The first table below looks at the demand for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset 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 25 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 Dorset 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 18 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 11 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 4.98% 5.42% 7.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.33% 6.91% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 17
Average daily rate
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£250 £376 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.42% +17.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £375 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £415 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £345
% change year-on-year
+4.32% -2.75%
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
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
150 188 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 67.87% 78.33% 73.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 110 129
Average daily rate £350 £376 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.79% +0.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 15
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.66 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.38% -68.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £11.48 £23.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £20.90 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
User Acceptance Testing
South West

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Bournemouth +7 4 £325 -13.44%
Poole +5 2 £425 -
Weymouth - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
South West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 18 (52.94%) DTS
1 18 (52.94%) NHS
1 18 (52.94%) Software Deployment
2 9 (26.47%) Finance
3 6 (17.65%) Business Analysis
4 4 (11.76%) Test Scripting
4 4 (11.76%) Project Management
4 4 (11.76%) Data Transformation
5 3 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (8.82%) Application Packaging
5 3 (8.82%) Windows
5 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.82%) Windows XP
5 3 (8.82%) Document Management
6 2 (5.88%) Investment Banking
6 2 (5.88%) Banking
6 2 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (5.88%) Time Management
7 1 (2.94%) QA
7 1 (2.94%) Change Management
7 1 (2.94%) AS400
7 1 (2.94%) Migration
7 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.94%) C
7 1 (2.94%) SQL
7 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.94%) SunGard
7 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.94%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.94%) Capita

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SunGard GMI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (52.94%) DTS
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Analyst
2 12 (35.29%) Configuration Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Business Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Product Specialist
5 3 (8.82%) Auditor
6 2 (5.88%) Configuration Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Business Process Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Process Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Contracts Manager
7 1 (2.94%) UAT Tester
7 1 (2.94%) UAT Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Lead Business Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (52.94%) NHS
2 1 (2.94%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
1 3 (8.82%) Windows XP
1 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Software Deployment
2 6 (17.65%) Business Analysis
3 4 (11.76%) Test Scripting
3 4 (11.76%) Project Management
3 4 (11.76%) Data Transformation
4 3 (8.82%) Document Management
4 3 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Time Management
6 1 (2.94%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.94%) Change Management
6 1 (2.94%) Migration
6 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) C
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) SunGard
1 1 (2.94%) Capita