The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 95 84 55
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -29
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 27 18 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.34% 1.03% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 1.43% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 18
Average daily rate
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£350 £280 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £214 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £344
% change year-on-year
-0.73% -1.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £23.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-41.48% -8.73%
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 Hampshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1535 1256 1006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 76.22% 71.65% 73.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 845 672 499
Average daily rate £375 £363 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 63 94
Average hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £125.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Portsmouth 0 5 £288 +38.38%
Basingstoke -2 2 £350 +34.61%
Southampton -15 2 £425 +39.34% 1
Andover -1 1 £350 -
Winchester - 1 £450 - 1
Farnborough - - - -
Fareham - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 17 (26.98%) Microsoft
2 16 (25.40%) Windows
2 16 (25.40%) Test Scripting
3 14 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (20.63%) Migration
5 10 (15.87%) Telecoms
5 10 (15.87%) MS Excel
5 10 (15.87%) Java
5 10 (15.87%) Waterfall
6 9 (14.29%) Cucumber
6 9 (14.29%) Selenium
7 8 (12.70%) Functional Testing
7 8 (12.70%) Windows 7
7 8 (12.70%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (12.70%) Oracle
8 7 (11.11%) ITIL
8 7 (11.11%) HP
9 6 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (9.52%) CCNA
9 6 (9.52%) Cisco
9 6 (9.52%) LAN
9 6 (9.52%) PBX
9 6 (9.52%) VoIP
9 6 (9.52%) WAN
9 6 (9.52%) TCP/IP
9 6 (9.52%) SQL
9 6 (9.52%) Manufacturing
9 6 (9.52%) IVR
9 6 (9.52%) IP Telephony
9 6 (9.52%) Automated Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 (4.76%) Lync
1 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.59%) SAS
2 1 (1.59%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (15.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Project
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
2 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.76%) SAP R/3
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (1.59%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (1.59%) Magento
4 1 (1.59%) Exstream
4 1 (1.59%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (1.59%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Office 365
1 3 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) LAN
1 6 (9.52%) PBX
1 6 (9.52%) VoIP
1 6 (9.52%) WAN
1 6 (9.52%) TCP/IP
1 6 (9.52%) IP Telephony
2 4 (6.35%) ISDN
2 4 (6.35%) Asterisk PBX
3 3 (4.76%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2012
1 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.59%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.59%) DB2
4 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 9 (14.29%) Selenium
2 4 (6.35%) Subversion
2 4 (6.35%) JIRA
3 3 (4.76%) SoapUI
3 3 (4.76%) Rational Functional Tester
3 3 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (4.76%) JMeter
3 3 (4.76%) JUnit
4 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.59%) TestDirector
General
1 10 (15.87%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.52%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.35%) Legal
4 2 (3.17%) Finance
4 2 (3.17%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (36.51%) Analyst
2 12 (19.05%) Test Analyst
3 7 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 7 (11.11%) Tester
4 6 (9.52%) Coordinator
4 6 (9.52%) Developer
4 6 (9.52%) VoIP Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Automation Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) Applications Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) Data Analyst
6 4 (6.35%) Test Manager
7 3 (4.76%) Test Coordinator
7 3 (4.76%) UAT Tester
7 3 (4.76%) Applications Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Graduate
8 2 (3.17%) Test Team Leader
8 2 (3.17%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.17%) Applications Specialist
8 2 (3.17%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.94%) HTML
2 3 (4.76%) Spring
2 3 (4.76%) Web Services
3 2 (3.17%) JSP
4 1 (1.59%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.59%) SOAP
4 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) IVR
1 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.76%) Data Structures
2 3 (4.76%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.59%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.40%) Windows
2 8 (12.70%) Windows 7
3 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.17%) UNIX
5 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.40%) Test Scripting
2 14 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.63%) Migration
4 10 (15.87%) Waterfall
5 8 (12.70%) Functional Testing
6 7 (11.11%) ITIL
7 6 (9.52%) Automated Testing
7 6 (9.52%) Telemarketing
7 6 (9.52%) Automation Testing
8 5 (7.94%) Test Management
8 5 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (7.94%) Time Management
8 5 (7.94%) Data Migration
8 5 (7.94%) Software Testing
8 5 (7.94%) E-Commerce
9 4 (6.35%) BCP
9 4 (6.35%) Project Management
9 4 (6.35%) CRM
9 4 (6.35%) Validation
9 4 (6.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.87%) Java
2 6 (9.52%) SQL
3 4 (6.35%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.59%) VBA
5 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.59%) C
5 1 (1.59%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (9.52%) CCNA
1 6 (9.52%) ISTQB
2 5 (7.94%) ISEB
3 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.17%) Degree
5 2 (3.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.59%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (12.70%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (6.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (26.98%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.70%) Oracle
3 7 (11.11%) HP
4 6 (9.52%) Cisco
5 4 (6.35%) SAP
6 1 (1.59%) WSO2
6 1 (1.59%) Siebel
6 1 (1.59%) IBM
6 1 (1.59%) Remedy
6 1 (1.59%) BMC
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