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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 84 28 78
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +50
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 58 198 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.85% 6.14% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 7.96% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 160 36
Average daily rate
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£399 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.76% +1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £250 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £425 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £329
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+23.45% -45.27%
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
2402 2487 1660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 76.45% 77.07% 70.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1555 1539 1023
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 110 62
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -2.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £18.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -1 26 £392 +20.46% 6
Wiltshire -12 9 £412 +49.63% 2
Gloucestershire -10 7 £338 -10.59% 1
Dorset -17 6 £488 +95.00% 4
Somerset -39 4 £445 +36.92%
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 33 (29.20%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (24.78%) Finance
3 26 (23.01%) Test Scripting
4 22 (19.47%) QA
5 19 (16.81%) CRM
5 19 (16.81%) Microsoft
6 17 (15.04%) Windows
7 15 (13.27%) ISEB
7 15 (13.27%) Security Cleared
7 15 (13.27%) Software Testing
8 14 (12.39%) JIRA
8 14 (12.39%) Test Management
8 14 (12.39%) Project Management
8 14 (12.39%) Regression Testing
9 13 (11.50%) SQL
10 12 (10.62%) .NET
11 11 (9.73%) MS Office
11 11 (9.73%) SAP
11 11 (9.73%) C#
11 11 (9.73%) Scrum
11 11 (9.73%) Test Automation
11 11 (9.73%) HP Quality Center
11 11 (9.73%) Integration Testing
11 11 (9.73%) Automated Testing
11 11 (9.73%) User Stories
12 10 (8.85%) User Experience
12 10 (8.85%) Test Strategy
12 10 (8.85%) Business Analysis
13 9 (7.96%) Migration
13 9 (7.96%) Selenium

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (2.65%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.77%) Lync
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.88%) SAS
3 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.88%) IIS
3 1 (0.88%) Apache
3 1 (0.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (9.73%) MS Office
2 6 (5.31%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.77%) SAP HR
2 2 (1.77%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.88%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.88%) Maximo
3 1 (0.88%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.88%) Findur
3 1 (0.88%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.88%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.88%) Exstream
3 1 (0.88%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.88%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.88%) SaaS
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) Intranet
1 1 (0.88%) WAN
1 1 (0.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.31%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.65%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.65%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.77%) DB2
3 2 (1.77%) MySQL
3 2 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.88%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (0.88%) DataStage
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.88%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 14 (12.39%) JIRA
2 9 (7.96%) Selenium
3 5 (4.42%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.54%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.54%) SpecFlow
4 4 (3.54%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.65%) SoapUI
5 3 (2.65%) MSI
5 3 (2.65%) InstallShield
5 3 (2.65%) Maven
6 2 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.77%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.77%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.88%) Hudson
7 1 (0.88%) MSTest
7 1 (0.88%) JMeter
7 1 (0.88%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (24.78%) Finance
2 8 (7.08%) Marketing
3 7 (6.19%) Retail
4 6 (5.31%) Legal
5 5 (4.42%) Banking
6 4 (3.54%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.65%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.77%) Electronics
9 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 47 (41.59%) Analyst
2 26 (23.01%) Test Analyst
3 21 (18.58%) Test Manager
4 19 (16.81%) Business Analyst
5 10 (8.85%) Developer
6 9 (7.96%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.31%) Tester
7 6 (5.31%) Consultant
8 4 (3.54%) Agile Test Analyst
8 4 (3.54%) iOS Developer
9 3 (2.65%) Applications Consultant
9 3 (2.65%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (2.65%) Programme Manager
9 3 (2.65%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (2.65%) Team Leader
9 3 (2.65%) Change Manager
9 3 (2.65%) Programme Test Manager
9 3 (2.65%) CRM Manager
9 3 (2.65%) Lead Business Analyst
9 3 (2.65%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.62%) .NET
2 8 (7.08%) HTML
3 7 (6.19%) Web Services
4 4 (3.54%) XML
4 4 (3.54%) CSS
5 3 (2.65%) SOAP
5 3 (2.65%) Application Packaging
5 3 (2.65%) WCF
5 3 (2.65%) RESTful
6 2 (1.77%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.77%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.88%) HTML5
7 1 (0.88%) XHTML
7 1 (0.88%) Ajax
7 1 (0.88%) jQuery
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.85%) User Experience
2 5 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.54%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.65%) NHS
4 3 (2.65%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.65%) FMCG
5 2 (1.77%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.77%) DTV
5 2 (1.77%) Replication
5 2 (1.77%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.88%) NPfIT
6 1 (0.88%) Equities
6 1 (0.88%) Derivative
6 1 (0.88%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.04%) Windows
2 7 (6.19%) Linux
3 5 (4.42%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.65%) UNIX
5 3 (2.65%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.65%) CentOS
6 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.88%) AIX
7 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (29.20%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (23.01%) Test Scripting
3 19 (16.81%) CRM
4 15 (13.27%) Software Testing
5 14 (12.39%) Test Management
5 14 (12.39%) Project Management
5 14 (12.39%) Regression Testing
6 11 (9.73%) Scrum
6 11 (9.73%) Test Automation
6 11 (9.73%) Integration Testing
6 11 (9.73%) Automated Testing
6 11 (9.73%) User Stories
7 10 (8.85%) Test Strategy
7 10 (8.85%) Business Analysis
8 9 (7.96%) Migration
9 8 (7.08%) System Testing
9 8 (7.08%) Waterfall
10 7 (6.19%) Time Management
10 7 (6.19%) Use Case
11 6 (5.31%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.50%) SQL
2 11 (9.73%) C#
3 5 (4.42%) Bash Shell
3 5 (4.42%) JavaScript
3 5 (4.42%) Python
3 5 (4.42%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.54%) Apple Swift
5 3 (2.65%) Objective-C
5 3 (2.65%) VBScript
5 3 (2.65%) Java
5 3 (2.65%) Ruby
6 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.88%) COBOL
6 1 (0.88%) VB
6 1 (0.88%) Perl
6 1 (0.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (13.27%) ISEB
1 15 (13.27%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.08%) SC Cleared
2 8 (7.08%) ISTQB
3 6 (5.31%) DV Cleared
3 6 (5.31%) Degree
4 2 (1.77%) PMP
4 2 (1.77%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.88%) CISSP
5 1 (0.88%) OCA
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (19.47%) QA
2 2 (1.77%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.65%) vCloud
3 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (9.73%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.42%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.54%) SCCM
3 4 (3.54%) Puppet
4 1 (0.88%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.88%) Nagios
4 1 (0.88%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 19 (16.81%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.73%) SAP
3 6 (5.31%) VMware
4 5 (4.42%) Oracle
5 4 (3.54%) Cognos
6 3 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.65%) IBM
6 3 (2.65%) Murex
6 3 (2.65%) HP
7 2 (1.77%) Dell
7 2 (1.77%) Citrix
8 1 (0.88%) McAfee
8 1 (0.88%) Sun
8 1 (0.88%) NetApp
8 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.88%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.88%) Teradata
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