The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Fife 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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 6 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 7.69% 12.00% 5.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.09% 14.29% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£208 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 - £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £214 - £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £18.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +4.34%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Fife region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Fife
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
22 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 84.62% 84.00% 65.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 11
Average daily rate £200 £350 £226
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +55.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £248 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £449 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Average hourly rate £45.00 £18.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% -31.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Fife

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Fife

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

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

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

User Acceptance Testing
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Fife 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 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Fife 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 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Validation Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification