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 26 July 2016 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 84 78 93
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 221 250 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.49% 2.61% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 3.27% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 153 128
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £224 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £17.86 £23.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £21.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -8.69%
User Acceptance Testing
England

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
7216 7648 6946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.45% 79.97% 76.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4365 4548 3823
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 246 251
Median hourly rate £39.50 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.58% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.82 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 26 July 2016.

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 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Berkshire +23 78 £425 +13.33% 13
Hampshire -11 37 £350 - 4
Buckinghamshire -15 31 £288 -11.53% 7
Surrey -4 29 £350 -13.15% 7
Oxfordshire -3 9 £425 +3.03% 5
Kent +8 8 £375 +87.50%
West Sussex -6 6 £355 +13.60% 3
Middlesex -6 5 £375 - 1
East Sussex +13 3 £365 +20.66% 3
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Home Counties - 1 £700 -
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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.

1 107 (25.30%) Finance
2 102 (24.11%) Test Scripting
3 93 (21.99%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (19.86%) Migration
5 61 (14.42%) Regression Testing
6 60 (14.18%) System Integration Testing
7 56 (13.24%) Integration Testing
8 53 (12.53%) ISTQB
9 52 (12.29%) Oracle
10 51 (12.06%) SQL
10 51 (12.06%) Security Cleared
11 47 (11.11%) Project Management
12 45 (10.64%) ISEB
12 45 (10.64%) Banking
13 43 (10.17%) Data Migration
13 43 (10.17%) HP
13 43 (10.17%) Microsoft
13 43 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
13 43 (10.17%) HP Quality Center
14 42 (9.93%) Test Strategy
14 42 (9.93%) SC Cleared
15 40 (9.46%) SDLC
16 39 (9.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
16 39 (9.22%) QA
17 38 (8.98%) SAP
18 37 (8.75%) JIRA
18 37 (8.75%) Defect Management
19 34 (8.04%) Waterfall
19 34 (8.04%) ITIL
20 33 (7.80%) Business Analysis

