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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 36 37 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.85% 0.84% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 1.16% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+0.74% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £23.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-41.48% -8.73%
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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
147 173 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 62.82% 72.38% 75.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 100 47
Average daily rate £340 £403 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.52% +19.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 18
Average hourly rate £11.35 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.57% -10.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 2015, 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 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Lync
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) SaaS
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (20.00%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) DB2
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) COBOL
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Degree

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (60.00%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) Rational Functional Tester
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft