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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 20 19 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 3 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.04% 5.59% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 7.94% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 2
Average daily rate - £475 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £18.00 £22.38
% change year-on-year
+15.27% -19.55%
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
117 126 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 79.59% 70.39% 77.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 73 78
Average daily rate £403 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.29% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.30 £22.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £17.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 2 - - 1
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) MDX
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) OLAP Cube
2 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) OLAP
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Subversion
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) Windows

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 1 (16.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) OLAP
2 2 (33.33%) OLAP Cube
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) MDX
2 1 (16.67%) Drools
2 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) RAD
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (16.67%) SSADM
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
Ipswich, Suffolk
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