The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 31 28 36
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 4 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.79% 1.90% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 2.74% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £360 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £24.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-43.75% -26.15%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
149 146 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 66.82% 69.52% 73.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 93 78
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 20
Average hourly rate £34.00 £12.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+183.33% -69.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 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 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Lync
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) SaaS
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Cucumber

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (50.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (33.33%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) Rational Functional Tester
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (16.67%) VMware