Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 77 87
Rank change year-on-year -3 +10 -23
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 23 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.47% 1.41% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.68% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 9
Reading median daily rate £475 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% +7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £423 £269 £336
90th Percentile £595 £495 £503
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £326 £425
% change year-on-year +7.53% -23.41% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
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 1,352 1,070 1,204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.22% 83.72% 81.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 720 649 616
Reading median daily rate £438 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.24% +0.13% -
10th Percentile £216 £270 £235
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 39 42
Reading median hourly rate £38.75 £14.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +176.79% -39.13% -25.57%
10th Percentile £20.00 £10.75 £14.25
90th Percentile £62.25 £39.75 £55.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £14.50 £18.25
% change year-on-year +48.28% -20.55% -28.53%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 12 (52.17%) Workflow
2 10 (43.48%) Service Management
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) ComArch
2 10 (43.48%) Robotics
2 10 (43.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (43.48%) BMC
2 10 (43.48%) Remedy
2 10 (43.48%) Test Automation
3 9 (39.13%) SQL
4 7 (30.43%) SLA
4 7 (30.43%) TIBCO
4 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
4 7 (30.43%) Front Office
4 7 (30.43%) Back Office
4 7 (30.43%) Task Automation
4 7 (30.43%) UiPath
4 7 (30.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (30.43%) Change Control
5 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
5 6 (26.09%) Degree
6 4 (17.39%) ITIL
7 3 (13.04%) Oracle
7 3 (13.04%) SMS
7 3 (13.04%) Middleware
7 3 (13.04%) ISEB
7 3 (13.04%) Release Management
7 3 (13.04%) eTOM
7 3 (13.04%) Huawei
7 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery

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 (4.35%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (4.35%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Radio Access Network
1 3 (13.04%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Snowflake Schema
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) JIRA
1 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
General
1 7 (30.43%) Back Office
1 7 (30.43%) Front Office
1 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Automation Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) OSS Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Business Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Test Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Functional Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) HR Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle HRMS Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle HRMS Functional Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle HRMS Payroll Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Payroll Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) ETL Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Integration Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Integration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Middleware
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (4.35%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) XSD
2 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Robotics
2 1 (4.35%) DataPower
2 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.35%) Life Science
2 1 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Workflow
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) Service Management
2 10 (43.48%) Test Automation
3 7 (30.43%) Change Control
3 7 (30.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (30.43%) Task Automation
4 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
5 4 (17.39%) ITIL
6 3 (13.04%) eTOM
6 3 (13.04%) Release Management
6 3 (13.04%) SDLC
6 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
6 3 (13.04%) Test Management
7 2 (8.70%) Data Mapping
7 2 (8.70%) Migration
7 2 (8.70%) Requirements Engineering
7 2 (8.70%) SOA
7 2 (8.70%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) ISEB
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) BMC
1 10 (43.48%) ComArch
1 10 (43.48%) Remedy
2 7 (30.43%) TIBCO
2 7 (30.43%) UiPath
3 3 (13.04%) Huawei
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) Workday