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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 55 50 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -16
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 19 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.22% 2.00% 3.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% 2.55% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 19
Average daily rate
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£355 £378 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.96% +25.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £469 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
-2.89% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.19 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-15.04% -36.75%
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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
650 666 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 76.02% 78.35% 70.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 462 294
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 14
Average hourly rate £41.00 £25.00 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.00% +80.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.44 £32.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (38.24%) Finance
3 12 (35.29%) Test Scripting
4 11 (32.35%) QA
5 8 (23.53%) Regression Testing
5 8 (23.53%) CRM
5 8 (23.53%) JIRA
6 7 (20.59%) Software Testing
6 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
6 7 (20.59%) Project Management
7 6 (17.65%) SQL
7 6 (17.65%) User Experience
8 5 (14.71%) Waterfall
8 5 (14.71%) Use Case
8 5 (14.71%) MS Office
8 5 (14.71%) ISEB
8 5 (14.71%) Scrum
8 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
9 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
9 4 (11.76%) Integration Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Test Management
9 4 (11.76%) System Testing
9 4 (11.76%) Time Management
9 4 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (8.82%) Test Planning
10 3 (8.82%) Test Strategy
10 3 (8.82%) User Stories
10 3 (8.82%) ISTQB
10 3 (8.82%) SAP

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 2 (5.88%) SAS
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.94%) Confluence
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Office
2 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Workday HCM
1 1 (2.94%) SAP HCM
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.94%) SAP HR
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Payroll
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Base SAS
1 1 (2.94%) DataStage
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) JIRA
2 2 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.94%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Legal
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.88%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Electronics
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Analyst
2 10 (29.41%) Business Analyst
3 9 (26.47%) Test Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Test Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Change Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Tester
6 2 (5.88%) Programme Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Programme Test Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.88%) Test Programme Manager
6 2 (5.88%) QA Leader
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.94%) CRM Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Business Data Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) CSS
1 3 (8.82%) HTML
1 3 (8.82%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.94%) HTML5
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.94%) jQuery
3 1 (2.94%) Web Services
3 1 (2.94%) XHTML
3 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.94%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) User Experience
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.94%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) Test Scripting
3 8 (23.53%) Regression Testing
3 8 (23.53%) CRM
4 7 (20.59%) Software Testing
4 7 (20.59%) Project Management
5 5 (14.71%) Waterfall
5 5 (14.71%) Use Case
5 5 (14.71%) Scrum
5 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
6 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.76%) Integration Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Test Management
6 4 (11.76%) System Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Time Management
7 3 (8.82%) Test Planning
7 3 (8.82%) Test Strategy
7 3 (8.82%) User Stories
8 2 (5.88%) Automated Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) ISEB
2 3 (8.82%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) OCA
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (32.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) SAP
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) Open Text
4 1 (2.94%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.94%) Teradata