The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bolton 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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 10 - 9
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 3.85% - 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.35% - 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £290 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £18.00 £22.38
% change year-on-year
+15.27% -19.55%
User Acceptance Testing
Manchester

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
23 10 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 88.46% 66.67% 86.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 6
Average daily rate £325 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £388 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £18.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +131.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

User Acceptance Testing
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle