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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 42 54 51
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 52 45 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.65% 3.25% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.62% 4.38% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 34 15
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £476 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.90 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £22.38 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-15.53% -34.19%
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
1126 1028 911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 78.96% 74.33% 72.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 538 444
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £259 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 43 53
Average hourly rate £42.50 £26.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.37% -29.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £15.50 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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
Woking +14 12 £270 +8.00% 1
Guildford -4 3 £400 -9.09% 2
Leatherhead -6 2 £525 +200.00% 1
Redhill - 2 - -
Reigate - - - -
Staines - - - - 2
Walton-on-Thames - - - - 1
Camberley - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Epsom - - - - 2
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 26 (32.50%) QA
2 24 (30.00%) XML
3 22 (27.50%) SQL
4 16 (20.00%) XSLT
4 16 (20.00%) JUnit
4 16 (20.00%) Python
4 16 (20.00%) XQuery
4 16 (20.00%) Publishing
4 16 (20.00%) MarkLogic
5 15 (18.75%) Finance
5 15 (18.75%) Internet
6 14 (17.50%) Migration
6 14 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (15.00%) UNIX
7 12 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (15.00%) Test Scripting
8 11 (13.75%) Integration Testing
8 11 (13.75%) ETL
9 10 (12.50%) Performance Testing
10 9 (11.25%) Functional Testing
10 9 (11.25%) ERP
10 9 (11.25%) .NET
10 9 (11.25%) Billing
10 9 (11.25%) Legal
11 8 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (10.00%) Linux
11 8 (10.00%) Security Cleared
11 8 (10.00%) Waterfall
11 8 (10.00%) Test Management
11 8 (10.00%) Data Migration

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) SAP CO
1 2 (2.50%) SAP Payroll
1 2 (2.50%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (2.50%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.50%) SAP HR
1 2 (2.50%) SAP FI-AP
2 1 (1.25%) Workday HCM
2 1 (1.25%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.75%) Internet
2 3 (3.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.00%) MarkLogic
2 7 (8.75%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (7.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (20.00%) JUnit
2 12 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (7.50%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.50%) JIRA
4 2 (2.50%) Selenium
5 1 (1.25%) CaliberRM
5 1 (1.25%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.25%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.25%) RequisitePro
5 1 (1.25%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.25%) Bugzilla
General
1 16 (20.00%) Publishing
2 15 (18.75%) Finance
3 9 (11.25%) Billing
3 9 (11.25%) Legal
4 4 (5.00%) Banking
4 4 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.50%) Marketing
6 1 (1.25%) Advertising
6 1 (1.25%) Front Office
6 1 (1.25%) Back Office
6 1 (1.25%) Retail
6 1 (1.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (41.25%) Analyst
2 15 (18.75%) Test Analyst
3 14 (17.50%) Test Manager
4 8 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 7 (8.75%) Developer
6 6 (7.50%) Functional Analyst
6 6 (7.50%) Tester
7 5 (6.25%) Test Leader
7 5 (6.25%) Consultant
8 4 (5.00%) SQL DBA
8 4 (5.00%) DBA
9 3 (3.75%) Programme Test Manager
9 3 (3.75%) Programme Manager
9 3 (3.75%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) SQL Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Software Tester
9 3 (3.75%) Test Consultant
10 2 (2.50%) SAP Payroll Consultant
10 2 (2.50%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.00%) XML
2 16 (20.00%) XSLT
3 9 (11.25%) .NET
4 6 (7.50%) XML Messaging
5 1 (1.25%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.00%) Semantic Web
2 4 (5.00%) Smart Meter
3 2 (2.50%) NHS
3 2 (2.50%) PMI
4 1 (1.25%) Derivative
4 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.25%) AS400
4 1 (1.25%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.00%) UNIX
2 8 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (1.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.50%) Migration
1 14 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (15.00%) Test Scripting
3 11 (13.75%) Integration Testing
3 11 (13.75%) ETL
4 10 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 9 (11.25%) Functional Testing
5 9 (11.25%) ERP
6 8 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 8 (10.00%) Test Management
6 8 (10.00%) Data Migration
7 7 (8.75%) System Testing
7 7 (8.75%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (7.50%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (6.25%) Software Testing
10 4 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (5.00%) Change Management
10 4 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (27.50%) SQL
2 16 (20.00%) Python
2 16 (20.00%) XQuery
3 6 (7.50%) Shell Script
4 4 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.50%) C#
5 2 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.75%) SC Cleared
2 7 (8.75%) ISEB
3 2 (2.50%) PMP
3 2 (2.50%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (32.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (7.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (6.25%) Informatica
1 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.00%) Oracle
2 4 (5.00%) SAP
3 2 (2.50%) Sun
3 2 (2.50%) CA
4 1 (1.25%) Citrix
4 1 (1.25%) CODA
4 1 (1.25%) Charles River
4 1 (1.25%) VMware
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