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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 44 36 49
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 30 24 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.86% 3.21% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.67% 4.29% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 3
Median daily rate £350 £263 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -15.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £156 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £420 £354
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £21.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -8.69%
User Acceptance Testing
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
643 560 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.65% 74.87% 72.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 360 312
Median daily rate £380 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 13
Median hourly rate £25.00 £41.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.39% +50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham 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 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 26 July 2016.

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 26 July 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 21 (33.87%) Finance
2 20 (32.26%) ISEB
3 16 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (24.19%) ITIL
4 15 (24.19%) Test Scripting
5 14 (22.58%) Business Analysis
5 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (20.97%) SQL
7 12 (19.35%) Change Management
7 12 (19.35%) Six Sigma
8 11 (17.74%) Scrum
8 11 (17.74%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (17.74%) Data Structures
8 11 (17.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 10 (16.13%) Requirements Engineering
9 10 (16.13%) Kanban
9 10 (16.13%) Test Automation
9 10 (16.13%) Oracle
9 10 (16.13%) UML
9 10 (16.13%) Migration
9 10 (16.13%) Project Management
10 9 (14.52%) ITSM
11 8 (12.90%) Data Migration
12 7 (11.29%) Oracle Fusion
12 7 (11.29%) Oracle EBS
13 6 (9.68%) Oracle Applications
13 6 (9.68%) ServiceNow
13 6 (9.68%) Oracle Payables
13 6 (9.68%) Oracle Assets
14 5 (8.06%) Process Improvement

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.61%) MS Project
1 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (9.68%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (9.68%) Oracle Assets
2 6 (9.68%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (8.06%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (8.06%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (3.23%) SAP PP
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (1.61%) SAP CO
5 1 (1.61%) SAP CS
5 1 (1.61%) SAP FI
5 1 (1.61%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.61%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.61%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (1.61%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (1.61%) Data Mart
2 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.61%) QlikView
2 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Toad
General
1 21 (33.87%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) General Ledger
3 3 (4.84%) Retail
4 2 (3.23%) Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (56.45%) Analyst
2 24 (38.71%) Business Analyst
3 10 (16.13%) Business IT Analyst
3 10 (16.13%) IT Analyst
3 10 (16.13%) IT Business Analyst
4 6 (9.68%) Consultant
4 6 (9.68%) Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Project Manager
5 5 (8.06%) Test Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) SAP Consultant
6 4 (6.45%) Test Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Business Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Business Process Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Change Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Environment Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Process Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Project Change Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (17.74%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.23%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.23%) EPoS
4 1 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.23%) Windows
2 1 (1.61%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.19%) ITIL
1 15 (24.19%) Test Scripting
2 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.58%) Business Analysis
3 12 (19.35%) Change Management
3 12 (19.35%) Six Sigma
4 11 (17.74%) Scrum
4 11 (17.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 10 (16.13%) Kanban
5 10 (16.13%) Migration
5 10 (16.13%) Project Management
5 10 (16.13%) Requirements Engineering
5 10 (16.13%) Test Automation
5 10 (16.13%) UML
6 9 (14.52%) ITSM
7 8 (12.90%) Data Migration
8 5 (8.06%) Cash Management
8 5 (8.06%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (8.06%) Process Improvement
9 4 (6.45%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.97%) SQL
2 3 (4.84%) C
3 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (32.26%) ISEB
2 11 (17.74%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (6.45%) ISTQB
3 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.61%) Degree
5 1 (1.61%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (16.13%) Oracle
2 6 (9.68%) ServiceNow
3 4 (6.45%) SAP
4 2 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (1.61%) BMC
5 1 (1.61%) Cognos
5 1 (1.61%) JDA
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.61%) RedPrairie
5 1 (1.61%) Remedy