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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 91 94 79
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 216 199 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.36% 2.13% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.95% 2.71% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 118 150
Median daily rate £363 £330 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% +0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.90 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.95 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.09%
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
7318 7350 6882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.02% 78.65% 75.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4491 4163 3834
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 267 285
Median hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £26.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.16% +11.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +7 62 £400 +19.85% 9
Hampshire 0 42 £350 - 7
Buckinghamshire +2 33 £350 +18.64% 4
Surrey -18 20 £410 +51.85% 7
West Sussex -22 15 £410 +26.15% 2
Kent -7 14 £210 -63.47%
Oxfordshire +4 10 £375 -3.22% 2
Middlesex -1 4 £210 -7.69%
East Sussex -1 2 £350 -6.66% 1
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 104 (25.24%) Finance
2 100 (24.27%) Test Scripting
3 96 (23.30%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (16.50%) Migration
4 68 (16.50%) System Integration Testing
5 65 (15.78%) Integration Testing
6 57 (13.83%) SQL
6 57 (13.83%) ISEB
7 55 (13.35%) Microsoft
8 51 (12.38%) Oracle
9 49 (11.89%) Security Cleared
10 47 (11.41%) Test Strategy
11 46 (11.17%) ISTQB
11 46 (11.17%) HP
12 44 (10.68%) Business Analysis
12 44 (10.68%) QA
13 43 (10.44%) Stakeholder Management
14 42 (10.19%) Regression Testing
14 42 (10.19%) SDLC
15 41 (9.95%) HP Quality Center
16 40 (9.71%) Banking
17 39 (9.47%) SAP
17 39 (9.47%) MS Excel
18 37 (8.98%) Software Testing
18 37 (8.98%) Test Management
19 36 (8.74%) SC Cleared
19 36 (8.74%) CRM
20 35 (8.50%) Project Management
21 33 (8.01%) Waterfall
22 32 (7.77%) Operational Acceptance 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 22 (5.34%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.97%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.73%) Confluence
3 3 (0.73%) IIS
3 3 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.49%) CMS
5 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.24%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.24%) Documentum
5 1 (0.24%) JBoss
5 1 (0.24%) Magnolia
5 1 (0.24%) MTS
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.24%) SAS
5 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 39 (9.47%) MS Excel
2 29 (7.04%) MS Office
3 15 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (2.18%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.46%) MS Project
6 2 (0.49%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 21 (5.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.43%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (2.18%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (1.94%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (1.70%) Primavera
6 6 (1.46%) Maximo
7 5 (1.21%) Temenos T24
8 4 (0.97%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.73%) Oracle Assets
9 3 (0.73%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (0.73%) SAP Business ByDesign
10 2 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.49%) Dynamics GP
10 2 (0.49%) Hyperion Planning
10 2 (0.49%) SAP FI
10 2 (0.49%) SAP HR
10 2 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.49%) SAP Payroll
10 2 (0.49%) SAP SRM
10 2 (0.49%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.46%) SaaS
1 6 (1.46%) SuccessFactors
2 5 (1.21%) HP Helion
3 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.24%) Boomi
5 1 (0.24%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.70%) Cisco Nexus
1 7 (1.70%) Internet
1 7 (1.70%) MPLS
2 5 (1.21%) Firewall
3 4 (0.97%) HTTP
3 4 (0.97%) ZigBee
4 2 (0.49%) 3G
4 2 (0.49%) WebEx
5 1 (0.24%) 2G
5 1 (0.24%) 4G
5 1 (0.24%) BGP
5 1 (0.24%) DNS
5 1 (0.24%) GSM
5 1 (0.24%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.24%) Network Security
5 1 (0.24%) NGN
5 1 (0.24%) SMTP
5 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.24%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (6.31%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (2.91%) Oracle Database
4 10 (2.43%) Relational Database
4 10 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.21%) Data Mining
7 5 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (0.97%) Informix
8 4 (0.97%) MS Access
8 4 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.73%) DB2
9 3 (0.73%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.49%) SAP BW
10 2 (0.49%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 22 (5.34%) JIRA
2 16 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (2.43%) HP UFT
4 9 (2.18%) Selenium
5 5 (1.21%) LabVIEW
5 5 (1.21%) TestComplete
5 5 (1.21%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.97%) TestDirector
6 4 (0.97%) Toad
6 4 (0.97%) WinRunner
7 3 (0.73%) eggPlant
7 3 (0.73%) LoadRunner
7 3 (0.73%) Log4j
7 3 (0.73%) MSI
7 3 (0.73%) QARun
7 3 (0.73%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.73%) Subversion
8 2 (0.49%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.49%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.49%) Jenkins
General
1 104 (25.24%) Finance
2 40 (9.71%) Banking
3 31 (7.52%) Telecoms
4 21 (5.10%) Retail
5 7 (1.70%) Marketing
6 6 (1.46%) Investment Banking
7 4 (0.97%) Billing
7 4 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (0.97%) Publishing
7 4 (0.97%) Wholesale Banking
8 3 (0.73%) Back Office
