The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Poole 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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 9 11 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Poole 5.88% 5.88% 15.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.14% 7.69% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Average daily rate
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£425 - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +1.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.27% -5.26%
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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 Poole region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Poole
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
28 26 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Poole 82.35% 76.47% 71.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 17
Average daily rate £331 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £13.50 £21.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Poole

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Poole

User Acceptance Testing
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Poole 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 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Retail

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Poole by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Poole 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.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Business Process Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Process Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management