The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset 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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 18 28 22
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 31 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 9.17% 2.68% 6.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.99% 3.80% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 2 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £405 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +5.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £401 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £409 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £17.75 £17.58
% change year-on-year
+23.94% +0.96%
User Acceptance Testing
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
282 158 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 83.43% 70.54% 70.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 110 64
Average daily rate £370 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.30 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.34% -22.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton -7 17 £463 +12.80% 3
Street - 2 £275 -
Bath - 1 £325 - 2
User Acceptance Testing
South West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 78 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 70 (59.83%) SC Cleared
3 67 (57.26%) Microsoft
4 55 (47.01%) SAP
5 45 (38.46%) Test Scripting
6 34 (29.06%) ITIL
7 31 (26.50%) ISEB
8 29 (24.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 28 (23.93%) Test Management
9 28 (23.93%) Service Delivery
10 25 (21.37%) Software Testing
11 24 (20.51%) ISTQB
11 24 (20.51%) PRINCE2
12 23 (19.66%) Project Management
13 22 (18.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 21 (17.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 20 (17.09%) Test Strategy
15 20 (17.09%) Service Management
15 20 (17.09%) Windows
16 19 (16.24%) Statistics
16 19 (16.24%) Business Analysis
16 19 (16.24%) Management Information System
17 18 (15.38%) Front Office
17 18 (15.38%) Back Office
17 18 (15.38%) Risk Analysis
17 18 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
17 18 (15.38%) Windows 7
18 17 (14.53%) VMware Infrastructure
18 17 (14.53%) VMware
18 17 (14.53%) MCP

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (1.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 6 (5.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.98%) SAP SD
2 3 (2.56%) assyst
3 2 (1.71%) Summit
3 2 (1.71%) SAP PM
3 2 (1.71%) SAP HCM
3 2 (1.71%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.42%) SAN
2 2 (1.71%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.71%) QlikView
2 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 29 (24.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (6.84%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.27%) MSTest
3 5 (4.27%) SpecFlow
4 2 (1.71%) Selenium
General
1 18 (15.38%) Front Office
1 18 (15.38%) Back Office
2 4 (3.42%) Finance
2 4 (3.42%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.71%) Publishing
3 2 (1.71%) Legal
4 1 (0.85%) Marketing
4 1 (0.85%) Retail
4 1 (0.85%) Advertising
4 1 (0.85%) Electronics
4 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (56.41%) Analyst
2 36 (30.77%) Business Analyst
3 30 (25.64%) Test Analyst
4 12 (10.26%) Tester
4 12 (10.26%) Network Support
5 11 (9.40%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (8.55%) Senior Test Analyst
6 10 (8.55%) Support Engineer
7 9 (7.69%) Developer
8 8 (6.84%) Network Support Engineer
8 8 (6.84%) Network Engineer
9 7 (5.98%) ABAP Developer
9 7 (5.98%) Lead Network Engineer
10 5 (4.27%) Consultant
10 5 (4.27%) Delivery Manager
10 5 (4.27%) SAP Business Analyst
11 4 (3.42%) SAP Analyst
11 4 (3.42%) Test Consultant
12 3 (2.56%) Configuration Analyst
12 3 (2.56%) Services Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.84%) Web Services
2 2 (1.71%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.24%) Statistics
1 19 (16.24%) Management Information System
2 13 (11.11%) CMDB
3 10 (8.55%) GIS
4 4 (3.42%) Replication
5 1 (0.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.09%) Windows
2 18 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (38.46%) Test Scripting
2 34 (29.06%) ITIL
3 28 (23.93%) Test Management
3 28 (23.93%) Service Delivery
4 25 (21.37%) Software Testing
5 24 (20.51%) PRINCE2
6 23 (19.66%) Project Management
7 20 (17.09%) Test Strategy
7 20 (17.09%) Service Management
8 19 (16.24%) Business Analysis
9 18 (15.38%) Risk Analysis
9 18 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
10 14 (11.97%) Asset Management
11 13 (11.11%) Operations Management
11 13 (11.11%) UML
11 13 (11.11%) ITSM
11 13 (11.11%) Capacity Management
11 13 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
12 11 (9.40%) Workflow
13 9 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.84%) SQL
1 8 (6.84%) C#
2 7 (5.98%) ABAP
3 3 (2.56%) C
4 2 (1.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 78 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 70 (59.83%) SC Cleared
3 31 (26.50%) ISEB
4 24 (20.51%) ISTQB
5 22 (18.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 21 (17.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 17 (14.53%) MCP
8 14 (11.97%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (10.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.71%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.85%) MCSE
11 1 (0.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.26%) SLA
2 2 (1.71%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.71%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 17 (14.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (11.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (3.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 67 (57.26%) Microsoft
2 55 (47.01%) SAP
3 17 (14.53%) VMware
4 12 (10.26%) SolarWinds
5 4 (3.42%) HP
6 3 (2.56%) Oracle
7 1 (0.85%) Citrix
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