The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Anglia 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 8 8 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia 12.12% 4.55% 8.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.81% 5.88% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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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 £14.25 £21.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-32.94% +11.84%
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East Anglia region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Anglia
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
27 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia 81.82% 77.27% 52.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 4
Average daily rate £340 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in East Anglia

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in East Anglia

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in East Anglia

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in East Anglia

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in East Anglia

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the East Anglia region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in East Anglia

User Acceptance Testing
Top 20 Related IT Skills in East Anglia

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Anglia 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 12 (70.59%) Software Testing
2 9 (52.94%) Finance
3 7 (41.18%) Migration
3 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) Data Migration
3 7 (41.18%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (41.18%) Test Strategy
3 7 (41.18%) Mentoring
4 5 (29.41%) Integration Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Banking
5 3 (17.65%) MSTest
5 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
5 3 (17.65%) Manual Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
5 3 (17.65%) CRM
6 2 (11.76%) ETL
6 2 (11.76%) PeopleSoft

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in East Anglia by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Anglia 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 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MSTest
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
1 8 (47.06%) Test Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Test Coordinator
2 5 (29.41%) Coordinator
3 4 (23.53%) Test Leader
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Test Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Software Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Migration
2 7 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (41.18%) Data Migration
2 7 (41.18%) Test Strategy
2 7 (41.18%) Mentoring
3 5 (29.41%) Integration Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
4 3 (17.65%) Manual Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) CRM
5 2 (11.76%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) PeopleSoft