The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Kent region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 36 39 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 1 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.46% 1.44% 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 2.30% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Average daily rate £425 £281 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% -23.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.05% -6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £35.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-42.95% +36.53%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
144 217 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 66.36% 62.54% 59.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 102 107
Average daily rate £375 £325 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +0.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £256 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Average hourly rate £17.00 £33.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.25% +91.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
User Acceptance Testing
South East

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Chatham - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
West Malling - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) DSDM
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VBScript
2 2 (40.00%) VB
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Advertising
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) TestComplete
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) DSDM
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) VBScript
1 2 (40.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft