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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 29 35 43
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 7 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.07% 3.33% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.38% 3.93% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 3
Median daily rate £306 £350 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -25.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £21.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -8.69%
User Acceptance Testing
Hampshire

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
160 280 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 70.18% 84.85% 82.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 208 213
Median daily rate £375 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 5
Median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% -52.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £45.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton 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 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 27 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Southampton region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
2 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (50.00%) C
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) WebEx
5 1 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Retail
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) SAP
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) UAT Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) UAT Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Web Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Web Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Retail Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Trainer
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
2 5 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C
1 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) SAP