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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 55 43 35
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 9 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.17% 2.16% 3.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 3.47% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 10
Average daily rate
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£463 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £339 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £436 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £22.38 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-15.53% -34.19%
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
551 346 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 71.93% 62.23% 68.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 204 196
Average daily rate £380 £400 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +13.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £240 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 23
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -24.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.70 £9.00 £10.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £30.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 March 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 March 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 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) ISEB
2 6 (37.50%) ISTQB
3 5 (31.25%) HP
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 4 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) QA
5 3 (18.75%) Supplier Management
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Banking
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) CRM
5 3 (18.75%) Change Management
6 2 (12.50%) Migration
6 2 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma
6 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 2 (12.50%) Degree
6 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
7 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) User Stories
7 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
7 1 (6.25%) Business Process Mapping

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Test Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Project Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Coordinator
4 2 (12.50%) Test Coordinator
4 2 (12.50%) Senior IT Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (6.25%) CRM Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Implementation Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) UAT Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) CRM Manager
5 1 (6.25%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) PMI
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (25.00%) PRINCE
1 4 (25.00%) Project Management
1 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) Supplier Management
2 3 (18.75%) Change Management
2 3 (18.75%) CRM
2 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma
4 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
4 1 (6.25%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) ISTQB
1 6 (37.50%) ISEB
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) PMP
3 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
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