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 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 10 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia 12.12% 8.70% 4.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.00% 12.50% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +1.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.27% -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
25 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia 75.76% 69.57% 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 3
Average daily rate £320 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £383 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
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 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 28 August 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 9 (56.25%) SQL
1 9 (56.25%) Software Testing
1 9 (56.25%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (43.75%) Migration
3 7 (43.75%) Test Strategy
3 7 (43.75%) Integration Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Data Migration
4 6 (37.50%) Banking
5 2 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (12.50%) ETL
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) ISEB
6 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
6 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
6 1 (6.25%) Test Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Coordinator
1 7 (43.75%) Test Coordinator
2 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Test Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Test Leader
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Software Testing
2 8 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (43.75%) Migration
3 7 (43.75%) Integration Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Data Migration
3 7 (43.75%) Test Strategy
4 2 (12.50%) ETL
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (6.25%) HP