The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 51 35 44
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.14% 1.02% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 1.96% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate
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£338 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £380 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £420 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £29.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-51.72% +26.08%
User Acceptance Testing
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
346 153 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 65.78% 52.04% 74.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 80 131
Average daily rate £425 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 38
Average hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Cheltenham - 3 - -
Gloucester -4 1 £400 -
Cirencester - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
South West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
3 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 3 (33.33%) Puppet
4 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 3 (33.33%) Change Control
4 3 (33.33%) vCloud
4 3 (33.33%) OpenStack
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) CentOS
4 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (33.33%) RESTful
4 3 (33.33%) Maven
4 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Ruby
4 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) SCCM
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 3 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
2 1 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner
2 1 (11.11%) MSI
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Packager
3 1 (11.11%) UAT Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Excel Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Excel VBA Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Tester
3 1 (11.11%) VBA Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) CentOS
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Change Control
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Security Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Software Deployment
4 1 (11.11%) System Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Release Management
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 3 (33.33%) Ruby
1 3 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) VBScript
3 1 (11.11%) VBA
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) vCloud
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) NetApp