The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon 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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 32 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 13 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.97% 0.88% 3.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.89% 1.24% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 12
Average daily rate
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£276 £470 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.38% +34.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £446 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £494 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +1.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.27% -5.26%
User Acceptance Testing
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
334 241 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 76.26% 70.47% 68.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 174 158
Average daily rate £438 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 8
Average hourly rate £23.85 £16.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.35% -22.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £12.15 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £21.35 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Swindon region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 15 (55.56%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (40.74%) Finance
3 10 (37.04%) HP
4 9 (33.33%) System Testing
5 8 (29.63%) Performance Testing
5 8 (29.63%) MS Visio
5 8 (29.63%) Waterfall
6 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
6 7 (25.93%) Test Strategy
6 7 (25.93%) Verint
6 7 (25.93%) ISEB
6 7 (25.93%) Windows
6 7 (25.93%) Genesys
6 7 (25.93%) Empirix
6 7 (25.93%) Siemens
6 7 (25.93%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (25.93%) WFM
6 7 (25.93%) Matrix Management
6 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
6 7 (25.93%) Cisco IPCC
6 7 (25.93%) IVR
6 7 (25.93%) IP Telephony
6 7 (25.93%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Test Scripting
8 5 (18.52%) Banking
9 4 (14.81%) Functional Testing
10 3 (11.11%) Retail
10 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
10 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
10 3 (11.11%) ISTQB

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Visio
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) IP Telephony
2 3 (11.11%) LAN
2 3 (11.11%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) TestDirector
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Retail
3 3 (11.11%) Retail Banking
4 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Analyst
2 12 (44.44%) Test Analyst
3 9 (33.33%) Test Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Test Leader
5 2 (7.41%) Tester
5 2 (7.41%) Project Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.70%) UAT Tester
6 1 (3.70%) UAT Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) UAT Test Manager
6 1 (3.70%) UAT Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) UAT Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Product Owner
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) IVR
2 1 (3.70%) SWIFT
2 1 (3.70%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
1 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) System Testing
2 8 (29.63%) Performance Testing
2 8 (29.63%) Waterfall
3 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
3 7 (25.93%) Test Strategy
3 7 (25.93%) WFM
3 7 (25.93%) Matrix Management
3 7 (25.93%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (25.93%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 4 (14.81%) Functional Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Regression Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Stress Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Investment Management
7 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Scrum
7 1 (3.70%) TDD
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL
7 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) VBA
2 1 (3.70%) Scala
2 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) ISEB
2 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.70%) ACCA
4 1 (3.70%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 15 (55.56%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (25.93%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) HP
2 7 (25.93%) Genesys
2 7 (25.93%) Empirix
2 7 (25.93%) Siemens
2 7 (25.93%) Verint
3 3 (11.11%) Nortel
3 3 (11.11%) Avaya
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (3.70%) SAP
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