The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough 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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 24 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 5 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 3.57% - 14.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.59% - 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 8
Average daily rate
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£288 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £22.38 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-15.53% -34.19%
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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 Peterborough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
109 112 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 77.86% 81.16% 60.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 52 26
Average daily rate £325 £335 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% -16.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £230 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £458 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £11.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% +9.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+9.81% -14.06%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

User Acceptance Testing
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 13 (81.25%) Visual Studio
1 13 (81.25%) .NET
1 13 (81.25%) Oracle
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (81.25%) Manual Testing
1 13 (81.25%) Oracle Database
2 10 (62.50%) Software Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.25%) AIX
4 1 (6.25%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
4 1 (6.25%) EDI
4 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
4 1 (6.25%) FTP
4 1 (6.25%) ISEB
4 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
4 1 (6.25%) QA
4 1 (6.25%) C#

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (81.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (81.25%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Analyst
2 10 (62.50%) Test Analyst
3 8 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Test Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) EDI
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) AIX
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (81.25%) Manual Testing
2 10 (62.50%) Software Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C#
1 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Oracle