Period
to 22 October 2017

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 22 October 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 > Reading
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 76 63
Rank change year-on-year +5 -13 -1
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 14 24 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.12% 1.60% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 2.00% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 39
Reading median daily rate £340 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.33% +7.14% +11.11%
10th Percentile £264 £335 £210
90th Percentile £500 £555 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £314 £425 £360
% change year-on-year -26.24% +18.06% +7.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Reading median hourly rate - £20.00 -
Berkshire median hourly rate £42.93 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year +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 1012 1199 1466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 81.09% 79.72% 77.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 667 878
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £280 £232 £235
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 44 79
Reading median hourly rate £18.24 £22.35 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.39% -27.67% +81.02%
10th Percentile £10.75 £14.25 £14.70
90th Percentile £40.53 £43.28 £40.47
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £27.25
% change year-on-year -8.57% -35.78% +55.40%

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 22 October 2017.

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 22 October 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 4 (28.57%) Finance
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Content Management
2 3 (21.43%) Marketing
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Skype
3 2 (14.29%) JIRA
3 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (14.29%) QA
3 2 (14.29%) User Experience
3 2 (14.29%) Atlassian
3 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Publishing
3 2 (14.29%) Validation
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 2 (14.29%) CMS
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) HTML
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Photoshop
3 2 (14.29%) CSS
3 2 (14.29%) Adobe

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 2 (14.29%) CMS
1 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (7.14%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 1 (7.14%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Skype
2 1 (7.14%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) PowerPivot
1 1 (7.14%) QlikView
1 1 (7.14%) SAP BW
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
1 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) Ant
2 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Maven
2 1 (7.14%) MSBuild
2 1 (7.14%) MSI
2 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Marketing
3 2 (14.29%) Publishing
4 1 (7.14%) Back Office
4 1 (7.14%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (7.14%) Retail
4 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Packager
3 1 (7.14%) BSS Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Business Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) JDE Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Junior Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Project Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Test Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Testing Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Web Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Web Producer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) EDI
2 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
2 1 (7.14%) OAuth
2 1 (7.14%) RESTful
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) User Experience
3 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
3 1 (7.14%) CMDB
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
3 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) CentOS
3 1 (7.14%) Debian
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Content Management
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
3 1 (7.14%) BDD
3 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (7.14%) System Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
3 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) IFRS
2 1 (7.14%) PMO
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
1 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Adobe
3 2 (14.29%) Atlassian
4 1 (7.14%) Ariba
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) JD Edwards
4 1 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) Tableau