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 3 months to 30 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.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
South East / Surrey
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 78 43
Rank change year-on-year +15 -35  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 31 23 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.59% 1.75% 3.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.15% 2.11% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 32
Median daily rate £448 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.60% +12.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £304 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £577 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -2.58% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £19.50 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £20.25 £18.90
% change year-on-year +45.67% +7.14%  

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 Surrey with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 984 1088 1165
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 82.27% 82.61% 81.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 721 653
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 77 28
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +9.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.38 £17.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.62 £52.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Woking +2 3 £263 -59.61%
Guildford - 3 - - 1
Reigate - 3 £450 - 1
Sunbury-on-Thames -16 2 £563 +71.62%
Redhill - 2 £445 - 1
Leatherhead +20 1 - -
Camberley +4 1 £565 -4.23%
Staines - 1 - -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 30 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 Surrey region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 17 (29.82%) Internet
1 17 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (26.32%) Finance
2 15 (26.32%) Regression Testing
3 13 (22.81%) QA
4 12 (21.05%) Publishing
4 12 (21.05%) XML
4 12 (21.05%) XSLT
4 12 (21.05%) Python
5 10 (17.54%) Migration
5 10 (17.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (14.04%) Test Strategy
6 8 (14.04%) MarkLogic
6 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (14.04%) Content Analysis
6 8 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (14.04%) Use Case
6 8 (14.04%) Business Analysis
6 8 (14.04%) Windows
6 8 (14.04%) JUnit
6 8 (14.04%) XQuery
6 8 (14.04%) ISEB
7 7 (12.28%) Management Information System
7 7 (12.28%) Workflow
7 7 (12.28%) Degree
7 7 (12.28%) JIRA
7 7 (12.28%) Banking
8 6 (10.53%) Legal
8 6 (10.53%) Scrum
8 6 (10.53%) Project Management

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 (3.51%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.51%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) SAP CO
1 5 (8.77%) SAP FI
1 5 (8.77%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.75%) SAP FI-AP
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.82%) Internet
2 5 (8.77%) DHCP
2 5 (8.77%) DNS
2 5 (8.77%) Firewall
2 5 (8.77%) Intranet
2 5 (8.77%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (8.77%) VPN
3 2 (3.51%) FTP
3 2 (3.51%) HTTP
3 2 (3.51%) HTTPS
3 2 (3.51%) NAS
3 2 (3.51%) SAN
3 2 (3.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) MarkLogic
2 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (14.04%) JUnit
3 7 (12.28%) JIRA
4 2 (3.51%) Selenium
4 2 (3.51%) Zephyr
5 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 15 (26.32%) Finance
2 12 (21.05%) Publishing
3 7 (12.28%) Banking
4 6 (10.53%) Legal
5 3 (5.26%) Advertising
6 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) Analyst
2 10 (17.54%) Business Analyst
3 7 (12.28%) Test Manager
4 4 (7.02%) Administrator
4 4 (7.02%) Consultant
4 4 (7.02%) SAP CO Consultant
4 4 (7.02%) SAP Consultant
4 4 (7.02%) SAP FI Consultant
4 4 (7.02%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 4 (7.02%) Test Analyst
5 3 (5.26%) AWS Administrator
5 3 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Process Analyst
5 3 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (5.26%) Tester
6 2 (3.51%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) HR Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) HR Business Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Workflow Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.05%) XML
1 12 (21.05%) XSLT
2 2 (3.51%) Middleware
3 1 (1.75%) Mason
3 1 (1.75%) SOAP
3 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.28%) Management Information System
3 6 (10.53%) Data Centre
4 5 (8.77%) Replication
5 2 (3.51%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.75%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.75%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.75%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.04%) Windows
2 5 (8.77%) Unix
2 5 (8.77%) Windows Server
2 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.75%) MVS
3 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (26.32%) Regression Testing
3 10 (17.54%) Migration
4 8 (14.04%) Business Analysis
4 8 (14.04%) Content Analysis
4 8 (14.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (14.04%) Test Strategy
4 8 (14.04%) Use Case
5 7 (12.28%) Workflow
6 6 (10.53%) Business Process Analysis
6 6 (10.53%) Project Management
6 6 (10.53%) Scrum
6 6 (10.53%) Test Planning
6 6 (10.53%) Test Scripting
7 5 (8.77%) Asset Management
7 5 (8.77%) Content Management
7 5 (8.77%) Performance Testing
7 5 (8.77%) Risk Management
7 5 (8.77%) Unit Testing
7 5 (8.77%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.05%) Python
2 8 (14.04%) XQuery
3 4 (7.02%) SQL
4 2 (3.51%) ActionScript
4 2 (3.51%) ActionScript 2.0
4 2 (3.51%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (1.75%) C
5 1 (1.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) ISEB
2 7 (12.28%) Degree
3 5 (8.77%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.75%) IIBA
5 1 (1.75%) PMP
5 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.81%) QA
2 5 (8.77%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.51%) Solvency II
4 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) Nagios
2 1 (1.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (10.53%) Oracle
2 5 (8.77%) SAP
3 2 (3.51%) Axway
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.75%) Intel
4 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
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