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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 8 10 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 6.90% 6.67% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.53% 8.57% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -54.83%
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
19 35 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 65.52% 77.78% 54.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 25
Average daily rate £465 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £327 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £43.00 £50.00 £29.17
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +71.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 22 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) ERP
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Document Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Teamcenter
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (25.00%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Business Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) E-Business Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Functional Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Functional Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Business Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Business Process Architect
2 1 (25.00%) HR Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle HRMS Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle HRMS Functional Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Payroll Functional Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Payroll Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Test Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Document Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle