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 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 27 24 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 8 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.20% 4.00% 6.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.21% 5.11% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 9
Average daily rate
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£290 £388 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.16% +21.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £378 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £398 £405
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 Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
190 137 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 76.00% 78.29% 74.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 80 118
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 8 24
Average hourly rate £16.00 £34.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.66 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £43.50
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 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 18 September 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 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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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
Poole - 3 £488 - 1
Bournemouth +3 2 £295 -23.87%
User Acceptance Testing
South West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Business Analysis
2 7 (26.92%) NHS
2 7 (26.92%) DTS
2 7 (26.92%) Software Deployment
3 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
3 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (15.38%) Project Management
4 4 (15.38%) Document Management
4 4 (15.38%) Data Transformation
5 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
5 3 (11.54%) Windows
5 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Application Packaging
5 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
6 2 (7.69%) Banking
6 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
6 2 (7.69%) Time Management
7 1 (3.85%) User Experience
7 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.85%) QA
7 1 (3.85%) Change Management
7 1 (3.85%) AS400
7 1 (3.85%) Middleware
7 1 (3.85%) SunGard
7 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (3.85%) C

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (3.85%) SunGard GMI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) DTS
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Business Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Configuration Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Auditor
5 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Configuration Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Business Process Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Process Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (3.85%) UAT Tester
6 1 (3.85%) UAT Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) UAT Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.85%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) NHS
2 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.85%) AS400
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
1 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
1 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Business Analysis
1 7 (26.92%) Software Deployment
2 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
3 4 (15.38%) Project Management
3 4 (15.38%) Data Transformation
3 4 (15.38%) Document Management
4 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.69%) Time Management
6 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.85%) Change Management
6 1 (3.85%) Migration
6 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) SunGard
1 1 (3.85%) Capita