The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 46 47 52
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 25 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.88% 0.82% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.91% 1.15% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 15
Average daily rate
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£315 £380 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.10% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £293 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +1.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.27% -5.26%
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South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
639 436 651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 73.53% 71.24% 73.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 310 421
Average daily rate £375 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 39
Average hourly rate £20.00 £38.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.05% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £13.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 26 (45.61%) Test Scripting
2 18 (31.58%) Finance
3 17 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (26.32%) Automated Testing
5 13 (22.81%) Security Testing
5 13 (22.81%) Selenium
5 13 (22.81%) Maven
5 13 (22.81%) TestNG
5 13 (22.81%) WebDriver
6 10 (17.54%) BDD
7 9 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (15.79%) JIRA
8 8 (14.04%) ISEB
9 7 (12.28%) Test Management
10 6 (10.53%) Business Analysis
10 6 (10.53%) Project Management
10 6 (10.53%) HTML
10 6 (10.53%) CSS
11 5 (8.77%) SQL
11 5 (8.77%) Management Information System
11 5 (8.77%) Retail
11 5 (8.77%) Use Case
12 4 (7.02%) Product Management
12 4 (7.02%) Migration
12 4 (7.02%) Banking
12 4 (7.02%) Content Management
12 4 (7.02%) Workflow
12 4 (7.02%) PHP
12 4 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (7.02%) MS Visio

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.51%) MS Office
4 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.75%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) DHCP
1 1 (1.75%) DNS
1 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (5.26%) MySQL
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.51%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (22.81%) Selenium
1 13 (22.81%) Maven
1 13 (22.81%) TestNG
1 13 (22.81%) WebDriver
2 9 (15.79%) JIRA
General
1 18 (31.58%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Retail
3 4 (7.02%) Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Legal
5 1 (1.75%) Back Office
5 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.75%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (50.88%) Analyst
2 18 (31.58%) Business Analyst
3 17 (29.82%) Test Analyst
4 10 (17.54%) Tester
5 9 (15.79%) Test Leader
6 8 (14.04%) UAT Tester
7 7 (12.28%) Business Test Analyst
8 6 (10.53%) Developer
9 4 (7.02%) UAT Analyst
9 4 (7.02%) Agile Business Analyst
10 3 (5.26%) Test Manager
10 3 (5.26%) SAP Business Analyst
10 3 (5.26%) UAT Test Analyst
10 3 (5.26%) SAP Analyst
11 2 (3.51%) Agile Test Analyst
11 2 (3.51%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 2 (3.51%) SQL Developer
11 2 (3.51%) Senior Developer
11 2 (3.51%) Project Manager
11 2 (3.51%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) HTML
1 6 (10.53%) CSS
2 2 (3.51%) jQuery
2 2 (3.51%) JSON
2 2 (3.51%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (3.51%) .NET
2 2 (3.51%) Haml
2 2 (3.51%) Sass
3 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (1.75%) J2EE
3 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.75%) LAMP
3 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.51%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (1.75%) Windows
1 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (45.61%) Test Scripting
2 17 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (26.32%) Automated Testing
4 13 (22.81%) Security Testing
5 10 (17.54%) BDD
6 9 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (12.28%) Test Management
8 6 (10.53%) Business Analysis
8 6 (10.53%) Project Management
9 5 (8.77%) Use Case
10 4 (7.02%) Product Management
10 4 (7.02%) Migration
10 4 (7.02%) Content Management
10 4 (7.02%) Workflow
10 4 (7.02%) Test Strategy
11 3 (5.26%) Waterfall
11 3 (5.26%) TDD
11 3 (5.26%) BPMN
12 2 (3.51%) Web Development
12 2 (3.51%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.77%) SQL
2 4 (7.02%) PHP
3 2 (3.51%) Ruby
3 2 (3.51%) C#
3 2 (3.51%) Java
3 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.75%) VBA
4 1 (1.75%) X++
4 1 (1.75%) Scala
4 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (14.04%) ISEB
2 3 (5.26%) ISTQB
2 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.75%) MCSE
4 1 (1.75%) MCP
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.75%) XenServer
1 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) SCCM
1 1 (1.75%) SCOM
1 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
1 3 (5.26%) SAP
2 2 (3.51%) HP
3 1 (1.75%) Cisco
3 1 (1.75%) VMware
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