The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 19 34 42
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +8
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 34 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.01% 1.09% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.83% 1.60% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 1 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £175 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -56.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £175 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £175 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -5.26%
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
434 188 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 89.48% 68.12% 73.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 90 172
Average daily rate £425 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £215 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 9
Average hourly rate £43.72 £22.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.28% -13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £14.50 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.00 £113.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton 0 23 £425 +142.85% 3
Bedford - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 28 (46.67%) Finance
2 22 (36.67%) Retail
3 20 (33.33%) Oracle
4 19 (31.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (31.67%) Change Management
5 18 (30.00%) SAP
5 18 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (28.33%) PRINCE2
7 16 (26.67%) E-Commerce
7 16 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (23.33%) Waterfall
8 14 (23.33%) Scrum
9 13 (21.67%) Oracle Payables
10 12 (20.00%) Oracle Receivables
10 12 (20.00%) ERP
10 12 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
11 11 (18.33%) Agresso
12 10 (16.67%) SQL
12 10 (16.67%) Business Analysis
12 10 (16.67%) Oracle Assets
13 8 (13.33%) JIRA
14 7 (11.67%) Integration Testing
15 6 (10.00%) Migration
15 6 (10.00%) General Ledger
15 6 (10.00%) Data Integration
15 6 (10.00%) CMS
15 6 (10.00%) MS Visio
16 5 (8.33%) EPoS
16 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
16 5 (8.33%) .NET

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 6 (10.00%) CMS
2 4 (6.67%) SugarCRM
2 4 (6.67%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (1.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.33%) MS Office
2 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.67%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (21.67%) Oracle Payables
2 12 (20.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 12 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
3 11 (18.33%) Agresso
4 10 (16.67%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) JIRA
General
1 28 (46.67%) Finance
2 22 (36.67%) Retail
3 6 (10.00%) General Ledger
4 4 (6.67%) Marketing
5 1 (1.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (70.00%) Analyst
2 33 (55.00%) Business Analyst
3 8 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 6 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) Integration Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (3.33%) Configuration Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (3.33%) Supply Chain Analyst
6 2 (3.33%) Configuration Analyst
6 2 (3.33%) Test Leader
7 1 (1.67%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (1.67%) Senior Digital Project Manager
7 1 (1.67%) Systems Accountant
7 1 (1.67%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (1.67%) Integration Test Analyst
7 1 (1.67%) Integration Analyst
7 1 (1.67%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (1.67%) Transition Manager
7 1 (1.67%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) J2EE
2 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Data Integration
2 5 (8.33%) EPoS
2 5 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.67%) User Experience
4 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.00%) FMCG
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Android
1 5 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.33%) Windows
3 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.67%) Change Management
1 19 (31.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (28.33%) PRINCE2
4 16 (26.67%) E-Commerce
4 16 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (23.33%) Scrum
5 14 (23.33%) Waterfall
6 12 (20.00%) ERP
7 10 (16.67%) Business Analysis
8 7 (11.67%) Integration Testing
9 6 (10.00%) Migration
10 5 (8.33%) CRM
10 5 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (8.33%) Use Case
10 5 (8.33%) Test Scripting
10 5 (8.33%) System Testing
10 5 (8.33%) Android Development
10 5 (8.33%) iOS Development
11 4 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.67%) SQL
2 4 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.67%) VB
3 1 (1.67%) C
3 1 (1.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.67%) ISEB
2 1 (1.67%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) ISO 9001
1 4 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 20 (33.33%) Oracle
2 18 (30.00%) SAP
3 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.67%) IBM
4 4 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (6.67%) Unica
4 4 (6.67%) Neolane
5 1 (1.67%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.67%) Ceridian
5 1 (1.67%) TSYS
5 1 (1.67%) Adobe
5 1 (1.67%) Citrix
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