The first table below looks at the demand for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derby 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 16 April 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 Derby 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 24 14 33
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +19
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 0.88% 1.52% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.92% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £329 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -6.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £33.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-35.82% +28.84%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Derby
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
90 52 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 79.65% 78.79% 68.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 30 44
Average daily rate £320 £245 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.61% -38.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 30
Average hourly rate £72.50 £13.00 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+457.69% -77.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
User Acceptance Testing
Derbyshire

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Derby

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Derby

User Acceptance Testing
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derby 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 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) COBIT
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) RUP
2 1 (33.33%) DSDM
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) SAN

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derby 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) QA Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) RUP
2 1 (33.33%) DSDM
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) COBIT
1 1 (33.33%) QA