The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 16 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 12 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 9.02% 3.39% 2.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.21% 4.55% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 2
Median daily rate £375 £313 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £223 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £403 £322
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +6.02%
User Acceptance Testing
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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 Bournemouth region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bournemouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
107 88 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 80.45% 74.58% 74.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 50 51
Median daily rate £388 £413 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +13.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £175 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Median hourly rate £23.75 £37.00 £29.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.81% +24.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.35 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.15 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bournemouth region citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Bournemouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Bournemouth region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Bournemouth

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bournemouth region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 7 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (42.86%) System Integration Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Test Strategy
3 5 (35.71%) Regression Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
5 3 (21.43%) iPad
5 3 (21.43%) Document Management
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
6 2 (14.29%) ERP
6 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
6 2 (14.29%) JD Edwards
6 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (14.29%) SWIFT
6 2 (14.29%) Finance
6 2 (14.29%) Collateral Management
7 1 (7.14%) Defect Management
7 1 (7.14%) Migration
7 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
7 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
7 1 (7.14%) Guidewire
7 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.14%) Coaching
7 1 (7.14%) Release Management

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) PVCS
1 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
1 1 (7.14%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Test Leader
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) HR Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Customer Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Environment Manager
4 1 (7.14%) HR Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Messaging Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) UAT Lead
4 1 (7.14%) UAT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) UAT Test Lead
4 1 (7.14%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
1 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) iPad
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) SWIFT
3 1 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) System Integration Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Regression Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Test Strategy
3 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Document Management
4 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Collateral Management
5 2 (14.29%) ERP
5 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (7.14%) Coaching
6 1 (7.14%) Defect Management
6 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
6 1 (7.14%) Release Management
6 1 (7.14%) Test Management
6 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.14%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) JD Edwards
2 1 (7.14%) Guidewire
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle