Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 27 29
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 -1
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 13 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 4.28% 4.31% 3.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.24% 5.72% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 4
Dorset median daily rate £400 £350 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -18.60% +45.76%
10th Percentile £375 £199 £260
90th Percentile £431 £467 £513
South West median daily rate £405 £365 £345
% change year-on-year +10.96% +5.80% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Dorset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £11.00 - £43.50

User Acceptance Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 248 332 323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 81.58% 75.28% 74.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 240 175
Dorset median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +13.64%
10th Percentile £200 £231 £231
90th Percentile £506 £525 £538
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 50
Dorset median hourly rate £41.15 £22.00 £41.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.05% -46.65% +146.65%
10th Percentile £11.68 £14.25 £24.73
90th Percentile £48.75 £28.65 £46.77
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +47.17%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings citing User Acceptance Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Dorset

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Dorset

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Dorset

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +11 13 £400 +6.67% 1
User Acceptance Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 7 (53.85%) jQuery
4 6 (46.15%) WCF
4 6 (46.15%) .NET Framework
4 6 (46.15%) TDD
4 6 (46.15%) Data Extraction
4 6 (46.15%) System Testing
4 6 (46.15%) MVVM
4 6 (46.15%) MVC
4 6 (46.15%) .NET
4 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
4 6 (46.15%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) C#
4 6 (46.15%) Entity Framework
5 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Migration
5 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
5 3 (23.08%) Scrum
6 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) JIRA
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (15.38%) Requirements Engineering
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
6 2 (15.38%) Toad
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) Confluence
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
1 2 (15.38%) Toad
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) .NET Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Full Stack Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business IT Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Migration Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Process Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Business Process Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) UAT Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) UAT Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) jQuery
2 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) .NET Framework
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
2 6 (46.15%) Entity Framework
2 6 (46.15%) WCF
3 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) JSP
3 1 (7.69%) RESTful
3 1 (7.69%) Servlets
3 1 (7.69%) Spring
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Data Extraction
2 6 (46.15%) MVC
2 6 (46.15%) MVVM
2 6 (46.15%) System Testing
2 6 (46.15%) TDD
3 3 (23.08%) Data Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Defect Management
4 2 (15.38%) Requirements Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) Garbage Collection
5 1 (7.69%) Internal Audit
5 1 (7.69%) Open Source
5 1 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 6 (46.15%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) EMC
1 1 (7.69%) Isilon
1 1 (7.69%) NetApp
1 1 (7.69%) SAP
1 1 (7.69%) SolidFire