The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 29 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 15 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.58% 2.76% 3.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.60% 3.79% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 12
Average daily rate
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£301 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.29% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £381 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £452 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £337 £348
% change year-on-year
+3.93% -3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -24.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
326 290 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 77.80% 72.86% 67.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 206 149
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £295 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £499 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £15.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.93% -27.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £13.40 £12.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £18.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
User Acceptance Testing
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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 28 July 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 28 July 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 17 (42.50%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (37.50%) Finance
3 12 (30.00%) HP
4 11 (27.50%) System Testing
4 11 (27.50%) Test Strategy
5 10 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 10 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 10 (25.00%) MS Visio
6 9 (22.50%) Genesys
6 9 (22.50%) Empirix
6 9 (22.50%) Siemens
6 9 (22.50%) Windows
6 9 (22.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (22.50%) Cisco IPCC
6 9 (22.50%) IVR
6 9 (22.50%) IP Telephony
6 9 (22.50%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (22.50%) WFM
6 9 (22.50%) Matrix Management
6 9 (22.50%) Test Automation
6 9 (22.50%) Windows 7
6 9 (22.50%) Verint
7 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
7 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
7 7 (17.50%) Nortel
7 7 (17.50%) ISEB
7 7 (17.50%) Avaya
7 7 (17.50%) LAN
7 7 (17.50%) WAN
7 7 (17.50%) Cisco

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3 (7.50%) WebLogic
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) IP Telephony
2 7 (17.50%) LAN
2 7 (17.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) JDeveloper
2 2 (5.00%) TestDirector
General
1 15 (37.50%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Retail
3 3 (7.50%) Retail Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Analyst
2 13 (32.50%) Test Manager
3 12 (30.00%) Test Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Test Leader
5 2 (5.00%) Tester
5 2 (5.00%) Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Project Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) UAT Tester
6 1 (2.50%) UAT Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) UAT Test Manager
6 1 (2.50%) UAT Test Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) UAT Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) XSLT
1 3 (7.50%) WebCenter
2 1 (2.50%) J2EE
2 1 (2.50%) Middleware
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) IVR
2 1 (2.50%) SWIFT
2 1 (2.50%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Windows
1 9 (22.50%) Windows 7
2 3 (7.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) System Testing
1 11 (27.50%) Test Strategy
2 10 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 10 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 9 (22.50%) WFM
3 9 (22.50%) Matrix Management
3 9 (22.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (22.50%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (22.50%) Test Automation
4 6 (15.00%) Migration
4 6 (15.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (10.00%) Functional Testing
6 3 (7.50%) Data Migration
6 3 (7.50%) BPEL
6 3 (7.50%) Workflow
6 3 (7.50%) CRM
6 3 (7.50%) SOA
7 2 (5.00%) Regression Testing
7 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
1 3 (7.50%) SQL
1 3 (7.50%) XQuery
1 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
2 2 (5.00%) VBA
3 1 (2.50%) Scala
3 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) ISEB
1 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
1 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.50%) ACCA
4 1 (2.50%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 17 (42.50%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (22.50%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) HP
2 9 (22.50%) Genesys
2 9 (22.50%) Empirix
2 9 (22.50%) Siemens
2 9 (22.50%) Verint
3 7 (17.50%) Nortel
3 7 (17.50%) Avaya
3 7 (17.50%) Cisco
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle
5 1 (2.50%) SAP