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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 40 52 51
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 27 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.47% 2.08% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.29% 2.72% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 6
Median daily rate £379 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £153 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £495 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £30.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-26.22% +32.60%
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
630 625 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.98% 76.41% 72.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 422 292
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 10
Median hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.04 £14.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £63.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 18 (33.96%) Test Scripting
2 17 (32.08%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (30.19%) ISEB
4 15 (28.30%) Finance
5 13 (24.53%) ITIL
5 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (18.87%) Business Analysis
6 10 (18.87%) ITSM
6 10 (18.87%) Six Sigma
6 10 (18.87%) Project Management
7 9 (16.98%) Change Management
7 9 (16.98%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (16.98%) Data Structures
7 9 (16.98%) ServiceNow
8 8 (15.09%) Scrum
9 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (11.32%) Test Automation
10 6 (11.32%) Requirements Engineering
10 6 (11.32%) Kanban
10 6 (11.32%) GAP Analysis
10 6 (11.32%) UML
10 6 (11.32%) SQL
11 5 (9.43%) SAP
11 5 (9.43%) SLA
11 5 (9.43%) ISTQB
11 5 (9.43%) Retail
12 3 (5.66%) Service Delivery
12 3 (5.66%) Service Management
12 3 (5.66%) Migration
12 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management

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 (5.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Project
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) SAP PP
2 1 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.89%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.89%) SAP CS
2 1 (1.89%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.89%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.89%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.89%) Workday HCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (1.89%) Cognos Report Studio
2 1 (1.89%) Data Mart
2 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.89%) QlikView
2 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.89%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.89%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) LabVIEW
1 1 (1.89%) Toad
General
1 15 (28.30%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Retail
3 3 (5.66%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (54.72%) Analyst
2 22 (41.51%) Business Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Business IT Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Consultant
3 7 (13.21%) IT Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) IT Business Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Test Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Project Manager
4 5 (9.43%) SAP Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) Test Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Change Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Change Project Manager
6 3 (5.66%) Environment Manager
6 3 (5.66%) ITSM Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Project Change Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Developer
7 2 (3.77%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) SAP PP Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Tester
7 2 (3.77%) Transformation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.08%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (16.98%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.77%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.77%) EPoS
4 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.89%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Windows
1 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
1 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) Test Scripting
2 13 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (24.53%) ITIL
3 10 (18.87%) Business Analysis
3 10 (18.87%) ITSM
3 10 (18.87%) Project Management
3 10 (18.87%) Six Sigma
4 9 (16.98%) Change Management
5 8 (15.09%) Scrum
6 7 (13.21%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (11.32%) GAP Analysis
7 6 (11.32%) Kanban
7 6 (11.32%) Requirements Engineering
7 6 (11.32%) Test Automation
7 6 (11.32%) UML
8 3 (5.66%) CRM
8 3 (5.66%) Migration
8 3 (5.66%) Service Management
8 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.66%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.32%) SQL
2 3 (5.66%) C
3 1 (1.89%) ABAP
3 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (30.19%) ISEB
2 9 (16.98%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (9.43%) ISTQB
4 3 (5.66%) Degree
5 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.89%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) SLA
2 3 (5.66%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) ServiceNow
2 5 (9.43%) SAP
3 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.77%) Avaya
4 2 (3.77%) EMC
4 2 (3.77%) HP
4 2 (3.77%) NICE Systems
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle
5 1 (1.89%) BMC
5 1 (1.89%) Cognos
5 1 (1.89%) JDA
5 1 (1.89%) RedPrairie
5 1 (1.89%) Remedy