The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 14 19 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 11 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 7.69% 3.19% 6.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.78% 4.29% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 4
Average daily rate
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£475 £438 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.50% +25.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £428 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £448 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
-0.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £23.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-41.48% -
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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 Ipswich region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
102 70 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 71.33% 74.47% 62.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 48 47
Average daily rate £468 £406 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £36.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.38% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015, 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 11 (78.57%) Finance
1 11 (78.57%) QA
2 9 (64.29%) Business Analysis
2 9 (64.29%) Analytics
3 6 (42.86%) GAP Analysis
3 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) OLAP
5 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
5 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
5 3 (21.43%) Validation
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Spotfire
5 3 (21.43%) Degree
5 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (21.43%) Logical Data Model
5 3 (21.43%) Physical Data Model
5 3 (21.43%) Test Planning
5 3 (21.43%) Data Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Load Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 2 (14.29%) User Stories
6 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) OLAP
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 3 (21.43%) Spotfire
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Private Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Lead Business Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) MI Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Systems Tester
5 2 (14.29%) Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Business Analysis
1 9 (64.29%) Analytics
2 6 (42.86%) GAP Analysis
2 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
4 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (21.43%) Validation
4 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 3 (21.43%) Logical Data Model
4 3 (21.43%) Physical Data Model
4 3 (21.43%) Test Planning
4 3 (21.43%) Data Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Load Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 2 (14.29%) User Stories
5 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (78.57%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Avaloq