The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Wiltshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 36 43 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -18
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 34 8 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 4.78% 1.72% 4.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.44% 2.20% 7.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 23
Average daily rate £275 £324 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.05% -13.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £288 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £432 £512
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.05% -6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £35.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-42.95% +36.53%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
528 363 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 74.16% 78.23% 66.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 259 283
Average daily rate £400 £420 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £280 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 33
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £13.73 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £42.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
User Acceptance Testing
South West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Swindon +7 26 £310 -4.24%
Salisbury - 4 - - 1
User Acceptance Testing
South West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (28.13%) Migration
2 16 (25.00%) Windows
3 15 (23.44%) QA
4 14 (21.88%) Finance
5 13 (20.31%) Test Strategy
6 11 (17.19%) Application Packaging
7 10 (15.63%) Windows 7
7 10 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (14.06%) Windows XP
9 8 (12.50%) SC Cleared
9 8 (12.50%) Security Cleared
9 8 (12.50%) Cisco
9 8 (12.50%) LAN
9 8 (12.50%) WAN
9 8 (12.50%) HP
9 8 (12.50%) Nortel
9 8 (12.50%) Avaya
10 7 (10.94%) System Testing
10 7 (10.94%) Performance Testing
11 6 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (9.38%) SQL
12 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
12 5 (7.81%) MS Visio
12 5 (7.81%) Genesys
12 5 (7.81%) Empirix
12 5 (7.81%) Siemens
12 5 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (7.81%) Cisco IPCC
12 5 (7.81%) Matrix Management

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.69%) WebLogic
1 3 (4.69%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (4.69%) Oracle Workflow
1 3 (4.69%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.69%) PowerPivot
3 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.50%) LAN
1 8 (12.50%) WAN
2 5 (7.81%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.69%) PerformancePoint
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MSI
2 3 (4.69%) JDeveloper
2 3 (4.69%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.56%) WinRunner
3 1 (1.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 14 (21.88%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Retail
4 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (18.75%) Test Manager
2 10 (15.63%) Analyst
3 9 (14.06%) Test Leader
4 8 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 7 (10.94%) Consultant
6 6 (9.38%) Applications Support
6 6 (9.38%) Desktop Support
7 5 (7.81%) Tester
8 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Developer
9 3 (4.69%) UAT Test Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) UAT Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Oracle Consultant
10 2 (3.13%) Test Consultant
10 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Project Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) UAT Tester
10 2 (3.13%) Senior Consultant
11 1 (1.56%) Technical Consultant
11 1 (1.56%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.19%) Application Packaging
2 4 (6.25%) MDX
3 3 (4.69%) XSLT
3 3 (4.69%) .NET
3 3 (4.69%) WebCenter
4 1 (1.56%) Middleware
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) IVR
2 1 (1.56%) APACS
2 1 (1.56%) SWIFT
2 1 (1.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.00%) Windows
2 10 (15.63%) Windows 7
3 9 (14.06%) Windows XP
4 3 (4.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.13%) Migration
2 13 (20.31%) Test Strategy
3 7 (10.94%) System Testing
3 7 (10.94%) Performance Testing
4 6 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (7.81%) Matrix Management
5 5 (7.81%) WFM
5 5 (7.81%) Waterfall
5 5 (7.81%) Test Automation
5 5 (7.81%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (6.25%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.25%) Dimensional Modelling
6 4 (6.25%) Data Modelling
6 4 (6.25%) ETL
6 4 (6.25%) CRM
7 3 (4.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.38%) SQL
2 3 (4.69%) C#
2 3 (4.69%) PL/SQL
2 3 (4.69%) T-SQL
2 3 (4.69%) VB.NET
2 3 (4.69%) XQuery
2 3 (4.69%) Shell Script
2 3 (4.69%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
3 2 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 8 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.25%) Degree
3 3 (4.69%) ISEB
4 1 (1.56%) ACCA
4 1 (1.56%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (23.44%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) Basel II
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (7.81%) Cisco IPCC
3 4 (6.25%) AppDNA
4 2 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (12.50%) Cisco
1 8 (12.50%) HP
1 8 (12.50%) Nortel
1 8 (12.50%) Avaya
2 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.81%) Genesys
2 5 (7.81%) Empirix
2 5 (7.81%) Siemens
2 5 (7.81%) Verint
3 4 (6.25%) Oracle
4 3 (4.69%) Talend
5 2 (3.13%) Capita
6 1 (1.56%) SAP
6 1 (1.56%) Remedy