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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 31 30 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 6 6 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.86% 1.91% 5.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 2.53% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 20
Median daily rate £301 £495 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.29% +54.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £267 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £585 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.95 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.09%
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
242 237 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 75.16% 75.48% 81.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 177 268
Median daily rate £400 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £316 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 6
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.19 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.23% -10.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon region citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 2016.

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 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Swindon region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 7 (46.67%) SQL
1 7 (46.67%) DB2
2 6 (40.00%) CICS
2 6 (40.00%) zOS
2 6 (40.00%) COBOL
2 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
3 5 (33.33%) Mainframe
4 4 (26.67%) Finance
5 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (13.33%) Internet
5 2 (13.33%) .NET
5 2 (13.33%) Linux
5 2 (13.33%) HTTP
5 2 (13.33%) JIRA
5 2 (13.33%) Splunk
5 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
5 2 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (13.33%) MQTT
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) C#
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Banking
6 1 (6.67%) VB6
6 1 (6.67%) Subversion
6 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Logistics
6 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) Data Mapping
6 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (40.00%) CICS
2 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
1 2 (13.33%) MQTT
1 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) MSBuild
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (6.67%) VisualAge
2 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) COBOL Developer
3 5 (33.33%) DB2 Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Test Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Tester
5 1 (6.67%) UAT Manager
5 1 (6.67%) UAT Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) Ajax
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) zOS
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
1 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Data Mapping
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (6.67%) Logistics
3 1 (6.67%) MVC
3 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) COBOL
3 2 (13.33%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) VB
4 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Splunk
2 1 (6.67%) Murex