The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the High Wycombe 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 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 13 - 10
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 5.38% - 5.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.43% - 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£230 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £23.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-38.70% +22.36%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the High Wycombe region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
High Wycombe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
53 35 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 56.99% 76.09% 71.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 12
Average daily rate £350 £275 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -6.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £375 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 3
Average hourly rate £8.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the High Wycombe region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the High Wycombe region.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in High Wycombe

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the High Wycombe region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in High Wycombe

User Acceptance Testing
Top 22 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (20.00%) Summit
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Summit
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Test Management
1 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (40.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle