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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 26 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.76% 4.95% 3.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 7.25% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.62% +16.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-42.70% +4.34%
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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
122 69 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 71.76% 68.32% 66.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 41 61
Average daily rate £450 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £198 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £451 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 3
Average hourly rate £15.50 £36.00 £15.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.94% +136.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £32.40 £14.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £39.00 £22.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 6 (60.00%) Finance
1 6 (60.00%) QA
1 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (30.00%) System Testing
5 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Load Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) MDX
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) CRM
5 2 (20.00%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (20.00%) ETL
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) ISEB
5 2 (20.00%) User Stories
5 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
6 1 (10.00%) EDRMS

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) OLAP
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) EDRMS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) Spotfire
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Tester
2 4 (40.00%) Systems Tester
3 2 (20.00%) QA Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) QA Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) MI Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) XML
1 2 (20.00%) MDX
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) WCF
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) System Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) ETL
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) User Stories
5 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (10.00%) Physical Data Model
5 1 (10.00%) Information Management
5 1 (10.00%) Document Management
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) PeopleSoft
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) HP