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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 86 87 74
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 234 199 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.36% 2.18% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 2.92% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 132 132
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £226 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £346 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.07% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £23.75 £23.55 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% +51.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.19 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £29.91 £29.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.02% +15.27%
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
7601 6804 6394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.70% 74.39% 73.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4657 3831 3521
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 260 258
Average hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -31.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.30 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire +13 68 £320 -7.24% 3
Berkshire -2 52 £363 +12.40% 4
Hampshire 0 34 £330 +3.52% 5
Surrey -11 24 £396 +17.33% 9
Kent +19 18 £200 -42.85% 2
Middlesex +13 11 £351 -28.32%
West Sussex -4 11 £300 -25.00% 1
Oxfordshire -29 10 £413 +14.58% 2
East Sussex -19 5 £275 -21.42% 3
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 123 (28.28%) Finance
2 101 (23.22%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (20.23%) Test Scripting
4 70 (16.09%) SQL
5 57 (13.10%) Java
6 55 (12.64%) Migration
7 54 (12.41%) ISEB
8 53 (12.18%) Test Strategy
9 52 (11.95%) Oracle
10 51 (11.72%) QA
11 46 (10.57%) HP Quality Center
12 44 (10.11%) Test Management
13 43 (9.89%) System Testing
14 41 (9.43%) HP
15 40 (9.20%) Banking
15 40 (9.20%) Waterfall
16 38 (8.74%) Microsoft
16 38 (8.74%) XML
16 38 (8.74%) Stakeholder Management
17 37 (8.51%) MS Excel
18 35 (8.05%) SAP
19 34 (7.82%) ISTQB
20 33 (7.59%) CRM
21 32 (7.36%) Software Testing
21 32 (7.36%) Selenium
21 32 (7.36%) Degree
21 32 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
22 31 (7.13%) Integration Testing
22 31 (7.13%) Scrum
23 30 (6.90%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 16 (3.68%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.99%) CMS
3 8 (1.84%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.61%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.69%) Documentum
7 2 (0.46%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (0.46%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.46%) Confluence
8 1 (0.23%) IIS
8 1 (0.23%) SAS
8 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 37 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
2 13 (2.99%) MS Office
3 7 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.15%) MS Project
5 2 (0.46%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.46%) GIMP
6 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.84%) Magento
2 7 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.69%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.69%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.46%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.46%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.46%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.46%) SAP GRC
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.46%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.46%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.46%) SAP MDM
6 2 (0.46%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.23%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.84%) SaaS
2 5 (1.15%) Google Checkout
3 3 (0.69%) HP Helion
4 2 (0.46%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.23%) Office 365
5 1 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.23%) Taleo
5 1 (0.23%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.99%) Internet
2 6 (1.38%) DAB
3 5 (1.15%) Firewall
4 4 (0.92%) LAN
4 4 (0.92%) WAN
5 3 (0.69%) VoIP
5 3 (0.69%) Intranet
6 2 (0.46%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.23%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.23%) LTE
7 1 (0.23%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.23%) 4G
7 1 (0.23%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.23%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.23%) 2G
7 1 (0.23%) SAN
7 1 (0.23%) Extranet
7 1 (0.23%) 3G
7 1 (0.23%) MPLS
7 1 (0.23%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.83%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.91%) Oracle Database
3 14 (3.22%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (2.30%) MarkLogic
5 9 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (2.07%) DB2
6 8 (1.84%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.61%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.38%) Data Mining
8 6 (1.38%) PowerCenter
9 5 (1.15%) DataStage
9 5 (1.15%) OLAP
9 5 (1.15%) Qlik Sense
9 5 (1.15%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 5 (1.15%) QlikView
10 4 (0.92%) Data Mart
10 4 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 32 (7.36%) Selenium
2 22 (5.06%) Cucumber
3 18 (4.14%) JUnit
4 16 (3.68%) JIRA
5 13 (2.99%) HP UFT
6 12 (2.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (2.30%) SoapUI
8 7 (1.61%) LoadRunner
8 7 (1.61%) Subversion
9 6 (1.38%) JMeter
