The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Poole 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 3 months to 23 June 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)
Dorset / Poole
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 7 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 -  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Poole 17.65% 8.11% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.43% 10.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £435 £163 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +167.69% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year +12.35% -19.09%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Poole
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 14 28 32
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Poole 82.35% 75.68% 78.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 29
Median daily rate £353 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.03% +14.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £163 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £546 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +71.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Poole

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Poole citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Poole

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Poole

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Poole

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Poole region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) CRM
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Programme Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
2 2 (66.67%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Project Governance
3 1 (33.33%) Atlassian

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Poole 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) CRM Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (33.33%) QA Manager
2 1 (33.33%) QA Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Programme Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Governance
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft