The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bristol region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 42 45 49
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 28 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.54% 0.94% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.67% 1.30% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 5 13
Average daily rate
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£300 £396 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% +27.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £476 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £337 £348
% change year-on-year
+3.93% -3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -24.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
600 386 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 75.76% 72.56% 72.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 260 385
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 12 33
Average hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.57% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £13.90 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
User Acceptance Testing
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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 28 July 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 28 July 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 29 (46.77%) Test Scripting
2 21 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (30.65%) Finance
4 17 (27.42%) Automated Testing
5 13 (20.97%) Security Testing
5 13 (20.97%) Selenium
5 13 (20.97%) Maven
5 13 (20.97%) TestNG
5 13 (20.97%) WebDriver
6 12 (19.35%) JIRA
7 11 (17.74%) ISEB
8 10 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (16.13%) BDD
9 8 (12.90%) Test Management
10 7 (11.29%) Business Analysis
10 7 (11.29%) SQL
11 6 (9.68%) HTML
11 6 (9.68%) CSS
11 6 (9.68%) Project Management
11 6 (9.68%) Management Information System
12 5 (8.06%) Use Case
12 5 (8.06%) Banking
12 5 (8.06%) Retail
13 4 (6.45%) Content Management
13 4 (6.45%) ISTQB
13 4 (6.45%) MS Visio
13 4 (6.45%) Workflow
13 4 (6.45%) Migration
13 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
13 4 (6.45%) Data Warehouse

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (1.61%) IIS
1 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
1 4 (6.45%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.23%) MS Office
3 1 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.23%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.61%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) DHCP
1 1 (1.61%) DNS
1 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.84%) MySQL
2 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.23%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (20.97%) Maven
1 13 (20.97%) Selenium
1 13 (20.97%) TestNG
1 13 (20.97%) WebDriver
2 12 (19.35%) JIRA
3 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.61%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.61%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.61%) SoapUI
General
1 19 (30.65%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Banking
2 5 (8.06%) Retail
3 2 (3.23%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Legal
4 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 34 (54.84%) Analyst
2 21 (33.87%) Business Analyst
3 17 (27.42%) Test Analyst
4 10 (16.13%) Tester
4 10 (16.13%) Test Leader
5 9 (14.52%) UAT Tester
6 7 (11.29%) Business Test Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) UAT Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Agile Business Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) Test Manager
9 3 (4.84%) SAP Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) UAT Test Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) SAP Business Analyst
10 2 (3.23%) Project Manager
10 2 (3.23%) Systems Analyst
10 2 (3.23%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.68%) HTML
1 6 (9.68%) CSS
2 2 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (3.23%) .NET
2 2 (3.23%) JSON
2 2 (3.23%) jQuery
2 2 (3.23%) Haml
2 2 (3.23%) Sass
3 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (1.61%) J2EE
3 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.61%) XML
3 1 (1.61%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.23%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.61%) Windows
1 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.77%) Test Scripting
2 21 (33.87%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (27.42%) Automated Testing
4 13 (20.97%) Security Testing
5 10 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (16.13%) BDD
6 8 (12.90%) Test Management
7 7 (11.29%) Business Analysis
8 6 (9.68%) Project Management
9 5 (8.06%) Use Case
10 4 (6.45%) Content Management
10 4 (6.45%) Workflow
10 4 (6.45%) Migration
10 4 (6.45%) Product Management
10 4 (6.45%) Test Strategy
10 4 (6.45%) Waterfall
11 3 (4.84%) BPMN
11 3 (4.84%) TDD
11 3 (4.84%) Software Testing
12 2 (3.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.29%) SQL
2 3 (4.84%) PHP
3 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.23%) C#
3 2 (3.23%) VBA
3 2 (3.23%) Ruby
4 1 (1.61%) X++
4 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.61%) Scala
4 1 (1.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (17.74%) ISEB
2 4 (6.45%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) BC Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) Degree
5 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) MCP
5 1 (1.61%) MCSE
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.61%) MBA
5 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.61%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.61%) SCCM
2 1 (1.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (4.84%) SAP
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
1 3 (4.84%) HP
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (1.61%) VMware
3 1 (1.61%) Cisco
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