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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 28 27 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 5 6 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.94% 2.93% 15.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 3.53% 20.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 39
Median daily rate £675 £331 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+103.77% -22.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £30.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-26.22% +41.86%
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
199 170 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 77.13% 82.93% 73.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 108 172
Median daily rate £463 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.11% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 12
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -24.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +3 5 £675 +103.77% 1
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (20.00%) QA
3 2 (20.00%) Use Case
3 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Management
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (20.00%) MDX
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server

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:

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) OLAP
1 2 (20.00%) OLAP Cube
1 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Test Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration and Release Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Environment And Release Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Release and Configuration Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Release Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Scrum Master
4 1 (10.00%) Senior UAT Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Programme Manager
4 1 (10.00%) UAT Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (10.00%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (20.00%) Test Management
2 2 (20.00%) Use Case
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (10.00%) ETL
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
1 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft