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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 66 57 76
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +19
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 81 99 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.39% 3.13% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 4.29% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 79 17
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£345 £320 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £204 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.02% +15.27%
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
2563 2309 1598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.69% 72.98% 72.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1716 1521 1050
Average daily rate £400 £395 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 89 71
Average hourly rate £39.25 £34.85 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.62% +54.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £16.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bristol 0 32 £310 -1.58% 4
Wiltshire -9 14 £401 +27.60%
Somerset -15 13 £346 -13.50% 2
Dorset -1 11 £430 +82.97% 7
Devon -3 2 £313 +0.80% 2
Gloucestershire -5 2 £240 -28.88% 2
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 41 (30.60%) Finance
2 31 (23.13%) Test Scripting
3 28 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (16.42%) SQL
5 20 (14.93%) Integration Testing
6 19 (14.18%) SAP
7 16 (11.94%) SDLC
8 15 (11.19%) ISEB
9 14 (10.45%) CRM
9 14 (10.45%) Microsoft
9 14 (10.45%) Banking
9 14 (10.45%) Test Management
9 14 (10.45%) QA
10 13 (9.70%) ISTQB
10 13 (9.70%) Migration
10 13 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (8.96%) Software Testing
11 12 (8.96%) User Experience
12 11 (8.21%) System Integration Testing
12 11 (8.21%) Marketing
12 11 (8.21%) Security Cleared
12 11 (8.21%) Data Analysis
12 11 (8.21%) HP
12 11 (8.21%) Oracle
12 11 (8.21%) .NET
13 10 (7.46%) ITIL
13 10 (7.46%) Workflow
13 10 (7.46%) Regression Testing
13 10 (7.46%) HP Quality Center
14 9 (6.72%) User Stories

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 6 (4.48%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.49%) SAS
3 1 (0.75%) IIS
3 1 (0.75%) Apache
3 1 (0.75%) Documentum
Applications
1 5 (3.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.99%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.24%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.75%) MS Office
4 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.48%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (4.48%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (3.73%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (3.73%) SAP SD
3 3 (2.24%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (2.24%) Exstream
3 3 (2.24%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (1.49%) SAP HR
4 2 (1.49%) LatentZero
4 2 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.49%) thinkFolio
4 2 (1.49%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (1.49%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.75%) Agresso
5 1 (0.75%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.75%) Maximo
5 1 (0.75%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.75%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.22%) Google Analytics
2 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.49%) Internet
2 1 (0.75%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.22%) Oracle BI EE
2 6 (4.48%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.73%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.73%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.99%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (2.99%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.99%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.24%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.49%) Essbase
6 2 (1.49%) MySQL
7 1 (0.75%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 7 (5.22%) JIRA
1 7 (5.22%) Selenium
1 7 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (5.22%) Axure RP
2 6 (4.48%) Cucumber
3 5 (3.73%) JDeveloper
4 3 (2.24%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.49%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.75%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.75%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.75%) MSI
6 1 (0.75%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.75%) MSTest
General
1 41 (30.60%) Finance
2 14 (10.45%) Banking
3 11 (8.21%) Marketing
4 8 (5.97%) Retail
5 2 (1.49%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.49%) Front Office
5 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.75%) Electronics
6 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.75%) Publishing
6 1 (0.75%) Local Government
6 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Billing
Job Titles
1 57 (42.54%) Analyst
2 29 (21.64%) Test Analyst
3 19 (14.18%) Business Analyst
4 15 (11.19%) Test Manager
5 14 (10.45%) Developer
6 11 (8.21%) Consultant
6 11 (8.21%) Test Leader
7 8 (5.97%) SAP Analyst
8 7 (5.22%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (5.22%) Senior Test Analyst
9 6 (4.48%) Tester
9 6 (4.48%) SAP Business Analyst
10 5 (3.73%) Team Leader
10 5 (3.73%) User Experience Consultant
10 5 (3.73%) iOS Developer
11 4 (2.99%) Test Team Leader
11 4 (2.99%) Architect
11 4 (2.99%) Support Analyst
11 4 (2.99%) SAP Test Analyst
12 3 (2.24%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.21%) .NET
2 5 (3.73%) Web Services
2 5 (3.73%) XSLT
2 5 (3.73%) Middleware
3 4 (2.99%) CSS
3 4 (2.99%) HTML
3 4 (2.99%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.49%) HTML5
4 2 (1.49%) jQuery
4 2 (1.49%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.75%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.96%) User Experience
2 6 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.99%) NHS
4 3 (2.24%) FMCG
4 3 (2.24%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.49%) Statistics
5 2 (1.49%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.49%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.75%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.75%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.75%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.75%) DTV
6 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.22%) Linux
2 5 (3.73%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.99%) Windows
4 1 (0.75%) UNIX
4 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.75%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.75%) zOS
4 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.75%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (23.13%) Test Scripting
2 28 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (14.93%) Integration Testing
4 16 (11.94%) SDLC
5 14 (10.45%) Test Management
5 14 (10.45%) CRM
6 13 (9.70%) Migration
6 13 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (8.96%) Software Testing
8 11 (8.21%) Data Analysis
8 11 (8.21%) System Integration Testing
9 10 (7.46%) Workflow
9 10 (7.46%) ITIL
9 10 (7.46%) Regression Testing
10 9 (6.72%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (6.72%) Scrum
10 9 (6.72%) User Stories
11 8 (5.97%) Test Strategy
11 8 (5.97%) Project Management
11 8 (5.97%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.42%) SQL
2 7 (5.22%) C#
3 5 (3.73%) PL/SQL
3 5 (3.73%) XQuery
3 5 (3.73%) Shell Script
3 5 (3.73%) Apple Swift
4 4 (2.99%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.24%) PHP
5 3 (2.24%) Objective-C
6 2 (1.49%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.49%) VBA
6 2 (1.49%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.75%) VBScript
7 1 (0.75%) Perl
7 1 (0.75%) Java
7 1 (0.75%) Python
7 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (11.19%) ISEB
2 13 (9.70%) ISTQB
3 11 (8.21%) Security Cleared
4 7 (5.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (4.48%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.24%) Degree
7 2 (1.49%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.75%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.45%) QA
2 3 (2.24%) Solvency II
3 2 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (7.46%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.75%) Puppet
2 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.75%) Nagios
2 1 (0.75%) SCCM
2 1 (0.75%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 19 (14.18%) SAP
2 14 (10.45%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.21%) Oracle
3 11 (8.21%) HP
4 7 (5.22%) Google
4 7 (5.22%) Tableau
5 6 (4.48%) Cognos
6 5 (3.73%) Siebel
6 5 (3.73%) IBM
6 5 (3.73%) Informatica
7 4 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.99%) BMC
7 4 (2.99%) Murex
8 3 (2.24%) OpenText
8 3 (2.24%) Hyperion
9 2 (1.49%) Northgate
10 1 (0.75%) VMware
10 1 (0.75%) Teradata
10 1 (0.75%) Sun
10 1 (0.75%) Cerner
Bournemouth, Dorset
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Square One Resources
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £560.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago