The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dunstable 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 8 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dunstable 3.85% 14.29% 3.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.35% 17.65% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £355 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +115.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £17.75 £17.58
% change year-on-year
+23.94% +0.96%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Dunstable region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dunstable
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
23 17 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dunstable 88.46% 80.95% 59.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 23
Average daily rate £250 £493 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.23% +51.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £340 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Dunstable

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Dunstable

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dunstable 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 6 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Change Management
2 4 (50.00%) Mercator
3 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) ISEB
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) IBM Notes
4 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (25.00%) Lotus
4 2 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) WFM
4 2 (25.00%) Test Management
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Ceridian
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Master Data Management
5 1 (12.50%) Demand Forecasting
5 1 (12.50%) Logistics
5 1 (12.50%) SaaS
5 1 (12.50%) RedPrairie

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dunstable 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 (25.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe Captivate
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Business Analyst
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (50.00%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) WFM
4 2 (25.00%) Test Management
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Master Data Management
5 1 (12.50%) Demand Forecasting
5 1 (12.50%) Logistics
5 1 (12.50%) Revenue Management
5 1 (12.50%) Market Research
5 1 (12.50%) Data Entry
5 1 (12.50%) Data Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Mercator
2 2 (25.00%) Lotus
2 2 (25.00%) Ceridian
3 1 (12.50%) RedPrairie
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) JDA
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe