The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 Dunstable 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 9 7 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dunstable 3.23% 18.18% 3.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 22.22% 5.56%
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 £336 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Dunstable
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
28 9 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dunstable 90.32% 81.82% 65.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 25
Average daily rate £410 £650 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.92% +96.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £355 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
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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 30 July 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 11 (84.62%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (53.85%) Change Management
3 6 (46.15%) Retail
3 6 (46.15%) Finance
4 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
4 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (30.77%) Windows
5 4 (30.77%) IBM Notes
5 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
5 4 (30.77%) Mercator
5 4 (30.77%) ISEB
5 4 (30.77%) Lotus
5 4 (30.77%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (30.77%) Migration
5 4 (30.77%) Supplier Management
5 4 (30.77%) Test Management
5 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
5 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
5 4 (30.77%) SaaS
5 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
6 3 (23.08%) Master Data Management
6 3 (23.08%) Market Research
6 3 (23.08%) Fat Client
6 3 (23.08%) Demand Forecasting
6 3 (23.08%) Logistics
6 3 (23.08%) Data Management
6 3 (23.08%) Thin Client
6 3 (23.08%) Citrix
6 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
7 2 (15.38%) MS Excel

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (30.77%) IBM Notes
1 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (46.15%) Retail
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Business Analyst
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Test Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Supply Chain Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Procurement Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 3 (23.08%) Fat Client
2 3 (23.08%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
1 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (53.85%) Change Management
3 5 (38.46%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (30.77%) Migration
4 4 (30.77%) Supplier Management
4 4 (30.77%) Test Management
4 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
4 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
5 3 (23.08%) Master Data Management
5 3 (23.08%) Market Research
5 3 (23.08%) Demand Forecasting
5 3 (23.08%) Logistics
5 3 (23.08%) Data Management
5 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
6 2 (15.38%) Validation
6 2 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) WFM
7 1 (7.69%) Revenue Management
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ISEB
1 4 (30.77%) ISEB Practitioner
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Mercator
1 4 (30.77%) Lotus
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) Ceridian
4 1 (7.69%) RedPrairie
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Adobe
4 1 (7.69%) JDA