The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 71 75 91
Rank change year-on-year +4 +16  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 26 51 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.44% 2.07% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 2.58% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 31 29
Median daily rate £425 £400 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +22.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £236 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £499 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £29.50 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.50% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.45
% change year-on-year +21.95% +11.11%  

User Acceptance Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1456 1977 2225
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.40% 80.33% 74.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 680 1023 1162
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 45 55
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £96.60 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Berkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Berkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Berkshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Berkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Berkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Maidenhead -2 4 £275 -
Newbury +3 3 £425 -
Slough +2 2 £475 +11.76%
Wokingham - 2 £350 - 1
Reading +4 1 £500 +25.00% 1
Bracknell -3 1 £125 -44.44% 1
Hungerford - 1 - -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (22.73%) SAP
3 9 (20.45%) GAP Analysis
3 9 (20.45%) Requirements Analysis
4 8 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 8 (18.18%) Business Process Analysis
5 7 (15.91%) Workday
5 7 (15.91%) Finance
5 7 (15.91%) Migration
5 7 (15.91%) HP
6 6 (13.64%) SQL
6 6 (13.64%) Marketing
7 5 (11.36%) Degree
7 5 (11.36%) Workflow
7 5 (11.36%) Performance Testing
7 5 (11.36%) Oracle
7 5 (11.36%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (11.36%) ITIL
7 5 (11.36%) CRM
7 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce
7 5 (11.36%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 5 (11.36%) Project Management
8 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 4 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (9.09%) ERP
8 4 (9.09%) JIRA
8 4 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (9.09%) Business Analysis

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 3 (6.82%) CMS
1 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.55%) Confluence
3 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.27%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.55%) Eloqua
2 2 (4.55%) SAP HCM
2 2 (4.55%) SAP HR
2 2 (4.55%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (2.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.27%) HFM
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Taleo
2 1 (2.27%) Force.com
2 1 (2.27%) GitHub
2 1 (2.27%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) RDBMS
1 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.27%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.27%) JMeter
2 1 (2.27%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.27%) Selenium
2 1 (2.27%) Toad
2 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Marketing
3 3 (6.82%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Billing
4 1 (2.27%) Electronics
4 1 (2.27%) Local Government
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Analyst
2 14 (31.82%) Business Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) HR Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Administrator
4 5 (11.36%) Workday Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Developer
5 4 (9.09%) HR Business Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Process Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Business IT Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) IT Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) IT Business Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Salesforce Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Salesforce Business Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) SAP Solutions Manager
6 3 (6.82%) ServiceNow Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Test Leader
6 3 (6.82%) Test Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Tester
6 3 (6.82%) Workday Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) CSS
1 3 (6.82%) HTML
1 3 (6.82%) Web Services
1 3 (6.82%) XML
2 1 (2.27%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) CMDB
3 2 (4.55%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Unix
2 1 (2.27%) Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (20.45%) GAP Analysis
2 9 (20.45%) Requirements Analysis
3 8 (18.18%) Business Process Analysis
3 8 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 7 (15.91%) Migration
5 5 (11.36%) CRM
5 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce
5 5 (11.36%) ITIL
5 5 (11.36%) Performance Testing
5 5 (11.36%) Project Management
5 5 (11.36%) Workflow
6 4 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 4 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
6 4 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (9.09%) ERP
6 4 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Manual Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Test Automation
7 3 (6.82%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) SQL
2 3 (6.82%) Java
3 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.27%) C#
3 1 (2.27%) Python
3 1 (2.27%) Ruby
3 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) ISEB
2 3 (6.82%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) IFRS
1 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.27%) Ansible
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (2.27%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (2.27%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) SAP
2 7 (15.91%) HP
2 7 (15.91%) Workday
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle
3 5 (11.36%) PeopleSoft
4 3 (6.82%) BMC
4 3 (6.82%) CA
4 3 (6.82%) hybris
4 3 (6.82%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (6.82%) ServiceNow
5 2 (4.55%) Pardot
5 2 (4.55%) PTC
5 2 (4.55%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 1 (2.27%) Aprimo
6 1 (2.27%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.27%) Google
6 1 (2.27%) Pegasus
6 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.27%) Saba
6 1 (2.27%) webMethods
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