The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Coventry region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 37 27 28
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 5 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.36% 0.83% 3.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.04% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.48% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
294 192 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 79.89% 79.67% 71.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 57 124
Average daily rate £375 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 19 14
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.99 £28.50 £16.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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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
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 1 August 2014, 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 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) Automotive
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Java
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
1 2 (25.00%) ERP
1 2 (25.00%) VMS
1 2 (25.00%) SAP SD
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
1 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Test Management
2 1 (12.50%) System Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
2 1 (12.50%) BDD
2 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
2 1 (12.50%) ENOVIA
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) Retail-J
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) HP

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP SD
2 1 (12.50%) ENOVIA
2 1 (12.50%) Retail-J
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (25.00%) Automotive
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) SAP SD Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) ERP
1 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Test Management
2 1 (12.50%) System Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
2 1 (12.50%) BDD
2 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VBScript
2 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) HP