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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 16 4 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 10 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 11.76% 27.27% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.24% 38.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £24.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-43.75% -26.15%
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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
58 39 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 68.24% 70.91% 63.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 25 14
Average daily rate £325 £380 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +10.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 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 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 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 20 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 17 (60.71%) Test Scripting
3 16 (57.14%) SAP
4 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
4 15 (53.57%) SC Cleared
5 11 (39.29%) Business Analysis
6 9 (32.14%) ISEB
6 9 (32.14%) ITIL
6 9 (32.14%) Integration Testing
7 8 (28.57%) BDD
7 8 (28.57%) SpecFlow
7 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 7 (25.00%) ISTQB
8 7 (25.00%) Automated Testing
8 7 (25.00%) PRINCE2
8 7 (25.00%) MS Office
8 7 (25.00%) SQL
8 7 (25.00%) SAP SD
8 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
9 6 (21.43%) Test Management
9 6 (21.43%) Test Strategy
9 6 (21.43%) Gherkin
9 6 (21.43%) Unit Testing
9 6 (21.43%) ABAP
9 6 (21.43%) C#
9 6 (21.43%) Scrum
10 5 (17.86%) Regression Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (3.57%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (25.00%) SAP SD
2 1 (3.57%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) SpecFlow
2 7 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio
3 5 (17.86%) Selenium
4 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.57%) Hudson
5 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (7.14%) Front Office
1 2 (7.14%) Back Office
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Analyst
2 10 (35.71%) Test Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Business Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Senior Test Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) ABAP Developer
4 4 (14.29%) SAP Business Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Test Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Support Technician
6 2 (7.14%) Configuration Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Technician
7 1 (3.57%) Security Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Test Team Leader
7 1 (3.57%) UAT Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) SAP SD Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Security Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) Gherkin
2 4 (14.29%) Web Services
3 2 (7.14%) .NET
3 2 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Replication
2 2 (7.14%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
1 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Test Scripting
2 11 (39.29%) Business Analysis
3 9 (32.14%) ITIL
3 9 (32.14%) Integration Testing
4 8 (28.57%) BDD
4 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 7 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 7 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 6 (21.43%) Unit Testing
6 6 (21.43%) Test Management
6 6 (21.43%) Test Strategy
6 6 (21.43%) Scrum
7 5 (17.86%) Regression Testing
7 5 (17.86%) User Stories
8 4 (14.29%) Manual Testing
8 4 (14.29%) System Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Security Testing
9 3 (10.71%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) ABAP
2 6 (21.43%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 15 (53.57%) SC Cleared
3 9 (32.14%) ISEB
4 7 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.57%) MCITP
6 1 (3.57%) MCP
6 1 (3.57%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) SAP
2 15 (53.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle