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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 18 9 16
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 4 46 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 4.30% 21.80% 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.88% 25.84% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 39 0
Average daily rate
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£343 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% -
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 £20.00 £21.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +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 Taunton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
82 178 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 88.17% 84.36% 67.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 145 13
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) User Stories
3 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
4 1 (16.67%) DB2
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) AIX
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Test Team Leader
1 2 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Testing Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Defect Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) AIX
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft