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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 53 69 68
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -1
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 37 25 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.18% 1.75% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.86% 2.19% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 19
Median daily rate £350 £396 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.61% +17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £288 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £440 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
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 £23.00 £32.73 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-29.72% +32.24%
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
958 1139 1033
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 82.37% 79.82% 76.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 673 603
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £309 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 33 40
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.72 £21.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £51.95 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 September 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 September 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
Camberley - 4 £245 -
Woking - 4 £356 - 2
Staines - 3 £378 -
Epsom +10 2 - -
Guildford - 2 £443 - 1
Weybridge 0 1 - -
Farnham - 1 - -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 21 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.93%) Finance
2 14 (25.93%) ISEB
2 14 (25.93%) ISTQB
3 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
3 13 (24.07%) Test Scripting
3 13 (24.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (22.22%) JIRA
5 11 (20.37%) Change Management
5 11 (20.37%) SDLC
5 11 (20.37%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (18.52%) Selenium
6 10 (18.52%) Asset Management
7 9 (16.67%) Business Analysis
7 9 (16.67%) QA
7 9 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 9 (16.67%) Defect Management
7 9 (16.67%) DevOps
8 8 (14.81%) Test Strategy
8 8 (14.81%) Use Case
8 8 (14.81%) MS Excel
8 8 (14.81%) Banking
8 8 (14.81%) Scrum
9 7 (12.96%) XML
9 7 (12.96%) C#
9 7 (12.96%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (12.96%) Sonata
10 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (11.11%) Security Testing
10 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS

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 2 (3.70%) Confluence
2 1 (1.85%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.56%) MS Office
2 3 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Sonata
2 2 (3.70%) SAP CRM
3 1 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.85%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (1.85%) Maximo
3 1 (1.85%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) Firewall
2 1 (1.85%) 3G
2 1 (1.85%) GSM
2 1 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 12 (22.22%) JIRA
2 10 (18.52%) Selenium
3 7 (12.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (11.11%) SpecFlow
5 3 (5.56%) TestComplete
5 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.70%) Zephyr
7 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.85%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.85%) Subversion
7 1 (1.85%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (25.93%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Banking
3 6 (11.11%) Back Office
4 5 (9.26%) Investment Banking
5 4 (7.41%) Automotive
6 2 (3.70%) Front Office
6 2 (3.70%) Retail
7 1 (1.85%) Billing
7 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (55.56%) Analyst
2 15 (27.78%) Test Analyst
3 13 (24.07%) Business Analyst
4 9 (16.67%) Tester
4 9 (16.67%) UAT Analyst
5 8 (14.81%) UAT Test Analyst
6 6 (11.11%) Automation Tester
6 6 (11.11%) Consultant
7 4 (7.41%) Test Leader
8 3 (5.56%) Financial Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 3 (5.56%) Selenium Tester
8 3 (5.56%) Service Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) UAT Lead
8 3 (5.56%) UAT Test Lead
8 3 (5.56%) VMware Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) VMware Technical Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Windows Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Windows Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) XML
2 6 (11.11%) .NET
2 6 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 4 (7.41%) Web Services
4 2 (3.70%) BAPI
4 2 (3.70%) HTML
4 2 (3.70%) HTML5
4 2 (3.70%) SAP ALE
4 2 (3.70%) SAP Fiori
4 2 (3.70%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.56%) Equities
3 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.85%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.85%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Linux
2 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (24.07%) Test Scripting
3 11 (20.37%) Change Management
3 11 (20.37%) SDLC
4 10 (18.52%) Asset Management
5 9 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 9 (16.67%) Defect Management
5 9 (16.67%) DevOps
5 9 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 8 (14.81%) Scrum
6 8 (14.81%) Test Strategy
6 8 (14.81%) Use Case
7 6 (11.11%) Project Management
7 6 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 6 (11.11%) Security Testing
7 6 (11.11%) Software Testing
8 5 (9.26%) CRM
8 5 (9.26%) Investment Management
8 5 (9.26%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (7.41%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.96%) C#
2 6 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (3.70%) ABAP
4 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.85%) Java
4 1 (1.85%) Python
4 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) ISEB
1 14 (25.93%) ISTQB
2 13 (24.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (7.41%) Degree
4 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (20.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.11%) SAP
3 5 (9.26%) Thunderhead
3 5 (9.26%) VMware
4 4 (7.41%) Cisco
4 4 (7.41%) F5
4 4 (7.41%) HP
4 4 (7.41%) Juniper
5 2 (3.70%) Charles River
5 2 (3.70%) SunGard
6 1 (1.85%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (1.85%) BT
6 1 (1.85%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.85%) Google
6 1 (1.85%) Huawei
6 1 (1.85%) IBM
6 1 (1.85%) NetCracker
6 1 (1.85%) Nokia
6 1 (1.85%) Siemens
6 1 (1.85%) Telerik