The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 32 36 28
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 13 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.36% 1.76% 2.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.46% 2.30% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 5
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£200 £413 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.51% +33.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £337
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.12% +17.10%
User Acceptance Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
238 217 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 79.87% 76.41% 68.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 141 107
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 15
Average hourly rate £9.00 £32.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.09% +17.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Kent region.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Kent

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Kent region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Kent region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Kent region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chatham - 2 £400 - 1
Dover - 2 £200 -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 8 (53.33%) Oracle
1 8 (53.33%) Manual Testing
2 7 (46.67%) Web Testing
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (13.33%) Thin Client
5 2 (13.33%) ISEB
5 2 (13.33%) CRM
5 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (13.33%) Use Case
5 2 (13.33%) Fat Client
5 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
5 2 (13.33%) JIRA
5 2 (13.33%) HOOD
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.67%) User Stories
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Teradata
6 1 (6.67%) Finance
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) QA
6 1 (6.67%) System Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (6.67%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) Tester
2 8 (53.33%) Test Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) UAT Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Test Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Thin Client
1 2 (13.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Manual Testing
2 7 (46.67%) Web Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Use Case
4 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) HOOD
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) User Stories
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) UML
5 1 (6.67%) RUP
5 1 (6.67%) ETL
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Informatica
2 1 (6.67%) Teradata