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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 20 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.90% 3.23% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.64% 4.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate £215 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.21% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -54.83%
User Acceptance Testing
Hampshire

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
110 68 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 79.71% 73.12% 59.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 41 32
Average daily rate £370 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £450 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 11
Average hourly rate £38.05 £32.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.07% -9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £17.82 £25.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £37.50 £155.00
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 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 22 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) ERP

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Software Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (40.00%) C# Software Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Junior
1 2 (40.00%) Junior Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Project Support Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Project Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Project Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Project Support Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) RESTful
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification