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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 42 52 46
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 20 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.79% 0.53% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 0.73% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 12
Average daily rate
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£314 £470 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.13% +34.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £446 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £494 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
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
520 411 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 72.63% 72.74% 65.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 266 259
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 29
Average hourly rate £22.10 £31.25 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.29% -8.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £8.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.25 £55.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 September 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 September 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 +4 13 £276 -41.38% 2
Salisbury - 3 £298 -
User Acceptance Testing
South West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 16 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (36.11%) Finance
3 11 (30.56%) HP
4 10 (27.78%) Matrix Management
5 9 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 9 (25.00%) System Testing
5 9 (25.00%) ISEB
6 8 (22.22%) MS Visio
6 8 (22.22%) Test Strategy
6 8 (22.22%) Performance Testing
7 7 (19.44%) IP Telephony
7 7 (19.44%) WFM
7 7 (19.44%) IVR
7 7 (19.44%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (19.44%) Verint
7 7 (19.44%) Test Automation
7 7 (19.44%) Windows 7
7 7 (19.44%) Windows
7 7 (19.44%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (19.44%) Cisco IPCC
7 7 (19.44%) Siemens
7 7 (19.44%) Genesys
7 7 (19.44%) Empirix
8 6 (16.67%) Retail
8 6 (16.67%) Test Scripting
9 5 (13.89%) ISTQB
9 5 (13.89%) Banking
9 5 (13.89%) Functional Testing
9 5 (13.89%) Project Management
10 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) MS Visio
2 3 (8.33%) MS Project
2 3 (8.33%) MS Office
3 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.78%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) IP Telephony
2 3 (8.33%) LAN
2 3 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.78%) PerformancePoint
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) TestDirector
2 1 (2.78%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Retail
3 5 (13.89%) Banking
4 3 (8.33%) Retail Banking
5 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Analyst
2 13 (36.11%) Test Analyst
3 9 (25.00%) Test Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Tester
5 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Contracts Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.56%) Project Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) UAT Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Agile Business Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Product Owner
7 1 (2.78%) Functional Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) UAT Tester
7 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (2.78%) UAT Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Functional Test Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) J2EE
2 1 (2.78%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) IVR
2 1 (2.78%) SWIFT
2 1 (2.78%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) Windows
1 7 (19.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Matrix Management
2 9 (25.00%) System Testing
2 9 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 8 (22.22%) Test Strategy
3 8 (22.22%) Performance Testing
4 7 (19.44%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (19.44%) WFM
4 7 (19.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (19.44%) Test Automation
5 6 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 5 (13.89%) Project Management
6 5 (13.89%) Functional Testing
7 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 4 (11.11%) Business Analysis
8 3 (8.33%) ERP
8 3 (8.33%) Test Planning
9 2 (5.56%) ITIL
9 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) Java
1 2 (5.56%) VBA
2 1 (2.78%) Scala
2 1 (2.78%) Data Mining Extensions (DMX)
2 1 (2.78%) C#
2 1 (2.78%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) ISEB
2 5 (13.89%) ISTQB
3 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.78%) Degree
5 1 (2.78%) ACCA
5 1 (2.78%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.56%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 16 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (19.44%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) HP
2 7 (19.44%) Verint
2 7 (19.44%) Genesys
2 7 (19.44%) Empirix
2 7 (19.44%) Siemens
3 3 (8.33%) Cisco
3 3 (8.33%) Nortel
3 3 (8.33%) Avaya
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle
4 2 (5.56%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) Siebel
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.78%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.78%) Talend
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
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