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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 20 38 42
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +4
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 10 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.52% 1.20% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.06% 1.50% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 5
Median daily rate £323 £475 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.10% +52.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £475 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £475 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £32.37 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-30.48% +30.76%
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
165 266 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 74.66% 79.88% 79.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 190 215
Median daily rate £400 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £40.33 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.28% +56.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £9.67 £10.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 September 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 (53.85%) Test Scripting
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
3 5 (38.46%) Scrum
3 5 (38.46%) C
3 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
3 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
3 5 (38.46%) Business Analysis
3 5 (38.46%) Integration Testing
3 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
3 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (38.46%) Test Planning
4 4 (30.77%) Matrix Organization
4 4 (30.77%) Retail
4 4 (30.77%) SAP
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
7 1 (7.69%) SWOT Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Wealth Management
7 1 (7.69%) Use Case
7 1 (7.69%) Banking
7 1 (7.69%) Data Management
7 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Business Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Software Test Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Test Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Retail Business Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Data Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Master Data Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Finance Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Project Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Web Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Web Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
2 5 (38.46%) Business Analysis
2 5 (38.46%) Integration Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Scrum
2 5 (38.46%) Test Planning
3 4 (30.77%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.69%) Change Control
6 1 (7.69%) Change Management
6 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
6 1 (7.69%) SWOT Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (7.69%) Wealth Management
6 1 (7.69%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C
1 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
1 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
1 5 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) SAP