The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 61 62 57
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 2 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.30% 1.88% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 2.44% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 10
Median daily rate £500 £400 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +26.98%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £340
% change year-on-year -6.25% +17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 537 780 710
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 80.27% 77.30% 72.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 421 398
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 12
Median hourly rate £17.59 £50.33 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.04% +86.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.05 £18.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.33 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Reading

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Reading

User Acceptance Testing
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 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 Reading region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 1 (25.00%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) VXML
1 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) WFM
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 1 (25.00%) Workday
1 1 (25.00%) Business Process Analysis

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 (25.00%) PeopleSoft HRMS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Development Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Test Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Application Development Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Development Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Development Manager
1 1 (25.00%) HR Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) HR Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Assurance Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Development Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Test Assurance Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Workday Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Workday Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) VXML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Business Process Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) WFM
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) Workday
Reading, Berkshire
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