The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 27 38 26
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 13 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 3.78% 1.36% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.28% 1.66% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +3.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +21.05%
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 Coventry region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
246 301 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 71.51% 81.79% 80.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 162 57
Average daily rate £370 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 39 21
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Coventry region.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Coventry region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 10 (45.45%) SQL
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
3 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 5 (22.73%) Integration Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Manufacturing
4 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (22.73%) XML Messaging
4 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
4 5 (22.73%) XML
4 5 (22.73%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
5 4 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 4 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (13.64%) ISEB
6 3 (13.64%) Migration
6 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
6 3 (13.64%) User Stories
6 3 (13.64%) RedPrairie
6 3 (13.64%) Data Migration
6 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
6 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
6 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
6 3 (13.64%) V-Model
7 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
7 2 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Target Operating Model

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 3 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) MS Access
2 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 5 (22.73%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) AWS Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Test Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Test Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Tester
5 2 (9.09%) UAT Tester
6 1 (4.55%) UAT Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Integration Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Integration Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) UAT Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Business Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) XML
1 5 (22.73%) XML Messaging
2 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) NHS
1 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 5 (22.73%) Integration Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
3 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (18.18%) Test Strategy
4 4 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Data Migration
5 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
5 3 (13.64%) V-Model
5 3 (13.64%) User Stories
5 3 (13.64%) Migration
5 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Scrum
6 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
6 2 (9.09%) Change Management
6 2 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) ISEB
1 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
1 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) RedPrairie
2 2 (9.09%) JDA
2 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com