8 3 (0.73%) Front Office
8 3 (0.73%) Local Government
8 3 (0.73%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.73%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.49%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.49%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.24%) Electronics
10 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 171 (41.50%) Analyst
2 86 (20.87%) Test Analyst
3 53 (12.86%) Business Analyst
4 45 (10.92%) Test Manager
5 35 (8.50%) Tester
6 32 (7.77%) Consultant
7 20 (4.85%) Project Manager
7 20 (4.85%) UAT Analyst
8 18 (4.37%) Test Leader
9 16 (3.88%) Developer
10 14 (3.40%) UAT Test Analyst
10 14 (3.40%) UAT Tester
11 13 (3.16%) Banking Analyst
12 12 (2.91%) Financial Analyst
12 12 (2.91%) Oracle Consultant
12 12 (2.91%) Test Engineer
13 11 (2.67%) Designer
14 10 (2.43%) Infrastructure Designer
14 10 (2.43%) SQL Analyst
14 10 (2.43%) UAT Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.83%) XML
2 10 (2.43%) .NET
3 9 (2.18%) Web Services
4 5 (1.21%) Middleware
5 4 (0.97%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.97%) SOAP
5 4 (0.97%) XSLT
6 3 (0.73%) CSS
6 3 (0.73%) HTML
6 3 (0.73%) J2SE
6 3 (0.73%) XML Schema
7 2 (0.49%) COM
7 2 (0.49%) Natural Language Processing
7 2 (0.49%) OAuth2
7 2 (0.49%) OpenID
7 2 (0.49%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.49%) REST
7 2 (0.49%) XML Messaging
7 2 (0.49%) XMPP
8 1 (0.24%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.88%) Data Centre
3 10 (2.43%) User Experience
4 8 (1.94%) AS400
4 8 (1.94%) Management Information System
4 8 (1.94%) Smart Meter
5 6 (1.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (1.21%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.21%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.21%) Private Cloud
6 5 (1.21%) SCADA
7 3 (0.73%) EPoS
7 3 (0.73%) Learning Management System
7 3 (0.73%) Statistics
7 3 (0.73%) Wiki
8 2 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.49%) Handset
8 2 (0.49%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.49%) Smart Energy
8 2 (0.49%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (7.04%) Windows
2 17 (4.13%) Linux
3 14 (3.40%) Unix
4 8 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (1.70%) Windows Server
6 5 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.49%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.49%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.49%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.24%) AIX
8 1 (0.24%) Android
8 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (24.27%) Test Scripting
2 96 (23.30%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (16.50%) Migration
3 68 (16.50%) System Integration Testing
4 65 (15.78%) Integration Testing
5 47 (11.41%) Test Strategy
6 44 (10.68%) Business Analysis
7 43 (10.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 42 (10.19%) Regression Testing
8 42 (10.19%) SDLC
9 37 (8.98%) Software Testing
9 37 (8.98%) Test Management
10 36 (8.74%) CRM
11 35 (8.50%) Project Management
12 33 (8.01%) Waterfall
13 32 (7.77%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 31 (7.52%) Functional Testing
15 30 (7.28%) Defect Management
16 29 (7.04%) Data Migration
17 28 (6.80%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (13.83%) SQL
2 13 (3.16%) C#
3 12 (2.91%) Java
3 12 (2.91%) PL/SQL
4 7 (1.70%) PowerShell
5 6 (1.46%) Python
5 6 (1.46%) T-SQL
6 4 (0.97%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.73%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.49%) C
8 2 (0.49%) C++
8 2 (0.49%) VBA
8 2 (0.49%) VBScript
9 1 (0.24%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (0.24%) Groovy
9 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 57 (13.83%) ISEB
2 49 (11.89%) Security Cleared
3 46 (11.17%) ISTQB
4 36 (8.74%) SC Cleared
5 26 (6.31%) Degree
6 18 (4.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 10 (2.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 8 (1.94%) DV Cleared
9 7 (1.70%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (0.97%) ACCA
10 4 (0.97%) CIMA
11 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.49%) IIBA
12 2 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.49%) MCSD
13 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.24%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (10.68%) QA
2 11 (2.67%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.70%) SLA
4 2 (0.49%) CRD IV
4 2 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.49%) FATCA
5 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.24%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (1.21%) vCloud
1 5 (1.21%) vSphere
2 3 (0.73%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.24%) OpenSSH
4 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 41 (9.95%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.97%) SCCM
3 3 (0.73%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.49%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.24%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.24%) SCOM
5 1 (0.24%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 55 (13.35%) Microsoft
2 51 (12.38%) Oracle
3 46 (11.17%) HP
4 39 (9.47%) SAP
5 12 (2.91%) Cisco
6 10 (2.43%) VMware
7 8 (1.94%) Remedy
8 4 (0.97%) Palo Alto
8 4 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.97%) Sybase
9 3 (0.73%) Arqiva
9 3 (0.73%) Citrix
9 3 (0.73%) Concur
9 3 (0.73%) hybris
9 3 (0.73%) IBM
9 3 (0.73%) Pega
9 3 (0.73%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.73%) Temenos
10 2 (0.49%) Infor
10 2 (0.49%) NetSuite
Hampshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Talent Spa
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Guildford
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
Posted: 13 days ago
Oxford
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago