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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 22 6 16
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 8 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 6.25% 18.87% 9.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.69% 24.39% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £381 £387
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £405 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -5.26%
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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
104 41 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 81.25% 77.36% 70.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 28 13
Average daily rate £400 £339 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.83% -11.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £253 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.30 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 44 (75.86%) Security Cleared
2 43 (74.14%) Microsoft
3 38 (65.52%) SC Cleared
4 34 (58.62%) SAP
5 25 (43.10%) ITIL
5 25 (43.10%) Test Scripting
6 22 (37.93%) Service Delivery
7 17 (29.31%) Service Management
8 16 (27.59%) PRINCE2
8 16 (27.59%) Software Testing
8 16 (27.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 15 (25.86%) Test Strategy
9 15 (25.86%) Test Management
9 15 (25.86%) Team Foundation Server
10 14 (24.14%) ISEB
11 13 (22.41%) Management Information System
11 13 (22.41%) Business Analysis
12 12 (20.69%) Statistics
12 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 12 (20.69%) Risk Analysis
12 12 (20.69%) Capacity Planning
12 12 (20.69%) Test Planning
12 12 (20.69%) Portfolio Management
12 12 (20.69%) Front Office
12 12 (20.69%) Back Office
12 12 (20.69%) Windows
13 11 (18.97%) MCP
13 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (18.97%) SLA
13 11 (18.97%) Capacity Management

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 (1.72%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.34%) MS Office
3 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (12.07%) SAP SD
2 3 (5.17%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (25.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (8.62%) SpecFlow
3 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.45%) Selenium
General
1 12 (20.69%) Front Office
1 12 (20.69%) Back Office
2 1 (1.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (56.90%) Analyst
2 19 (32.76%) Business Analyst
3 14 (24.14%) Test Analyst
4 9 (15.52%) Support Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) Network Support
5 8 (13.79%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (13.79%) Network Support Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) Senior Test Analyst
5 8 (13.79%) Network Engineer
6 7 (12.07%) Lead Network Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Developer
7 6 (10.34%) ABAP Developer
8 4 (6.90%) SAP Business Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Team Leader
9 3 (5.17%) SAP Analyst
9 3 (5.17%) Test Team Leader
9 3 (5.17%) Tester
10 2 (3.45%) Support Technician
10 2 (3.45%) Configuration Analyst
10 2 (3.45%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) Web Services
2 2 (3.45%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.41%) Management Information System
2 12 (20.69%) Statistics
3 11 (18.97%) CMDB
4 8 (13.79%) GIS
5 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.69%) Windows
2 10 (17.24%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.10%) ITIL
1 25 (43.10%) Test Scripting
2 22 (37.93%) Service Delivery
3 17 (29.31%) Service Management
4 16 (27.59%) Software Testing
4 16 (27.59%) PRINCE2
5 15 (25.86%) Test Management
5 15 (25.86%) Test Strategy
6 13 (22.41%) Business Analysis
7 12 (20.69%) Capacity Planning
7 12 (20.69%) Portfolio Management
7 12 (20.69%) Risk Analysis
7 12 (20.69%) Test Planning
8 11 (18.97%) Capacity Management
8 11 (18.97%) Operations Management
8 11 (18.97%) Asset Management
9 10 (17.24%) Project Management
9 10 (17.24%) ITSM
9 10 (17.24%) Workflow
10 9 (15.52%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.34%) ABAP
2 4 (6.90%) C#
2 4 (6.90%) SQL
3 2 (3.45%) C
3 2 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 44 (75.86%) Security Cleared
2 38 (65.52%) SC Cleared
3 16 (27.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 14 (24.14%) ISEB
5 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (18.97%) MCP
6 10 (17.24%) ISTQB
7 9 (15.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 8 (13.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.72%) MCITP
9 1 (1.72%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.97%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 43 (74.14%) Microsoft
2 34 (58.62%) SAP
3 10 (17.24%) VMware
3 10 (17.24%) SolarWinds
4 2 (3.45%) HP
5 1 (1.72%) Citrix
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle