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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 19 21 31
Rank change year-on-year +2 +10  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 2 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.42% 3.67% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 4.42% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
Median daily rate £475 £425 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +29.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £376 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £463 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.45
% change year-on-year +21.95% +11.11%  

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 105 181 228
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 74.47% 83.03% 76.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 98 120
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £236 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Median hourly rate £41.00 £22.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.22% -37.93%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Slough.

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Slough

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (20.00%) Inmon Methodology
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Information Retrieval
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Perfmon
2 1 (20.00%) Workday
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Billing
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) SAP HCM
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Unix

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related 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 (20.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SAP HCM
1 1 (20.00%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JMeter
1 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (20.00%) Toad
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Billing
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Business Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Business Systems Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Cognos BI Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Cognos Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Contracts Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Head of Testing
1 1 (20.00%) HR Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) HR Business Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Project Leader
1 1 (20.00%) Report Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Test Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Information Retrieval
2 1 (20.00%) Inmon Methodology
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (20.00%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (20.00%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cognos
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) Workday