The first table below looks at the demand for the UAT Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UAT Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 11 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 Job Titles advertised for the South West 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UAT Tester
Rank 132 110 126
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +16
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Tester 4 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.14% 0.095% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.10% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Average daily rate
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£238 £303 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.48% -6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £303 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £303 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £303 £295
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 - £8.00
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2637 1983 2830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.35% 94.38% 93.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1716 1207 1696
Average daily rate £350 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 127 179
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
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UAT Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UAT Tester in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

UAT Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

UAT Tester
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UAT Tester across the South West region.

UAT Tester Daily Rate Trend in the South West

UAT Tester
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing UAT Tester across the South West region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

UAT Tester Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

UAT Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UAT Tester across the South West region.

UAT Tester Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

UAT Tester
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited UAT Tester in their job title 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 with UAT Tester in their job title.

1 11 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Test Scripting
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) Automated Testing
3 7 (63.64%) Maven
3 7 (63.64%) Selenium
3 7 (63.64%) Security Testing
3 7 (63.64%) TestNG
3 7 (63.64%) WebDriver
4 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (36.36%) ISEB
5 3 (27.27%) JIRA
5 3 (27.27%) BDD
6 2 (18.18%) BC Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Banking
7 1 (9.09%) Retail
7 1 (9.09%) HP
7 1 (9.09%) Finance
7 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
7 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
7 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (9.09%) Time Management

UAT Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited UAT Tester in their job title 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 with UAT Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Maven
1 7 (63.64%) Selenium
1 7 (63.64%) TestNG
1 7 (63.64%) WebDriver
2 3 (27.27%) JIRA
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) Automated Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Test Scripting
3 7 (63.64%) Security Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (27.27%) BDD
6 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) BC Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) HP
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