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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 97 115 83
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -32
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 162 169 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.09% 1.79% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 2.24% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 100 154
Median daily rate £363 £349 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £503 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £27.00 £26.60 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% -11.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.43 £26.60 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-8.15% +86.66%
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
6198 7544 7563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.10% 79.73% 76.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3669 4446 4233
Median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 317 288
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.09 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +68.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Oxfordshire +21 32 £200 -33.33% 2
Hampshire +11 30 £363 +3.57% 6
Surrey +29 28 £373 -16.75% 6
Berkshire -16 21 £450 +41.73% 2
Buckinghamshire +9 19 £335 +11.66% 3
West Sussex +12 9 £375 +18.11% 2
Kent +9 9 £350 +66.66%
East Sussex +6 4 £378 +0.66% 1
Middlesex -10 1 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 111 (33.04%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (23.81%) Finance
3 74 (22.02%) Test Scripting
4 60 (17.86%) SQL
5 48 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 48 (14.29%) SDLC
6 42 (12.50%) ISEB
7 41 (12.20%) JIRA
7 41 (12.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 39 (11.61%) Regression Testing
9 38 (11.31%) Migration
9 38 (11.31%) SAP
10 37 (11.01%) Defect Management
11 34 (10.12%) System Integration Testing
12 33 (9.82%) Scrum
12 33 (9.82%) Microsoft
12 33 (9.82%) QA
13 32 (9.52%) ITIL
14 31 (9.23%) Oracle
14 31 (9.23%) Waterfall
15 30 (8.93%) Business Analysis
16 29 (8.63%) Software Testing
17 28 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
18 27 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
18 27 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
19 26 (7.74%) HP Quality Center
20 25 (7.44%) Selenium
20 25 (7.44%) Retail
20 25 (7.44%) Management Information System
20 25 (7.44%) Project Management

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 10 (2.98%) CMS
2 9 (2.68%) Confluence
3 6 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.19%) JBoss
5 2 (0.60%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.60%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.30%) Drupal
6 1 (0.30%) iPlanet
6 1 (0.30%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.30%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 16 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.17%) MS Office
3 8 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.19%) MS Project
5 3 (0.89%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (3.87%) Sonata
2 12 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (2.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 6 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.89%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.89%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.89%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.60%) Oracle ERP
6 2 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.60%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.60%) SAP FS
6 2 (0.60%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.60%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.60%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.30%) OpenText VIM for SAP
7 1 (0.30%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.30%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.08%) Office 365
3 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.60%) Force.com
3 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.60%) SaaS
3 2 (0.60%) Taleo
4 1 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.98%) Internet
2 8 (2.38%) Firewall
3 3 (0.89%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (0.89%) FTP
3 3 (0.89%) HTTP
3 3 (0.89%) NAS
3 3 (0.89%) SAN
4 2 (0.60%) DHCP
4 2 (0.60%) DNS
4 2 (0.60%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.60%) Intranet
4 2 (0.60%) Skype
4 2 (0.60%) SSL
5 1 (0.30%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.30%) CTI
5 1 (0.30%) LDAP
5 1 (0.30%) Network Security
5 1 (0.30%) SNMP
5 1 (0.30%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (5.65%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.08%) Data Mart
3 7 (2.08%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.08%) SAP Data Services
4 6 (1.79%) DataStage
4 6 (1.79%) MarkLogic
5 5 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.19%) OLAP
6 4 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (1.19%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.89%) HeidiSQL
8 2 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.60%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 2 (0.60%) DB2
8 2 (0.60%) Kalido
8 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 41 (12.20%) JIRA
2 25 (7.44%) Selenium
3 19 (5.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (3.27%) Toad
5 9 (2.68%) JUnit
6 8 (2.38%) HP UFT
7 7 (2.08%) Jenkins
8 6 (1.79%) Cucumber
8 6 (1.79%) LSMW
8 6 (1.79%) SpecFlow
9 5 (1.49%) WebDriver
10 4 (1.19%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.19%) IntelliJ
10 4 (1.19%) Robot Framework
10 4 (1.19%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.19%) Zephyr
11 3 (0.89%) JMeter
11 3 (0.89%) NetBeans
11 3 (0.89%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (0.89%) TestNG
General
1 80 (23.81%) Finance
2 25 (7.44%) Retail
3 17 (5.06%) Banking
4 12 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 11 (3.27%) Publishing
6 9 (2.68%) Legal
7 7 (2.08%) Automotive
7 7 (2.08%) Back Office
7 7 (2.08%) Marketing
7 7 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.19%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.89%) Billing
10 2 (0.60%) Electronics
11 1 (0.30%) Advertising
11 1 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.30%) French Language
11 1 (0.30%) Front Office
11 1 (0.30%) Games
