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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 23 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 6 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.73% 11.67% 8.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.69% 16.15% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 8
Average daily rate
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£345 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.82% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £337 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+23.45% -45.27%
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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
128 130 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 79.50% 72.22% 71.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 105 51
Average daily rate £475 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £36.50 £15.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.90% +140.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 27 April 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 (61.11%) Finance
2 10 (55.56%) SQL
3 9 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 9 (50.00%) QA
3 9 (50.00%) Analytics
4 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
4 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
5 6 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
5 6 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (22.22%) .NET
7 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (16.67%) Test Planning
8 3 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
8 3 (16.67%) Physical Data Model
8 3 (16.67%) Data Architecture
8 3 (16.67%) Degree
8 3 (16.67%) Spotfire
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
8 3 (16.67%) Validation
8 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
8 3 (16.67%) OLAP
8 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
8 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (16.67%) Spotfire
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (16.67%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Business Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Test Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Lead Business Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) MI Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 9 (50.00%) Analytics
2 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
3 6 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 6 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Test Planning
5 3 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
5 3 (16.67%) Physical Data Model
5 3 (16.67%) Data Architecture
5 3 (16.67%) Validation
5 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.56%) System Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Wealth Management
6 1 (5.56%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) Avaloq