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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 37 37 41
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 29 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.78% 2.90% 2.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.81% 3.93% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 10
Median daily rate £350 £388 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +22.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £163 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+5.35% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +6.02%
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
603 535 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 78.52% 73.79% 73.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 341 321
Median daily rate £388 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 20
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.64 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% -11.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £12.35 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 August 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 August 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 19 (33.93%) Finance
1 19 (33.93%) ISEB
2 13 (23.21%) SQL
2 13 (23.21%) Business Analysis
2 13 (23.21%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (19.64%) ITIL
4 11 (19.64%) Scrum
5 10 (17.86%) UML
5 10 (17.86%) Test Scripting
5 10 (17.86%) Kanban
5 10 (17.86%) Test Automation
5 10 (17.86%) Requirements Engineering
5 10 (17.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 9 (16.07%) Migration
7 8 (14.29%) Project Management
7 8 (14.29%) Oracle
7 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
7 8 (14.29%) Six Sigma
7 8 (14.29%) Data Migration
8 7 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (12.50%) Change Management
8 7 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
8 7 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
8 7 (12.50%) Data Structures
9 6 (10.71%) Oracle Payables
9 6 (10.71%) Oracle Assets
9 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
9 6 (10.71%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (8.93%) Retail

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 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.93%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.79%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle Assets
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (8.93%) Oracle Cash Management
3 5 (8.93%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (3.57%) SAP PP
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.79%) SAP CO
5 1 (1.79%) SAP CS
5 1 (1.79%) SAP FI
5 1 (1.79%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.79%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (33.93%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) General Ledger
2 5 (8.93%) Retail
3 4 (7.14%) Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Billing
4 2 (3.57%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (50.00%) Analyst
2 18 (32.14%) Business Analyst
3 10 (17.86%) Business IT Analyst
3 10 (17.86%) IT Analyst
3 10 (17.86%) IT Business Analyst
4 8 (14.29%) Consultant
5 7 (12.50%) Developer
6 5 (8.93%) Project Manager
7 4 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
7 4 (7.14%) Test Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Business Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Business Process Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Business Systems Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Change Manager
8 3 (5.36%) Change Project Manager
8 3 (5.36%) Environment Manager
8 3 (5.36%) Process Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Project Change Manager
8 3 (5.36%) SharePoint Consultant
8 3 (5.36%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (3.57%) .NET
2 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.57%) CSS
2 2 (3.57%) Entity Framework
2 2 (3.57%) HTML
2 2 (3.57%) jQuery
2 2 (3.57%) LINQ
2 2 (3.57%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.50%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.57%) EPoS
4 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.79%) Windows
1 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) Business Analysis
2 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (19.64%) ITIL
3 11 (19.64%) Scrum
4 10 (17.86%) Kanban
4 10 (17.86%) Requirements Engineering
4 10 (17.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 10 (17.86%) Test Automation
4 10 (17.86%) Test Scripting
4 10 (17.86%) UML
5 9 (16.07%) Migration
6 8 (14.29%) Data Migration
6 8 (14.29%) Project Management
6 8 (14.29%) Six Sigma
7 7 (12.50%) Change Management
8 5 (8.93%) Cash Management
8 5 (8.93%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (8.93%) Process Improvement
8 5 (8.93%) System Integration Testing
9 3 (5.36%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.21%) SQL
2 5 (8.93%) C
3 2 (3.57%) C#
3 2 (3.57%) Java
3 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (33.93%) ISEB
2 7 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (5.36%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.79%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) SLA
2 3 (5.36%) QA
3 2 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Oracle
2 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.14%) HP
3 4 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (1.79%) JDA
4 1 (1.79%) RedPrairie
4 1 (1.79%) ServiceNow