The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 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 24 June 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.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Berkshire / Bracknell
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 30 27
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 2 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 0.92% 2.52% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 2.97% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 4
Median daily rate £485 £381 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.21% +15.45%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18%  

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 Bracknell with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bracknell
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 192 236 193
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 88.07% 84.89% 82.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 113 85
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 39 19
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -33.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bracknell 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 Bracknell

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MPLS
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) MPLS
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Network Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Coordinator
2 1 (33.33%) CRM Coordinator
2 1 (33.33%) UAT Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) UAT Coordinator
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto