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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 55 65 50
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 36 21 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.58% 1.63% 2.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.25% 2.18% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 11 19
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +52.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
-0.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £23.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-41.48% -
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
1108 965 981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 79.37% 74.92% 73.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 619 523 501
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £254 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 35 68
Average hourly rate £45.00 £21.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £11.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £175.00 £48.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 January 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 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +15 10 £255 - 1
Leatherhead -3 2 £650 +100.00%
Redhill - 2 - -
Reigate - - - -
Sunbury-on-Thames - - - -
Walton-on-Thames - - - - 2
Camberley - - - - 1
Chertsey - - - -
Epsom - - - - 5
Guildford - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 23 (37.70%) QA
2 18 (29.51%) SQL
3 15 (24.59%) Finance
4 14 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (22.95%) XML
5 13 (21.31%) .NET
6 11 (18.03%) XSLT
6 11 (18.03%) JUnit
6 11 (18.03%) Python
6 11 (18.03%) XQuery
6 11 (18.03%) Internet
6 11 (18.03%) Publishing
7 10 (16.39%) MarkLogic
8 9 (14.75%) Test Scripting
8 9 (14.75%) Migration
9 8 (13.11%) Integration Testing
9 8 (13.11%) Waterfall
10 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (11.48%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (11.48%) ETL
10 7 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (11.48%) ERP
11 6 (9.84%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (9.84%) Test Management
12 5 (8.20%) System Testing
12 5 (8.20%) Investment Management
12 5 (8.20%) Data Migration
12 5 (8.20%) Informatica
12 5 (8.20%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (8.20%) Legal

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (3.28%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Project
2 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) SAP CO
1 2 (3.28%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (3.28%) SAP FI
1 2 (3.28%) SAP FI-AP
1 2 (3.28%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.64%) Workday HCM
2 1 (1.64%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.64%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.03%) Internet
2 3 (4.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) MarkLogic
2 6 (9.84%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (6.56%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.64%) MySQL
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (18.03%) JUnit
2 7 (11.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.92%) Selenium
4 2 (3.28%) JIRA
5 1 (1.64%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.64%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.64%) Bugzilla
General
1 15 (24.59%) Finance
2 11 (18.03%) Publishing
3 5 (8.20%) Legal
4 4 (6.56%) Banking
4 4 (6.56%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.92%) Marketing
5 3 (4.92%) Billing
6 1 (1.64%) Front Office
6 1 (1.64%) Advertising
6 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.64%) Retail
6 1 (1.64%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 22 (36.07%) Analyst
2 11 (18.03%) Test Manager
3 10 (16.39%) Business Analyst
4 8 (13.11%) Test Leader
5 5 (8.20%) Programme Test Manager
5 5 (8.20%) Programme Manager
5 5 (8.20%) Functional Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Consultant
6 4 (6.56%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Tester
7 3 (4.92%) Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Test Consultant
8 2 (3.28%) SQL DBA
8 2 (3.28%) Technical Manager
8 2 (3.28%) QA Manager
8 2 (3.28%) DBA
8 2 (3.28%) Agile Business Analyst
9 1 (1.64%) C# Programmer
9 1 (1.64%) Test Programme Manager
9 1 (1.64%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.95%) XML
2 13 (21.31%) .NET
3 11 (18.03%) XSLT
4 3 (4.92%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.28%) Ajax
5 2 (3.28%) Web Services
5 2 (3.28%) jQuery
5 2 (3.28%) CSLA.NET
5 2 (3.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (3.28%) Regular Expression
6 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.56%) Semantic Web
3 2 (3.28%) PMI
3 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.64%) Social Media
4 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.64%) AS400
4 1 (1.64%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.64%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.28%) UNIX
1 2 (3.28%) Linux
2 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (14.75%) Test Scripting
2 9 (14.75%) Migration
3 8 (13.11%) Integration Testing
3 8 (13.11%) Waterfall
4 7 (11.48%) ETL
4 7 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (11.48%) ERP
5 6 (9.84%) Test Management
6 5 (8.20%) System Testing
6 5 (8.20%) Investment Management
6 5 (8.20%) Data Migration
6 5 (8.20%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (8.20%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (6.56%) Supplier Management
7 4 (6.56%) Performance Testing
7 4 (6.56%) Test Strategy
8 3 (4.92%) High Availability
8 3 (4.92%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.92%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.51%) SQL
2 11 (18.03%) Python
2 11 (18.03%) XQuery
3 4 (6.56%) C#
4 3 (4.92%) Java
5 2 (3.28%) VBA
5 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.64%) PHP
6 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) PMP
1 2 (3.28%) PMI Certification
1 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.64%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) ISEB
2 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (37.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.64%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (8.20%) Informatica
2 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.92%) SAP
4 2 (3.28%) Google
4 2 (3.28%) Sun
4 2 (3.28%) CA
5 1 (1.64%) Charles River
5 1 (1.64%) HP
5 1 (1.64%) Citrix
5 1 (1.64%) VMware
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