The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton 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 33 38 29
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 11 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.26% 0.91% 2.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% 1.20% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £363 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +12.49%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £21.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+41.86% -28.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
275 249 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 81.60% 75.68% 63.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 189 124
Average daily rate £385 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 14
Average hourly rate £12.50 £45.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.22% +63.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.94 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £42.00
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 Southampton

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 6 (35.29%) HP
1 6 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (29.41%) Test Strategy
2 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (29.41%) Test Management
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Validation
4 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
4 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
4 3 (17.65%) HTML
4 3 (17.65%) Java
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.76%) C#
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.76%) SQL
5 2 (11.76%) .NET
5 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
5 2 (11.76%) IIS
5 2 (11.76%) MS Office
5 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
5 2 (11.76%) CSS
5 2 (11.76%) XHTML
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (11.76%) Apple
5 2 (11.76%) Intranet
5 2 (11.76%) Internet

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
2 2 (11.76%) IIS
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) InfoPath
3 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Business One
1 1 (5.88%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Intranet
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
1 2 (11.76%) Extranet
1 2 (11.76%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
1 2 (11.76%) Subversion
1 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.76%) Selenium
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Test Leader
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) DBA
4 1 (5.88%) CRM Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) UAT Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.76%) CSS
2 2 (11.76%) XHTML
2 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET 2.0
2 2 (11.76%) HTML5
2 2 (11.76%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) SOAP
3 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Clustering
1 2 (11.76%) User Experience
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Test Strategy
1 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (29.41%) Test Management
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Validation
3 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
4 2 (11.76%) System Testing
4 2 (11.76%) TDD
4 2 (11.76%) Content Management
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Workflow
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
4 2 (11.76%) BDD
4 2 (11.76%) Change Control
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.88%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) HP
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) Apple
4 2 (11.76%) Telerik
4 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) Nintex
5 1 (5.88%) Pardot
5 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (5.88%) SAP