Period
to 20 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 87 88
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1 +4
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 86 52 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.61% 1.97% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.96% 2.29% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 38 39
Surrey median daily rate £500 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +14.29% -11.62%
10th Percentile £314 £278 £295
90th Percentile £725 £491 £497
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate £9.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £36.50 £34.43 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.03% +72.13% +5.82%

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 2,910 2,267 2,076
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 88.18% 86.00% 85.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,055 1,588 1,428
Surrey median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £315 £300 £263
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £435 £414 £400
% change year-on-year +5.20% +3.38% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 61 85
Surrey median hourly rate £27.00 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -9.09% -18.52%
10th Percentile £12.30 £14.00 £13.63
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.50 £47.00
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.25 £22.75
% change year-on-year +23.47% -10.99% +1.11%

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 September 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 September 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
Reigate -8 22 £525 +31.25% 3
Guildford -13 10 £415 -2.35% 2
Sunbury-on-Thames -2 9 £688 +38.05% 1
Staines -15 6 £585 - 1
Redhill +6 2 £619 +50.00%
Epsom +3 2 £390 +14.54%
Leatherhead -3 2 £338 -6.90% 1
Horley - 2 £350 -
Woking 0 1 - -
Camberley - 1 £525 -
Cobham - 1 £325 -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 41 (47.67%) Finance
2 40 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (31.40%) Scrum
4 21 (24.42%) QA
5 18 (20.93%) SQL
6 17 (19.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (19.77%) System Testing
6 17 (19.77%) SDLC
7 16 (18.60%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (18.60%) Project Management
8 15 (17.44%) Virtual Team
9 14 (16.28%) Microsoft
9 14 (16.28%) Migration
9 14 (16.28%) Business Analysis
10 13 (15.12%) Test Automation
11 12 (13.95%) Release Management
11 12 (13.95%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (13.95%) Business Continuity
12 10 (11.63%) Test Scripting
13 9 (10.47%) Data Migration
13 9 (10.47%) Kanban
13 9 (10.47%) Test Strategy
13 9 (10.47%) Retail
13 9 (10.47%) C#
13 9 (10.47%) .NET
13 9 (10.47%) Oracle
13 9 (10.47%) Windows
13 9 (10.47%) Virtual Team Management
13 9 (10.47%) Scenario Testing
14 8 (9.30%) SAP

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 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.16%) CMS
3 1 (1.16%) Documentum
Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (5.81%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (3.49%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (1.16%) Sage X3
4 1 (1.16%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.81%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (5.81%) Azure Functions
2 5 (5.81%) Dynamics 365
2 5 (5.81%) Serverless
3 2 (2.33%) Office 365
4 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.16%) Tricentis Tosca
4 1 (1.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) Internet
2 3 (3.49%) WebEx
3 2 (2.33%) Firewall
3 2 (2.33%) Intranet
3 2 (2.33%) Network Security
3 2 (2.33%) Skype
3 2 (2.33%) VPN
4 1 (1.16%) DNS
4 1 (1.16%) LAN
4 1 (1.16%) MPLS
4 1 (1.16%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.16%) VLAN
4 1 (1.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.81%) Azure SQL Database
1 5 (5.81%) Cosmos DB
1 5 (5.81%) Relational Database
1 5 (5.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.65%) Big Data
2 4 (4.65%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.65%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (8.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (6.98%) Visual Studio
3 5 (5.81%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (4.65%) JIRA
4 4 (4.65%) Selenium
5 2 (2.33%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.33%) TestRail
5 2 (2.33%) Zephyr
6 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.16%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.16%) JMeter
6 1 (1.16%) JUnit
6 1 (1.16%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.16%) Protractor
6 1 (1.16%) TestNG
General
1 41 (47.67%) Finance
2 9 (10.47%) Retail
3 6 (6.98%) Marketing
4 4 (4.65%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (3.49%) Banking
6 2 (2.33%) Advertising
7 1 (1.16%) Back Office
7 1 (1.16%) Italian Language
7 1 (1.16%) Legal
7 1 (1.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (36.05%) Analyst
2 19 (22.09%) Test Analyst
3 10 (11.63%) UAT Analyst
3 10 (11.63%) UAT Test Analyst
4 9 (10.47%) Client Services Manager
4 9 (10.47%) Delivery Manager
5 8 (9.30%) Business Analyst
5 8 (9.30%) Tester
6 7 (8.14%) Architect
6 7 (8.14%) Salesforce Architect
6 7 (8.14%) Test Manager
7 6 (6.98%) Software Delivery Manager
7 6 (6.98%) Software Manager
7 6 (6.98%) UAT Tester
8 5 (5.81%) Integration Specialist
9 4 (4.65%) Automation Test Analyst
9 4 (4.65%) ERP Manager
9 4 (4.65%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.65%) Service Manager
9 4 (4.65%) Sybase DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.47%) .NET
2 5 (5.81%) MSMQ
2 5 (5.81%) REST
2 5 (5.81%) SOAP
3 2 (2.33%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (2.33%) XML
4 1 (1.16%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.16%) CSS
4 1 (1.16%) CSS3
4 1 (1.16%) D3.js
4 1 (1.16%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.16%) HTML
4 1 (1.16%) HTML5
4 1 (1.16%) HTML5 Canvas
4 1 (1.16%) jQuery
4 1 (1.16%) JSTL
4 1 (1.16%) Middleware
4 1 (1.16%) Sass
4 1 (1.16%) Web Services
4 1 (1.16%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.44%) Virtual Team
2 12 (13.95%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.81%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.33%) e-Learning
6 2 (2.33%) Reference Data
6 2 (2.33%) User Experience
7 1 (1.16%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.16%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.16%) Handset
7 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Licensing
7 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.47%) Windows
2 4 (4.65%) Linux
2 4 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (4.65%) Unix
3 1 (1.16%) Android
3 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (31.40%) Scrum
3 17 (19.77%) SDLC
3 17 (19.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (19.77%) System Testing
4 16 (18.60%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (18.60%) Project Management
5 14 (16.28%) Business Analysis
5 14 (16.28%) Migration
6 13 (15.12%) Test Automation
7 12 (13.95%) Business Continuity
7 12 (13.95%) Release Management
8 10 (11.63%) Test Scripting
9 9 (10.47%) Data Migration
9 9 (10.47%) Kanban
9 9 (10.47%) Scenario Testing
9 9 (10.47%) Test Strategy
9 9 (10.47%) Virtual Team Management
10 7 (8.14%) ERP
10 7 (8.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.93%) SQL
2 9 (10.47%) C#
3 6 (6.98%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.65%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.49%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.33%) Python
7 1 (1.16%) C++
7 1 (1.16%) Java
7 1 (1.16%) Ruby
7 1 (1.16%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.65%) Degree
2 3 (3.49%) ISEB
2 3 (3.49%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.16%) AAT
3 1 (1.16%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (24.42%) QA
2 4 (4.65%) PMO
3 2 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.16%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (9.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 14 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.47%) Oracle
3 8 (9.30%) SAP
4 7 (8.14%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (5.81%) FNZ
6 4 (4.65%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.65%) Sybase
7 2 (2.33%) HP
8 1 (1.16%) Micro Focus
8 1 (1.16%) Remedy
8 1 (1.16%) Sage
8 1 (1.16%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.16%) Snow
8 1 (1.16%) Sonus