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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 52 45 48
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 40 49 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.92% 3.41% 2.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.83% 4.52% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 35 15
Average daily rate
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£306 £295 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.81% -21.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £175 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £480 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.90 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+23.45% -45.27%
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
1045 1083 936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 76.17% 75.26% 73.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 601 469
Average daily rate £400 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 52 51
Average hourly rate £41.50 £26.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.60% -29.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.85 £15.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 April 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 April 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 +23 9 £270 +8.00%
Guildford +7 5 £400 -9.09% 1
Leatherhead -10 1 £400 +68.42% 1
Cobham - 1 £450 -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 25 (32.89%) XML
1 25 (32.89%) QA
2 20 (26.32%) SQL
3 17 (22.37%) XSLT
3 17 (22.37%) JUnit
3 17 (22.37%) Python
3 17 (22.37%) XQuery
3 17 (22.37%) Publishing
3 17 (22.37%) MarkLogic
4 16 (21.05%) Internet
5 13 (17.11%) UNIX
5 13 (17.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (15.79%) Content Analysis
6 12 (15.79%) Migration
7 11 (14.47%) Performance Testing
8 10 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (13.16%) Billing
8 10 (13.16%) ETL
8 10 (13.16%) Security Cleared
8 10 (13.16%) Functional Testing
9 9 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (11.84%) ISEB
9 9 (11.84%) ERP
9 9 (11.84%) Test Scripting
10 8 (10.53%) Integration Testing
10 8 (10.53%) Data Migration
10 8 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (10.53%) Finance
10 8 (10.53%) Legal
10 8 (10.53%) XML Messaging

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (9.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) SAP Payroll
1 2 (2.63%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (2.63%) SAP CO
1 2 (2.63%) SAP FI-AP
1 2 (2.63%) SAP HR
1 2 (2.63%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.32%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (1.32%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.05%) Internet
2 3 (3.95%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.37%) MarkLogic
2 7 (9.21%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (7.89%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (5.26%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (22.37%) JUnit
2 13 (17.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (10.53%) LoadRunner
4 2 (2.63%) RequisitePro
4 2 (2.63%) Selenium
4 2 (2.63%) CaliberRM
4 2 (2.63%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.32%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.32%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 17 (22.37%) Publishing
2 10 (13.16%) Billing
3 8 (10.53%) Finance
3 8 (10.53%) Legal
4 3 (3.95%) Banking
4 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Advertising
5 1 (1.32%) Front Office
5 1 (1.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (43.42%) Analyst
2 16 (21.05%) Test Analyst
3 12 (15.79%) Test Manager
4 8 (10.53%) Developer
5 6 (7.89%) Business Analyst
5 6 (7.89%) Functional Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Test Leader
6 4 (5.26%) SQL DBA
6 4 (5.26%) Tester
6 4 (5.26%) Web Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Consultant
6 4 (5.26%) DBA
6 4 (5.26%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Systems Support
7 3 (3.95%) SQL Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Systems Support Analyst
8 2 (2.63%) Test Consultant
8 2 (2.63%) UAT Manager
8 2 (2.63%) SAP Payroll Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (32.89%) XML
2 17 (22.37%) XSLT
3 8 (10.53%) XML Messaging
4 4 (5.26%) .NET
5 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.32%) Web Services
5 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.26%) Semantic Web
2 4 (5.26%) Smart Meter
3 3 (3.95%) NHS
4 1 (1.32%) AS400
4 1 (1.32%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.32%) Derivative
4 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.11%) UNIX
2 8 (10.53%) Linux
3 1 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.79%) Migration
1 12 (15.79%) Content Analysis
2 11 (14.47%) Performance Testing
3 10 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (13.16%) ETL
3 10 (13.16%) Functional Testing
4 9 (11.84%) ERP
4 9 (11.84%) Test Scripting
5 8 (10.53%) Integration Testing
5 8 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (10.53%) Data Migration
6 7 (9.21%) Test Management
6 7 (9.21%) System Testing
7 6 (7.89%) Software Testing
8 5 (6.58%) Resource Management
8 5 (6.58%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.26%) Project Management
9 4 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (26.32%) SQL
2 17 (22.37%) Python
2 17 (22.37%) XQuery
3 8 (10.53%) Shell Script
4 4 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.63%) C#
5 2 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.84%) ISEB
3 8 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.63%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.63%) Degree
5 1 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (32.89%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.32%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (7.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (6.58%) Oracle
1 5 (6.58%) Informatica
2 4 (5.26%) SAP
3 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.63%) CA
5 1 (1.32%) Citrix
5 1 (1.32%) CODA
5 1 (1.32%) Charles River
5 1 (1.32%) VMware