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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 76 88 55
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -33
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 46 27 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.16% 1.32% 3.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 1.74% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 33
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£330 £394 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.19% +28.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £189 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.41 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +21.05%
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
1730 1549 1290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 81.30% 75.78% 73.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1126 901 738
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 72 89
Average hourly rate £24.00 £40.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.25 £11.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.17 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Southampton +3 11 £350 +6.06%
Portsmouth +3 8 £330 +9.09%
Havant +7 6 £225 -52.63%
Winchester - 5 £326 -
Basingstoke -9 3 £388 +3.33% 2
Hook -4 1 - -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 34 (37.36%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (31.87%) Test Scripting
3 24 (26.37%) Java
4 22 (24.18%) Microsoft
5 19 (20.88%) Selenium
5 19 (20.88%) Cucumber
6 18 (19.78%) MS Excel
7 16 (17.58%) Windows
8 15 (16.48%) BDD
9 14 (15.38%) E-Commerce
9 14 (15.38%) Migration
9 14 (15.38%) Scrum
10 13 (14.29%) SQL
11 12 (13.19%) ISEB
11 12 (13.19%) Business Analysis
12 11 (12.09%) TDD
12 11 (12.09%) Finance
12 11 (12.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (12.09%) HP
12 11 (12.09%) SQL Server
12 11 (12.09%) Web Services
12 11 (12.09%) Test Strategy
12 11 (12.09%) Gherkin
12 11 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (10.99%) Automation Testing
13 10 (10.99%) Waterfall
13 10 (10.99%) HP Quality Center
13 10 (10.99%) Regression Testing
14 9 (9.89%) Automated Testing
14 9 (9.89%) ERP

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.49%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (4.40%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (4.40%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.30%) IIS
5 2 (2.20%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.10%) JBoss
6 1 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.10%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (19.78%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.59%) MS Office
3 3 (3.30%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.10%) MS Project
4 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (4.40%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.20%) SAP Business One
2 2 (2.20%) Exstream
2 2 (2.20%) Magento
3 1 (1.10%) Agresso
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.10%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.10%) SaaS
2 1 (1.10%) Office 365
2 1 (1.10%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.59%) DAB
2 3 (3.30%) Intranet
2 3 (3.30%) Internet
2 3 (3.30%) Extranet
3 2 (2.20%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.20%) DB2
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.10%) MS Access
5 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.10%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (1.10%) Xcelsius
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (20.88%) Selenium
1 19 (20.88%) Cucumber
2 8 (8.79%) Subversion
3 7 (7.69%) JUnit
3 7 (7.69%) SoapUI
4 6 (6.59%) Git (software)
4 6 (6.59%) JMeter
5 5 (5.49%) JIRA
6 4 (4.40%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (3.30%) Maven
7 3 (3.30%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.20%) Ant
8 2 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.20%) Gerrit
9 1 (1.10%) Redmine
9 1 (1.10%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (12.09%) Finance
2 4 (4.40%) Automotive
3 3 (3.30%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.30%) Banking
3 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.10%) Retail
4 1 (1.10%) Marketing
4 1 (1.10%) French Language
4 1 (1.10%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.10%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.10%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (50.55%) Analyst
2 30 (32.97%) Test Analyst
3 11 (12.09%) Business Analyst
3 11 (12.09%) Automation Test Analyst
3 11 (12.09%) Automation Analyst
4 7 (7.69%) Test Leader
4 7 (7.69%) Developer
5 6 (6.59%) Data Analyst
5 6 (6.59%) Tester
5 6 (6.59%) Test Manager
6 5 (5.49%) Consultant
6 5 (5.49%) SharePoint Developer
7 4 (4.40%) DBA
8 3 (3.30%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.30%) SQL DBA
8 3 (3.30%) UAT Tester
8 3 (3.30%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (2.20%) UAT Manager
9 2 (2.20%) Senior Desktop Engineer
9 2 (2.20%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.09%) Web Services
1 11 (12.09%) Gherkin
2 7 (7.69%) Spring
3 6 (6.59%) HTML
4 5 (5.49%) .NET
5 4 (4.40%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.30%) CSS
6 3 (3.30%) XHTML
6 3 (3.30%) jQuery
6 3 (3.30%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 3 (3.30%) HTML5
7 2 (2.20%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.20%) Ajax
7 2 (2.20%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (2.20%) JAXB
7 2 (2.20%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (2.20%) XML
8 1 (1.10%) J2SE
8 1 (1.10%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.59%) Visualisation
3 3 (3.30%) User Experience
3 3 (3.30%) Replication
3 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.20%) Life Science
4 2 (2.20%) Clustering
4 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.10%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.10%) Statistics
5 1 (1.10%) NHS
5 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.10%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.10%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.58%) Windows
2 9 (9.89%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.30%) Windows 8
3 3 (3.30%) Android
3 3 (3.30%) Linux
4 2 (2.20%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.10%) Solaris
5 1 (1.10%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (37.36%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (31.87%) Test Scripting
3 15 (16.48%) BDD
4 14 (15.38%) Scrum
4 14 (15.38%) Migration
4 14 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 12 (13.19%) Business Analysis
6 11 (12.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (12.09%) TDD
6 11 (12.09%) Test Strategy
7 10 (10.99%) Automation Testing
7 10 (10.99%) Waterfall
7 10 (10.99%) Regression Testing
8 9 (9.89%) ERP
8 9 (9.89%) Automated Testing
8 9 (9.89%) Software Testing
8 9 (9.89%) System Testing
8 9 (9.89%) Test Management
8 9 (9.89%) System Integration Testing
9 8 (8.79%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.37%) Java
2 13 (14.29%) SQL
3 7 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.40%) T-SQL
4 4 (4.40%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.30%) C#
6 2 (2.20%) VBA
6 2 (2.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (13.19%) ISEB
2 9 (9.89%) ISTQB
2 9 (9.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 6 (6.59%) Degree
4 6 (6.59%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.30%) MCSE
6 2 (2.20%) MCSD
7 1 (1.10%) CCNA
7 1 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.10%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (3.30%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (10.99%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (2.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (24.18%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.09%) HP
3 8 (8.79%) Oracle
4 3 (3.30%) SAP
4 3 (3.30%) Apple
4 3 (3.30%) VMware
4 3 (3.30%) Telerik
4 3 (3.30%) Nintex
5 2 (2.20%) IBM
5 2 (2.20%) WSO2
5 2 (2.20%) Google
5 2 (2.20%) AppSense
6 1 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.10%) Progress
6 1 (1.10%) Retek
6 1 (1.10%) Coremetrics
6 1 (1.10%) Northgate
6 1 (1.10%) Endeca
6 1 (1.10%) Guidewire
6 1 (1.10%) Pardot