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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 21 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 10 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 9.52% 13.04% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.29% 22.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £380 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-42.70% +4.34%
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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
70 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 66.67% 58.70% 74.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 17 14
Average daily rate £325 £375 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £322 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £15.25 £19.30 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.98% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 8 (57.14%) Integration Testing
2 7 (50.00%) ISEB
3 6 (42.86%) SAP
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 6 (42.86%) BDD
3 6 (42.86%) SpecFlow
4 5 (35.71%) Test Strategy
4 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
4 5 (35.71%) Test Management
4 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
4 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) C#
5 4 (28.57%) Web Services
5 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 4 (28.57%) System Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Gherkin
6 3 (21.43%) User Stories
6 3 (21.43%) Selenium
6 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
6 3 (21.43%) TDD
6 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP SD
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) SpecFlow
2 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
3 3 (21.43%) Selenium
4 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
5 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 1 (7.14%) Hudson
5 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Analyst
2 9 (64.29%) Test Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) ABAP Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) UAT Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) UAT Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Web Services
1 4 (28.57%) Gherkin
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Integration Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) BDD
3 5 (35.71%) Test Strategy
3 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
3 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Test Management
3 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
4 4 (28.57%) System Testing
5 3 (21.43%) User Stories
5 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) TDD
6 2 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Security Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) ISEB
2 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) SAP