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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
South East / Surrey
Rank 50 81 63
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -18
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 26 16 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.80% 1.34% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 1.67% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 28
Median daily rate £320 £500 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +50.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £334 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £650 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £365 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +55.55%

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
733 956 1140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 78.82% 80.00% 81.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 644 639
Median daily rate £428 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 48 23
Median hourly rate £41.00 £50.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.60 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.79 £61.00 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 - 10 £320 -
Guildford -5 3 £600 +9.09%
Staines - 2 - - 1
Addlestone - 1 - -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (27.27%) XML
3 14 (25.45%) QA
4 12 (21.82%) Internet
4 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
4 12 (21.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 11 (20.00%) ISEB
6 10 (18.18%) Scrum
6 10 (18.18%) Selenium
6 10 (18.18%) DevOps
7 9 (16.36%) Use Case
7 9 (16.36%) Test Scripting
7 9 (16.36%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (16.36%) Publishing
7 9 (16.36%) Python
7 9 (16.36%) XSLT
7 9 (16.36%) Windows
8 8 (14.55%) Business Analysis
8 8 (14.55%) Security Testing
8 8 (14.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (12.73%) JIRA
9 7 (12.73%) ISTQB
9 7 (12.73%) Finance
9 7 (12.73%) Firewall
10 6 (10.91%) XQuery
10 6 (10.91%) C#
10 6 (10.91%) .NET
10 6 (10.91%) JUnit
10 6 (10.91%) MS Excel

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 4 (7.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS Office
3 2 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.82%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.82%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.82%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.82%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.36%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.82%) Internet
2 7 (12.73%) Firewall
3 3 (5.45%) DHCP
3 3 (5.45%) DNS
3 3 (5.45%) Intranet
3 3 (5.45%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (5.45%) VPN
4 2 (3.64%) FTP
4 2 (3.64%) HTTP
4 2 (3.64%) HTTPS
4 2 (3.64%) NAS
4 2 (3.64%) SAN
4 2 (3.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) MarkLogic
2 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (21.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (18.18%) Selenium
3 7 (12.73%) JIRA
4 6 (10.91%) JUnit
4 6 (10.91%) SpecFlow
5 4 (7.27%) Zephyr
6 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (16.36%) Publishing
2 7 (12.73%) Finance
3 5 (9.09%) Legal
4 4 (7.27%) Automotive
5 2 (3.64%) Retail
5 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.82%) Advertising
6 1 (1.82%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (41.82%) Analyst
2 13 (23.64%) Business Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) Test Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) Consultant
4 6 (10.91%) Tester
5 5 (9.09%) Automation Tester
6 3 (5.45%) Process Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Project Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 3 (5.45%) Selenium Tester
6 3 (5.45%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) VMware Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) VMware Technical Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) Windows Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) Windows Technical Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Service Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.27%) XML
2 9 (16.36%) XSLT
3 6 (10.91%) .NET
3 6 (10.91%) .NET Framework
4 4 (7.27%) Web Services
5 2 (3.64%) BAPI
5 2 (3.64%) HTML
5 2 (3.64%) HTML5
5 2 (3.64%) Middleware
5 2 (3.64%) SAP ALE
5 2 (3.64%) SAP Fiori
5 2 (3.64%) SAPUI5
6 1 (1.82%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (10.91%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.45%) Replication
3 2 (3.64%) Data Extraction
3 2 (3.64%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.82%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.82%) Equities
4 1 (1.82%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 10 (18.18%) DevOps
3 10 (18.18%) Scrum
4 9 (16.36%) Test Scripting
4 9 (16.36%) Use Case
5 8 (14.55%) Business Analysis
5 8 (14.55%) Security Testing
6 6 (10.91%) Content Analysis
6 6 (10.91%) SDLC
6 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
7 5 (9.09%) Change Management
7 5 (9.09%) Functional Testing
7 5 (9.09%) Performance Testing
7 5 (9.09%) Test Strategy
8 4 (7.27%) Content Management
8 4 (7.27%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (7.27%) User Stories
8 4 (7.27%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.36%) Python
2 6 (10.91%) C#
2 6 (10.91%) XQuery
3 2 (3.64%) ABAP
3 2 (3.64%) ActionScript
3 2 (3.64%) ActionScript 2.0
3 2 (3.64%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (1.82%) C
4 1 (1.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) ISEB
2 8 (14.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (12.73%) ISTQB
4 4 (7.27%) Degree
5 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.82%) IIBA
6 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.45%) QA
2 3 (5.45%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.64%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Nagios
2 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) Cisco
2 4 (7.27%) F5
2 4 (7.27%) Juniper
2 4 (7.27%) SAP
2 4 (7.27%) VMware
3 2 (3.64%) Axway
4 1 (1.82%) Google
4 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.82%) Thunderhead
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