The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk 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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 20 23 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 12 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 6.03% 3.33% 3.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.33% 4.50% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 4
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£475 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £345 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £445 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+0.74% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £23.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-41.48% -8.73%
User Acceptance Testing
East of 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 Suffolk region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
144 111 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 72.36% 74.00% 65.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 69 85
Average daily rate £450 £380 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £36.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.88% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 3 months to 26 January 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
Ipswich +4 12 £475 +8.50% 1
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 11 (78.57%) Finance
1 11 (78.57%) QA
2 9 (64.29%) Business Analysis
2 9 (64.29%) Analytics
3 6 (42.86%) GAP Analysis
3 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) OLAP
5 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
5 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
5 3 (21.43%) Validation
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Spotfire
5 3 (21.43%) Degree
5 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (21.43%) Logical Data Model
5 3 (21.43%) Physical Data Model
5 3 (21.43%) Test Planning
5 3 (21.43%) Data Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Load Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 2 (14.29%) User Stories
6 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) OLAP
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 3 (21.43%) Spotfire
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Lead Business Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) MI Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Systems Tester
5 2 (14.29%) Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Business Analysis
1 9 (64.29%) Analytics
2 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 6 (42.86%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 3 (21.43%) Validation
4 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
4 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Test Planning
4 3 (21.43%) Logical Data Model
4 3 (21.43%) Physical Data Model
4 3 (21.43%) Data Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 2 (14.29%) CRM
5 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (78.57%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Avaloq