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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 22 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 6 26 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 4.00% 15.29% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.65% 19.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 26 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £368 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +21.05%
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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
129 134 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 86.00% 78.82% 60.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 112 31
Average daily rate £400 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 4
Average hourly rate £13.50 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £8.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £36.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 27 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (58.33%) SQL
1 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
2 6 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (41.67%) HP
3 5 (41.67%) EFT
3 5 (41.67%) .NET
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) PeopleSoft
3 5 (41.67%) Integration Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Banking
3 5 (41.67%) QA
3 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (41.67%) Cash Management
3 5 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (16.67%) Coaching
6 2 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Selenium

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
1 5 (41.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Analyst
1 9 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Tester
2 3 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) QA Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Lead Tester
3 2 (16.67%) QA Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) EFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
2 6 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Cash Management
3 5 (41.67%) Integration Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Coaching
5 2 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) PeopleSoft
1 5 (41.67%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft