The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton 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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank - 24 7
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 0 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton - 2.22% 13.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.03% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 9
Average daily rate - £385 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -33.33%
User Acceptance Testing
Somerset

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42 66 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 87.50% 73.33% 67.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 58 42
Average daily rate £433 £500 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.50% +51.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £725 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £19.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

User Acceptance Testing
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 4 (100.00%) User Stories
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) User Stories
2 3 (75.00%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft