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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 45 46 46
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 30 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.24% 2.78% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.27% 3.70% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 7
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£310 £308 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.81% -19.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £400 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +20.00%
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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
703 649 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 75.84% 75.20% 72.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 461 319
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £514 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 11
Average hourly rate £41.00 £20.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.00% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £15.70 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £33.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015, 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 19 (33.93%) Finance
2 17 (30.36%) Test Scripting
3 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (19.64%) SAP
4 11 (19.64%) User Experience
5 10 (17.86%) SDLC
6 9 (16.07%) Marketing
7 8 (14.29%) Data Analysis
7 8 (14.29%) QA
7 8 (14.29%) Regression Testing
7 8 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (14.29%) SQL
7 8 (14.29%) .NET
8 7 (12.50%) Test Management
9 6 (10.71%) Test Automation
9 6 (10.71%) Axure RP
9 6 (10.71%) Cucumber
9 6 (10.71%) Tableau
9 6 (10.71%) Analytics
9 6 (10.71%) Selenium
9 6 (10.71%) Google Analytics
9 6 (10.71%) Load Testing
9 6 (10.71%) Integration Testing
9 6 (10.71%) Automated Testing
9 6 (10.71%) Google
9 6 (10.71%) JIRA
9 6 (10.71%) CRM
9 6 (10.71%) ISEB
9 6 (10.71%) Banking
9 6 (10.71%) Automation Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (1.79%) IIS
1 1 (1.79%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) SAP HR
1 2 (3.57%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.79%) Maximo
2 1 (1.79%) SAP PM
2 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.79%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.79%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Google Analytics
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) JIRA
1 6 (10.71%) Selenium
1 6 (10.71%) Axure RP
1 6 (10.71%) Cucumber
2 4 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (33.93%) Finance
2 9 (16.07%) Marketing
3 6 (10.71%) Banking
4 5 (8.93%) Retail
5 1 (1.79%) Local Government
5 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.79%) Electronics
5 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (46.43%) Analyst
2 17 (30.36%) Test Analyst
3 10 (17.86%) Business Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Consultant
4 6 (10.71%) SAP Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) iOS Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Test Manager
5 5 (8.93%) Senior Test Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Developer
6 4 (7.14%) SAP Business Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Test Leader
6 4 (7.14%) User Experience Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) SAP Test Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Tester
8 2 (3.57%) Banking Business Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Lead Business Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Performance Consultant
9 1 (1.79%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 1 (1.79%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) .NET
2 5 (8.93%) Web Services
3 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.57%) CSS
3 2 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) User Experience
2 3 (5.36%) FMCG
3 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) Statistics
4 1 (1.79%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.79%) NHS
4 1 (1.79%) DTV
4 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.79%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Test Scripting
2 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (17.86%) SDLC
4 8 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 8 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 7 (12.50%) Test Management
6 6 (10.71%) Test Automation
6 6 (10.71%) Load Testing
6 6 (10.71%) Integration Testing
6 6 (10.71%) CRM
6 6 (10.71%) Automated Testing
6 6 (10.71%) Analytics
6 6 (10.71%) Automation Testing
7 5 (8.93%) iOS Development
7 5 (8.93%) System Integration Testing
7 5 (8.93%) B2B
7 5 (8.93%) Software Testing
8 4 (7.14%) Unit Testing
8 4 (7.14%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.29%) SQL
2 5 (8.93%) C#
2 5 (8.93%) Apple Swift
3 3 (5.36%) Objective-C
4 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.79%) Perl
5 1 (1.79%) PHP
5 1 (1.79%) Java
5 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) ISEB
2 5 (8.93%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.79%) Puppet
2 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.79%) Nagios
2 1 (1.79%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) SAP
2 6 (10.71%) Google
2 6 (10.71%) Tableau
3 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.14%) HP
4 4 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.57%) OpenText
5 2 (3.57%) Oracle
6 1 (1.79%) Teradata
6 1 (1.79%) Citrix
6 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.79%) Sun