The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 20 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 7 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.23% 5.17% 3.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.40% 6.82% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate
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£295 £338 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.59% +6.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +4.34%
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 Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
159 132 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 73.27% 75.86% 76.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 76 97
Average daily rate £375 £350 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £130 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £513 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 16
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £24.70 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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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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 -1 1 £300 -11.11%
User Acceptance Testing
South West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Application Packaging
3 3 (20.00%) QA
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (13.33%) People Management
4 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Lync
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (13.33%) Degree
4 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) Dell
4 2 (13.33%) ISEB
4 2 (13.33%) MS Office

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SunGard GMI
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Auditor
4 2 (13.33%) Test Team Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Process Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Tester
5 1 (6.67%) UAT Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (6.67%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) People Management
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Document Management
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) VMware
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (13.33%) Dell
2 1 (6.67%) SunGard