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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 34 23 30
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 4 26 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.11% 5.94% 3.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 7.56% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 23 8
Average daily rate
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£495 £310 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.67% -4.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £180 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £599 £470 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £329
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+23.45% -45.27%
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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
286 344 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 79.67% 78.54% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 265 168
Average daily rate £450 £400 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 2
Average hourly rate £20.19 £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Test Management
3 5 (41.67%) Banking
4 4 (33.33%) ISEB
5 3 (25.00%) Murex
5 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Credit Risk
6 2 (16.67%) Use Case
6 2 (16.67%) Release Management
6 2 (16.67%) Migration
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) Citrix
6 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 2 (16.67%) Stress Testing
6 2 (16.67%) FlexPod
7 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
7 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
7 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (8.33%) TestDirector
7 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (8.33%) Findur
7 1 (8.33%) Project Management
7 1 (8.33%) SQL
7 1 (8.33%) XML

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Findur
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) TestDirector
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Back Office
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Project Delivery Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Murex Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) UAT Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (8.33%) UAT Test Manager
4 1 (8.33%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Credit Risk
1 2 (16.67%) FlexPod
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Equities
2 1 (8.33%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Test Management
2 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Use Case
3 2 (16.67%) Release Management
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Stress Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Murex
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) VMware