The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 65 63 54
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 27 28 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.89% 2.16% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 2.87% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 20
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£396 £344 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.20% -15.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £241 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £520 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +75.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +20.00%
User Acceptance Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1097 977 937
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 76.71% 75.33% 74.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 596 567
Average daily rate £400 £375 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 34 37
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +89.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £14.00 £17.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.05 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Surrey region.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Surrey region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Sunbury-on-Thames +1 11 £396 -22.50%
Weybridge - 3 £425 -
Egham - 2 - -
Leatherhead -23 1 £440 +166.66%
Lightwater - 1 £380 -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 19 (35.19%) Finance
2 13 (24.07%) XML
2 13 (24.07%) System Testing
3 11 (20.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (20.37%) QA
4 10 (18.52%) Publishing
4 10 (18.52%) XSLT
4 10 (18.52%) Python
4 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
4 10 (18.52%) JUnit
4 10 (18.52%) XQuery
4 10 (18.52%) Integration Testing
4 10 (18.52%) Test Scripting
4 10 (18.52%) MarkLogic
5 9 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (16.67%) Internet
5 9 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 9 (16.67%) Content Analysis
6 8 (14.81%) Legal
7 6 (11.11%) Project Management
7 6 (11.11%) Migration
7 6 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 5 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
8 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (9.26%) Performance Testing
8 5 (9.26%) Degree
8 5 (9.26%) CRM
8 5 (9.26%) SQL
8 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (20.37%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP HR
1 1 (1.85%) SAP SD
1 1 (1.85%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Payroll
1 1 (1.85%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.85%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.85%) HFM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) MarkLogic
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.70%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) JUnit
2 9 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.56%) LoadRunner
4 2 (3.70%) RequisitePro
4 2 (3.70%) CaliberRM
4 2 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 19 (35.19%) Finance
2 10 (18.52%) Publishing
3 8 (14.81%) Legal
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Automotive
4 1 (1.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Analyst
2 11 (20.37%) Developer
3 9 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 7 (12.96%) Web Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) Testing Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Consultant
7 4 (7.41%) Test Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) UAT Test Manager
7 4 (7.41%) UAT Manager
8 3 (5.56%) Business Change Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Systems Support
8 3 (5.56%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Business Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) SQL DBA
8 3 (5.56%) Systems Support Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (5.56%) Change Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.07%) XML
2 10 (18.52%) XSLT
3 3 (5.56%) XML Messaging
4 2 (3.70%) .NET
5 1 (1.85%) HTML
5 1 (1.85%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) NHS
4 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) UNIX
2 3 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.07%) System Testing
2 10 (18.52%) Integration Testing
2 10 (18.52%) Test Scripting
3 9 (16.67%) Content Analysis
4 6 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 6 (11.11%) Project Management
4 6 (11.11%) Migration
5 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.26%) CRM
5 5 (9.26%) Performance Testing
5 5 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (7.41%) Target Operating Model
7 3 (5.56%) Test Strategy
7 3 (5.56%) Data Migration
7 3 (5.56%) Test Management
7 3 (5.56%) Six Sigma
7 3 (5.56%) ETL
7 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (5.56%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) Python
1 10 (18.52%) XQuery
2 5 (9.26%) SQL
3 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.85%) VB
5 1 (1.85%) C#
5 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Degree
1 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) ISEB
3 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.37%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (5.56%) SAP
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.85%) HP
3 1 (1.85%) Hyperion
3 1 (1.85%) Tableau
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle