The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham 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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 48 31 34
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 5 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.84% 3.51% 3.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 5.28% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 13
Average daily rate
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£400 £360 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +30.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £285 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £475 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+0.74% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £27.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-49.07% +14.89%
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West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
408 379 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 68.34% 66.49% 62.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 239 135
Average daily rate £375 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 20
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% -40.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.15 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £18.25 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Birmingham region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
3 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
3 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (22.73%) CRM
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) QA
3 5 (22.73%) System Testing
4 4 (18.18%) iPad
4 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 4 (18.18%) Silverlight
4 4 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 4 (18.18%) Business Objects
4 4 (18.18%) SQL
4 4 (18.18%) SAP
5 3 (13.64%) Toad
5 3 (13.64%) ISEB
5 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
5 3 (13.64%) Change Management
5 3 (13.64%) Data Mart
5 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
6 2 (9.09%) User Stories

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (22.73%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) SAS
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) SAP Portal
2 1 (4.55%) Confluence
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.55%) SAP HR
2 1 (4.55%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (4.55%) SAP PM
2 1 (4.55%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
1 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (13.64%) Data Mart
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Toad
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Business Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) CRM Architect
3 4 (18.18%) CRM Solutions Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Architect
3 4 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Implementation Project Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Implementation Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) SAP PM Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Implementation Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) SAS Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Silverlight
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) iPad
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) PMI
3 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) CRM
1 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (22.73%) System Testing
2 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
2 4 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (13.64%) Project Management
3 3 (13.64%) Change Management
3 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
4 2 (9.09%) User Stories
4 2 (9.09%) Data Mapping
4 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) ERP
5 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.55%) ETL
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
3 2 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) ISEB
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) PMP
3 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Business Objects
2 4 (18.18%) SAP
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Cognos
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Mercator