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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 79 73
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 15 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.23% 1.49% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 1.77% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 11
Median daily rate £419 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.97% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £18.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year +12.35% -19.09%  

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 1050 1076 1014
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 85.78% 84.13% 78.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 717 575
Median daily rate £435 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.16% +7.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 52 25
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £21.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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
Leatherhead - 3 £300 -
Redhill - 3 £406 -
Guildford 0 1 £425 - 2
Sunbury-on-Thames -16 1 £460 +36.09%
Epsom - 1 £341 -
Staines - 1 - - 1
User Acceptance Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 19 (43.18%) Finance
2 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (20.45%) ISEB
5 8 (18.18%) Oracle
5 8 (18.18%) SQL
5 8 (18.18%) Use Case
6 7 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (15.91%) Test Automation
6 7 (15.91%) Test Planning
6 7 (15.91%) Scenario Testing
6 7 (15.91%) Banking
6 7 (15.91%) Business Analysis
6 7 (15.91%) Degree
6 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (15.91%) Regression Testing
7 6 (13.64%) Migration
7 6 (13.64%) Workflow
7 6 (13.64%) ISTQB
7 6 (13.64%) Project Management
7 6 (13.64%) BPR
7 6 (13.64%) Business Process Analysis
7 6 (13.64%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (13.64%) QA
7 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
7 6 (13.64%) Test Scripting
8 5 (11.36%) System Testing
8 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
8 5 (11.36%) User Stories

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 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) SAP CO
1 5 (11.36%) SAP FI
1 5 (11.36%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (2.27%) assyst
3 1 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (2.27%) SAP FI-AP
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.55%) GitHub
2 2 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) Internet
2 2 (4.55%) DHCP
2 2 (4.55%) DNS
2 2 (4.55%) Firewall
2 2 (4.55%) Intranet
2 2 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.55%) MarkLogic
2 2 (4.55%) MySQL
2 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (11.36%) JIRA
3 2 (4.55%) JUnit
4 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 19 (43.18%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Publishing
4 2 (4.55%) Advertising
4 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Legal
5 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Analyst
2 7 (15.91%) Business Analyst
2 7 (15.91%) Test Manager
3 6 (13.64%) Test Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) SAP CO Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) SAP FI Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) Tester
5 3 (6.82%) Manual Tester
5 3 (6.82%) Process Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Workflow Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) AWS Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) IT Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) MySQL DBA
6 2 (4.55%) Risk Business Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Security Risk Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) XML
2 3 (6.82%) XSLT
3 2 (4.55%) Web Services
4 1 (2.27%) Ajax
4 1 (2.27%) Apache Camel
4 1 (2.27%) Drools
4 1 (2.27%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.27%) HTML
4 1 (2.27%) J2EE
4 1 (2.27%) J2SE
4 1 (2.27%) JDBC
4 1 (2.27%) JMS
4 1 (2.27%) JSF
4 1 (2.27%) JSP
4 1 (2.27%) Middleware
4 1 (2.27%) SOAP
4 1 (2.27%) Spring
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) Replication
4 1 (2.27%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.27%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Unix
2 3 (6.82%) Windows
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.27%) MVS
4 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 8 (18.18%) Use Case
4 7 (15.91%) Business Analysis
4 7 (15.91%) Regression Testing
4 7 (15.91%) Scenario Testing
4 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (15.91%) Test Automation
4 7 (15.91%) Test Planning
5 6 (13.64%) BPR
5 6 (13.64%) Business Process Analysis
5 6 (13.64%) Migration
5 6 (13.64%) Project Management
5 6 (13.64%) System Integration Testing
5 6 (13.64%) Test Scripting
5 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
5 6 (13.64%) Workflow
6 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
6 5 (11.36%) System Testing
6 5 (11.36%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) SQL
2 3 (6.82%) Python
3 2 (4.55%) C#
3 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.55%) XQuery
4 1 (2.27%) Java
4 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) ISEB
2 7 (15.91%) Degree
3 6 (13.64%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) QA
2 2 (4.55%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Nagios
2 1 (2.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Oracle
2 5 (11.36%) SAP
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.55%) HP
4 2 (4.55%) Splunk
4 2 (4.55%) Tableau
4 2 (4.55%) VMware
5 1 (2.27%) BMC
5 1 (2.27%) Intel
5 1 (2.27%) Remedy
5 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow
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