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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 39 43 43
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 26 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.40% 3.09% 2.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.22% 4.43% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £288 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £373 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+52.77% -5.26%
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
498 451 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 65.18% 69.60% 67.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 310 249
Average daily rate £375 £365 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -3.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 11
Average hourly rate £22.00 £175.00 £18.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.42% +822.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £12.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014, 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 19 (48.72%) Finance
2 16 (41.03%) Oracle
3 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (25.64%) SQL
4 10 (25.64%) Business Objects
5 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 9 (23.08%) PL/SQL
5 9 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (23.08%) Toad
5 9 (23.08%) Data Mart
5 9 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (23.08%) Oracle Database
6 8 (20.51%) SAP
7 7 (17.95%) Relational Database
8 6 (15.38%) Test Scripting
8 6 (15.38%) QA
8 6 (15.38%) Integration Testing
8 6 (15.38%) Banking
8 6 (15.38%) Investment Banking
9 5 (12.82%) SAP PM
9 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
9 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
9 5 (12.82%) CRM
9 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
9 5 (12.82%) Project Management
9 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
9 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (10.26%) CA
10 4 (10.26%) CA SiteMinder
10 4 (10.26%) SUSE

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.26%) WebLogic
2 4 (10.26%) Apache
2 4 (10.26%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.56%) SAP Portal
3 1 (2.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Office
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) SAP PM
2 4 (10.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (7.69%) SAP CS
3 3 (7.69%) TRIRIGA
4 1 (2.56%) SAP HCM
4 1 (2.56%) SAP HR
4 1 (2.56%) SAP Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) LDAP
1 4 (10.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 9 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (23.08%) Data Mart
1 9 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
1 9 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 7 (17.95%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.69%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Toad
2 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 19 (48.72%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Banking
2 6 (15.38%) Investment Banking
3 4 (10.26%) Private Banking
4 3 (7.69%) Billing
5 1 (2.56%) Front Office
5 1 (2.56%) Retail
5 1 (2.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Developer
1 9 (23.08%) Analyst
1 9 (23.08%) Oracle Developer
2 6 (15.38%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
2 6 (15.38%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Test Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (10.26%) SAP PM Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) CRM Architect
4 4 (10.26%) SAP Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) CRM Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Coordinator
5 2 (5.13%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) HTML
1 4 (10.26%) Silverlight
2 2 (5.13%) .NET
3 1 (2.56%) J2EE
3 1 (2.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) iPad
3 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.56%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Solaris
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
1 4 (10.26%) SUSE
2 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.38%) Integration Testing
2 6 (15.38%) Test Scripting
3 5 (12.82%) CRM
3 5 (12.82%) Project Management
3 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
4 4 (10.26%) Change Management
4 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
4 4 (10.26%) System Testing
4 4 (10.26%) Incident Management
4 4 (10.26%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (10.26%) Web Development
4 4 (10.26%) Wealth Management
5 3 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 3 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (7.69%) ITIL
5 3 (7.69%) Data Mapping
6 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) SQL
2 9 (23.08%) PL/SQL
3 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
4 4 (10.26%) Java
5 3 (7.69%) VB
6 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (5.13%) ISEB
2 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Oracle
2 10 (25.64%) Business Objects
3 8 (20.51%) SAP
4 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.26%) Sun
5 4 (10.26%) CA
6 3 (7.69%) Cognos
7 1 (2.56%) IBM
7 1 (2.56%) Mercator
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