The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Suffolk region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 11 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 39 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 14.13% - 4.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.41% - 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 0 7
Average daily rate
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£415 - £395
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £337 £345
% change year-on-year
+3.93% -2.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.48% -23.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
224 92 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 81.16% 61.74% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 63 112
Average daily rate £413 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 15
Average hourly rate £9.63 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.50% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £32.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £37.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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 24 July 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
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 24 July 2014. 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
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Bury St Edmunds - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 40 (56.34%) QA
2 31 (43.66%) .NET
3 30 (42.25%) Finance
4 28 (39.44%) SQL Server
4 28 (39.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 26 (36.62%) SQL
6 23 (32.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 22 (30.99%) Test Scripting
8 19 (26.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (23.94%) MVC
9 17 (23.94%) C#
9 17 (23.94%) ASP.NET
9 17 (23.94%) WCF
9 17 (23.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (22.54%) HP Quality Center
11 15 (21.13%) Manual Testing
11 15 (21.13%) HP
12 13 (18.31%) Visual Studio
13 12 (16.90%) ETL
14 10 (14.08%) Integration Testing
15 9 (12.68%) System Testing
15 9 (12.68%) Business Analysis
15 9 (12.68%) Data Warehouse
16 8 (11.27%) XML
16 8 (11.27%) Migration
16 8 (11.27%) SoapUI
16 8 (11.27%) MDX
17 7 (9.86%) Systems Analysis
18 6 (8.45%) ISEB
19 5 (7.04%) MS Excel

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle FAH
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (39.44%) SQL Server
1 28 (39.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 23 (32.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (26.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (12.68%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.82%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 13 (18.31%) Visual Studio
2 8 (11.27%) SoapUI
3 4 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (42.25%) Finance
2 1 (1.41%) Billing
Job Titles
1 30 (42.25%) Analyst
2 17 (23.94%) .NET Developer
2 17 (23.94%) Developer
3 13 (18.31%) Test Analyst
4 11 (15.49%) Business Analyst
4 11 (15.49%) Tester
5 10 (14.08%) Senior .NET Developer
5 10 (14.08%) Senior Developer
6 9 (12.68%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (12.68%) C# Developer
6 9 (12.68%) Senior C# Developer
6 9 (12.68%) Systems Analyst
7 8 (11.27%) Business Systems Analyst
7 8 (11.27%) Test Leader
8 5 (7.04%) Coordinator
8 5 (7.04%) QA Analyst
8 5 (7.04%) Systems Tester
8 5 (7.04%) Test Coordinator
8 5 (7.04%) QA Leader
9 4 (5.63%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (43.66%) .NET
2 17 (23.94%) ASP.NET
2 17 (23.94%) WCF
2 17 (23.94%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (11.27%) XML
3 8 (11.27%) MDX
4 1 (1.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.41%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.99%) Test Scripting
2 17 (23.94%) MVC
3 15 (21.13%) Manual Testing
4 12 (16.90%) ETL
5 10 (14.08%) Integration Testing
6 9 (12.68%) System Testing
6 9 (12.68%) Business Analysis
7 8 (11.27%) Migration
8 7 (9.86%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (7.04%) Project Management
9 5 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (7.04%) Data Migration
10 3 (4.23%) Document Management
10 3 (4.23%) Software Testing
10 3 (4.23%) Test Strategy
11 2 (2.82%) UML
11 2 (2.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (2.82%) Data Analysis
11 2 (2.82%) Information Management
12 1 (1.41%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (36.62%) SQL
2 17 (23.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) ISEB
2 5 (7.04%) Degree
3 4 (5.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (56.34%) QA
2 2 (2.82%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 16 (22.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (21.13%) HP
2 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.23%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle