The first table below looks at the demand for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Basingstoke region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 28 34 33
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 3 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.56% 4.74% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 5.56% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £260 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% -30.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £230 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £380 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.48% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
119 216 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 61.98% 85.38% 72.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 125 89
Average daily rate £365 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £290 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 13
Average hourly rate £31.00 £23.13 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.05% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £18.00 £11.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £29.50 £41.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Acceptance Testing.

1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) Retail
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (33.33%) Release Management
4 2 (22.22%) Scalability Testing
4 2 (22.22%) System Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Google Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Supply Chain Management
4 2 (22.22%) Endeca
4 2 (22.22%) Google
4 2 (22.22%) Coremetrics
4 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
4 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) iSeries
4 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
4 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 2 (22.22%) Digital Media
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (22.22%) Mobile Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Games
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) Client/Server

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Acceptance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Google Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle iProcurement
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
2 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Games
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Financials Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Functional Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (22.22%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) iSeries
1 2 (22.22%) Digital Media
1 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Release Management
2 2 (22.22%) Scalability Testing
2 2 (22.22%) System Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Supply Chain Management
2 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
2 2 (22.22%) Analytics
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Cash Management
3 1 (11.11%) Logistics
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Endeca
1 2 (22.22%) Google
1 2 (22.22%) Coremetrics
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) webMethods