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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 60 72 57
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 30 24 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.54% 1.71% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 2.16% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 22
Median daily rate £350 £396 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.61% +15.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £308 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £445 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +6.02%
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
973 1112 1003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 82.39% 79.09% 77.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 655 604
Median daily rate £434 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 34 27
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.63 £18.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £56.87 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey 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 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 28 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Woking - 5 £375 - 3
Camberley - 4 £245 - 1
Epsom - 1 - -
Farnham - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £425 -
Staines - 1 £473 -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Surrey region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 20 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (30.77%) Finance
3 13 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 12 (23.08%) ISEB
4 12 (23.08%) Test Scripting
4 12 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (21.15%) JIRA
6 10 (19.23%) Asset Management
6 10 (19.23%) QA
6 10 (19.23%) SDLC
7 9 (17.31%) Defect Management
7 9 (17.31%) Change Management
8 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
8 8 (15.38%) Banking
8 8 (15.38%) Test Automation
8 8 (15.38%) Use Case
8 8 (15.38%) Selenium
9 7 (13.46%) Test Strategy
9 7 (13.46%) Sonata
9 7 (13.46%) DevOps
9 7 (13.46%) Business Analysis
10 6 (11.54%) Software Testing
10 6 (11.54%) Back Office
10 6 (11.54%) Scrum
10 6 (11.54%) C#
10 6 (11.54%) SQL
10 6 (11.54%) XML
10 6 (11.54%) HP

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 1 (1.92%) ColdFusion
1 1 (1.92%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
2 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Sonata
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.92%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (1.92%) Maximo
2 1 (1.92%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (1.92%) 3G
2 1 (1.92%) GSM
2 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.92%) MS Access
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (21.15%) JIRA
2 8 (15.38%) Selenium
3 6 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (9.62%) SpecFlow
5 3 (5.77%) TestComplete
5 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.92%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.92%) Subversion
7 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.92%) Zephyr
General
1 16 (30.77%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Banking
3 6 (11.54%) Back Office
4 5 (9.62%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.85%) Automotive
5 2 (3.85%) Front Office
6 1 (1.92%) Billing
6 1 (1.92%) Retail
6 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (57.69%) Analyst
2 17 (32.69%) Test Analyst
3 11 (21.15%) Business Analyst
4 10 (19.23%) UAT Analyst
5 9 (17.31%) UAT Test Analyst
6 8 (15.38%) Tester
7 5 (9.62%) Automation Tester
7 5 (9.62%) Test Leader
8 4 (7.69%) Consultant
8 4 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
8 4 (7.69%) Service Analyst
8 4 (7.69%) UAT Lead
8 4 (7.69%) UAT Test Lead
9 3 (5.77%) Manual Tester
9 3 (5.77%) Selenium Tester
9 3 (5.77%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (5.77%) VMware Consultant
9 3 (5.77%) VMware Technical Consultant
9 3 (5.77%) Windows Consultant
9 3 (5.77%) Windows Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) XML
2 5 (9.62%) .NET
2 5 (9.62%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) Equities
3 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.92%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.92%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.92%) Statistics
3 1 (1.92%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.92%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.08%) Test Scripting
3 10 (19.23%) Asset Management
3 10 (19.23%) SDLC
4 9 (17.31%) Change Management
4 9 (17.31%) Defect Management
5 8 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 8 (15.38%) Use Case
6 7 (13.46%) Business Analysis
6 7 (13.46%) DevOps
6 7 (13.46%) Test Strategy
7 6 (11.54%) Regression Testing
7 6 (11.54%) Scrum
7 6 (11.54%) Software Testing
8 5 (9.62%) Investment Management
8 5 (9.62%) Project Management
8 5 (9.62%) Security Testing
9 4 (7.69%) Load Balancing
9 4 (7.69%) Mentoring
9 4 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.54%) C#
1 6 (11.54%) SQL
2 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.92%) Java
2 1 (1.92%) Python
2 1 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 12 (23.08%) ISEB
2 12 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (7.69%) Degree
4 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.54%) HP
3 5 (9.62%) Thunderhead
3 5 (9.62%) VMware
4 4 (7.69%) Cisco
4 4 (7.69%) F5
4 4 (7.69%) Juniper
5 3 (5.77%) SAP
6 2 (3.85%) Charles River
6 2 (3.85%) SunGard
7 1 (1.92%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (1.92%) Arqiva
7 1 (1.92%) BT
7 1 (1.92%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.92%) IBM
7 1 (1.92%) Nokia
7 1 (1.92%) Siemens
7 1 (1.92%) Telerik
7 1 (1.92%) Telindus
7 1 (1.92%) Virgin Media