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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 18 20 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 2 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 2.35% 6.51% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 8.40% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 1
Average daily rate £213 £290 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.72% +52.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -41.93%
User Acceptance Testing
Cambridgeshire

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
60 131 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 70.59% 77.51% 77.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 94 53
Average daily rate £325 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £235 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 10
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.20 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% +14.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £12.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £24.50 £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 27 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Retail
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) UAT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) UAT Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) UAT Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle