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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 11 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia 8.11% 8.33% 4.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.71% 11.11% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -5.26%
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
28 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia 75.68% 75.00% 47.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 4
Average daily rate £320 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £413 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 10 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 8 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (43.75%) Test Strategy
3 7 (43.75%) Mentoring
3 7 (43.75%) Data Migration
3 7 (43.75%) Migration
4 6 (37.50%) Banking
4 6 (37.50%) Integration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) ETL
5 2 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
6 1 (6.25%) CRM
6 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) MSTest
6 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MSTest
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Coordinator
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Test Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Test Coordinator
2 4 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 8 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (43.75%) Test Strategy
3 7 (43.75%) Mentoring
3 7 (43.75%) Data Migration
3 7 (43.75%) Migration
4 6 (37.50%) Integration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) ETL
6 1 (6.25%) CRM
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) PeopleSoft