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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 41 7 33
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +26
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 3 88 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.82% 19.34% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 22.98% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 78 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £21.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+41.86% -28.33%
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
269 383 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 73.50% 84.18% 57.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 290 49
Average daily rate £400 £338 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £425 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 10 6
Average hourly rate £38.25 £33.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.03% +93.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £12.31 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.40 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
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 May 2015. 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
Templecombe - 2 - -
Taunton -23 1 - -
User Acceptance Testing
South West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Application Packaging
2 3 (60.00%) VBScript
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) MSI
2 3 (60.00%) InstallShield
2 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) DB2
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) Linux

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (20.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MSI
1 3 (60.00%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Applications Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) VBScript
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) SAP