The first table below looks at the demand for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Sussex region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 43 31 32
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 2 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.54% 2.77% 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 3.83% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 8
Average daily rate
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£380 £425 £453
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% -6.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £310 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £490 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.48% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
256 287 487
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 69.19% 72.29% 81.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 200 294
Average daily rate £325 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 8
Average hourly rate £16.50 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.85% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the West Sussex region.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the West Sussex region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chichester - - - -
Crawley - - - - 3
Gatwick - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - -
Horsham - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 (36.36%) QA
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) VBScript
3 2 (18.18%) VBA
3 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) MS Office
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) UNIX
3 2 (18.18%) XHTML
3 2 (18.18%) Ingres
3 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Smart Meter
3 2 (18.18%) Process Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Solvency II
3 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
3 2 (18.18%) Demand Management
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (18.18%) Capita

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (9.09%) TestDirector
General
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Support
3 1 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Development Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Development Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Coordinator
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Test Coordinator
3 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
1 2 (18.18%) XHTML
2 1 (9.09%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
1 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
2 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Process Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
2 2 (18.18%) Demand Management
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (9.09%) Fault Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Test Management
3 1 (9.09%) System Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
1 2 (18.18%) VBScript
1 2 (18.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
2 2 (18.18%) Solvency II
3 1 (9.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) Capita
2 1 (9.09%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix