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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 34 28 40
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 7 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.45% 3.67% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 5.37% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +4.34%
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
213 205 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 74.48% 68.33% 58.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 113 112
Average daily rate £340 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 43
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +57.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Folkestone - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Fund Management
3 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Test Management
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) Investment Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) NHS
4 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) SRDF
5 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) User Experience
5 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (8.33%) HACMP
5 1 (8.33%) Shell Script

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 3 (25.00%) UAT Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) UAT Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Developer
5 1 (8.33%) DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
5 1 (8.33%) UAT Manager
5 1 (8.33%) UAT Test Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) NHS
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) HACMP
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) AIX
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Fund Management
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Test Management
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 2 (16.67%) Investment Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) PHP
1 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ISEB
3 1 (8.33%) OCP
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) SRDF
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (8.33%) Data Guard
2 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) IBM
1 1 (8.33%) EMC
1 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (8.33%) Northgate