The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex 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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 39 27 36
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 5 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.30% 4.90% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 6.38% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 19 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £232 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £415 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +20.00%
User Acceptance Testing
South East

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 Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
283 329 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 73.32% 76.69% 74.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 189 118
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.35% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 35 6
Average hourly rate £18.68 £18.90 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +21.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.15 £32.50 £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton -14 2 £303 -13.57% 2
Hove +1 1 £260 +20.23%
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
1 6 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) ISEB
2 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) IVR
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) NHS
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Document Management
4 1 (10.00%) vSphere
4 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) UAT Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (10.00%) UAT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
1 1 (10.00%) IVR
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
1 6 (60.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) Document Management
3 1 (10.00%) Use Case
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) HP