The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 22 33 16
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -17
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 1.53% 1.36% 3.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 1.92% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £335 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% -4.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.36% -0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £29.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-51.72% +26.08%
User Acceptance Testing
Derbyshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Derby region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Derby
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
101 156 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derby 77.10% 70.59% 65.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 116 30
Average daily rate £375 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £74 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 6
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -73.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £8.63 £55.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.35 £30.00 £67.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 9 (75.00%) SAP
2 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
2 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (41.67%) Project Planning
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 5 (41.67%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (41.67%) WebLogic
3 5 (41.67%) SAP PS
3 5 (41.67%) Primavera
3 5 (41.67%) Cognos
3 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
3 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (41.67%) GAP Analysis
3 5 (41.67%) Critical Path Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) Test Planning
5 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (25.00%) Migration
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (16.67%) ISEB
6 2 (16.67%) Citrix
6 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 2 (16.67%) ISTQB

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) WebLogic
1 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (41.67%) SAP PS
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (8.33%) SAP CO
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (8.33%) SAP HR
3 1 (8.33%) SAP FI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Support Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) UAT Manager
4 1 (8.33%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Payroll Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Payroll Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Test Coordinator
4 1 (8.33%) SAP HR Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Requirements Analysis
1 5 (41.67%) Project Planning
1 5 (41.67%) Kalman Filter
1 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (41.67%) GAP Analysis
1 5 (41.67%) Critical Path Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Release Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Transformation
5 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) ISEB
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) SAP
2 5 (41.67%) Primavera
2 5 (41.67%) Cognos
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix