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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 43 38 49
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 16 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.71% 2.99% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.44% 3.82% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 5
Median daily rate £390 £325 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £267 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £445 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £368 £338
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +52.72%

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
465 497 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 78.68% 78.14% 73.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 310 263
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 13
Median hourly rate £19.61 £16.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.67% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.93 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.12 £49.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017, 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 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
3 9 (29.03%) HTML
3 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
3 9 (29.03%) CSS
4 8 (25.81%) SharePoint
4 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (25.81%) jQuery
5 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
5 7 (22.58%) Scrum
6 6 (19.35%) REST
7 5 (16.13%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (16.13%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (16.13%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (16.13%) Web Development
7 5 (16.13%) Degree
7 5 (16.13%) Retail
8 4 (12.90%) Finance
8 4 (12.90%) Banking
8 4 (12.90%) OO
8 4 (12.90%) GMP
8 4 (12.90%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (12.90%) XML
8 4 (12.90%) SQL
8 4 (12.90%) Life Science
8 4 (12.90%) Integration Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting
8 4 (12.90%) Retail Banking
8 4 (12.90%) Kanban
8 4 (12.90%) JSON

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 8 (25.81%) SharePoint
2 5 (16.13%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (16.13%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.23%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.23%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.68%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) GitHub
2 3 (9.68%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.68%) gulp
1 3 (9.68%) JHipster
1 3 (9.68%) Protractor
2 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 5 (16.13%) Retail
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
2 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (12.90%) Retail Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) SharePoint Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (12.90%) Functional Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Test Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Administrator
6 3 (9.68%) Angular Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Business Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) SharePoint Administrator
6 3 (9.68%) SharePoint Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Tester
7 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Logistics Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) SQL Developer
7 2 (6.45%) UAT Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) CSS
1 9 (29.03%) HTML
2 8 (25.81%) jQuery
3 6 (19.35%) REST
4 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
4 4 (12.90%) CSS3
4 4 (12.90%) HTML5
4 4 (12.90%) JSON
4 4 (12.90%) XML
5 3 (9.68%) Angular 2
5 3 (9.68%) Node.js
5 3 (9.68%) SOAP
5 3 (9.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (9.68%) Web Services
6 2 (6.45%) .NET
6 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
6 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
6 2 (6.45%) Entity Framework
6 2 (6.45%) LINQ
6 2 (6.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Life Science
3 2 (6.45%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (22.58%) Scrum
2 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
3 5 (16.13%) Web Development
4 4 (12.90%) Front End Development
4 4 (12.90%) Integration Testing
4 4 (12.90%) Kanban
4 4 (12.90%) Logistics
4 4 (12.90%) OO
4 4 (12.90%) Open Source
4 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
4 4 (12.90%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
4 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting
5 3 (9.68%) Change Management
5 3 (9.68%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 3 (9.68%) ITIL
5 3 (9.68%) Migration
5 3 (9.68%) Regression Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) JavaScript
2 4 (12.90%) SQL
3 3 (9.68%) Java
4 2 (6.45%) C
4 2 (6.45%) C#
4 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.45%) ISEB
4 1 (3.23%) IBM Certification
4 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) GMP
2 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
1 3 (9.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) IBM
3 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow