The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 23 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 / Slough
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 19 28
Rank change year-on-year -1 +9  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 2 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.44% 5.56% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 7.38% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Median daily rate £375 £331 £274
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.20% +21.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £286 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £366
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 £27.50
% change year-on-year +12.35% -19.09%  

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 Slough with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 112 122 240
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 80.58% 75.31% 86.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 81 143
Median daily rate £413 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -31.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.96 £11.10 £17.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £175.00
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 Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 Slough

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Slough

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Slough

For the 6 months to 23 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 Slough region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) SAP HR
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Billing
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) SAP HCM
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Product Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Product Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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%) SAP HCM
1 1 (25.00%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Billing
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) HR Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) HR Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Payments Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Payments Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Product Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Product Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Project Leader
2 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Test Project Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Product Management
2 1 (25.00%) Product Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Elavon
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) Workday