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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 42 29 18
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -11
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 10 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.42% 2.21% 6.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 2.99% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 12
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£425 £216 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+96.53% -44.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £183 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £249 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £29.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-51.72% +26.08%
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
340 201 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 82.32% 73.90% 70.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 127 125
Average daily rate £450 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -49.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -8 10 £425 -
Bedford - - - -
Dunstable - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 21 (48.84%) Finance
2 17 (39.53%) Retail
2 17 (39.53%) Oracle
3 16 (37.21%) SAP
4 15 (34.88%) SQL
5 14 (32.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (30.23%) Scrum
6 13 (30.23%) PRINCE2
7 12 (27.91%) Waterfall
8 11 (25.58%) Change Management
9 9 (20.93%) E-Commerce
9 9 (20.93%) ERP
9 9 (20.93%) Agresso
10 8 (18.60%) IBM
10 8 (18.60%) .NET
11 7 (16.28%) Systems Analysis
11 7 (16.28%) Marketing
11 7 (16.28%) PL/SQL
11 7 (16.28%) CRM
11 7 (16.28%) ETL
11 7 (16.28%) ISO 9001
11 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (16.28%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (16.28%) Oracle General Ledger
11 7 (16.28%) SugarCRM
11 7 (16.28%) Unica
11 7 (16.28%) Test Scripting
11 7 (16.28%) Campaign Management
11 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (16.28%) SugarCRM
2 1 (2.33%) Confluence
2 1 (2.33%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (2.33%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.33%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 9 (20.93%) Agresso
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle General Ledger
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle Payables
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle Receivables
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) JIRA
General
1 21 (48.84%) Finance
2 17 (39.53%) Retail
3 7 (16.28%) Marketing
4 2 (4.65%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 32 (74.42%) Analyst
2 23 (53.49%) Business Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Test Analyst
4 7 (16.28%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Supply Chain Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) TM1 Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Digital Project Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Integration Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Integration Test Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Web Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Web Project Manager
7 1 (2.33%) ERP Project Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Support Specialist
7 1 (2.33%) Integration Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) .NET
2 2 (4.65%) HTML
3 1 (2.33%) J2EE
3 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Data Integration
1 3 (6.98%) FMCG
1 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) User Experience
3 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) EPoS
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Android
1 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
1 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Stakeholder Management
1 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.23%) Scrum
2 13 (30.23%) PRINCE2
3 12 (27.91%) Waterfall
4 11 (25.58%) Change Management
5 9 (20.93%) E-Commerce
5 9 (20.93%) ERP
6 7 (16.28%) Systems Analysis
6 7 (16.28%) CRM
6 7 (16.28%) ETL
6 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (16.28%) Test Scripting
6 7 (16.28%) Campaign Management
7 6 (13.95%) Use Case
8 5 (11.63%) Business Analysis
9 4 (9.30%) System Testing
10 3 (6.98%) Demand Forecasting
10 3 (6.98%) BPR
10 3 (6.98%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) SQL
2 7 (16.28%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.33%) C
3 1 (2.33%) C++
3 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.33%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Oracle
2 16 (37.21%) SAP
3 8 (18.60%) IBM
4 7 (16.28%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (16.28%) Unica
4 7 (16.28%) Neolane
5 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.33%) Ceridian
6 1 (2.33%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.33%) Adobe