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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 28 31 29
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 28 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.97% 1.76% 4.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.70% 2.30% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 3 10
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£413 £175 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+135.71% -55.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £175 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £241 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £23.25 £17.38
% change year-on-year
-38.70% +33.81%
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
418 217 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 89.13% 76.41% 74.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 127 183
Average daily rate £425 £338 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 10
Average hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.33% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £17.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.43 £44.00 £103.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -3 21 £419 +139.28% 1
Bedford - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (49.12%) Finance
2 22 (38.60%) Retail
2 22 (38.60%) Oracle
3 20 (35.09%) SAP
4 17 (29.82%) PRINCE2
4 17 (29.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (26.32%) Change Management
5 15 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (26.32%) SQL
5 15 (26.32%) E-Commerce
6 14 (24.56%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (22.81%) Scrum
7 13 (22.81%) Waterfall
8 11 (19.30%) Oracle Payables
8 11 (19.30%) ERP
9 10 (17.54%) Agresso
9 10 (17.54%) Oracle Receivables
9 10 (17.54%) Oracle General Ledger
10 8 (14.04%) .NET
10 8 (14.04%) Oracle Assets
10 8 (14.04%) JIRA
10 8 (14.04%) Test Scripting
11 7 (12.28%) SugarCRM
11 7 (12.28%) Unica
11 7 (12.28%) Integration Testing
11 7 (12.28%) Marketing
11 7 (12.28%) Systems Analysis
11 7 (12.28%) Campaign Management
11 7 (12.28%) Oracle Database
11 7 (12.28%) Neolane

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (12.28%) SugarCRM
2 4 (7.02%) CMS
2 4 (7.02%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (1.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.51%) MS Office
2 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.75%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 11 (19.30%) Oracle Payables
2 10 (17.54%) Agresso
2 10 (17.54%) Oracle Receivables
2 10 (17.54%) Oracle General Ledger
3 8 (14.04%) Oracle Assets
4 3 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) JIRA
General
1 28 (49.12%) Finance
2 22 (38.60%) Retail
3 7 (12.28%) Marketing
4 4 (7.02%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (68.42%) Analyst
2 29 (50.88%) Business Analyst
3 9 (15.79%) Test Analyst
4 8 (14.04%) Project Manager
5 6 (10.53%) Integration Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Test Leader
7 2 (3.51%) Supply Chain Analyst
8 1 (1.75%) Web Manager
8 1 (1.75%) Integration Test Analyst
8 1 (1.75%) Integration Analyst
8 1 (1.75%) Financial Analyst
8 1 (1.75%) IT Business Analyst
8 1 (1.75%) Web Project Manager
8 1 (1.75%) ERP Project Manager
8 1 (1.75%) Senior Digital Project Manager
8 1 (1.75%) Digital Project Manager
8 1 (1.75%) Senior Manager
8 1 (1.75%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.04%) .NET
2 1 (1.75%) XML
2 1 (1.75%) J2EE
2 1 (1.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Mobile App
1 5 (8.77%) EPoS
2 4 (7.02%) Data Integration
3 3 (5.26%) FMCG
3 3 (5.26%) User Experience
3 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) Android
1 5 (8.77%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.51%) Windows
2 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) PRINCE2
1 17 (29.82%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (26.32%) Change Management
2 15 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (26.32%) E-Commerce
3 14 (24.56%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (22.81%) Scrum
4 13 (22.81%) Waterfall
5 11 (19.30%) ERP
6 8 (14.04%) Test Scripting
7 7 (12.28%) Integration Testing
7 7 (12.28%) Systems Analysis
7 7 (12.28%) Campaign Management
7 7 (12.28%) CRM
7 7 (12.28%) ETL
8 6 (10.53%) Business Analysis
9 5 (8.77%) Use Case
9 5 (8.77%) Android Development
9 5 (8.77%) iOS Development
9 5 (8.77%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.32%) SQL
2 7 (12.28%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.75%) VB
3 1 (1.75%) C
3 1 (1.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.75%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (1.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.51%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (38.60%) Oracle
2 20 (35.09%) SAP
3 7 (12.28%) Unica
3 7 (12.28%) Neolane
3 7 (12.28%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (12.28%) IBM
4 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.75%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.75%) Ceridian
5 1 (1.75%) TSYS
5 1 (1.75%) Adobe
5 1 (1.75%) Citrix