The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 20 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 5 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.62% 4.35% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.68% 7.14% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Average daily rate
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£288 £207 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.22% -39.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £29.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-51.72% +26.08%
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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 Portsmouth region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
88 70 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 63.77% 60.87% 67.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 38 25
Average daily rate £350 £345 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £194 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £675 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 7
Average hourly rate £30.00 £155.00 £43.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.64% +258.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £31.70 £32.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.38 £155.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

User Acceptance Testing
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (60.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) SCCM
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
5 1 (10.00%) Lotus

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Coordinator
2 2 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Test Coordinator
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Validation
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Lotus