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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 29 30 46
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +16
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 4 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.84% 2.69% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 3.70% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +35.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £21.94 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-13.84% -40.70%
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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
161 162 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 74.19% 72.65% 76.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 97 116
Average daily rate £400 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 12
Average hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 5 May 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 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) JAXB
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Ant
3 2 (33.33%) JUnit
3 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Gerrit
3 2 (33.33%) Gherkin
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Ajax
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Xcelsius
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
1 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) Ant
2 2 (33.33%) JUnit
2 2 (33.33%) Gerrit
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (16.67%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Automation Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Business Objects Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) JAXB
2 2 (33.33%) Gherkin
2 2 (33.33%) Ajax
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Information Management
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) RAD
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (16.67%) COBOL
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Business Objects