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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 13 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 2 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.38% 7.41% 3.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.08% 10.53% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 2
Average daily rate - £475 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -54.83%
User Acceptance Testing
Suffolk

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
65 95 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 77.38% 70.37% 77.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 56 54
Average daily rate £425 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £15.00 £22.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £17.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 5 February 2016, 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 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) OLAP Cube
2 2 (33.33%) Reinsurance
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) MDX
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) OLAP
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) JBoss
3 1 (16.67%) RAD
3 1 (16.67%) SSADM
3 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) Sun Certification

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (16.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) OLAP
2 2 (33.33%) OLAP Cube
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) MDX
2 1 (16.67%) Drools
2 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 2 (33.33%) Reinsurance
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Data Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) RAD
2 1 (16.67%) SSADM
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle