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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 82 98 93
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 38 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.00% 1.25% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 1.59% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 8
Average daily rate £325 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £289 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £453 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -33.33%
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
1510 1635 1299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 79.39% 78.34% 73.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 894 702
Average daily rate £375 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 76 67
Average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £42.00 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Winchester +1 10 £350 -22.22% 1
Basingstoke +5 7 £338 -3.57% 2
Southampton +20 4 £400 -5.88%
Portsmouth -3 4 £215 -25.21%
Hook +15 2 £160 -66.31%
Gosport - 1 - -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 25 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (32.35%) Test Scripting
3 18 (26.47%) SQL
4 16 (23.53%) Oracle
5 15 (22.06%) Functional Testing
6 13 (19.12%) Mentoring
7 12 (17.65%) Test Management
7 12 (17.65%) System Testing
7 12 (17.65%) ISTQB
8 11 (16.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
8 11 (16.18%) ITIL
9 10 (14.71%) Service Management
10 9 (13.24%) Telecoms
10 9 (13.24%) CRM
10 9 (13.24%) Windows
10 9 (13.24%) SAP
10 9 (13.24%) Non-Functional Testing
10 9 (13.24%) Software Testing
10 9 (13.24%) Security Cleared
10 9 (13.24%) Integration Testing
11 8 (11.76%) JIRA
11 8 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
11 8 (11.76%) ERP
11 8 (11.76%) PRINCE2
11 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
11 8 (11.76%) Remedy
11 8 (11.76%) Project Management
11 8 (11.76%) Defect Management
12 7 (10.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.47%) IIS
1 1 (1.47%) JBoss
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (5.88%) MS Office
4 3 (4.41%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.94%) MS Project
5 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.94%) SAP BPC
2 2 (2.94%) SAP Retail
3 1 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.47%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (1.47%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.88%) Informix
4 3 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.94%) SAP BI
5 2 (2.94%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.47%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.47%) QlikView
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (11.76%) JIRA
2 7 (10.29%) Selenium
3 5 (7.35%) SoapUI
4 4 (5.88%) WebDriver
5 3 (4.41%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.94%) WatiN
6 2 (2.94%) WATIR
7 1 (1.47%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.47%) InstallShield
7 1 (1.47%) JDeveloper
7 1 (1.47%) MSI
7 1 (1.47%) MSTest
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.47%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.47%) Toad
General
1 9 (13.24%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.41%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Retail
3 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.47%) Electronics
4 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (36.76%) Analyst
2 15 (22.06%) Test Analyst
3 11 (16.18%) Test Manager
4 10 (14.71%) Tester
5 7 (10.29%) Business Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Developer
6 5 (7.35%) SAP Manager
6 5 (7.35%) SAP Test Manager
7 4 (5.88%) Agile Tester
7 4 (5.88%) Applications Packager
7 4 (5.88%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.88%) UAT Tester
8 3 (4.41%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Software Project Manager
9 2 (2.94%) .NET Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Consultant
9 2 (2.94%) SAP Business Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.41%) Middleware
1 3 (4.41%) Web Services
2 2 (2.94%) .NET
2 2 (2.94%) RESTful
3 1 (1.47%) JSP
3 1 (1.47%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.47%) WSDL
3 1 (1.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.47%) PMI
3 1 (1.47%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.47%) Statistics
3 1 (1.47%) User Experience
3 1 (1.47%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.24%) Windows
2 7 (10.29%) Linux
3 4 (5.88%) Unix
3 4 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (32.35%) Test Scripting
3 15 (22.06%) Functional Testing
4 13 (19.12%) Mentoring
5 12 (17.65%) System Testing
5 12 (17.65%) Test Management
6 11 (16.18%) ITIL
7 10 (14.71%) Service Management
8 9 (13.24%) CRM
8 9 (13.24%) Integration Testing
8 9 (13.24%) Non-Functional Testing
8 9 (13.24%) Software Testing
9 8 (11.76%) Defect Management
9 8 (11.76%) ERP
9 8 (11.76%) PRINCE2
9 8 (11.76%) Project Management
9 8 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
10 7 (10.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 7 (10.29%) Workflow
11 6 (8.82%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.47%) SQL
2 6 (8.82%) Java
3 5 (7.35%) PL/SQL
4 3 (4.41%) C#
5 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (17.65%) ISTQB
2 11 (16.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (13.24%) Security Cleared
4 5 (7.35%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.94%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.94%) ISEB
6 1 (1.47%) Degree
6 1 (1.47%) IIBA
6 1 (1.47%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.47%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.47%) SCCM
2 1 (1.47%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 16 (23.53%) Oracle
2 9 (13.24%) SAP
3 8 (11.76%) Remedy
4 6 (8.82%) HP
5 5 (7.35%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (5.88%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.88%) Sybase
6 4 (5.88%) VMware
7 3 (4.41%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.94%) Progress
8 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.47%) Ericsson
9 1 (1.47%) Huawei
9 1 (1.47%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.47%) JDA
9 1 (1.47%) Nokia