The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire 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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 46 48 37
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 16 5 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.23% 0.93% 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.95% 1.27% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 22
Average daily rate
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£259 £470 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.94% +35.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £430 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £509 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -28.00%
User Acceptance Testing
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
543 394 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 75.84% 73.10% 68.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 262 326
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £277 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 27 21
Average hourly rate £20.25 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £8.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.25 £55.00 £97.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 2 October 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -1 12 £220 -53.19%
Salisbury - 2 £318 -
User Acceptance Testing
South West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 15 (51.72%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (41.38%) Finance
3 11 (37.93%) ISEB
4 10 (34.48%) HP
5 8 (27.59%) Retail
6 7 (24.14%) Matrix Management
7 6 (20.69%) Waterfall
7 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (17.24%) Banking
8 5 (17.24%) Project Management
8 5 (17.24%) MS Visio
8 5 (17.24%) Functional Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Performance Testing
8 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
8 5 (17.24%) Retail Banking
9 4 (13.79%) WFM
9 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
9 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
9 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
9 4 (13.79%) System Testing
9 4 (13.79%) Verint
9 4 (13.79%) Siemens
9 4 (13.79%) Genesys
9 4 (13.79%) Empirix
9 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
9 4 (13.79%) Windows
9 4 (13.79%) IP Telephony
9 4 (13.79%) IVR
9 4 (13.79%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 2 (6.90%) CMS
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Visio
2 3 (10.34%) MS Project
2 3 (10.34%) MS Office
3 2 (6.90%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (3.45%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Power View
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.45%) PerformancePoint
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) TestDirector
2 1 (3.45%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 8 (27.59%) Retail
3 5 (17.24%) Banking
3 5 (17.24%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Analyst
2 13 (44.83%) Test Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Test Manager
4 5 (17.24%) Tester
5 3 (10.34%) Contracts Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
5 3 (10.34%) UAT Test Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) UAT Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) UAT Tester
6 1 (3.45%) Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Functional Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Product Owner
6 1 (3.45%) UAT Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) UAT Test Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) J2EE
2 1 (3.45%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) IVR
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) APACS
3 1 (3.45%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Matrix Management
2 6 (20.69%) Waterfall
2 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.24%) Project Management
3 5 (17.24%) Functional Testing
3 5 (17.24%) Performance Testing
4 4 (13.79%) WFM
4 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
4 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
4 4 (13.79%) System Testing
4 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
4 4 (13.79%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
4 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (10.34%) ERP
5 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
6 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.90%) ITIL
6 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
2 1 (3.45%) C#
2 1 (3.45%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
2 1 (3.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) ISEB
2 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 15 (51.72%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) HP
2 4 (13.79%) Verint
2 4 (13.79%) Siemens
2 4 (13.79%) Genesys
2 4 (13.79%) Empirix
3 2 (6.90%) SAP
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Siebel
4 1 (3.45%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) Murex
4 1 (3.45%) Talend