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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 42 41 33
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 26 32 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.96% 3.50% 3.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.90% 4.46% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 17
Average daily rate
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£392 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.46% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £249 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £329
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+23.45% -45.27%
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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
667 718 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 75.97% 78.47% 68.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 489 278
Average daily rate £388 £373 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.02% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 27 12
Average hourly rate £37.04 £25.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.16% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.05 £17.10 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (36.36%) QA
3 13 (29.55%) Test Scripting
4 11 (25.00%) Finance
4 11 (25.00%) CRM
5 10 (22.73%) JIRA
5 10 (22.73%) User Experience
6 9 (20.45%) Regression Testing
7 7 (15.91%) Project Management
7 7 (15.91%) SAP
8 6 (13.64%) .NET
8 6 (13.64%) Scrum
8 6 (13.64%) Business Analysis
8 6 (13.64%) User Stories
9 5 (11.36%) Software Testing
9 5 (11.36%) Marketing
9 5 (11.36%) Selenium
9 5 (11.36%) Integration Testing
9 5 (11.36%) Test Management
9 5 (11.36%) Test Automation
9 5 (11.36%) Waterfall
9 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
9 5 (11.36%) C#
9 5 (11.36%) MS Office
9 5 (11.36%) Web Services
9 5 (11.36%) SQL
10 4 (9.09%) B2B
10 4 (9.09%) Oracle
10 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (9.09%) HP Quality Center

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.27%) SAS
1 1 (2.27%) IIS
1 1 (2.27%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Office
2 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) SAP HR
1 2 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.27%) Workday HCM
2 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.27%) SAP HCM
2 1 (2.27%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (2.27%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Base SAS
1 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.27%) DataStage
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.27%) MySQL
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) JIRA
2 5 (11.36%) Selenium
3 3 (6.82%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.27%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Marketing
3 3 (6.82%) Retail
3 3 (6.82%) Legal
4 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.55%) Electronics
4 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Analyst
2 10 (22.73%) Business Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Test Manager
4 6 (13.64%) Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) iOS Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Lead Business Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Change Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Programme Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Test Leader
7 2 (4.55%) Programme Test Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Test Programme Manager
8 1 (2.27%) Senior iOS Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.27%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) .NET
2 5 (11.36%) Web Services
3 1 (2.27%) Ajax
3 1 (2.27%) jQuery
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.27%) HTML5
3 1 (2.27%) HTML
3 1 (2.27%) XHTML
3 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) User Experience
2 3 (6.82%) FMCG
3 2 (4.55%) DTV
4 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.27%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (29.55%) Test Scripting
3 11 (25.00%) CRM
4 9 (20.45%) Regression Testing
5 7 (15.91%) Project Management
6 6 (13.64%) Scrum
6 6 (13.64%) Business Analysis
6 6 (13.64%) User Stories
7 5 (11.36%) Software Testing
7 5 (11.36%) Integration Testing
7 5 (11.36%) Test Management
7 5 (11.36%) Test Automation
7 5 (11.36%) Waterfall
8 4 (9.09%) B2B
8 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.09%) Load Testing
8 4 (9.09%) System Testing
8 4 (9.09%) Time Management
8 4 (9.09%) Automated Testing
8 4 (9.09%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) C#
1 5 (11.36%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) Apple Swift
3 3 (6.82%) Objective-C
4 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.27%) Java
5 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.27%) Perl
5 1 (2.27%) PHP
5 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) ISTQB
1 3 (6.82%) ISEB
2 1 (2.27%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) OCA
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (36.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.27%) Zenoss
2 1 (2.27%) Puppet
2 1 (2.27%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) SAP
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.09%) Oracle
4 3 (6.82%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.27%) Sun
5 1 (2.27%) HP
5 1 (2.27%) Teradata
5 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.27%) PeopleSoft
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol Area
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 27 days ago