The first table below looks at the demand for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich 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 14 July 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 Ipswich 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 6 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 30 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 17.54% - 5.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.22% - 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 0 5
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£393 - £395
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.94% -22.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
135 39 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 78.95% 54.93% 63.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 27 50
Average daily rate £425 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 12
Average hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +97.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
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User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 14 July 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Ipswich region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 22 (46.81%) QA
2 20 (42.55%) SQL
2 20 (42.55%) Finance
3 19 (40.43%) .NET
4 18 (38.30%) Test Scripting
5 16 (34.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (34.04%) SQL Server
6 14 (29.79%) Manual Testing
7 12 (25.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (25.53%) Visual Studio
8 9 (19.15%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (17.02%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (17.02%) HP
9 8 (17.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (14.89%) Business Analysis
10 7 (14.89%) ETL
10 7 (14.89%) Migration
11 6 (12.77%) MVC
11 6 (12.77%) C#
11 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET
11 6 (12.77%) System Testing
11 6 (12.77%) WCF
11 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (10.64%) Systems Analysis
12 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
12 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
13 4 (8.51%) ISEB
13 4 (8.51%) Integration Testing
13 4 (8.51%) Data Migration

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle FAH
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.04%) SQL Server
1 16 (34.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (25.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (17.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (17.02%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.26%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.38%) SoapUI
General
1 20 (42.55%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Analyst
2 9 (19.15%) Test Analyst
3 8 (17.02%) Tester
3 8 (17.02%) Test Leader
4 7 (14.89%) Business Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) Business Systems Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) Systems Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) Developer
5 6 (12.77%) .NET Developer
6 5 (10.64%) QA Leader
7 4 (8.51%) Test Coordinator
7 4 (8.51%) Coordinator
8 3 (6.38%) Consultant
8 3 (6.38%) Test Manager
8 3 (6.38%) Systems Tester
8 3 (6.38%) Test Consultant
8 3 (6.38%) QA Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) QA Tester
9 2 (4.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (40.43%) .NET
2 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET
2 6 (12.77%) WCF
2 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (6.38%) XML
3 3 (6.38%) MDX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) Test Scripting
2 14 (29.79%) Manual Testing
3 7 (14.89%) Business Analysis
3 7 (14.89%) ETL
3 7 (14.89%) Migration
4 6 (12.77%) MVC
4 6 (12.77%) System Testing
5 5 (10.64%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.51%) Integration Testing
6 4 (8.51%) Data Migration
7 3 (6.38%) Test Strategy
7 3 (6.38%) Project Management
8 2 (4.26%) UML
8 2 (4.26%) Information Management
8 2 (4.26%) Document Management
8 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.13%) Regression Testing
9 1 (2.13%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 20 (42.55%) SQL
2 6 (12.77%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) ISEB
2 3 (6.38%) Degree
3 2 (4.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (46.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (19.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) HP
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) PeopleSoft
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