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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 24 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank - 31 16
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 0 8 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - 3.15% 11.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.04% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 26
Median daily rate - £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £24.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% +12.50%
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
195 198 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 85.90% 77.95% 80.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 150 143
Median daily rate £425 £403 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £13.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+214.81% -64.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Suffolk 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 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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Data Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Reinsurance
3 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Billing
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Test Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Test Leader
1 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration and Release Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Data Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Environment And Release Manager
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Release and Configuration Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Release Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Scrum Master
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior UAT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Programme Manager
2 1 (16.67%) UAT Lead
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
1 1 (16.67%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Data Governance
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft