The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Portsmouth region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 13 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 5.00% 3.42% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.32% 5.41% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£303 £315 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.96% +26.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £337 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.93% -3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -24.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
82 74 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 68.33% 63.25% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 36 41
Average daily rate £400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 5
Average hourly rate £46.00 £27.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.27% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £12.88 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £35.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (66.67%) Lotus
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (16.67%) Email Migration

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (50.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (16.67%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Coordinator
2 1 (16.67%) Project Coordinator
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Lotus
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle