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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 82 75 83
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 37 45 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.72% 1.99% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 2.50% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 17
Average daily rate £350 £373 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.04% +24.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £290 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £440 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.83 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £21.95 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-6.60% +8.39%
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
1645 1801 1519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 76.37% 79.83% 75.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1055 1098 903
Average daily rate £380 £388 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 81 70
Average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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
Portsmouth +8 7 £353 +0.71%
Hook +4 5 £466 -1.84%
Winchester -2 5 £344 -16.66%
Basingstoke -5 5 £350 -
Southampton +4 3 £213 -39.28% 2
Aldershot - 1 £205 -
Fareham - 1 - -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 26 (33.77%) Test Scripting
2 21 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (23.38%) SQL
3 18 (23.38%) Oracle
4 14 (18.18%) Functional Testing
5 13 (16.88%) Telecoms
6 12 (15.58%) SQL Server
6 12 (15.58%) Test Management
7 11 (14.29%) JIRA
7 11 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 11 (14.29%) Project Management
8 10 (12.99%) Service Management
8 10 (12.99%) ITIL
8 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (11.69%) System Integration Testing
9 9 (11.69%) SAP
9 9 (11.69%) MS Excel
9 9 (11.69%) Software Testing
10 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
10 8 (10.39%) Test Automation
10 8 (10.39%) CRM
10 8 (10.39%) Linux
10 8 (10.39%) Migration
10 8 (10.39%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 7 (9.09%) Defect Management
11 7 (9.09%) Finance
11 7 (9.09%) PRINCE2
11 7 (9.09%) Windows
11 7 (9.09%) ERP
11 7 (9.09%) HP

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.30%) Confluence
1 1 (1.30%) IIS
1 1 (1.30%) JBoss
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (11.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.49%) MS Office
2 5 (6.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.60%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.30%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.30%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) SaaS
1 1 (1.30%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) WebEx
1 2 (2.60%) ZigBee
2 1 (1.30%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.19%) Informix
4 3 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.30%) PowerPivot
6 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (14.29%) JIRA
2 4 (5.19%) Toad
3 3 (3.90%) LoadRunner
3 3 (3.90%) Selenium
3 3 (3.90%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.60%) LabVIEW
4 2 (2.60%) Subversion
4 2 (2.60%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.30%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.30%) InstallShield
5 1 (1.30%) JDeveloper
5 1 (1.30%) MSI
5 1 (1.30%) MSTest
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.30%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.30%) Testopia
5 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (16.88%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.09%) Finance
3 3 (3.90%) Retail
4 2 (2.60%) Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 33 (42.86%) Analyst
2 17 (22.08%) Test Analyst
3 12 (15.58%) Test Manager
4 11 (14.29%) Tester
5 6 (7.79%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Developer
6 5 (6.49%) SAP Manager
6 5 (6.49%) SAP Test Manager
6 5 (6.49%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Senior Test Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Transition Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) UAT Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) UAT Tester
8 3 (3.90%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Agile Tester
8 3 (3.90%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.90%) Test Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) .NET Developer
9 2 (2.60%) Data Manager
9 2 (2.60%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.90%) .NET
1 3 (3.90%) Web Services
2 2 (2.60%) Middleware
2 2 (2.60%) RESTful
2 2 (2.60%) XML
3 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.30%) JSP
3 1 (1.30%) Qt
3 1 (1.30%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.30%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.60%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.30%) FMCG
4 1 (1.30%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.30%) Statistics
4 1 (1.30%) User Experience
4 1 (1.30%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.39%) Linux
2 7 (9.09%) Windows
3 4 (5.19%) Unix
4 3 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.77%) Test Scripting
2 21 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (18.18%) Functional Testing
4 12 (15.58%) Test Management
5 11 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 11 (14.29%) Project Management
6 10 (12.99%) ITIL
6 10 (12.99%) Service Management
7 9 (11.69%) Software Testing
7 9 (11.69%) System Integration Testing
8 8 (10.39%) CRM
8 8 (10.39%) Migration
8 8 (10.39%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 8 (10.39%) Test Automation
9 7 (9.09%) Defect Management
9 7 (9.09%) ERP
9 7 (9.09%) Integration Testing
9 7 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
9 7 (9.09%) PRINCE2
9 7 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.38%) SQL
2 6 (7.79%) PL/SQL
3 5 (6.49%) Java
4 3 (3.90%) C#
5 2 (2.60%) C
5 2 (2.60%) C++
5 2 (2.60%) Python
6 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 5 (6.49%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.19%) ISEB
4 4 (5.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.60%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.30%) Degree
6 1 (1.30%) IIBA
6 1 (1.30%) MCSD
6 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.30%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (1.30%) SCCM
2 1 (1.30%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 18 (23.38%) Oracle
2 9 (11.69%) SAP
3 7 (9.09%) HP
4 5 (6.49%) Remedy
5 4 (5.19%) Sybase
5 4 (5.19%) VMware
6 3 (3.90%) Arqiva
6 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.90%) Pega
6 3 (3.90%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (2.60%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.30%) Cisco
8 1 (1.30%) Ericsson
8 1 (1.30%) Huawei
8 1 (1.30%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.30%) Nokia
8 1 (1.30%) Rally
8 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.30%) ServiceNow
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