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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 33 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 7 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.76% 2.31% 2.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 2.90% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 9
Average daily rate
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£318 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.22% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £298 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £470 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-2.32% +6.17%
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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
299 310 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 75.31% 79.49% 76.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 236 202
Average daily rate £400 £416 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £300 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £22.69 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.70% +44.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £20.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £37.50 £20.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, 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 4 (33.33%) Finance
1 4 (33.33%) Banking
1 4 (33.33%) Test Management
1 4 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Use Case
2 3 (25.00%) Release Management
2 3 (25.00%) Stress Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Murex
2 3 (25.00%) ISEB
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 2 (16.67%) Credit Risk
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (8.33%) Test Planning

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
1 4 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Test Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Murex Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) UAT Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Testing Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Defect Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Credit Risk
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
2 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
1 1 (8.33%) zOS
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Test Management
1 4 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Use Case
2 3 (25.00%) Release Management
2 3 (25.00%) Stress Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Murex
2 1 (8.33%) Hyperion
2 1 (8.33%) SAP