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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 28 8 21
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +13
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 4 42 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.07% 15.22% 4.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 21.65% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 38 4
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£281 £425 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.82% +20.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £340 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £450 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £23.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+32.60% -23.33%
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
162 194 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 83.94% 70.29% 61.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 158 60
Average daily rate £420 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 6
Average hourly rate £19.00 £36.50 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.94% +134.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 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 -15 2 £281 -31.19%
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 9 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 9 (50.00%) QA
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (50.00%) Analytics
3 6 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 5 (27.78%) Manual Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (22.22%) .NET
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Test Planning
6 3 (16.67%) Data Architecture
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
6 3 (16.67%) Physical Data Model
6 3 (16.67%) Degree
6 3 (16.67%) Spotfire
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Validation
6 3 (16.67%) OLAP
6 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (16.67%) Management Information System

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1 (5.56%) Cerner Millennium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (16.67%) Spotfire
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (16.67%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Test Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Business Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Lead Business Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) MI Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 9 (50.00%) Analytics
2 6 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 5 (27.78%) Manual Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Test Planning
5 3 (16.67%) Data Architecture
5 3 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
5 3 (16.67%) Physical Data Model
5 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Validation
5 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Avaloq
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) Cerner