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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 24 37 16
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -21
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 14 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 4.32% 1.10% 6.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.98% 1.36% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 2
Average daily rate
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£223 £356 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.54% -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £351 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £361 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £31.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £21.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+41.86% -28.33%
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
234 295 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 72.22% 81.04% 78.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 140 49
Average daily rate £345 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £241 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £481 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 40 43
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -0.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 6 (28.57%) SQL
1 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (23.81%) Manufacturing
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
3 4 (19.05%) RedPrairie
3 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
3 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Finance
4 3 (14.29%) XML Messaging
4 3 (14.29%) XML
4 3 (14.29%) HP
4 3 (14.29%) ISEB
5 2 (9.52%) JDA
5 2 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (9.52%) Test Management
5 2 (9.52%) QA
5 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
6 1 (4.76%) Functional Testing
6 1 (4.76%) User Stories
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
6 1 (4.76%) Automation Testing
6 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (4.76%) Test Planning
6 1 (4.76%) Line Management
6 1 (4.76%) SoapUI

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 5 (23.81%) Manufacturing
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) AWS Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Test Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) UAT Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) UAT Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Coordinator
6 1 (4.76%) Test Coordinator
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Rollout Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) UAT Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) XML Messaging
1 3 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Solaris
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
2 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
3 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Test Management
4 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.76%) Functional Testing
5 1 (4.76%) User Stories
5 1 (4.76%) Automation Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Test Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Line Management
5 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Security Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Web Development
5 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
5 1 (4.76%) System Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
2 3 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) RedPrairie
2 3 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) JDA
3 2 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle