%
Middlesex +2 1 - -
User Acceptance Testing
England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 105 (32.92%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (21.63%) Finance
3 64 (20.06%) Test Scripting
4 50 (15.67%) SQL
5 43 (13.48%) SDLC
6 40 (12.54%) ISEB
6 40 (12.54%) JIRA
7 37 (11.60%) SAP
8 35 (10.97%) ISTQB
8 35 (10.97%) System Integration Testing
9 34 (10.66%) Defect Management
10 32 (10.03%) Business Analysis
10 32 (10.03%) Regression Testing
11 31 (9.72%) QA
12 30 (9.40%) Software Testing
12 30 (9.40%) Windows
12 30 (9.40%) Oracle
12 30 (9.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 29 (9.09%) Scrum
14 28 (8.78%) Management Information System
15 25 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
15 25 (7.84%) Microsoft
16 24 (7.52%) Integration Testing
17 23 (7.21%) Waterfall
17 23 (7.21%) Selenium
17 23 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
18 22 (6.90%) ITIL
18 22 (6.90%) Migration
19 21 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
20 20 (6.27%) Functional Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (2.51%) CMS
1 8 (2.51%) Confluence
1 8 (2.51%) JBoss
2 6 (1.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.63%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.63%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.31%) Drupal
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 13 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.82%) MS Office
3 3 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (2.19%) Sonata
3 5 (1.57%) Temenos T24
4 4 (1.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.94%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 3 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.94%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.63%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.63%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.63%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.63%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.31%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 1 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.31%) SAP FS
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.19%) Office 365
3 6 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.63%) Taleo
5 1 (0.31%) Force.com
5 1 (0.31%) GitHub
5 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.76%) Internet
2 10 (3.13%) Firewall
3 8 (2.51%) DNS
4 5 (1.57%) DHCP
4 5 (1.57%) Intranet
4 5 (1.57%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.94%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (0.94%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (0.94%) SSL
5 3 (0.94%) VPN
6 2 (0.63%) FTP
6 2 (0.63%) HTTP
6 2 (0.63%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.63%) NAS
6 2 (0.63%) SAN
6 2 (0.63%) Skype
7 1 (0.31%) CTI
7 1 (0.31%) Network Security
7 1 (0.31%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (4.39%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (2.19%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.88%) MarkLogic
5 5 (1.57%) DB2
6 4 (1.25%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (0.94%) Data Mart
8 2 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.63%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.63%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 2 (0.63%) DataStage
8 2 (0.63%) HeidiSQL
8 2 (0.63%) Kalido
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Power View
9 1 (0.31%) Power BI
9 1 (0.31%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 40 (12.54%) JIRA
2 23 (7.21%) Selenium
3 16 (5.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (2.51%) JUnit
5 7 (2.19%) SpecFlow
6 6 (1.88%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.88%) Toad
7 5 (1.57%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.25%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.25%) Git (software)
8 4 (1.25%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.25%) Zephyr
9 3 (0.94%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.94%) IntelliJ
9 3 (0.94%) LSMW
9 3 (0.94%) Robot Framework
10 2 (0.63%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.63%) JMeter
10 2 (0.63%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.63%) TestNG
General
1 69 (21.63%) Finance
2 20 (6.27%) Retail
3 15 (4.70%) Banking
4 11 (3.45%) Publishing
5 10 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.82%) Legal
7 7 (2.19%) Automotive
7 7 (2.19%) Marketing
8 4 (1.25%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.94%) Back Office
9 3 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.63%) Advertising
10 2 (0.63%) Electronics
11 1 (0.31%) Billing
11 1 (0.31%) French Language
11 1 (0.31%) Front Office
11 1 (0.31%) Games
11 1 (0.31%) German Language
11 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 118 (36.99%) Analyst
2 54 (16.93%) Business Analyst
3 49 (15.36%) Test Analyst
4 42 (13.17%) Tester
5 24 (7.52%) Developer
6 22 (6.90%) Consultant
7 18 (5.64%) Test Manager
8 16 (5.02%) UAT Analyst
9 14 (4.39%) UAT Test Analyst
10 13 (4.08%) Project Manager
11 11 (3.45%) Financial Analyst
12 10 (3.13%) Architect
12 10 (3.13%) Test Leader
13 9 (2.82%) Digital Analyst
13 9 (2.82%) Service Analyst
13 9 (2.82%) UAT Tester
14 8 (2.51%) Administrator
14 8 (2.51%) Digital Business Analyst
14 8 (2.51%) Manual Tester
15 7 (2.19%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.27%) XML