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 14 (3.31%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.65%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.18%) Confluence
4 4 (0.95%) CMS
5 3 (0.71%) IIS
6 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.24%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.24%) Documentum
6 1 (0.24%) iPlanet
6 1 (0.24%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.24%) SAS
6 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.24%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 30 (7.09%) MS Excel
2 26 (6.15%) MS Office
3 14 (3.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.13%) MS Project
4 9 (2.13%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.47%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (4.49%) Oracle EBS R12
2 18 (4.26%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (3.07%) Sonata
4 11 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (2.13%) Temenos T24
6 7 (1.65%) Primavera
7 6 (1.42%) Maximo
8 5 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.95%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 4 (0.95%) Oracle Receivables
10 3 (0.71%) Oracle Assets
10 3 (0.71%) SAP Business ByDesign
10 3 (0.71%) SAP FI
10 3 (0.71%) SAP SRM
11 2 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.47%) Hyperion Planning
11 2 (0.47%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.47%) SAP HR
11 2 (0.47%) SAP Payroll
11 2 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.13%) SaaS
2 6 (1.42%) SuccessFactors
3 5 (1.18%) HP Helion
4 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.47%) Force.com
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.24%) Boomi
5 1 (0.24%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.42%) Firewall
2 5 (1.18%) HTTP
2 5 (1.18%) Internet
3 4 (0.95%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (0.95%) MPLS
4 2 (0.47%) 3G
4 2 (0.47%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (0.47%) WebEx
4 2 (0.47%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.24%) 2G
5 1 (0.24%) BGP
5 1 (0.24%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.24%) DNS
5 1 (0.24%) FTP
5 1 (0.24%) GSM
5 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.24%) NGN
5 1 (0.24%) SSH
5 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.44%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (2.84%) Oracle Database
4 8 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.18%) DB2
6 5 (1.18%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (1.18%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.95%) Data Mart
7 4 (0.95%) DataStage
7 4 (0.95%) MS Access
7 4 (0.95%) OLAP
7 4 (0.95%) SAP Data Services
8 3 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.47%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.24%) Big Data
10 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 37 (8.75%) JIRA
2 14 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (2.84%) HP UFT
3 12 (2.84%) Selenium
4 8 (1.89%) Toad
5 6 (1.42%) Log4j
6 4 (0.95%) Cucumber
6 4 (0.95%) LSMW
7 3 (0.71%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.71%) LabVIEW
7 3 (0.71%) LoadRunner
7 3 (0.71%) MSTest
7 3 (0.71%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.71%) Subversion
7 3 (0.71%) TestComplete
7 3 (0.71%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.47%) JMeter
8 2 (0.47%) JUnit
8 2 (0.47%) TestDirector
8 2 (0.47%) WinRunner
General
1 107 (25.30%) Finance
2 45 (10.64%) Banking
3 30 (7.09%) Telecoms
4 21 (4.96%) Retail
5 9 (2.13%) Back Office
5 9 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (1.89%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.42%) Marketing
8 4 (0.95%) Publishing
8 4 (0.95%) Wholesale Banking
9 3 (0.71%) Front Office
10 2 (0.47%) Billing
10 2 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.47%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.47%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 171 (40.43%) Analyst
2 86 (20.33%) Test Analyst
3 56 (13.24%) Consultant
4 47 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 34 (8.04%) Tester
6 33 (7.80%) Test Manager
7 28 (6.62%) UAT Analyst
8 24 (5.67%) UAT Test Analyst
9 22 (5.20%) Oracle Consultant
9 22 (5.20%) Test Leader
10 21 (4.96%) Project Manager
11 19 (4.49%) Data Consultant
12 16 (3.78%) Data Migration Consultant
12 16 (3.78%) Migration Consultant
13 15 (3.55%) Oracle Data Migration Consultant
13 15 (3.55%) Senior Analyst
14 14 (3.31%) Designer
14 14 (3.31%) Senior Test Analyst
14 14 (3.31%) Test Engineer
15 13 (3.07%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.26%) XML
2 8 (1.89%) .NET
2 8 (1.89%) Web Services
3 7 (1.65%) XSLT
4 6 (1.42%) J2SE
4 6 (1.42%) XML Schema
5 5 (1.18%) Middleware
6 4 (0.95%) CSS
6 4 (0.95%) HTML
6 4 (0.95%) SOAP
7 3 (0.71%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.47%) COM
8 2 (0.47%) Mason
8 2 (0.47%) Natural Language Processing
8 2 (0.47%) OAuth2
8 2 (0.47%) OpenID
8 2 (0.47%) REST
8 2 (0.47%) Visualforce
8 2 (0.47%) XMPP
9 1 (0.24%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (3.31%) Management Information System
3 11 (2.60%) Data Centre
4 10 (2.36%) Equities
4 10 (2.36%) User Experience
5 8 (1.89%) Data Extraction
6 7 (1.65%) AS400
6 7 (1.65%) Virtual Team
7 6 (1.42%) Smart Meter
8 5 (1.18%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.18%) Data Conversion
8 5 (1.18%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.18%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.18%) SCADA
9 3 (0.71%) CMDB
9 3 (0.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (0.71%) Learning Management System
9 3 (0.71%) Wiki
10 2 (0.47%) Handset
10 2 (0.47%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.02%) Windows
2 16 (3.78%) Linux
3 11 (2.60%) Unix
4 7 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.71%) AIX
6 2 (0.47%) Solaris
6 2 (0.47%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.47%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (24.11%) Test Scripting
2 93 (21.99%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (19.86%) Migration
4 61 (14.42%) Regression Testing
5 60 (14.18%) System Integration Testing
6 56 (13.24%) Integration Testing
7 47 (11.11%) Project Management
8 43 (10.17%) Data Migration
8 43 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 42 (9.93%) Test Strategy
10 40 (9.46%) SDLC
11 39 (9.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 37 (8.75%) Defect Management
13 34 (8.04%) ITIL
13 34 (8.04%) Waterfall
14 33 (7.80%) Business Analysis
15 27 (6.38%) System Testing
16 26 (6.15%) Scrum
17 25 (5.91%) Functional Testing
18 24 (5.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 51 (12.06%) SQL
2 16 (3.78%) Java
3 10 (2.36%) Python
4 8 (1.89%) Bash Shell
4 8 (1.89%) C
4 8 (1.89%) C#
5 6 (1.42%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.18%) Shell Script
7 4 (0.95%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.47%) Apex Code
8 2 (0.47%) C++
8 2 (0.47%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.47%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.24%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (0.24%) Groovy
9 1 (0.24%) Ruby
9 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 53 (12.53%) ISTQB
2 51 (12.06%) Security Cleared
3 45 (10.64%) ISEB
4 42 (9.93%) SC Cleared
5 32 (7.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 19 (4.49%) Degree
7 9 (2.13%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (0.95%) BC Cleared
9 4 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.47%) ACCA
10 2 (0.47%) CIMA
10 2 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.47%) MCSD
10 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.24%) IIBA
11 1 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.24%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (9.22%) QA
2 12 (2.84%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.65%) SLA
4 4 (0.95%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 4 (0.95%) GxP
4 4 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.47%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.24%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (0.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.24%) OpenSSH
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 43 (10.17%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.18%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.47%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.47%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (0.47%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.47%) SCCM
4 1 (0.24%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.24%) NSN NetAct
4 1 (0.24%) OpenView
4 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 52 (12.29%) Oracle
2 43 (10.17%) HP
2 43 (10.17%) Microsoft
3 38 (8.98%) SAP
4 15 (3.55%) Cisco
5 8 (1.89%) IBM
6 6 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.42%) Temenos
6 6 (1.42%) VMware
7 5 (1.18%) Cognos
7 5 (1.18%) Hyperion
7 5 (1.18%) Remedy
7 5 (1.18%) Thunderhead
8 4 (0.95%) F5
8 4 (0.95%) Informatica
9 3 (0.71%) Ariba
9 3 (0.71%) BMC
9 3 (0.71%) Concur
9 3 (0.71%) Juniper
9 3 (0.71%) ServiceNow
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago