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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 12 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 3.66% 4.29% 3.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.84% 5.56% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£415 £381 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.85% +17.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £344
% change year-on-year
-0.73% -1.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £23.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-41.48% -8.73%
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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
62 54 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 75.61% 77.14% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 35 31
Average daily rate £418 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £148 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Average hourly rate £26.00 £29.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.60% -20.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £22.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Bournemouth region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 14 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth 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 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth 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.

General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Document Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center