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 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 73 30 70
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +40
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 61 187 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.04% 6.24% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 8.12% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 159 32
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£375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £21.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+41.86% -28.33%
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
2219 2303 1453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 74.39% 76.87% 70.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1464 1513 903
Average daily rate £400 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 120 69
Average hourly rate £36.45 £33.84 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.71% +5.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £14.00 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
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 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 22 May 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 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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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 -7 28 £350 +7.69% 2
Wiltshire -10 9 £453 +54.95% 2
Dorset -15 7 £488 +95.00% 2
Gloucestershire - 7 £300 - 1
Somerset -34 3 - -
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 30 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (25.45%) Finance
3 25 (22.73%) Test Scripting
4 19 (17.27%) Microsoft
5 18 (16.36%) CRM
6 16 (14.55%) QA
7 14 (12.73%) JIRA
7 14 (12.73%) SAP
8 13 (11.82%) Windows
8 13 (11.82%) Software Testing
9 12 (10.91%) Project Management
10 11 (10.00%) .NET
10 11 (10.00%) SQL
10 11 (10.00%) Test Management
11 10 (9.09%) Integration Testing
11 10 (9.09%) Security Cleared
11 10 (9.09%) Business Analysis
11 10 (9.09%) C#
11 10 (9.09%) User Experience
12 9 (8.18%) User Stories
12 9 (8.18%) ISEB
12 9 (8.18%) Migration
12 9 (8.18%) Regression Testing
12 9 (8.18%) HP Quality Center
12 9 (8.18%) Waterfall
13 8 (7.27%) ISTQB
13 8 (7.27%) Selenium
13 8 (7.27%) Scrum
13 8 (7.27%) HTML
13 8 (7.27%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (0.91%) IIS
1 1 (0.91%) Apache
1 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
1 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (0.91%) OpenStack
1 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (7.27%) MS Office
2 6 (5.45%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.82%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.82%) SAP SD
2 2 (1.82%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.82%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.91%) Agresso
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.91%) Maximo
3 1 (0.91%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.91%) Exstream
3 1 (0.91%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.91%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.91%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.91%) SaaS
2 1 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.82%) Internet
2 1 (0.91%) Intranet
2 1 (0.91%) WAN
2 1 (0.91%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.82%) DB2
4 2 (1.82%) MySQL
5 1 (0.91%) DataStage
5 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.91%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 14 (12.73%) JIRA
2 8 (7.27%) Selenium
3 6 (5.45%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.64%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.73%) MSI
5 3 (2.73%) InstallShield
6 2 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.82%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.82%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.91%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.91%) JMeter
7 1 (0.91%) Maven
7 1 (0.91%) MSTest
7 1 (0.91%) Jenkins
General
1 28 (25.45%) Finance
2 7 (6.36%) Retail
3 6 (5.45%) Marketing
3 6 (5.45%) Legal
4 5 (4.55%) Banking
5 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.91%) Electronics
7 1 (0.91%) Billing
Job Titles
1 47 (42.73%) Analyst
2 26 (23.64%) Test Analyst
3 20 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 17 (15.45%) Test Manager
5 10 (9.09%) Developer
6 7 (6.36%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.45%) Tester
7 6 (5.45%) Consultant
8 5 (4.55%) iOS Developer
9 4 (3.64%) SAP Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) Agile Test Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) Senior Test Analyst
10 3 (2.73%) Change Manager
10 3 (2.73%) Applications Consultant
10 3 (2.73%) Lead Business Analyst
10 3 (2.73%) Agile Business Analyst
10 3 (2.73%) Test Leader
10 3 (2.73%) CRM Manager
11 2 (1.82%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.00%) .NET
2 8 (7.27%) HTML
3 5 (4.55%) Web Services
4 4 (3.64%) CSS
5 3 (2.73%) XML
5 3 (2.73%) Application Packaging
5 3 (2.73%) WCF
6 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.91%) SOAP
7 1 (0.91%) XHTML
7 1 (0.91%) Ajax
7 1 (0.91%) HTML5
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.91%) RESTful
7 1 (0.91%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.09%) User Experience
2 6 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.55%) NHS
4 3 (2.73%) FMCG
5 2 (1.82%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.82%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.82%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.91%) DTV
6 1 (0.91%) NPfIT
6 1 (0.91%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.91%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.82%) Windows
2 6 (5.45%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.55%) Linux
4 3 (2.73%) UNIX
4 3 (2.73%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.82%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.91%) AIX
6 1 (0.91%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.91%) Android
6 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.91%) CentOS
6 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (22.73%) Test Scripting
3 18 (16.36%) CRM
4 13 (11.82%) Software Testing
5 12 (10.91%) Project Management
6 11 (10.00%) Test Management
7 10 (9.09%) Integration Testing
7 10 (9.09%) Business Analysis
8 9 (8.18%) User Stories
8 9 (8.18%) Migration
8 9 (8.18%) Regression Testing
8 9 (8.18%) Waterfall
9 8 (7.27%) Scrum
9 8 (7.27%) Test Strategy
10 7 (6.36%) ITIL
10 7 (6.36%) Test Automation
10 7 (6.36%) Time Management
10 7 (6.36%) Data Migration
10 7 (6.36%) Use Case
11 6 (5.45%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.00%) SQL
2 10 (9.09%) C#
3 5 (4.55%) Apple Swift
3 5 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 5 (4.55%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.73%) VBScript
4 3 (2.73%) Java
4 3 (2.73%) Python
4 3 (2.73%) Objective-C
4 3 (2.73%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.91%) COBOL
5 1 (0.91%) VB
5 1 (0.91%) Perl
5 1 (0.91%) PHP
5 1 (0.91%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.18%) ISEB
3 8 (7.27%) ISTQB
4 6 (5.45%) Degree
5 5 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (4.55%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.64%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (1.82%) PMP
7 2 (1.82%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.91%) CISSP
8 1 (0.91%) OCA
8 1 (0.91%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (14.55%) QA
2 2 (1.82%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.91%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.91%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (8.18%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.64%) SCCM
3 3 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.82%) Puppet
5 1 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.91%) Nagios
5 1 (0.91%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.91%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 19 (17.27%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.73%) SAP
3 4 (3.64%) VMware
3 4 (3.64%) Oracle
3 4 (3.64%) Cognos
3 4 (3.64%) Murex
3 4 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.73%) HP
4 3 (2.73%) IBM
5 2 (1.82%) Citrix
6 1 (0.91%) NetApp
6 1 (0.91%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.91%) Sun
6 1 (0.91%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.91%) Teradata
6 1 (0.91%) McAfee
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