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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 50 49 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 18 6 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.96% 0.98% 3.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 1.39% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 20
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£325 £388 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.23% +27.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £401 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -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
670 432 634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 72.83% 70.47% 71.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 315 405
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 35
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £13.20 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £45.00 £50.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 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 19 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 20 (42.55%) Test Scripting
2 17 (36.17%) Finance
3 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (14.89%) Automated Testing
5 6 (12.77%) WebDriver
5 6 (12.77%) Maven
5 6 (12.77%) Test Management
5 6 (12.77%) TestNG
5 6 (12.77%) Selenium
5 6 (12.77%) Security Testing
5 6 (12.77%) Project Management
5 6 (12.77%) HTML
5 6 (12.77%) CSS
6 5 (10.64%) SQL
6 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
6 5 (10.64%) Use Case
6 5 (10.64%) Business Analysis
6 5 (10.64%) JIRA
6 5 (10.64%) Retail
6 5 (10.64%) BDD
6 5 (10.64%) User Experience
7 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (8.51%) Test Strategy
7 4 (8.51%) Content Management
7 4 (8.51%) Migration
7 4 (8.51%) Banking
7 4 (8.51%) Product Management
7 4 (8.51%) Workflow
7 4 (8.51%) ISEB

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 (2.13%) IIS
1 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.13%) SAS
1 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.38%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.26%) MS Office
3 1 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) SAP HCM
2 1 (2.13%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
1 1 (2.13%) DHCP
1 1 (2.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.26%) MySQL
3 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (12.77%) WebDriver
1 6 (12.77%) Maven
1 6 (12.77%) TestNG
1 6 (12.77%) Selenium
2 5 (10.64%) JIRA
General
1 17 (36.17%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Retail
3 4 (8.51%) Banking
4 2 (4.26%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Legal
5 1 (2.13%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (57.45%) Analyst
2 18 (38.30%) Business Analyst
3 16 (34.04%) Test Analyst
4 8 (17.02%) Test Leader
5 7 (14.89%) Business Test Analyst
6 6 (12.77%) Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Tester
7 3 (6.38%) UAT Test Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) SAP Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) SAP Business Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) UAT Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) UAT Tester
8 2 (4.26%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Test Manager
8 2 (4.26%) SQL Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) HTML
1 6 (12.77%) CSS
2 2 (4.26%) Sass
2 2 (4.26%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (4.26%) JSON
2 2 (4.26%) jQuery
2 2 (4.26%) Haml
2 2 (4.26%) .NET
3 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Management Information System
1 5 (10.64%) User Experience
2 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Windows
1 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) Test Scripting
2 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (14.89%) Automated Testing
4 6 (12.77%) Test Management
4 6 (12.77%) Security Testing
4 6 (12.77%) Project Management
5 5 (10.64%) Use Case
5 5 (10.64%) Business Analysis
5 5 (10.64%) BDD
6 4 (8.51%) Test Strategy
6 4 (8.51%) Content Management
6 4 (8.51%) Migration
6 4 (8.51%) Product Management
6 4 (8.51%) Workflow
7 3 (6.38%) BPMN
8 2 (4.26%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 2 (4.26%) Web Development
8 2 (4.26%) TDD
8 2 (4.26%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) SQL
2 3 (6.38%) PHP
3 2 (4.26%) Ruby
3 2 (4.26%) C#
3 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.13%) Java
4 1 (2.13%) VBA
4 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.13%) X++
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) ISEB
2 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.13%) MCP
3 1 (2.13%) MCSE
3 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.13%) SCCM
1 1 (2.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
1 3 (6.38%) SAP
2 2 (4.26%) HP
3 1 (2.13%) Cisco
3 1 (2.13%) VMware
Bristol
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Rate: £310 per day
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