10 5 (1.15%) Git (software)
10 5 (1.15%) WebDriver
10 5 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (1.15%) Toad
11 4 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (0.92%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.92%) Maven
12 2 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
12 2 (0.46%) eggPlant
12 2 (0.46%) Capybara
General
1 123 (28.28%) Finance
2 40 (9.20%) Banking
3 26 (5.98%) Retail
4 22 (5.06%) Telecoms
5 15 (3.45%) Billing
6 14 (3.22%) Publishing
7 10 (2.30%) Legal
7 10 (2.30%) Manufacturing
8 9 (2.07%) Automotive
9 6 (1.38%) Spanish Language
10 5 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.92%) Marketing
12 2 (0.46%) Electronics
12 2 (0.46%) German Language
13 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
13 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.23%) Back Office
13 1 (0.23%) Law
13 1 (0.23%) Advertising
13 1 (0.23%) French Language
Job Titles
1 194 (44.60%) Analyst
2 97 (22.30%) Test Analyst
3 57 (13.10%) Business Analyst
4 54 (12.41%) Test Manager
5 44 (10.11%) Developer
6 38 (8.74%) Tester
7 28 (6.44%) Test Leader
8 19 (4.37%) Consultant
9 18 (4.14%) Systems Analyst
10 13 (2.99%) UAT Tester
11 12 (2.76%) UAT Manager
12 10 (2.30%) QA Leader
12 10 (2.30%) Automation Analyst
12 10 (2.30%) Automation Test Analyst
12 10 (2.30%) Project Manager
12 10 (2.30%) Support Analyst
12 10 (2.30%) Data Analyst
13 9 (2.07%) Senior Analyst
13 9 (2.07%) Team Leader
13 9 (2.07%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (8.74%) XML
2 28 (6.44%) Web Services
3 24 (5.52%) HTML
4 19 (4.37%) CSS
5 18 (4.14%) .NET
6 12 (2.76%) Spring
7 10 (2.30%) Gherkin
7 10 (2.30%) XSLT
8 7 (1.61%) Ajax
9 6 (1.38%) JSP
10 5 (1.15%) ASP.NET
10 5 (1.15%) DHTML
10 5 (1.15%) Struts
10 5 (1.15%) AngularJS
11 4 (0.92%) XML Messaging
12 3 (0.69%) Middleware
12 3 (0.69%) SOAP
12 3 (0.69%) jQuery
13 2 (0.46%) MooTools
13 2 (0.46%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 11 (2.53%) CMDB
4 9 (2.07%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.84%) NHS
6 7 (1.61%) Visualisation
6 7 (1.61%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.15%) Statistics
8 4 (0.92%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.69%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.69%) SWIFT
9 3 (0.69%) iSeries
9 3 (0.69%) Smart Meter
9 3 (0.69%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.69%) Replication
9 3 (0.69%) Life Science
9 3 (0.69%) Credit Risk
9 3 (0.69%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.46%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.46%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 29 (6.67%) Windows
2 18 (4.14%) UNIX
3 14 (3.22%) Windows 7
3 14 (3.22%) Linux
4 3 (0.69%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.46%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.23%) Android
6 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.23%) HPUX
6 1 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (23.22%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (20.23%) Test Scripting
3 55 (12.64%) Migration
4 53 (12.18%) Test Strategy
5 44 (10.11%) Test Management
6 43 (9.89%) System Testing
7 40 (9.20%) Waterfall
8 38 (8.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 33 (7.59%) CRM
10 32 (7.36%) Software Testing
11 31 (7.13%) Scrum
11 31 (7.13%) Integration Testing
12 30 (6.90%) E-Commerce
12 30 (6.90%) Project Management
12 30 (6.90%) System Integration Testing
13 28 (6.44%) ITIL
14 27 (6.21%) Business Analysis
14 27 (6.21%) Operational Acceptance Testing
15 25 (5.75%) Regression Testing
15 25 (5.75%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (16.09%) SQL
2 57 (13.10%) Java
3 16 (3.68%) JavaScript
4 11 (2.53%) C#
4 11 (2.53%) Python
5 10 (2.30%) XQuery
6 7 (1.61%) PL/SQL
7 6 (1.38%) T-SQL
8 4 (0.92%) C
8 4 (0.92%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.69%) VBA
9 3 (0.69%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.23%) Ruby
10 1 (0.23%) PHP
10 1 (0.23%) VBScript
10 1 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 54 (12.41%) ISEB
2 34 (7.82%) ISTQB
3 32 (7.36%) Degree
4 26 (5.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 25 (5.75%) Security Cleared
6 16 (3.68%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (0.92%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.92%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.69%) MCSE
9 3 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.46%) MCSD
11 1 (0.23%) CBAP
11 1 (0.23%) CCNP
11 1 (0.23%) CCIP
11 1 (0.23%) CCNA
11 1 (0.23%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (11.72%) QA
2 5 (1.15%) GxP
3 3 (0.69%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 3 (0.69%) GAMP
4 2 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.23%) vSphere
2 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 46 (10.57%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.15%) Control-M
3 3 (0.69%) SCCM
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Statspack
4 1 (0.23%) Puppet
4 1 (0.23%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.23%) Netcool
Vendors
1 52 (11.95%) Oracle
2 41 (9.43%) HP
3 38 (8.74%) Microsoft
4 35 (8.05%) SAP
5 12 (2.76%) ServiceNow
6 11 (2.53%) BMC
6 11 (2.53%) CA
7 7 (1.61%) PeopleSoft
7 7 (1.61%) Informatica
7 7 (1.61%) Google
8 6 (1.38%) Coremetrics
9 5 (1.15%) PayPal
9 5 (1.15%) Cisco
9 5 (1.15%) Cognos
10 4 (0.92%) Citrix
10 4 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.92%) VMware
11 3 (0.69%) Remedy
11 3 (0.69%) Hyperion
11 3 (0.69%) Siebel
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