The first table below looks at the demand for the UAT Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UAT Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Swindon 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UAT Tester
Rank 48 33 37
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Tester 1 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.23% 1.85% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 1.94% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Average daily rate £310 £303 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.47% -13.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-19.23% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 - -
Job Titles Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
399 258 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 89.86% 95.56% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 209 246
Average daily rate £400 £410 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +14.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 16
Average hourly rate £21.75 £13.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.11% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.39 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
UAT Tester
Wiltshire

UAT Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UAT Tester in the job title across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

UAT Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

UAT Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UAT Tester across the Swindon region.

UAT Tester Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

UAT Tester
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region that cited UAT Tester in their job title 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 with UAT Tester in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Retail Banking
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center

UAT Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region that cited UAT Tester in their job title 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 with UAT Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Retail Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP