The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 44 46 49
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 17 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.02% 0.89% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 1.06% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 4
Median daily rate £520 £300 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +73.33% -17.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £260 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £380 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £338
% change year-on-year -6.25% +18.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +21.95% +13.88%  

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 Essex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 374 378 354
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 88.42% 84.38% 80.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 208 190
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 44 41
Median hourly rate £37.50 £19.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +97.36% -47.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £62.50 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Essex

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Essex over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Essex

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Essex

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 23 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
Southend-on-Sea - 9 £526 -
Basildon - 1 £425 -
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 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 Essex region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 23 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (37.25%) JIRA
2 19 (37.25%) Kanban
2 19 (37.25%) Confluence
2 19 (37.25%) Scrum
2 19 (37.25%) Software Delivery
2 19 (37.25%) JIRA Agile
2 19 (37.25%) Virtual Team
3 18 (35.29%) Post-Production
3 18 (35.29%) User Stories
3 18 (35.29%) Migration
3 18 (35.29%) SAP
3 18 (35.29%) Oracle
3 18 (35.29%) System Testing
4 17 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 17 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (31.37%) DevOps
5 16 (31.37%) SOA
5 16 (31.37%) Process Management
6 15 (29.41%) TDD
6 15 (29.41%) BDD
7 13 (25.49%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (21.57%) SAP BW
8 11 (21.57%) Finance
8 11 (21.57%) Project Planning
8 11 (21.57%) SAP BPC
8 11 (21.57%) Oracle Database
9 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
10 9 (17.65%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (17.65%) Java

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 19 (37.25%) Confluence
2 1 (1.96%) JBoss
2 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (21.57%) SAP BPC
2 4 (7.84%) SAP PS
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (3.92%) SAP CO
3 2 (3.92%) SAP FI
3 2 (3.92%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.96%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (1.96%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Oracle CX
1 4 (7.84%) PaaS
1 4 (7.84%) SaaS
2 1 (1.96%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) Intranet
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) Oracle Database
1 11 (21.57%) SAP BW
2 9 (17.65%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (15.69%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 6 (11.76%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
6 4 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.92%) OLAP
7 2 (3.92%) OLTP
7 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.96%) Essbase
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 19 (37.25%) JIRA
1 19 (37.25%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Marketing
3 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Automotive
4 1 (1.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Analyst
2 15 (29.41%) Scrum Master
3 11 (21.57%) Consultant
3 11 (21.57%) Functional Analyst
3 11 (21.57%) SAP Analyst
4 10 (19.61%) SAP Functional Analyst
5 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 7 (13.73%) SAP BI Analyst
7 6 (11.76%) SAP Consultant
8 5 (9.80%) Agile Scrum Master
9 4 (7.84%) Agile Coach
9 4 (7.84%) CRM Consultant
10 3 (5.88%) Business Analyst
11 2 (3.92%) Developer
11 2 (3.92%) ETL Developer
11 2 (3.92%) SAP BPC Consultant
11 2 (3.92%) SAP BW Consultant
11 2 (3.92%) SAP CO Consultant
11 2 (3.92%) SAP FI Consultant
11 2 (3.92%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) .NET
2 4 (7.84%) Web Services
3 1 (1.96%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 19 (37.25%) Virtual Team
2 17 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.96%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.96%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) AIX
2 1 (1.96%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) Solaris
2 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (37.25%) Kanban
2 19 (37.25%) Scrum
2 19 (37.25%) Software Delivery
3 18 (35.29%) Migration
3 18 (35.29%) Post-Production
3 18 (35.29%) System Testing
3 18 (35.29%) User Stories
4 17 (33.33%) Data Migration
5 16 (31.37%) DevOps
5 16 (31.37%) Process Management
5 16 (31.37%) SOA
6 15 (29.41%) BDD
6 15 (29.41%) TDD
7 13 (25.49%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (21.57%) Project Planning
9 9 (17.65%) Coaching
10 6 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (9.80%) ETL
11 5 (9.80%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.65%) Java
2 6 (11.76%) ABAP
3 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.84%) PHP
3 4 (7.84%) SQL
4 3 (5.88%) Scala
5 2 (3.92%) C#
5 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.92%) VBScript
6 1 (1.96%) C
6 1 (1.96%) Go
6 1 (1.96%) Python
6 1 (1.96%) Ruby
6 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.73%) BC Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) Degree
4 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) IFRS
1 2 (3.92%) IFRS 9
2 1 (1.96%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Docker
1 1 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Ansible
1 1 (1.96%) Control-M
1 1 (1.96%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 18 (35.29%) Oracle
1 18 (35.29%) SAP
2 3 (5.88%) WSO2
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.96%) Adobe
4 1 (1.96%) Citrix
4 1 (1.96%) Dell
4 1 (1.96%) Fujitsu
4 1 (1.96%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.96%) VMware