2 11 (3.45%) .NET
2 11 (3.45%) HTML
3 10 (3.13%) Web Services
4 9 (2.82%) CSS
4 9 (2.82%) XSLT
5 6 (1.88%) .NET Framework
5 6 (1.88%) Middleware
6 5 (1.57%) COM+
7 3 (0.94%) Mason
8 2 (0.63%) BAPI
8 2 (0.63%) HTML5
8 2 (0.63%) SAP ALE
8 2 (0.63%) SAP Fiori
8 2 (0.63%) SAPUI5
9 1 (0.31%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.31%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.31%) Spring
9 1 (0.31%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.78%) Management Information System
2 21 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.08%) Smart Meter
4 12 (3.76%) Virtual Team
5 7 (2.19%) User Experience
6 6 (1.88%) CMDB
6 6 (1.88%) Data Extraction
7 5 (1.57%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.57%) Visualisation
8 3 (0.94%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.94%) e-Learning
8 3 (0.94%) Equities
8 3 (0.94%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.94%) Replication
9 2 (0.63%) BYOD
9 2 (0.63%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.63%) Data Conversion
9 2 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.31%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.31%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 30 (9.40%) Windows
2 16 (5.02%) Linux
3 10 (3.13%) Unix
3 10 (3.13%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.25%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.94%) CentOS
7 3 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.94%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.63%) Android
8 2 (0.63%) Solaris
8 2 (0.63%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.31%) AIX
9 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (32.92%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (20.06%) Test Scripting
3 43 (13.48%) SDLC
4 35 (10.97%) System Integration Testing
5 34 (10.66%) Defect Management
6 32 (10.03%) Business Analysis
6 32 (10.03%) Regression Testing
7 30 (9.40%) Software Testing
8 29 (9.09%) Scrum
9 25 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (7.52%) Integration Testing
11 23 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (7.21%) Waterfall
12 22 (6.90%) ITIL
12 22 (6.90%) Migration
13 20 (6.27%) Functional Testing
14 18 (5.64%) Test Strategy
15 17 (5.33%) DevOps
15 17 (5.33%) Test Automation
15 17 (5.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (15.67%) SQL
2 18 (5.64%) Java
3 14 (4.39%) C#
4 11 (3.45%) C++
5 10 (3.13%) Python
6 8 (2.51%) C
7 7 (2.19%) JavaScript
7 7 (2.19%) Perl
8 6 (1.88%) XQuery
9 4 (1.25%) COBOL
9 4 (1.25%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.94%) ABAP
11 2 (0.63%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.63%) ActionScript 2.0
11 2 (0.63%) ActionScript 3.0
11 2 (0.63%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.63%) Ruby
11 2 (0.63%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (12.54%) ISEB
2 35 (10.97%) ISTQB
3 30 (9.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 19 (5.96%) Security Cleared
5 18 (5.64%) Degree
6 16 (5.02%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.31%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.31%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.31%) IIBA
8 1 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.31%) MCP
8 1 (0.31%) MCSE
8 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.31%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.31%) PMP
8 1 (0.31%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (0.31%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (9.72%) QA
2 8 (2.51%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.94%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.94%) SLA
4 2 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.63%) GxP
4 2 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.63%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.31%) COBIT
5 1 (0.31%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.31%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.31%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (0.94%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.63%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (0.63%) vSphere
3 2 (0.63%) XenApp
4 1 (0.31%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (6.27%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.25%) WMI
3 3 (0.94%) Nagios
3 3 (0.94%) SCCM
4 2 (0.63%) AppDNA
4 2 (0.63%) EdgeSight
4 2 (0.63%) Netcool
4 2 (0.63%) SCOM
5 1 (0.31%) Ansible
5 1 (0.31%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.31%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.31%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.31%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.31%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.31%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 37 (11.60%) SAP
2 30 (9.40%) Oracle
3 25 (7.84%) Microsoft
4 19 (5.96%) HP
5 10 (3.13%) Cisco
6 7 (2.19%) F5
6 7 (2.19%) Remedy
6 7 (2.19%) VMware
7 6 (1.88%) Juniper
7 6 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (1.57%) Thunderhead
9 4 (1.25%) BMC
9 4 (1.25%) Cognos
9 4 (1.25%) IBM
10 3 (0.94%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (0.94%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.94%) Temenos
10 3 (0.94%) Workday
11 2 (0.63%) Pardot
11 2 (0.63%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
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