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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 96 79 31
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -48
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 48 60 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.61% 1.95% 5.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 2.55% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 38 143
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £311 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £528 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £30.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-26.22% +32.60%
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
2333 2357 2357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.42% 76.78% 79.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1517 1571 1569
Median daily rate £391 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 101 121
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -8 20 £388 +10.85% 3
Gloucestershire +7 9 £350 +1.81% 5
Wiltshire -5 9 £475 +4.79%
Dorset -9 6 £203 -58.46% 2
Somerset +10 1 £450 - 2
Devon - 1 - - 1
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 36 (35.29%) Finance
2 24 (23.53%) Test Scripting
3 23 (22.55%) SQL
4 19 (18.63%) Security Cleared
5 16 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (14.71%) Banking
7 14 (13.73%) SC Cleared
8 13 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (10.78%) QA
9 11 (10.78%) Defect Management
10 10 (9.80%) Retail
10 10 (9.80%) ISTQB
10 10 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (8.82%) DB2
11 9 (8.82%) SAP
11 9 (8.82%) Linux
11 9 (8.82%) Programme Management
11 9 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
12 8 (7.84%) Data Analysis
12 8 (7.84%) Test Strategy
13 7 (6.86%) Functional Testing
13 7 (6.86%) Performance Analysis
13 7 (6.86%) System Integration Testing
13 7 (6.86%) Telecoms
13 7 (6.86%) Mainframe
13 7 (6.86%) MS Excel
13 7 (6.86%) .NET
13 7 (6.86%) Oracle
13 7 (6.86%) COBOL
13 7 (6.86%) Microsoft

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.86%) CICS
2 3 (2.94%) WordPress
3 2 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.96%) SAS
4 1 (0.98%) CMS
4 1 (0.98%) Drupal
4 1 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.98%) IIS
4 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (6.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (3.92%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.96%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Assets
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.98%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.98%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.98%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.98%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.98%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) Office 365
1 2 (1.96%) SaaS
2 1 (0.98%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.92%) Internet
2 3 (2.94%) HTTP
2 3 (2.94%) MQTT
2 3 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.82%) DB2
2 7 (6.86%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.96%) Electronic Patient Records
5 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.98%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (6.86%) JIRA
2 4 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.96%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.98%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.98%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.98%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.98%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.98%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.98%) MSI
4 1 (0.98%) Selenium
4 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.98%) Subversion
4 1 (0.98%) TestLink
4 1 (0.98%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.98%) VisualAge
4 1 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 36 (35.29%) Finance
2 15 (14.71%) Banking
3 10 (9.80%) Retail
4 7 (6.86%) Telecoms
5 6 (5.88%) Retail Banking
6 5 (4.90%) Electronics
6 5 (4.90%) Manufacturing
6 5 (4.90%) Marketing
7 2 (1.96%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.96%) Legal
8 1 (0.98%) Back Office
8 1 (0.98%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.98%) German Language
Job Titles
1 44 (43.14%) Analyst
2 23 (22.55%) Test Analyst
3 16 (15.69%) Business Analyst
4 15 (14.71%) Test Manager
5 14 (13.73%) Developer
6 8 (7.84%) Test Engineer
6 8 (7.84%) Test Leader
6 8 (7.84%) UAT Manager
7 7 (6.86%) COBOL Developer
8 6 (5.88%) DB2 Developer
8 6 (5.88%) UAT Test Manager
9 5 (4.90%) Financial Analyst
9 5 (4.90%) Tester
10 4 (3.92%) Banking Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Business Test Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Risk Analyst
11 3 (2.94%) E-Commerce Manager
11 3 (2.94%) SAP Manager
11 3 (2.94%) Senior Test Engineer
11 3 (2.94%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.86%) .NET
2 5 (4.90%) XML
3 2 (1.96%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.96%) HTML
3 2 (1.96%) Itk
3 2 (1.96%) jQuery
3 2 (1.96%) SOAP
3 2 (1.96%) Web Services
3 2 (1.96%) XForms
3 2 (1.96%) XSD
3 2 (1.96%) XSL
4 1 (0.98%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.98%) Ajax
4 1 (0.98%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.98%) CSS
4 1 (0.98%) HTML5
4 1 (0.98%) Lucene
4 1 (0.98%) RESTful
4 1 (0.98%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.86%) Mainframe
2 5 (4.90%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.92%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.96%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.96%) NHS
5 2 (1.96%) Replication
5 2 (1.96%) SWIFT
5 2 (1.96%) User Experience
5 2 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.98%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.98%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.98%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.98%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.82%) Linux
2 7 (6.86%) zOS
3 4 (3.92%) Windows
4 1 (0.98%) AIX
4 1 (0.98%) Android
4 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.98%) Unix
4 1 (0.98%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.98%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.53%) Test Scripting
2 16 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (10.78%) Defect Management
5 10 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (8.82%) Programme Management
7 8 (7.84%) Data Analysis
7 8 (7.84%) Test Strategy
8 7 (6.86%) Functional Testing
8 7 (6.86%) Performance Analysis
8 7 (6.86%) System Integration Testing
8 7 (6.86%) Unit Testing
9 6 (5.88%) Change Management
9 6 (5.88%) Data Modelling
9 6 (5.88%) Integration Testing
9 6 (5.88%) Migration
9 6 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (5.88%) Scrum
9 6 (5.88%) Software Testing
9 6 (5.88%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 23 (22.55%) SQL
2 7 (6.86%) COBOL
3 5 (4.90%) C#
4 4 (3.92%) Java
4 4 (3.92%) Python
5 3 (2.94%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.94%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.96%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.96%) VB
6 2 (1.96%) XPath
6 2 (1.96%) XQuery
7 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.98%) Ruby
7 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.98%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.98%) VB6
7 1 (0.98%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (18.63%) Security Cleared
2 14 (13.73%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.80%) ISTQB
4 6 (5.88%) ISEB
5 5 (4.90%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (2.94%) Degree
8 2 (1.96%) ACCA
8 2 (1.96%) CIMA
9 1 (0.98%) CCNA
9 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.78%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) HL7
3 1 (0.98%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.96%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (0.98%) Kibana
3 1 (0.98%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (8.82%) SAP
2 7 (6.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.86%) Oracle
3 4 (3.92%) Rally
3 4 (3.92%) Teradata
4 3 (2.94%) HP
4 3 (2.94%) hybris
4 3 (2.94%) Splunk
5 1 (0.98%) Anaplan
5 1 (0.98%) BMC
5 1 (0.98%) EMC
5 1 (0.98%) Hyperion
5 1 (0.98%) Tableau
5 1 (0.98%) VMware
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