Period
to 25 September 2018

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 6 months to 25 September 2018 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 > Reading
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 70 66
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 -5
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 27 14 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.87% 1.13% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 1.37% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 21
Reading median daily rate £475 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% +5.26% +7.04%
10th Percentile £343 £266 £335
90th Percentile £595 £600 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £388 £386 £400
% change year-on-year +0.32% -3.44% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Reading median hourly rate - - £20.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £41.25 £42.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.90% +114.63% -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,236 1,024 1,258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 85.71% 82.38% 80.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 694 566 728
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £230 £271 £239
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 45 40
Reading median hourly rate £20.75 £16.00 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.69% -24.99% -11.57%
10th Percentile £13.50 £10.95 £14.63
90th Percentile £54.63 £47.50 £43.28
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +38.71% -11.43% -27.45%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing User Acceptance Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Reading over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Reading

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 13 (48.15%) SQL
2 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (33.33%) Workflow
4 8 (29.63%) Oracle
5 7 (25.93%) SLA
5 7 (25.93%) BMC
5 7 (25.93%) Remedy
5 7 (25.93%) TIBCO
5 7 (25.93%) Finance
5 7 (25.93%) Service Management
5 7 (25.93%) Front Office
5 7 (25.93%) Back Office
5 7 (25.93%) ComArch
5 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
5 7 (25.93%) Robotics
5 7 (25.93%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
5 7 (25.93%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (25.93%) Change Control
5 7 (25.93%) Task Automation
5 7 (25.93%) UiPath
6 5 (18.52%) SDLC
7 4 (14.81%) CRM
7 4 (14.81%) .NET
7 4 (14.81%) C#
8 3 (11.11%) Java
8 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
8 3 (11.11%) XML
8 3 (11.11%) XSD
8 3 (11.11%) XSLT

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.11%) CMS
1 3 (11.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (3.70%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Smart View
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (3.70%) Snowflake Schema
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (25.93%) Back Office
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
1 7 (25.93%) Front Office
1 7 (25.93%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Automation Engineer
1 7 (25.93%) Consultant
2 5 (18.52%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Digital Project Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Functional Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Integration Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) .NET Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) HR Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle HRMS Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle HRMS Functional Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle HRMS Payroll Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) OSS Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Payroll Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (11.11%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (11.11%) XML
2 3 (11.11%) XSD
2 3 (11.11%) XSLT
3 2 (7.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Robotics
2 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.11%) DataPower
2 3 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) Workflow
3 7 (25.93%) Change Control
3 7 (25.93%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (25.93%) Service Management
3 7 (25.93%) Task Automation
3 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
4 5 (18.52%) SDLC
5 4 (14.81%) CRM
6 3 (11.11%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 3 (11.11%) Decision-Making
6 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 3 (11.11%) Project Management
6 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 3 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Scrum
6 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Identification
7 2 (7.41%) Data Mapping
7 2 (7.41%) Requirements Engineering
7 2 (7.41%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) C#
3 3 (11.11%) Java
4 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
1 3 (11.11%) ISEB
1 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) MOM
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle
2 7 (25.93%) BMC
2 7 (25.93%) ComArch
2 7 (25.93%) Remedy
2 7 (25.93%) TIBCO
2 7 (25.93%) UiPath
3 3 (11.11%) IBM
3 3 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.70%) SAP