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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 43 41 40
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 22 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.91% 2.24% 3.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.77% 2.94% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 14
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £33.84 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-32.03% +36.72%
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
584 545 566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 77.15% 76.22% 72.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 340 321
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 18
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.59 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 September 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 September 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 15 (28.30%) Finance
1 15 (28.30%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (24.53%) ISEB
3 12 (22.64%) SQL
4 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
4 11 (20.75%) Business Analysis
5 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (18.87%) Scrum
6 9 (16.98%) Migration
6 9 (16.98%) UML
6 9 (16.98%) Kanban
6 9 (16.98%) Test Automation
6 9 (16.98%) Requirements Engineering
6 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 8 (15.09%) Data Migration
7 8 (15.09%) Test Scripting
7 8 (15.09%) ITIL
7 8 (15.09%) Oracle
7 8 (15.09%) Six Sigma
8 7 (13.21%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (13.21%) SharePoint
8 7 (13.21%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (13.21%) Change Management
8 7 (13.21%) Oracle Fusion
8 7 (13.21%) Data Structures
9 6 (11.32%) Oracle Assets
9 6 (11.32%) Oracle Payables
9 6 (11.32%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (9.43%) Logistics
10 5 (9.43%) General Ledger

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 7 (13.21%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.43%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.89%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (13.21%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (11.32%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (11.32%) Oracle Assets
2 6 (11.32%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (9.43%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (9.43%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (9.43%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (3.77%) SAP PP
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.89%) SAP CO
5 1 (1.89%) SAP CS
5 1 (1.89%) SAP FI
5 1 (1.89%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.89%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (28.30%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) General Ledger
3 4 (7.55%) Banking
3 4 (7.55%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (7.55%) Retail
4 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.77%) Billing
5 2 (3.77%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (45.28%) Analyst
2 17 (32.08%) Business Analyst
3 13 (24.53%) Consultant
4 9 (16.98%) Business IT Analyst
4 9 (16.98%) IT Analyst
4 9 (16.98%) IT Business Analyst
5 7 (13.21%) Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Dynamics AX Consultant
7 4 (7.55%) Functional Consultant
7 4 (7.55%) Project Manager
7 4 (7.55%) SAP Consultant
8 3 (5.66%) Business Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Business Process Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Business Systems Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Process Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (5.66%) SharePoint Consultant
8 3 (5.66%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) UAT Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (3.77%) .NET
2 2 (3.77%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.77%) CSS
2 2 (3.77%) Entity Framework
2 2 (3.77%) HTML
2 2 (3.77%) jQuery
2 2 (3.77%) LINQ
2 2 (3.77%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.21%) Data Structures
3 4 (7.55%) Life Science
4 2 (3.77%) EPoS
5 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Windows
1 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.75%) Business Analysis
2 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (18.87%) Scrum
3 9 (16.98%) Kanban
3 9 (16.98%) Migration
3 9 (16.98%) Requirements Engineering
3 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 9 (16.98%) Test Automation
3 9 (16.98%) UML
4 8 (15.09%) Data Migration
4 8 (15.09%) ITIL
4 8 (15.09%) Six Sigma
4 8 (15.09%) Test Scripting
5 7 (13.21%) Change Management
6 5 (9.43%) Cash Management
6 5 (9.43%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (9.43%) Logistics
6 5 (9.43%) Process Improvement
7 4 (7.55%) Project Management
8 3 (5.66%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.64%) SQL
2 4 (7.55%) C
3 2 (3.77%) C#
3 2 (3.77%) Java
3 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) ISEB
2 7 (13.21%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (9.43%) Degree
4 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) GMP
2 2 (3.77%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.77%) QA
3 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.09%) Oracle
3 4 (7.55%) SAP
4 2 (3.77%) HP
5 1 (1.89%) JDA
5 1 (1.89%) RedPrairie
5 1 (1.89%) ServiceNow