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 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 27 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 6 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.62% 4.39% 5.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.47% 6.21% 7.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 5
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£318 £270 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.59% -28.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £180 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £373 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +1.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £23.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +21.05%
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
173 161 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 75.55% 70.61% 78.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 95 105
Average daily rate £375 £350 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £245 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 9
Average hourly rate £42.46 £15.75 £12.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.58% +24.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.95 £11.00 £11.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £19.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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 -4 2 £200 -38.46% 1
Wimborne - 1 - -
User Acceptance Testing
South West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 4 (33.33%) Cognos
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (25.00%) IBM
2 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (16.67%) Solvency II
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 2 (16.67%) Coaching
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Northgate
4 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) Test Management
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (8.33%) Exstream
4 1 (8.33%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (8.33%) ISEB
4 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Process Management
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (8.33%) CRM

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 (8.33%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (8.33%) Exstream
1 1 (8.33%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Receivables
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Test Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Tester
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Cognos Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Cognos Support
3 1 (8.33%) Report Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement Manager
3 1 (8.33%) TM1 Developer
3 1 (8.33%) TM1 Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Support Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Process Management
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cognos
2 3 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Northgate
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle