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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 26 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 7 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.71% 2.87% 3.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 3.96% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £272 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £350 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+0.74% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £23.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-41.48% -8.73%
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
182 202 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 70.54% 72.40% 75.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 106 48
Average daily rate £354 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £496 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 25
Average hourly rate £35.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £26.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £37.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 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 5 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) ISEB
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Management
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) RedPrairie
5 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
5 1 (12.50%) Statistical Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
5 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) Selenium
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) JIRA
5 1 (12.50%) Spanish Language
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) XML Messaging
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Asset Management

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Test Coordinator
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Tester
3 1 (12.50%) UAT Tester
3 1 (12.50%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) UAT Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SPSS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (37.50%) ISEB
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) RedPrairie
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
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