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 22 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 / Reading
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 54 41
Rank change year-on-year +3 -13  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 4 18 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.68% 2.04% 3.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 2.55% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 21
Median daily rate £421 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.51% -1.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £340 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £518 £500
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 £22.25 £31.75
% change year-on-year +12.35% -29.92%  

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 462 707 667
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 79.11% 80.25% 76.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 418 327
Median daily rate £444 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.93% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 36
Median hourly rate £29.75 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.70% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.61 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £23.95 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Reading over the 3 months to 22 June 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 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 Reading region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 2 (33.33%) SAP
1 2 (33.33%) Workflow
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Back Office
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) OAuth
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) CentOS
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) MSBuild
2 1 (16.67%) Data Reconciliation
2 1 (16.67%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Skype

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 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) OpenText VIM for SAP
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Payroll
1 1 (16.67%) PeopleSoft HRMS
1 1 (16.67%) SAP FI-AP
1 1 (16.67%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Ant
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) MSBuild
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Back Office
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) ERP Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) HR Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) HR Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Functional Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Manager
2 1 (16.67%) SAP P2P Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Solutions Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Workday Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Workday Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) OAuth
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) CentOS
1 1 (16.67%) Debian
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 2 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Code Coverage
2 1 (16.67%) Data Reconciliation
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Ariba
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) OpenText
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (16.67%) Workday