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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
England / South East
Rank 98 89 90
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 154 197 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.01% 2.25% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 2.77% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 125 141
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £466 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £19.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.48% +15.27%

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
6185 7114 7546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.81% 81.31% 79.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3650 4401 4125
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 276 249
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.03 £61.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +14 44 £350 - 4
Buckinghamshire -2 28 £350 +3.70% 3
Surrey +15 21 £365 -11.51% 13
Berkshire -15 21 £425 +15.56% 1
West Sussex -8 10 £410 +17.14% 2
Kent +8 8 £425 +102.38% 2
Oxfordshire -6 7 £200 -33.33% 1
East Sussex +3 4 £400 +6.66% 1
Middlesex +3 1 £450 +24.13%
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 106 (32.12%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (21.82%) Finance
3 59 (17.88%) Test Scripting
4 53 (16.06%) SQL
5 50 (15.15%) System Integration Testing
6 46 (13.94%) ISEB
7 44 (13.33%) JIRA
8 43 (13.03%) SDLC
9 40 (12.12%) SAP
10 39 (11.82%) Regression Testing
10 39 (11.82%) QA
11 36 (10.91%) Software Testing
11 36 (10.91%) Oracle
12 33 (10.00%) Defect Management
13 32 (9.70%) Integration Testing
14 31 (9.39%) ISTQB
15 30 (9.09%) Business Analysis
15 30 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
16 28 (8.48%) Scrum
17 27 (8.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 26 (7.88%) Windows
19 25 (7.58%) Operational Acceptance Testing
20 24 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
20 24 (7.27%) Management Information System
20 24 (7.27%) Selenium
21 23 (6.97%) Security Cleared
21 23 (6.97%) Business Intelligence
22 22 (6.67%) Unit Testing
22 22 (6.67%) Smart Meter
22 22 (6.67%) Degree

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 (2.42%) Confluence
1 8 (2.42%) JBoss
2 6 (1.82%) CMS
3 5 (1.52%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.61%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.61%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.30%) Drupal
5 1 (0.30%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (3.03%) MS Office
2 8 (2.42%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.30%) MS Project
5 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (2.42%) Temenos T24
3 5 (1.52%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 4 (1.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 3 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.91%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.91%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.91%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.61%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.61%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.61%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.61%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.61%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.61%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.61%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.30%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.12%) Office 365
3 3 (0.91%) Taleo
4 1 (0.30%) Force.com
4 1 (0.30%) GitHub
4 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.55%) Internet
2 9 (2.73%) DNS
3 7 (2.12%) Intranet
4 6 (1.82%) DHCP
5 5 (1.52%) Firewall
5 5 (1.52%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.21%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (1.21%) VPN
7 3 (0.91%) SSL
8 2 (0.61%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.61%) FTP
8 2 (0.61%) HTTP
8 2 (0.61%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.61%) NAS
8 2 (0.61%) SAN
8 2 (0.61%) Skype
9 1 (0.30%) iBeacon
9 1 (0.30%) Network Security
9 1 (0.30%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (3.03%) Relational Database
2 10 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.12%) DB2
3 7 (2.12%) MarkLogic
4 6 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.91%) Data Mart
5 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.61%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (0.61%) DataStage
6 2 (0.61%) HeidiSQL
6 2 (0.61%) Kalido
6 2 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.61%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.30%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.30%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.30%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 44 (13.33%) JIRA
2 24 (7.27%) Selenium
3 12 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (2.73%) JUnit
5 6 (1.82%) Jenkins
5 6 (1.82%) Toad
5 6 (1.82%) WebDriver
6 5 (1.52%) Cucumber
6 5 (1.52%) LoadRunner
7 4 (1.21%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.21%) HP UFT
8 3 (0.91%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.91%) IntelliJ
8 3 (0.91%) JIRA Agile
8 3 (0.91%) Robot Framework
8 3 (0.91%) SpecFlow
8 3 (0.91%) Zephyr
9 2 (0.61%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.61%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.61%) NetBeans
General
1 72 (21.82%) Finance
2 20 (6.06%) Retail
3 14 (4.24%) Banking
4 13 (3.94%) Publishing
5 10 (3.03%) Legal
6 8 (2.42%) Automotive
6 8 (2.42%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.12%) Marketing
8 4 (1.21%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.61%) Advertising
9 2 (0.61%) Electronics
9 2 (0.61%) German Language
9 2 (0.61%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.30%) Back Office
