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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 66 62 53
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 29 29 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.29% 2.20% 2.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 2.78% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 22
Median daily rate £350 £403 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +16.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £270 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £445 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £18.90 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £21.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -8.69%
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
1048 1042 947
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 82.85% 78.94% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 601 575
Median daily rate £428 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 30 31
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.89 £13.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £60.50 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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
Sunbury-on-Thames 0 3 £338 -3.97%
Guildford +6 2 - - 3
Camberley - 2 £245 -
Woking -3 1 £460 +70.37% 2
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 (39.22%) Finance
2 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (27.45%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (23.53%) Change Management
5 11 (21.57%) JIRA
6 10 (19.61%) Test Scripting
6 10 (19.61%) Asset Management
7 9 (17.65%) Banking
7 9 (17.65%) HP
8 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
8 8 (15.69%) SQL
8 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
8 8 (15.69%) ISTQB
8 8 (15.69%) QA
8 8 (15.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (15.69%) System Integration Testing
8 8 (15.69%) Defect Management
9 7 (13.73%) Sonata
9 7 (13.73%) SDLC
9 7 (13.73%) Business Analysis
10 6 (11.76%) Regression Testing
10 6 (11.76%) Back Office
10 6 (11.76%) ISEB
11 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (9.80%) Non-Functional Testing
11 5 (9.80%) Degree
11 5 (9.80%) Test Management
11 5 (9.80%) Use Case
11 5 (9.80%) Investment Management
11 5 (9.80%) Windows

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 (3.92%) IIS
2 1 (1.96%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.96%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.92%) MS Office
4 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Sonata
2 3 (5.88%) Maximo
3 2 (3.92%) SAP SRM
4 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.96%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (1.96%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) Firewall
2 1 (1.96%) 3G
2 1 (1.96%) GSM
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
2 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (5.88%) MS Access
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.96%) FileMaker
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) JIRA
2 3 (5.88%) Selenium
2 3 (5.88%) TestComplete
3 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.96%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.96%) Subversion
4 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.96%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.96%) Zephyr
General
1 20 (39.22%) Finance
2 9 (17.65%) Banking
3 6 (11.76%) Back Office
4 5 (9.80%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.92%) Front Office
7 1 (1.96%) Publishing
7 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (60.78%) Analyst
2 18 (35.29%) Test Analyst
3 12 (23.53%) UAT Analyst
4 10 (19.61%) UAT Test Analyst
5 9 (17.65%) Business Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) Test Leader
7 5 (9.80%) Financial Analyst
7 5 (9.80%) Service Analyst
7 5 (9.80%) Tester
7 5 (9.80%) UAT Lead
7 5 (9.80%) UAT Test Lead
8 4 (7.84%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) Maximo Specialist
9 3 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) UAT Tester
10 2 (3.92%) Agile Business Analyst
10 2 (3.92%) Senior Test Analyst
10 2 (3.92%) Senior UAT Analyst
10 2 (3.92%) Test Engineer
10 2 (3.92%) Test Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) XML
2 2 (3.92%) .NET
2 2 (3.92%) CSS
2 2 (3.92%) HTML
3 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.96%) SOAP
3 1 (1.96%) Web Services
3 1 (1.96%) XML Messaging
3 1 (1.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) Equities
3 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.92%) Smart Energy
3 2 (3.92%) Smart Meter
3 2 (3.92%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.96%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.96%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.96%) Statistics
4 1 (1.96%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.96%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.80%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.96%) Unix
2 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000
2 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.53%) Change Management
3 10 (19.61%) Asset Management
3 10 (19.61%) Test Scripting
4 8 (15.69%) Defect Management
4 8 (15.69%) System Integration Testing
5 7 (13.73%) Business Analysis
5 7 (13.73%) SDLC
6 6 (11.76%) Regression Testing
7 5 (9.80%) Data Management
7 5 (9.80%) Investment Management
7 5 (9.80%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (9.80%) Test Management
7 5 (9.80%) Use Case
8 4 (7.84%) Business Process Mapping
8 4 (7.84%) Functional Testing
8 4 (7.84%) Integration Testing
8 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.84%) Project Management
8 4 (7.84%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) C#
3 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.96%) Java
3 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.96%) Python
3 1 (1.96%) Ruby
3 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) ISTQB
1 8 (15.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 6 (11.76%) ISEB
3 5 (9.80%) Degree
4 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (27.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) HP
2 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
3 5 (9.80%) SAP
3 5 (9.80%) Thunderhead
4 3 (5.88%) VMware
5 2 (3.92%) Ariba
5 2 (3.92%) Charles River
5 2 (3.92%) Cisco
5 2 (3.92%) F5
5 2 (3.92%) Juniper
5 2 (3.92%) SunGard
6 1 (1.96%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (1.96%) Arqiva
6 1 (1.96%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.96%) Huawei
6 1 (1.96%) Nokia
6 1 (1.96%) Nokia Networks
6 1 (1.96%) Telindus
6 1 (1.96%) Virgin Media
6 1 (1.96%) ZTE