The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon 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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 42 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 6 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 1.81% - 4.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% - 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 6
Average daily rate
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£300 - £310
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 - £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £314 - £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+52.77% -5.26%
User Acceptance Testing
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 Devon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
250 129 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 75.30% 75.44% 76.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 83 57
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £187 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 23
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.23 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +1.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £11.00 £14.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £42.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Devon region.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Devon

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Devon region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Devon region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter - 6 £300 -
Barnstaple - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
South West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) Requirements Management
2 4 (57.14%) Marketing
2 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) Legal
2 4 (57.14%) Test Planning
3 3 (42.86%) Line Management
3 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) WinForms
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) XHTML
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) Time Management
5 1 (14.29%) V-Model
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (14.29%) Java

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
1 4 (57.14%) Legal
1 4 (57.14%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Business Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) XML
1 2 (28.57%) XHTML
1 2 (28.57%) WinForms
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Requirements Management
1 4 (57.14%) Test Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Line Management
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) V-Model
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
4 1 (14.29%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
1 1 (14.29%) Siebel
1 1 (14.29%) JD Edwards