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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 33 48 25
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -23
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 24 16 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.23% 2.24% 6.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.32% 3.20% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 20
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£275 £305 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.83% -11.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £115 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £338 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +21.05%
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
556 500 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 74.73% 70.03% 70.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 311 242
Average daily rate £375 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -84.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 July 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 July 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 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (23.53%) ISEB
4 7 (20.59%) Configuration Management
4 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
4 7 (20.59%) ITIL
4 7 (20.59%) Validation
4 7 (20.59%) Banking
4 7 (20.59%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (20.59%) Data Reconciliation
4 7 (20.59%) Data Validation
5 6 (17.65%) ISTQB
5 6 (17.65%) QA
5 6 (17.65%) Manufacturing
5 6 (17.65%) Visual Studio
5 6 (17.65%) SQL
6 5 (14.71%) HP
7 4 (11.76%) Migration
7 4 (11.76%) CRM
7 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
7 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
7 4 (11.76%) Test Strategy
8 3 (8.82%) Data Migration
8 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
8 3 (8.82%) Supplier Management
8 3 (8.82%) Project Management
8 3 (8.82%) PRINCE
8 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
8 3 (8.82%) Change Management

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) CMS
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Banking
3 6 (17.65%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.88%) Billing
5 1 (2.94%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Test Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Configuration Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Configuration Management Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Test Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Manager
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) SQL Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Functional Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Test Coordinator
6 2 (5.88%) Coordinator
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) SAP ISU Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Senior IT Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Manual Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.59%) Validation
2 7 (20.59%) ITIL
2 7 (20.59%) Configuration Management
2 7 (20.59%) Data Validation
2 7 (20.59%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (20.59%) Data Reconciliation
3 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
3 4 (11.76%) CRM
3 4 (11.76%) Migration
3 4 (11.76%) Test Strategy
4 3 (8.82%) Change Management
4 3 (8.82%) PRINCE
4 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
4 3 (8.82%) Project Management
4 3 (8.82%) Supplier Management
4 3 (8.82%) Data Migration
4 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
5 2 (5.88%) Manual Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) ISEB
2 6 (17.65%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.88%) Degree
3 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) HP
2 2 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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