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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 83 83 57
Rank change year-on-year
0 -26
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 38 20 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.73% 1.18% 2.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 1.63% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 22
Average daily rate
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£313 £288 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £204 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £360 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +191.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £29.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-51.72% +26.08%
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
1630 1229 1133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 74.19% 72.64% 72.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 690 581
Average daily rate £360 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 46 94
Average hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £45.00 £45.00
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 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 19 December 2014.

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 19 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Farnborough - 6 £300 -
Portsmouth -6 5 £288 +39.22%
Southampton -1 3 £400 +23.07% 2
Winchester - 2 £399 -
Basingstoke -1 1 - - 1
Petersfield - - - -
Andover - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (26.56%) Windows
2 16 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (23.44%) Test Scripting
4 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (20.31%) Migration
6 10 (15.63%) Java
6 10 (15.63%) Telecoms
6 10 (15.63%) Windows 7
6 10 (15.63%) Waterfall
7 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
8 8 (12.50%) SQL
8 8 (12.50%) Oracle
8 8 (12.50%) ITIL
8 8 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (12.50%) Cucumber
8 8 (12.50%) Selenium
8 8 (12.50%) Functional Testing
9 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (10.94%) ISTQB
10 6 (9.38%) Telemarketing
10 6 (9.38%) IP Telephony
10 6 (9.38%) Manufacturing
10 6 (9.38%) IVR
10 6 (9.38%) CCNA
10 6 (9.38%) HP
10 6 (9.38%) ISEB
10 6 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce
10 6 (9.38%) LAN
10 6 (9.38%) PBX

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.69%) Lync
3 1 (1.56%) SAS
3 1 (1.56%) JBoss
3 1 (1.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (4.69%) SAP R/3
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (4.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (1.56%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (1.56%) SAP HR
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.56%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (1.56%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) SaaS
1 3 (4.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) IP Telephony
1 6 (9.38%) LAN
1 6 (9.38%) PBX
1 6 (9.38%) VoIP
1 6 (9.38%) WAN
1 6 (9.38%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.25%) ISDN
2 4 (6.25%) Asterisk PBX
3 3 (4.69%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2012
1 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 8 (12.50%) Selenium
2 5 (7.81%) JIRA
3 3 (4.69%) Rational Functional Tester
3 3 (4.69%) SoapUI
3 3 (4.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (4.69%) JUnit
3 3 (4.69%) JMeter
3 3 (4.69%) Subversion
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (15.63%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.38%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.81%) Finance
4 4 (6.25%) Legal
5 1 (1.56%) Marketing
5 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (35.94%) Analyst
2 11 (17.19%) Test Analyst
3 7 (10.94%) Business Analyst
3 7 (10.94%) Tester
4 6 (9.38%) VoIP Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Developer
4 6 (9.38%) Coordinator
5 5 (7.81%) Applications Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Automation Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Data Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Consultant
7 3 (4.69%) Test Leader
7 3 (4.69%) Test Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Applications Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Test Coordinator
7 3 (4.69%) UAT Tester
8 2 (3.13%) Oracle Consultant
8 2 (3.13%) Oracle Applications Functional Consultant
8 2 (3.13%) Functional Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) HTML
2 3 (4.69%) Web Services
2 3 (4.69%) Spring
3 2 (3.13%) JSP
4 1 (1.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.38%) IVR
3 3 (4.69%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.13%) NHS
4 2 (3.13%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.56%) User Experience
5 1 (1.56%) Open Source
5 1 (1.56%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.56%) iPhone
5 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.56%) Windows
2 10 (15.63%) Windows 7
3 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.13%) UNIX
4 2 (3.13%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.44%) Test Scripting
2 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.31%) Migration
4 10 (15.63%) Waterfall
5 8 (12.50%) ITIL
5 8 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 6 (9.38%) Telemarketing
6 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce
6 6 (9.38%) Automation Testing
6 6 (9.38%) Test Management
7 5 (7.81%) Time Management
7 5 (7.81%) CRM
7 5 (7.81%) Automated Testing
7 5 (7.81%) Software Testing
8 4 (6.25%) Business Analysis
8 4 (6.25%) Change Management
8 4 (6.25%) BCP
8 4 (6.25%) Data Migration
8 4 (6.25%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.63%) Java
2 8 (12.50%) SQL
3 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.56%) VBA
5 1 (1.56%) C
5 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) ISTQB
2 6 (9.38%) CCNA
2 6 (9.38%) ISEB
2 6 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.56%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (7.81%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.50%) Oracle
3 6 (9.38%) HP
3 6 (9.38%) Cisco
4 4 (6.25%) SAP
5 1 (1.56%) LANDesk
5 1 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.56%) BMC
5 1 (1.56%) Lotus
5 1 (1.56%) Remedy
5 1 (1.56%) Siebel
5 1 (1.56%) IBM
5 1 (1.56%) ATG
5 1 (1.56%) VMware