The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton 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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 31 24 40
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +16
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 11 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 4.14% 3.33% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.58% 4.65% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £369 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% -26.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -18.18%
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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 Brighton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
197 129 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 74.06% 71.67% 78.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 60 122
Average daily rate £363 £363 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £266 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.89 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

User Acceptance Testing
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 10 (66.67%) C#
1 10 (66.67%) QA
2 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (40.00%) Web Development
3 4 (26.67%) QlikView
3 4 (26.67%) Data Management
3 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) Finance
4 3 (20.00%) Financial Institution
4 3 (20.00%) MS Office
4 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (20.00%) Banking
4 3 (20.00%) Data Quality
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) IVR
6 1 (6.67%) Teradata
6 1 (6.67%) MS Access
6 1 (6.67%) SAS
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) SQL
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (6.67%) Private Banking
6 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (6.67%) Change Control

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 1 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) QlikView
2 1 (6.67%) MS Access
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Financial Institution
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Analyst
2 14 (93.33%) Business Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) QA Tester
3 4 (26.67%) QA Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Tester
4 3 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 6 (40.00%) Web Development
2 4 (26.67%) Data Management
2 4 (26.67%) Business Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (66.67%) QA
2 3 (20.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Teradata