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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 52 48 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 20 8 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.12% 1.23% 4.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.85% 1.74% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 21
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.23% +41.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £401 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -5.26%
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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 Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
701 461 623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 74.18% 71.14% 70.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 344 390
Average daily rate £380 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £258 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 37
Average hourly rate £23.75 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.30 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £50.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 22 (47.83%) Test Scripting
2 17 (36.96%) Finance
3 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (15.22%) Automated Testing
4 7 (15.22%) SQL
5 6 (13.04%) ISEB
5 6 (13.04%) Management Information System
5 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (13.04%) Selenium
5 6 (13.04%) TestNG
5 6 (13.04%) WebDriver
5 6 (13.04%) Security Testing
5 6 (13.04%) Maven
5 6 (13.04%) Test Management
6 5 (10.87%) BDD
6 5 (10.87%) JIRA
6 5 (10.87%) Banking
6 5 (10.87%) Retail
6 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
6 5 (10.87%) HTML
6 5 (10.87%) CSS
7 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
7 4 (8.70%) .NET
7 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
7 4 (8.70%) Migration
7 4 (8.70%) Use Case
7 4 (8.70%) Test Strategy
7 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
8 3 (6.52%) BPMN
8 3 (6.52%) Spreadsheet

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (2.17%) IIS
1 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.17%) SAS
1 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.52%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP HCM
2 1 (2.17%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) DHCP
1 1 (2.17%) DNS
1 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.35%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Maven
1 6 (13.04%) Selenium
1 6 (13.04%) TestNG
1 6 (13.04%) WebDriver
2 5 (10.87%) JIRA
General
1 17 (36.96%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Banking
2 5 (10.87%) Retail
3 2 (4.35%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Analyst
2 16 (34.78%) Test Analyst
3 15 (32.61%) Business Analyst
4 8 (17.39%) Test Leader
5 7 (15.22%) Business Test Analyst
6 6 (13.04%) Developer
7 5 (10.87%) Tester
8 3 (6.52%) SAP Business Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) SAP Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) UAT Test Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) UAT Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Test Manager
9 2 (4.35%) UAT Tester
9 2 (4.35%) SQL Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
9 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
10 1 (2.17%) Data Analyst
10 1 (2.17%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) HTML
1 5 (10.87%) CSS
2 4 (8.70%) .NET
3 3 (6.52%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.35%) JSON
4 2 (4.35%) jQuery
4 2 (4.35%) Haml
4 2 (4.35%) Sass
4 2 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.35%) E-Learning
2 2 (4.35%) User Experience
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
1 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Test Scripting
2 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.22%) Automated Testing
4 6 (13.04%) Security Testing
4 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (13.04%) Test Management
5 5 (10.87%) BDD
6 4 (8.70%) Test Strategy
6 4 (8.70%) Use Case
6 4 (8.70%) Migration
7 3 (6.52%) Project Management
7 3 (6.52%) Regression Testing
7 3 (6.52%) BPMN
7 3 (6.52%) Test Planning
8 2 (4.35%) OO
8 2 (4.35%) Information Security
8 2 (4.35%) TDD
8 2 (4.35%) Web Development
8 2 (4.35%) Software Testing
8 2 (4.35%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) SQL
2 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.52%) PHP
4 2 (4.35%) C#
4 2 (4.35%) Ruby
5 1 (2.17%) X++
5 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.17%) VBA
5 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) ISEB
2 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.17%) MCP
4 1 (2.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) SCCM
1 1 (2.17%) SCOM
1 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) SAP
3 2 (4.35%) HP
3 2 (4.35%) Open Text
4 1 (2.17%) VMware
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco
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