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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 20 27 26
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 32 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 9.09% 4.26% 5.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.03% 5.99% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 4 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £383 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £407 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
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
290 167 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 82.39% 71.06% 71.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 121 69
Average daily rate £375 £325 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -15.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £261 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 1
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 £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -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 2 September 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 2 September 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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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 -4 17 £463 +14.19% 1
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 2 September 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 76 (67.86%) Security Cleared
2 68 (60.71%) SC Cleared
3 63 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 54 (48.21%) SAP
5 45 (40.18%) Test Scripting
6 31 (27.68%) ITIL
6 31 (27.68%) ISEB
7 29 (25.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 28 (25.00%) Test Management
9 25 (22.32%) Software Testing
9 25 (22.32%) Service Delivery
10 24 (21.43%) ISTQB
11 23 (20.54%) PRINCE2
12 22 (19.64%) Project Management
13 21 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 20 (17.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 19 (16.96%) Test Strategy
15 19 (16.96%) Business Analysis
16 18 (16.07%) Service Management
17 17 (15.18%) Management Information System
17 17 (15.18%) Windows
18 16 (14.29%) Front Office
18 16 (14.29%) Back Office
18 16 (14.29%) Statistics
18 16 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
18 16 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
18 16 (14.29%) Test Planning
19 15 (13.39%) Windows 7
19 15 (13.39%) MCP
20 14 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1 (0.89%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (11.61%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.04%) MS Visio
3 6 (5.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (6.25%) SAP SD
2 3 (2.68%) assyst
3 2 (1.79%) SAP HCM
3 2 (1.79%) Summit
3 2 (1.79%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.79%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.79%) QlikView
2 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 29 (25.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.46%) MSTest
3 5 (4.46%) SpecFlow
4 2 (1.79%) Selenium
General
1 16 (14.29%) Front Office
1 16 (14.29%) Back Office
2 4 (3.57%) Finance
2 4 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.79%) Legal
3 2 (1.79%) Publishing
4 1 (0.89%) Retail
4 1 (0.89%) Marketing
4 1 (0.89%) Advertising
4 1 (0.89%) Electronics
4 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (58.93%) Analyst
2 36 (32.14%) Business Analyst
3 30 (26.79%) Test Analyst
4 12 (10.71%) Tester
4 12 (10.71%) Network Support
5 11 (9.82%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (8.93%) Senior Test Analyst
6 10 (8.93%) Support Engineer
7 9 (8.04%) Developer
8 8 (7.14%) Network Engineer
8 8 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
9 7 (6.25%) ABAP Developer
9 7 (6.25%) Lead Network Engineer
10 5 (4.46%) SAP Business Analyst
10 5 (4.46%) Consultant
11 4 (3.57%) Test Consultant
11 4 (3.57%) SAP Analyst
12 3 (2.68%) Windows Support Engineer
12 3 (2.68%) Configuration Analyst
12 3 (2.68%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.14%) Web Services
2 2 (1.79%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.18%) Management Information System
2 16 (14.29%) Statistics
3 13 (11.61%) CMDB
4 10 (8.93%) GIS
5 4 (3.57%) Replication
6 1 (0.89%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.18%) Windows
2 15 (13.39%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.79%) UNIX
3 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (40.18%) Test Scripting
2 31 (27.68%) ITIL
3 28 (25.00%) Test Management
4 25 (22.32%) Service Delivery
4 25 (22.32%) Software Testing
5 23 (20.54%) PRINCE2
6 22 (19.64%) Project Management
7 19 (16.96%) Business Analysis
7 19 (16.96%) Test Strategy
8 18 (16.07%) Service Management
9 16 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
9 16 (14.29%) Test Planning
9 16 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
10 14 (12.50%) Asset Management
11 13 (11.61%) Operations Management
11 13 (11.61%) Portfolio Management
11 13 (11.61%) Capacity Management
12 12 (10.71%) UML
13 11 (9.82%) ITSM
13 11 (9.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.14%) C#
1 8 (7.14%) SQL
2 7 (6.25%) ABAP
3 3 (2.68%) C
4 2 (1.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 76 (67.86%) Security Cleared
2 68 (60.71%) SC Cleared
3 31 (27.68%) ISEB
4 24 (21.43%) ISTQB
5 21 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 20 (17.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 15 (13.39%) MCP
8 12 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (9.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.79%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.89%) MCSE
11 1 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.89%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.71%) SLA
2 2 (1.79%) ISO 14001
2 2 (1.79%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 14 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 14 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 63 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 54 (48.21%) SAP
3 14 (12.50%) VMware
4 12 (10.71%) SolarWinds
5 4 (3.57%) HP
6 3 (2.68%) Oracle
7 1 (0.89%) Citrix
Somerset
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