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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 36 50 27
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -23
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 24 6 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.55% 1.01% 4.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.58% 1.44% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 14
Average daily rate £375 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £315 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £420 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £18.00 £22.38
% change year-on-year
+15.27% -19.55%
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
524 418 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 77.51% 70.25% 68.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 254 223
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.68 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £26.00 £16.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 14 February 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 14 February 2016, 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 14 (35.90%) Test Scripting
2 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (30.77%) Finance
4 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (17.95%) Oracle
6 6 (15.38%) ITSM
7 5 (12.82%) Change Management
7 5 (12.82%) Six Sigma
7 5 (12.82%) Project Management
7 5 (12.82%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (12.82%) SQL
7 5 (12.82%) ITIL
7 5 (12.82%) Banking
7 5 (12.82%) QA
7 5 (12.82%) Data Structures
7 5 (12.82%) Test Strategy
7 5 (12.82%) ServiceNow
8 4 (10.26%) Business Process Mapping
8 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
8 4 (10.26%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (10.26%) ISEB
8 4 (10.26%) Workflow
9 3 (7.69%) Regression Testing
9 3 (7.69%) BMC
9 3 (7.69%) Toad
9 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
9 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
9 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
9 3 (7.69%) BusinessObjects XI

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.13%) MS Project
3 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (2.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.56%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) SSH
1 2 (5.13%) SSL
2 1 (2.56%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (7.69%) BusinessObjects XI
2 3 (7.69%) Data Mart
2 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.56%) QlikView
3 1 (2.56%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.56%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Toad
2 1 (2.56%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.56%) Selenium
General
1 12 (30.77%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Analyst
2 12 (30.77%) Business Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) Test Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Mortgage Business Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Test Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Business Objects Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Coordinator
5 3 (7.69%) ITSM Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL Developer
5 3 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 3 (7.69%) UAT Coordinator
6 2 (5.13%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 2 (5.13%) ETL Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) AIX
1 2 (5.13%) Linux
1 2 (5.13%) Solaris
1 2 (5.13%) SUSE
1 2 (5.13%) Unix
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Vista
2 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Test Scripting
2 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.38%) ITSM
4 5 (12.82%) Change Management
4 5 (12.82%) ITIL
4 5 (12.82%) Project Management
4 5 (12.82%) Six Sigma
4 5 (12.82%) Test Strategy
5 4 (10.26%) Business Process Mapping
5 4 (10.26%) Workflow
6 3 (7.69%) Manual Testing
6 3 (7.69%) Regression Testing
6 3 (7.69%) Scrum
6 3 (7.69%) Time Management
7 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.13%) Investment Management
7 2 (5.13%) Performance Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Service Management
7 2 (5.13%) System Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.13%) Java
3 2 (5.13%) Korn
3 2 (5.13%) Perl
4 1 (2.56%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (10.26%) ISEB
2 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) Degree
3 3 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Oracle
2 5 (12.82%) ServiceNow
3 3 (7.69%) BMC
4 2 (5.13%) Avaya
4 2 (5.13%) EMC
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.13%) NICE Systems
5 1 (2.56%) Baan
5 1 (2.56%) Cognos
5 1 (2.56%) HP
5 1 (2.56%) Remedy
5 1 (2.56%) SAP
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