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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 11 15 22
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 24 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 10.48% 7.03% 3.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.29% 9.63% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 7
Average daily rate £250 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -15.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.05% -6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £35.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-42.95% +36.53%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
168 135 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 73.36% 72.97% 67.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 76 101
Average daily rate £401 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £685 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 16
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -7.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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 18 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -6 6 £313 -3.84%
Poole - - - - 1
User Acceptance Testing
South West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 26 (63.41%) DTS
1 26 (63.41%) NHS
1 26 (63.41%) Software Deployment
2 11 (26.83%) Finance
3 7 (17.07%) Test Strategy
3 7 (17.07%) Test Scripting
4 6 (14.63%) Agresso
5 4 (9.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (9.76%) Data Transformation
6 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
6 3 (7.32%) System Testing
6 3 (7.32%) Project Management
6 3 (7.32%) ERP
6 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.32%) Workflow
6 3 (7.32%) Process Management
6 3 (7.32%) Document Management
7 2 (4.88%) Migration
7 2 (4.88%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.88%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (2.44%) Change Control
8 1 (2.44%) Capita
8 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (2.44%) Wholesale Banking
8 1 (2.44%) JIRA
8 1 (2.44%) Resource Management
8 1 (2.44%) QA
8 1 (2.44%) SAP FI-GL

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Agresso
2 1 (2.44%) SAP FI-GL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (63.41%) DTS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Wholesale Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) Front Office
2 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.44%) Banking
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Analyst
2 16 (39.02%) Configuration Analyst
3 8 (19.51%) Product Specialist
4 6 (14.63%) Test Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Test Leader
5 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Configuration Specialist
7 1 (2.44%) UAT Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) UAT Test Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Tester
7 1 (2.44%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) UAT Tester
7 1 (2.44%) SAP Business Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Contracts Manager
Miscellaneous
1 26 (63.41%) NHS
2 1 (2.44%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) Software Deployment
2 7 (17.07%) Test Strategy
2 7 (17.07%) Test Scripting
3 4 (9.76%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (9.76%) Data Transformation
4 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
4 3 (7.32%) System Testing
4 3 (7.32%) Project Management
4 3 (7.32%) ERP
4 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
4 3 (7.32%) Workflow
4 3 (7.32%) Process Management
4 3 (7.32%) Document Management
5 2 (4.88%) Migration
5 2 (4.88%) Risk Management
5 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.88%) Business Analysis
5 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (2.44%) Change Control
6 1 (2.44%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (2.44%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.44%) Capita
1 1 (2.44%) SAP
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
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