10 1 (0.30%) Billing
10 1 (0.30%) French Language
10 1 (0.30%) Front Office
10 1 (0.30%) Local Government
10 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 121 (36.67%) Analyst
2 51 (15.45%) Business Analyst
3 43 (13.03%) Test Analyst
4 42 (12.73%) Tester
5 30 (9.09%) Test Manager
6 26 (7.88%) Developer
7 16 (4.85%) Test Leader
8 15 (4.55%) Project Manager
9 13 (3.94%) Consultant
10 11 (3.33%) UAT Analyst
11 10 (3.03%) UAT Manager
12 9 (2.73%) Financial Analyst
12 9 (2.73%) HR Analyst
12 9 (2.73%) Scrum Master
12 9 (2.73%) Software Tester
12 9 (2.73%) UAT Test Analyst
13 8 (2.42%) Administrator
13 8 (2.42%) Digital Analyst
13 8 (2.42%) UAT Lead
13 8 (2.42%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.85%) XML
2 11 (3.33%) XSLT
3 9 (2.73%) HTML
3 9 (2.73%) Web Services
4 7 (2.12%) CSS
5 6 (1.82%) .NET
5 6 (1.82%) Middleware
6 5 (1.52%) COM+
7 2 (0.61%) BAPI
7 2 (0.61%) HTML5
7 2 (0.61%) Mason
7 2 (0.61%) SAP ALE
7 2 (0.61%) SAP Fiori
7 2 (0.61%) SAPUI5
8 1 (0.30%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.30%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.30%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.30%) RESTful
8 1 (0.30%) SAP TM
8 1 (0.30%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
1 24 (7.27%) Management Information System
2 22 (6.67%) Smart Meter
3 11 (3.33%) Virtual Team
4 6 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.82%) Data Centre
4 6 (1.82%) User Experience
5 5 (1.52%) CMDB
5 5 (1.52%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.21%) Replication
7 3 (0.91%) e-Learning
7 3 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.61%) BYOD
8 2 (0.61%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.30%) Clustering
9 1 (0.30%) EPoS
9 1 (0.30%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.30%) NHS
9 1 (0.30%) PMI
9 1 (0.30%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (7.88%) Windows
2 14 (4.24%) Linux
3 11 (3.33%) Unix
4 10 (3.03%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.52%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.21%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.61%) Android
8 2 (0.61%) CentOS
8 2 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.61%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.61%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.30%) Solaris
9 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (32.12%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (17.88%) Test Scripting
3 50 (15.15%) System Integration Testing
4 43 (13.03%) SDLC
5 39 (11.82%) Regression Testing
6 36 (10.91%) Software Testing
7 33 (10.00%) Defect Management
8 32 (9.70%) Integration Testing
9 30 (9.09%) Business Analysis
9 30 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 28 (8.48%) Scrum
11 25 (7.58%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 23 (6.97%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (6.67%) Unit Testing
14 21 (6.36%) ITIL
14 21 (6.36%) Migration
14 21 (6.36%) Waterfall
15 20 (6.06%) Test Strategy
16 19 (5.76%) Functional Testing
17 18 (5.45%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (16.06%) SQL
2 18 (5.45%) Java
3 12 (3.64%) Python
4 11 (3.33%) C#
4 11 (3.33%) C++
5 8 (2.42%) C
6 7 (2.12%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.12%) Perl
6 7 (2.12%) XQuery
7 4 (1.21%) ABAP
7 4 (1.21%) COBOL
8 3 (0.91%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.61%) ActionScript
9 2 (0.61%) ActionScript 2.0
9 2 (0.61%) ActionScript 3.0
9 2 (0.61%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.30%) Ruby
10 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (13.94%) ISEB
2 31 (9.39%) ISTQB
3 27 (8.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 23 (6.97%) Security Cleared
5 22 (6.67%) Degree
6 19 (5.76%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.91%) PMP
9 2 (0.61%) HND
10 1 (0.30%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.30%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.30%) MCP
10 1 (0.30%) MCSE
10 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.30%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.30%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.30%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (0.30%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (11.82%) QA
2 5 (1.52%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.21%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.91%) SLA
5 2 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.61%) IFRS
5 2 (0.61%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.30%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.30%) WCAG
System Software
1 12 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (0.91%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.61%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (0.61%) vSphere
3 2 (0.61%) XenApp
4 1 (0.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.21%) Nagios
2 4 (1.21%) WMI
3 3 (0.91%) SCCM
4 2 (0.61%) AppDNA
4 2 (0.61%) EdgeSight
4 2 (0.61%) Netcool
4 2 (0.61%) SCOM
5 1 (0.30%) Ansible
5 1 (0.30%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.30%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.30%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 40 (12.12%) SAP
2 36 (10.91%) Oracle
3 21 (6.36%) HP
4 16 (4.85%) Microsoft
5 7 (2.12%) Workday
6 6 (1.82%) Remedy
6 6 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.52%) Citrix
7 5 (1.52%) Cognos
7 5 (1.52%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (1.52%) Temenos
8 3 (0.91%) BMC
8 3 (0.91%) Cisco
8 3 (0.91%) Compaq
8 3 (0.91%) IBM
9 2 (0.61%) Axway
9 2 (0.61%) Informatica
9 2 (0.61%) NetApp
9 2 (0.61%) PTC
9 2 (0.61%) T-Plan
South East
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £225 to £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
onezeero.
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 6 days ago