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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 2 - 1
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 13 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia 61.90% - 38.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 76.47% - 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+0.74% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £27.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-49.07% +14.89%
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
17 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia 80.95% 77.78% 84.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 4
Average daily rate £300 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 18 Related IT Skills in East Anglia

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) Manual Testing
3 10 (62.50%) .NET
3 10 (62.50%) Visual Studio
4 8 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (37.50%) CRM
6 4 (25.00%) Finance
7 3 (18.75%) MSTest
7 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
7 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 3 (18.75%) HP
7 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Test Management
7 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Visual Studio
2 3 (18.75%) MSTest
2 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Test Leader
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Test Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Test Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) Manual Testing
3 8 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (37.50%) CRM
5 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Test Management
5 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 3 (18.75%) HP