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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
South West / Somerset
Rank 34 27 39
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 6 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.52% 4.42% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.14% 5.35% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 1
Median daily rate £225 £360 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -19.10%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.48% +15.27%

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
191 243 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 80.25% 82.65% 80.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 129 140
Median daily rate £350 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £288 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £689
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 34 12
Median hourly rate £41.00 £43.88 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.55% +15.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton - 4 £225 -
User Acceptance Testing
South West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Scrum
2 8 (61.54%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (38.46%) BDD
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
5 1 (7.69%) System Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Data Conversion
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) JIRA
5 1 (7.69%) QA
5 1 (7.69%) Drupal
5 1 (7.69%) Reuters
5 1 (7.69%) SAP FI
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
5 1 (7.69%) SAP
5 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (7.69%) SAP CO
5 1 (7.69%) CMS
5 1 (7.69%) Volume Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Management

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) CMS
1 1 (7.69%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP CO
1 1 (7.69%) SAP FI
1 1 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Analyst
2 9 (69.23%) Test Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) Automation Test Analyst
3 5 (38.46%) Manual Test Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) Web Analyst
5 3 (23.08%) Web Applications Analyst
5 3 (23.08%) Web Test Analyst
6 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
7 1 (7.69%) Administrator
7 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
7 1 (7.69%) DBA
7 1 (7.69%) QA Manager
7 1 (7.69%) QA Test Manager
7 1 (7.69%) SAP Tester
7 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (7.69%) Tester
7 1 (7.69%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) Scrum
3 5 (38.46%) BDD
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Cutover Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Data Conversion
5 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
5 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) System Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Management
5 1 (7.69%) User Stories
5 1 (7.69%) Volume Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Reuters
2 1 (7.69%) SAP