The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills 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 User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 79 34 74
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +40
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 65 135 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.09% 4.68% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.76% 6.20% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 111 24
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£350 £325 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £250 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £470 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-2.32% +6.17%
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2358 2178 1435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.75% 75.49% 70.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1584 1453 902
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 117 62
Average hourly rate £38.00 £33.84 £21.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.29% +58.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.96 £16.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in the South West

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the South West region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 3 July 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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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
Bristol +8 34 £350 +12.90% 5
Wiltshire -4 10 £322 -20.86% 4
Somerset -32 6 £345 +6.15% 1
Gloucestershire +3 4 £344 -8.33% 1
Dorset -6 3 £200 -20.00% 4
Devon -5 2 £313 +4.16% 1
User Acceptance Testing
England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 35 (28.69%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (26.23%) Finance
3 28 (22.95%) Test Scripting
4 17 (13.93%) SDLC
5 16 (13.11%) Integration Testing
6 15 (12.30%) SAP
7 14 (11.48%) SQL
7 14 (11.48%) CRM
7 14 (11.48%) Microsoft
7 14 (11.48%) Project Management
7 14 (11.48%) Scrum
7 14 (11.48%) User Experience
7 14 (11.48%) User Stories
8 12 (9.84%) System Integration Testing
8 12 (9.84%) Migration
8 12 (9.84%) Marketing
9 11 (9.02%) Data Analysis
9 11 (9.02%) JIRA
9 11 (9.02%) Test Management
9 11 (9.02%) QA
9 11 (9.02%) Security Cleared
9 11 (9.02%) ISEB
9 11 (9.02%) .NET
10 10 (8.20%) Regression Testing
10 10 (8.20%) ISTQB
11 9 (7.38%) Software Testing
11 9 (7.38%) Business Analysis
11 9 (7.38%) Retail
11 9 (7.38%) Selenium
11 9 (7.38%) Use Case

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (1.64%) SAS
2 1 (0.82%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.82%) IIS
2 1 (0.82%) Apache
2 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.10%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.28%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.64%) SAP SD
2 2 (1.64%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.82%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.82%) Agresso
3 1 (0.82%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.82%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.82%) Maximo
3 1 (0.82%) Exstream
3 1 (0.82%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.74%) Google Analytics
2 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.64%) Internet
2 1 (0.82%) DNS
2 1 (0.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.10%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.64%) DB2
4 2 (1.64%) MySQL
5 1 (0.82%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (0.82%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 11 (9.02%) JIRA
2 9 (7.38%) Selenium
3 7 (5.74%) Axure RP
3 7 (5.74%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.28%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.64%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.64%) MSI
5 2 (1.64%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.82%) JMeter
6 1 (0.82%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.82%) MSTest
6 1 (0.82%) SpecFlow
General
1 32 (26.23%) Finance
2 12 (9.84%) Marketing
3 9 (7.38%) Retail
4 8 (6.56%) Banking
5 5 (4.10%) Legal
6 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.82%) Billing
7 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.82%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 47 (38.52%) Analyst
2 26 (21.31%) Test Analyst
3 19 (15.57%) Business Analyst
4 17 (13.93%) Test Manager
5 12 (9.84%) Consultant
5 12 (9.84%) Developer
6 9 (7.38%) Test Leader
7 6 (4.92%) Tester
8 5 (4.10%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.10%) Team Leader
8 5 (4.10%) SAP Analyst
8 5 (4.10%) User Experience Consultant
8 5 (4.10%) iOS Developer
9 4 (3.28%) Senior Test Analyst
9 4 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (3.28%) Test Team Leader
10 3 (2.46%) Change Manager
10 3 (2.46%) SAP Test Analyst
10 3 (2.46%) Lead Business Analyst
10 3 (2.46%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.02%) .NET
2 8 (6.56%) HTML
3 6 (4.92%) CSS
4 5 (4.10%) Web Services
5 3 (2.46%) jQuery
5 3 (2.46%) HTML5
6 2 (1.64%) Application Packaging
6 2 (1.64%) XML
6 2 (1.64%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.82%) SOAP
7 1 (0.82%) XHTML
7 1 (0.82%) Ajax
7 1 (0.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.48%) User Experience
2 7 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.46%) FMCG
3 3 (2.46%) NHS
4 2 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.64%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.64%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.82%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.82%) DTV
5 1 (0.82%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.82%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.82%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.56%) Windows
2 6 (4.92%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.28%) Linux
4 3 (2.46%) UNIX
5 2 (1.64%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.82%) AIX
6 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.82%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.82%) zOS
6 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.82%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.82%) Android
6 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (28.69%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (22.95%) Test Scripting
3 17 (13.93%) SDLC
4 16 (13.11%) Integration Testing
5 14 (11.48%) Scrum
5 14 (11.48%) CRM
5 14 (11.48%) Project Management
5 14 (11.48%) User Stories
6 12 (9.84%) System Integration Testing
6 12 (9.84%) Migration
7 11 (9.02%) Data Analysis
7 11 (9.02%) Test Management
8 10 (8.20%) Regression Testing
9 9 (7.38%) Business Analysis
9 9 (7.38%) Software Testing
9 9 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (7.38%) Use Case
9 9 (7.38%) Waterfall
10 8 (6.56%) Test Automation
10 8 (6.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.48%) SQL
2 9 (7.38%) C#
3 6 (4.92%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.10%) Apple Swift
5 4 (3.28%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.46%) Objective-C
6 3 (2.46%) Java
6 3 (2.46%) PHP
7 2 (1.64%) Python
7 2 (1.64%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.64%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.64%) VBScript
8 1 (0.82%) VB
8 1 (0.82%) Perl
8 1 (0.82%) COBOL
8 1 (0.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (9.02%) ISEB
1 11 (9.02%) Security Cleared
2 10 (8.20%) ISTQB
3 5 (4.10%) Degree
3 5 (4.10%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.28%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.82%) CISSP
6 1 (0.82%) OCA
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.82%) PMP
6 1 (0.82%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.02%) QA
2 2 (1.64%) Solvency II
2 2 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (6.56%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.64%) SCCM
2 2 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.82%) Nagios
3 1 (0.82%) Zenoss
3 1 (0.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (12.30%) SAP
2 14 (11.48%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.74%) Google
3 7 (5.74%) Tableau
4 6 (4.92%) HP
5 4 (3.28%) Oracle
5 4 (3.28%) Murex
5 4 (3.28%) Cognos
5 4 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.46%) IBM
7 2 (1.64%) Hyperion
7 2 (1.64%) VMware
8 1 (0.82%) Teradata
8 1 (0.82%) McAfee
8 1 (0.82%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.82%) Sun
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