Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 78 98
Rank change year-on-year +20 +20 -33
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 109 48 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 3.73% 2.30% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.43% 2.80% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 29 24
Surrey median daily rate £450 £368 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.45% -4.67% -0.52%
10th Percentile £266 £283 £306
90th Percentile £613 £535 £645
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Surrey median hourly rate - - £19.50
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £20.00 £23.05
% change year-on-year +55.00% -13.22% -23.18%

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 2,460 1,713 2,107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 84.28% 82.16% 81.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,761 1,079 1,381
Surrey median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +9.32%
10th Percentile £313 £250 £280
90th Percentile £588 £563 £556
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 88 86
Surrey median hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -41.18% -
10th Percentile £14.25 £12.21 £14.25
90th Percentile £50.75 £42.50 £57.50
South East median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -1.76% -16.67% +50.00%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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
Sunbury-on-Thames - 19 £499 - 2
Woking +14 17 £295 -1.67% 1
Reigate - 12 £725 -
Leatherhead +2 5 £375 -21.05% 1
Guildford +3 4 £575 +25.00% 1
Camberley -3 4 £575 +1.77%
Staines -12 4 £450 +20.81%
Epsom -2 3 £338 -
Redhill - 2 - -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 (37.61%) Finance
2 39 (35.78%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (29.36%) QA
4 30 (27.52%) Scrum
5 29 (26.61%) Regression Testing
6 25 (22.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 21 (19.27%) Python
8 19 (17.43%) SQL
9 18 (16.51%) Retail
10 17 (15.60%) Salesforce.com
10 17 (15.60%) System Integration Testing
11 16 (14.68%) Project Management
12 15 (13.76%) Internet
12 15 (13.76%) XML
12 15 (13.76%) XSLT
12 15 (13.76%) Publishing
12 15 (13.76%) SDLC
12 15 (13.76%) User Experience
12 15 (13.76%) System Testing
13 14 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (12.84%) Content Analysis
13 14 (12.84%) MarkLogic
13 14 (12.84%) JUnit
13 14 (12.84%) XQuery
14 13 (11.93%) Test Scripting
14 13 (11.93%) Test Automation
14 13 (11.93%) BDD
14 13 (11.93%) Scenario Testing
15 12 (11.01%) Kanban
15 12 (11.01%) ISTQB

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 (1.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (5.50%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (8.26%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (3.67%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.92%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (4.59%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 3 (2.75%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (2.75%) Lucidchart
2 3 (2.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.76%) Internet
2 7 (6.42%) SMS
3 2 (1.83%) Firewall
3 2 (1.83%) IPv4
3 2 (1.83%) IPv6
4 1 (0.92%) DHCP
4 1 (0.92%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.84%) MarkLogic
2 3 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.75%) Power BI
3 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.92%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (22.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (12.84%) JUnit
3 6 (5.50%) JMeter
3 6 (5.50%) NeoLoad
3 6 (5.50%) Selenium
3 6 (5.50%) SoapUI
4 4 (3.67%) ANTLR
4 4 (3.67%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.83%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.92%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.92%) JIRA
6 1 (0.92%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.92%) Trac
General
1 41 (37.61%) Finance
2 18 (16.51%) Retail
3 15 (13.76%) Publishing
4 5 (4.59%) Marketing
5 4 (3.67%) Advertising
5 4 (3.67%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.67%) Legal
6 2 (1.83%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (19.27%) Analyst
2 11 (10.09%) Architect
2 11 (10.09%) Salesforce Architect
3 10 (9.17%) Technical Leader
4 9 (8.26%) Consultant
4 9 (8.26%) Salesforce Technical Architect
4 9 (8.26%) Subject Matter Expert
4 9 (8.26%) Technical Architect
5 8 (7.34%) Business Analyst
5 8 (7.34%) Developer
5 8 (7.34%) Lead Architect
5 8 (7.34%) Project Manager
6 6 (5.50%) Test Analyst
7 5 (4.59%) Business Process Analyst
7 5 (4.59%) Process Analyst
7 5 (4.59%) Senior Manager
7 5 (4.59%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (3.67%) Business Change Manager
8 4 (3.67%) Change Manager
8 4 (3.67%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.76%) XML
1 15 (13.76%) XSLT
2 6 (5.50%) CSS
2 6 (5.50%) HTML
2 6 (5.50%) SOAP
3 5 (4.59%) Spring
4 4 (3.67%) Apache Thrift
4 4 (3.67%) MyBatis
5 2 (1.83%) .NET
5 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.92%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.92%) CSS3
6 1 (0.92%) D3.js
6 1 (0.92%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.92%) HTML5
6 1 (0.92%) HTML5 Canvas
6 1 (0.92%) jQuery
6 1 (0.92%) JSTL
6 1 (0.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.92%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.76%) User Experience
2 14 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.26%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (7.34%) Virtual Team
5 6 (5.50%) Analytical Mindset
6 4 (3.67%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.75%) e-Learning
8 2 (1.83%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.92%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.42%) Linux
2 3 (2.75%) Windows
3 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (35.78%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (27.52%) Scrum
3 29 (26.61%) Regression Testing
4 17 (15.60%) System Integration Testing
5 16 (14.68%) Project Management
6 15 (13.76%) SDLC
6 15 (13.76%) System Testing
7 14 (12.84%) Content Analysis
8 13 (11.93%) BDD
8 13 (11.93%) Scenario Testing
8 13 (11.93%) Test Automation
8 13 (11.93%) Test Scripting
9 12 (11.01%) Kanban
10 11 (10.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (10.09%) Use Case
11 9 (8.26%) Business Continuity
11 9 (8.26%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (8.26%) Functional Testing
11 9 (8.26%) Release Management
12 8 (7.34%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.27%) Python
2 19 (17.43%) SQL
3 14 (12.84%) XQuery
4 10 (9.17%) C#
5 5 (4.59%) Perl
6 4 (3.67%) Java
7 3 (2.75%) R
8 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (11.01%) ISTQB
2 5 (4.59%) ISEB
3 3 (2.75%) Degree
4 2 (1.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.83%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.83%) PMP
4 2 (1.83%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.83%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (29.36%) QA
2 6 (5.50%) PMO
3 2 (1.83%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.92%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.83%) Grafana
1 2 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (15.60%) Salesforce.com
2 12 (11.01%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.17%) Oracle
4 8 (7.34%) SAP
5 5 (4.59%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 4 (3.67%) TIBCO
7 3 (2.75%) Google
8 1 (0.92%) Concur
8 1 (0.92%) EMC
8 1 (0.92%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.92%) VMware