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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 9 32 4
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -28
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 1 2 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 3.03% 1.56% 22.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% 1.82% 27.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 42
Average daily rate £450 £445 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +36.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £21.95 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-6.60% +8.39%
User Acceptance Testing
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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
24 110 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 72.73% 85.94% 83.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 94 140
Average daily rate £450 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £675 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £21.83 - £12.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 12 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management