The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen 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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 21 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.02% 0.42% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 0.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -5.26%
User Acceptance Testing
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
72 129 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 73.47% 54.43% 51.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 42 30
Average daily rate £325 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £136 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 15
Average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -3.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

User Acceptance Testing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen 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 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Billing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) PMI
2 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (33.33%) TestDirector
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics AX
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Accountant
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
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