The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Aberdeen region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 24 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 0.83% 2.19% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 3.36% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £325 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +44.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.45% -21.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
88 119 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 73.33% 65.03% 63.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 39 56
Average daily rate £418 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £434 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
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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 24 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 10 July 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%) PMI
1 2 (66.67%) PMI Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (33.33%) APMP
2 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (33.33%) TestDirector
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
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%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Business Process Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Process Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) PMI
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Business Process Mapping
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) PMI Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (33.33%) APMP
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB