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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 38 41 28
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 8 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.08% 1.08% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 1.37% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Average daily rate
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£175 £251 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.34% -54.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +20.00%
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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
314 292 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 81.56% 78.92% 68.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 213 153
Average daily rate £350 £355 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 20
Average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +176.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.67 £10.88 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Windows
4 4 (20.00%) HP
4 4 (20.00%) MS Office
4 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 4 (20.00%) Test Management
5 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (15.00%) Test Planning
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) CRM
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL
5 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (15.00%) ISEB
6 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (10.00%) C#
6 2 (10.00%) SQL
6 2 (10.00%) TDD
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Selenium
6 2 (10.00%) Subversion

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.00%) InfoPath
3 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Agresso
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.00%) Visualfiles
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Intranet
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
1 1 (5.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Subversion
1 2 (10.00%) Selenium
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Law
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Test Leader
3 5 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) DBA
6 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Project Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) CRM Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Deployment Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) XHTML
1 1 (5.00%) jQuery
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
1 1 (5.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (20.00%) Test Management
3 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (15.00%) Test Planning
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (15.00%) CRM
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) TDD
4 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (10.00%) SDLC
4 2 (10.00%) BDD
4 2 (10.00%) V-Model
4 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C#
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ISEB
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) SAP
4 1 (5.00%) Retek
4 1 (5.00%) Apple
4 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Telerik
4 1 (5.00%) Northgate
4 1 (5.00%) Pardot
4 1 (5.00%) Nintex