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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 22 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 11 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.58% 2.76% 5.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.43% 3.62% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 9
Average daily rate
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£450 £351 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.38% -17.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £350 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £395 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -5.26%
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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 Suffolk region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
148 138 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 75.13% 76.24% 74.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 104 164
Average daily rate £423 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +69.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 31 (54.39%) QA
2 27 (47.37%) .NET
3 24 (42.11%) SQL Server
3 24 (42.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (36.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (33.33%) Finance
6 17 (29.82%) Test Scripting
6 17 (29.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (26.32%) MVC
7 15 (26.32%) WCF
7 15 (26.32%) ASP.NET
7 15 (26.32%) C#
7 15 (26.32%) SQL
7 15 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (21.05%) Manual Testing
9 10 (17.54%) Visual Studio
10 9 (15.79%) Business Analysis
10 9 (15.79%) HP
10 9 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (12.28%) Migration
11 7 (12.28%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (12.28%) Systems Analysis
11 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (10.53%) System Testing
13 5 (8.77%) ETL
13 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
13 5 (8.77%) Project Management
13 5 (8.77%) Data Migration
13 5 (8.77%) Degree
13 5 (8.77%) Integration Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.51%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (42.11%) SQL Server
1 24 (42.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 21 (36.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (29.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (12.28%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.51%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.51%) SoapUI
General
1 19 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) Analyst
2 15 (26.32%) .NET Developer
2 15 (26.32%) Developer
3 11 (19.30%) Business Analyst
4 10 (17.54%) Senior Developer
4 10 (17.54%) Senior .NET Developer
5 9 (15.79%) Senior C# Developer
5 9 (15.79%) C# Developer
5 9 (15.79%) Systems Analyst
5 9 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (14.04%) Test Leader
6 8 (14.04%) Tester
6 8 (14.04%) Business Systems Analyst
7 6 (10.53%) Test Analyst
8 5 (8.77%) Test Coordinator
8 5 (8.77%) Coordinator
9 4 (7.02%) QA Leader
9 4 (7.02%) Systems Tester
10 3 (5.26%) Consultant
10 3 (5.26%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (47.37%) .NET
2 15 (26.32%) WCF
2 15 (26.32%) ASP.NET
2 15 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (3.51%) MDX
3 2 (3.51%) XML
4 1 (1.75%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) Test Scripting
2 15 (26.32%) MVC
3 12 (21.05%) Manual Testing
4 9 (15.79%) Business Analysis
5 7 (12.28%) Migration
5 7 (12.28%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (10.53%) System Testing
7 5 (8.77%) ETL
7 5 (8.77%) Project Management
7 5 (8.77%) Data Migration
7 5 (8.77%) Integration Testing
7 5 (8.77%) Coaching
8 3 (5.26%) Document Management
8 3 (5.26%) Test Strategy
9 2 (3.51%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.51%) Data Analysis
9 2 (3.51%) Information Management
9 2 (3.51%) UML
10 1 (1.75%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.32%) C#
1 15 (26.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) ISEB
3 2 (3.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (54.39%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) HP
2 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.51%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle
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