Period
to 20 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 20 June 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)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 90 111
Rank change year-on-year +2 +21 -48
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 75 43 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.43% 1.83% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 2.16% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 28 26
Surrey median daily rate £450 £431 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +16.55% -1.33%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £706 £575 £544
South East median daily rate £400 £410 £361
% change year-on-year -2.44% +13.49% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Surrey median hourly rate - - £19.50
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £30.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year +15.70% +55.17% +3.15%

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 Surrey with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,660 1,995 2,123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 86.11% 84.89% 83.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,842 1,341 1,405
Surrey median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £264
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £435 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 48 143
Surrey median hourly rate £27.00 £25.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -36.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £11.02 £14.43 £13.50
90th Percentile £51.23 £47.50 £53.75
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -23.08% +18.18%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing User Acceptance Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Surrey

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Surrey

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Surrey over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Surrey

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Surrey

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 20 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Woking +16 11 £400 +52.38%
Sunbury-on-Thames -13 8 £498 -9.44% 2
Reigate -23 8 £450 -
Staines -11 6 £485 -
Leatherhead 0 3 £350 +16.67%
Guildford -11 3 - -
Redhill +15 1 £688 +66.67%
User Acceptance Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 Surrey region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 31 (41.33%) Finance
2 21 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (20.00%) Retail
4 14 (18.67%) QA
4 14 (18.67%) Functional Testing
5 12 (16.00%) Test Scripting
5 12 (16.00%) Scrum
6 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
6 11 (14.67%) Project Management
6 11 (14.67%) SQL
6 11 (14.67%) Scenario Testing
7 10 (13.33%) Oracle
7 10 (13.33%) ERP
7 10 (13.33%) SMS
7 10 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (12.00%) Business Analysis
8 9 (12.00%) Dynamics NAV
8 9 (12.00%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (12.00%) HTML
8 9 (12.00%) SAP
8 9 (12.00%) CSS
8 9 (12.00%) System Integration Testing
9 8 (10.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (10.67%) Test Automation
9 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (10.67%) Windows
9 8 (10.67%) Marketing
10 7 (9.33%) Regression Testing
10 7 (9.33%) Migration
10 7 (9.33%) Test Strategy

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 (2.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (6.67%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (9.33%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 3 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.67%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (2.67%) Office 365
5 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.33%) IaaS
5 1 (1.33%) PaaS
5 1 (1.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.33%) SMS
2 3 (4.00%) Internet
3 2 (2.67%) Firewall
3 2 (2.67%) IPv4
3 2 (2.67%) IPv6
4 1 (1.33%) DHCP
4 1 (1.33%) DNS
4 1 (1.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.00%) MarkLogic
2 2 (2.67%) Power BI
2 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (10.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.00%) JIRA
2 3 (4.00%) JUnit
2 3 (4.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.67%) Zephyr
4 1 (1.33%) Selenium
4 1 (1.33%) Trac
General
1 31 (41.33%) Finance
2 15 (20.00%) Retail
3 8 (10.67%) Marketing
4 3 (4.00%) Banking
4 3 (4.00%) Publishing
5 2 (2.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (26.67%) Analyst
2 10 (13.33%) Consultant
2 10 (13.33%) Test Analyst
3 9 (12.00%) Subject Matter Expert
4 8 (10.67%) Developer
4 8 (10.67%) Project Manager
4 8 (10.67%) Test Manager
5 6 (8.00%) Business Analyst
5 6 (8.00%) Cloud Consultant
5 6 (8.00%) ERP Manager
5 6 (8.00%) Marketing Consultant
5 6 (8.00%) Tester
6 5 (6.67%) Security Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) Senior Manager
6 5 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (5.33%) Architect
7 4 (5.33%) Salesforce Architect
7 4 (5.33%) Salesforce Consultant
7 4 (5.33%) Senior Test Manager
8 3 (4.00%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.00%) CSS
1 9 (12.00%) HTML
2 3 (4.00%) XML
2 3 (4.00%) XSLT
3 2 (2.67%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.67%) CSS3
3 2 (2.67%) D3.js
3 2 (2.67%) HTML5
3 2 (2.67%) HTML5 Canvas
3 2 (2.67%) jQuery
3 2 (2.67%) JSTL
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (2.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (2.67%) WebGL
4 1 (1.33%) .NET
4 1 (1.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Virtual Team
2 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.00%) User Experience
4 2 (2.67%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.67%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (2.67%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.33%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.67%) Windows
2 5 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (18.67%) Functional Testing
3 12 (16.00%) Scrum
3 12 (16.00%) Test Scripting
4 11 (14.67%) Project Management
4 11 (14.67%) Scenario Testing
5 10 (13.33%) ERP
5 10 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (12.00%) Business Analysis
6 9 (12.00%) System Integration Testing
7 8 (10.67%) Test Automation
8 7 (9.33%) Migration
8 7 (9.33%) Regression Testing
8 7 (9.33%) SDLC
8 7 (9.33%) System Testing
8 7 (9.33%) Test Strategy
8 7 (9.33%) User Stories
9 6 (8.00%) Test Planning
10 5 (6.67%) Integration Testing
10 5 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.67%) SQL
2 5 (6.67%) Python
3 3 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.00%) XQuery
4 2 (2.67%) C#
4 2 (2.67%) Perl
4 2 (2.67%) R
5 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.00%) ISEB
1 3 (4.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.67%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (18.67%) QA
2 2 (2.67%) SLA
3 1 (1.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (14.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.33%) Oracle
3 9 (12.00%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (12.00%) SAP
4 7 (9.33%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 4 (5.33%) FNZ
6 3 (4.00%) ServiceNow
6 3 (4.00%) Snow
7 1 (1.33%) EMC
7 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.33%) VMware