The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hampshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 83 79 71
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 29 38 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.40% 2.23% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 3.06% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 15
Average daily rate £278 £355 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.83% +16.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £305 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.05% -6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £35.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-42.95% +36.53%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1448 1242 1244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 69.75% 72.80% 68.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 853 767 609
Average daily rate £363 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 76 117
Average hourly rate £44.25 £34.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.14% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
User Acceptance Testing
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Southampton -6 8 £258 -26.42% 1
Basingstoke +20 5 £325 +17.11%
Winchester -7 2 £300 -7.69%
Gosport - 2 £450 -
Farnborough - 1 - -
Portsmouth - - - - 3
Fareham - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (19.57%) Test Scripting
2 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 8 (17.39%) Oracle
2 8 (17.39%) SQL
2 8 (17.39%) Retail
2 8 (17.39%) System Testing
3 7 (15.22%) Test Strategy
4 6 (13.04%) Performance Testing
4 6 (13.04%) Migration
5 5 (10.87%) Integration Testing
5 5 (10.87%) Java
5 5 (10.87%) ERP
6 4 (8.70%) DTS
6 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.70%) Linux
6 4 (8.70%) UML
6 4 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (8.70%) NHS
6 4 (8.70%) Remedy
6 4 (8.70%) ISTQB
6 4 (8.70%) Software Deployment
7 3 (6.52%) Analytics
7 3 (6.52%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (6.52%) Waterfall
7 3 (6.52%) Manual Testing
7 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
7 3 (6.52%) Software Testing
7 3 (6.52%) QA
7 3 (6.52%) Release Management
7 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (4.35%) Google Analytics
2 2 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (2.17%) Demantra
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (2.17%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.17%) Maximo
3 1 (2.17%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Wireshark
1 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.17%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) DTS
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) DB2
2 2 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Selenium
1 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.35%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.17%) JIRA
2 1 (2.17%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
1 8 (17.39%) Retail
2 2 (4.35%) Games
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) Analyst
2 14 (30.43%) Test Analyst
3 6 (13.04%) Test Leader
4 4 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Tester
4 4 (8.70%) Product Specialist
5 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Applications Support
5 2 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Developer
5 2 (4.35%) Coordinator
5 2 (4.35%) Test Coordinator
5 2 (4.35%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) UAT Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) UAT Test Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (2.17%) Marketing Project Manager
6 1 (2.17%) Payroll Consultant
6 1 (2.17%) Non-Functional Tester
6 1 (2.17%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) HTML
1 3 (6.52%) XML
2 2 (4.35%) .NET
2 2 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (4.35%) Middleware
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.17%) JSP
3 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) NHS
2 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.35%) Data Extraction
3 2 (4.35%) CMDB
3 2 (4.35%) iSeries
3 2 (4.35%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Linux
2 3 (6.52%) Windows
3 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
3 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) Test Scripting
2 8 (17.39%) System Testing
3 7 (15.22%) Test Strategy
4 6 (13.04%) Performance Testing
4 6 (13.04%) Migration
5 5 (10.87%) Integration Testing
5 5 (10.87%) ERP
6 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.70%) UML
6 4 (8.70%) Software Deployment
7 3 (6.52%) Analytics
7 3 (6.52%) Waterfall
7 3 (6.52%) Manual Testing
7 3 (6.52%) Software Testing
7 3 (6.52%) Release Management
7 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.52%) Validation
7 3 (6.52%) Regression Testing
7 3 (6.52%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) SQL
2 5 (10.87%) Java
3 2 (4.35%) C#
4 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.52%) ISEB
3 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
2 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.17%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.17%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Oracle
2 4 (8.70%) Remedy
3 2 (4.35%) Cognos
3 2 (4.35%) HP
3 2 (4.35%) IBM
3 2 (4.35%) Endeca
3 2 (4.35%) Google
3 2 (4.35%) Coremetrics
3 2 (4.35%) ComArch
4 1 (2.17%) Thunderhead
4 1 (2.17%) VMware
4 1 (2.17%) webMethods
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.17%) Cerner
4 1 (2.17%) Lotus
4 1 (2.17%) Siebel
4 1 (2.17%) SAP