11 1 (0.30%) German Language
11 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 116 (34.52%) Analyst
2 50 (14.88%) Business Analyst
3 49 (14.58%) Tester
4 48 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 36 (10.71%) Consultant
6 20 (5.95%) Test Manager
7 17 (5.06%) UAT Analyst
8 16 (4.76%) Test Leader
9 15 (4.46%) Developer
9 15 (4.46%) UAT Test Analyst
10 14 (4.17%) Project Manager
11 10 (2.98%) Architect
11 10 (2.98%) Financial Analyst
11 10 (2.98%) Test Engineer
12 9 (2.68%) Data Consultant
12 9 (2.68%) Digital Analyst
12 9 (2.68%) UAT Manager
13 8 (2.38%) Digital Business Analyst
13 8 (2.38%) Manual Tester
13 8 (2.38%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.55%) XML
2 13 (3.87%) Web Services
3 12 (3.57%) HTML
4 11 (3.27%) .NET
5 10 (2.98%) CSS
6 9 (2.68%) XSLT
7 6 (1.79%) .NET Framework
8 5 (1.49%) Mason
9 3 (0.89%) BAPI
9 3 (0.89%) Middleware
10 2 (0.60%) HTML5
10 2 (0.60%) SAP ALE
10 2 (0.60%) SAP Fiori
10 2 (0.60%) SAPUI5
10 2 (0.60%) Visualforce
10 2 (0.60%) VXML
11 1 (0.30%) ActiveMQ
11 1 (0.30%) Gherkin
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 1 (0.30%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (7.44%) Management Information System
3 13 (3.87%) Virtual Team
4 10 (2.98%) Data Extraction
4 10 (2.98%) Equities
5 7 (2.08%) CMDB
5 7 (2.08%) Smart Meter
6 6 (1.79%) User Experience
7 5 (1.49%) Data Conversion
8 3 (0.89%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.60%) BYOD
9 2 (0.60%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.60%) Clustering
9 2 (0.60%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.60%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.60%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.60%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.30%) HP StoreVirtual
10 1 (0.30%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.65%) Windows
2 13 (3.87%) Linux
3 12 (3.57%) Unix
4 6 (1.79%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.89%) CentOS
6 3 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.89%) Solaris
6 3 (0.89%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.60%) AIX
7 2 (0.60%) Android
7 2 (0.60%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (33.04%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (22.02%) Test Scripting
3 48 (14.29%) SDLC
4 39 (11.61%) Regression Testing
5 38 (11.31%) Migration
6 37 (11.01%) Defect Management
7 34 (10.12%) System Integration Testing
8 33 (9.82%) Scrum
9 32 (9.52%) ITIL
10 31 (9.23%) Waterfall
11 30 (8.93%) Business Analysis
12 29 (8.63%) Software Testing
13 28 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
14 27 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
15 25 (7.44%) Project Management
16 24 (7.14%) Functional Testing
17 23 (6.85%) Test Strategy
18 22 (6.55%) ETL
18 22 (6.55%) Integration Testing
18 22 (6.55%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 60 (17.86%) SQL
2 17 (5.06%) Java
3 12 (3.57%) C
4 10 (2.98%) Python
5 9 (2.68%) C#
6 8 (2.38%) PowerShell
7 7 (2.08%) JavaScript
7 7 (2.08%) Perl
8 6 (1.79%) C++
8 6 (1.79%) XQuery
9 5 (1.49%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.19%) COBOL
11 2 (0.60%) ABAP
11 2 (0.60%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.60%) ActionScript 2.0
11 2 (0.60%) ActionScript 3.0
11 2 (0.60%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.60%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.60%) Ruby
12 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 48 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 42 (12.50%) ISEB
3 41 (12.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 24 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 22 (6.55%) SC Cleared
6 18 (5.36%) Degree
7 7 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (1.19%) BC Cleared
8 4 (1.19%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.30%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.30%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.30%) IIBA
9 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.30%) MCP
9 1 (0.30%) MCSE
9 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.30%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.30%) PMP
9 1 (0.30%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (0.30%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (9.82%) QA
2 10 (2.98%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.49%) GxP
4 4 (1.19%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 4 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.19%) SLA
5 2 (0.60%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.60%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.30%) COBIT
6 1 (0.30%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (0.89%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (0.89%) XenDesktop
2 2 (0.60%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.60%) vSphere
2 2 (0.60%) XenApp
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 26 (7.74%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.89%) SCCM
3 2 (0.60%) AppDNA
3 2 (0.60%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (0.60%) EdgeSight
3 2 (0.60%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.60%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (0.60%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.60%) Netcool
3 2 (0.60%) SCOM
4 1 (0.30%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.30%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.30%) OpenView
4 1 (0.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.30%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 38 (11.31%) SAP
2 33 (9.82%) Microsoft
3 31 (9.23%) Oracle
4 19 (5.65%) HP
5 12 (3.57%) Cisco
6 9 (2.68%) Cognos
6 9 (2.68%) VMware
7 8 (2.38%) F5
7 8 (2.38%) Remedy
8 7 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (1.79%) BMC
9 6 (1.79%) Informatica
9 6 (1.79%) Juniper
10 5 (1.49%) Thunderhead
11 4 (1.19%) IBM
11 4 (1.19%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.89%) CA
12 3 (0.89%) Hyperion
12 3 (0.89%) NetApp
12 3 (0.89%) T-Plan
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Carter Personnel Consultants Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
onezeero.
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
onezeero.
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 20 hours ago
Surrey
onezeero.
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: Yesterday