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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 3 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +6
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 9 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 23.68% 5.80% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 26.47% 14.29% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £30.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-26.22% +41.86%
User Acceptance Testing
Scotland

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
34 28 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 89.47% 40.58% 76.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 34
Median daily rate £345 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £140 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £438 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £47.50 - £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Aberdeen region citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (63.64%) Mentoring
2 7 (63.64%) SDLC
3 6 (54.55%) Oracle Assets
3 6 (54.55%) Billing
3 6 (54.55%) GAP Analysis
4 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
4 5 (45.45%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) ERP
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
6 1 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (9.09%) Wireframes
6 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (9.09%) QA
6 1 (9.09%) SAP HCM
6 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
6 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 1 (9.09%) User Stories
6 1 (9.09%) Itk
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (9.09%) Subversion
6 1 (9.09%) Swing
6 1 (9.09%) HP UFT

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen 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:

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (9.09%) SAP CO
4 1 (9.09%) SAP HCM
4 1 (9.09%) SAP HR
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (9.09%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Billing
3 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Consultant
2 8 (72.73%) Oracle Consultant
3 7 (63.64%) Functional Consultant
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Business Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) E-Business Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Payroll Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Business IT Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) HR Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle HRMS Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle HRMS Functional Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) SAP HCM Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) SAP Payroll Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) Itk
1 1 (9.09%) Swing
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
1 7 (63.64%) Mentoring
1 7 (63.64%) SDLC
2 6 (54.55%) GAP Analysis
3 5 (45.45%) Change Management
3 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
4 2 (18.18%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 1 (9.09%) User Stories
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Oracle
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) SAP