The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire 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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 29 41 21
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -20
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 5 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 2.26% 1.82% 2.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.47% 2.61% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
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£180 £288 £352
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.39% -18.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.11 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-42.70% +4.34%
User Acceptance Testing
East 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 Derbyshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
144 268 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 65.16% 69.61% 64.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 196 48
Average daily rate £350 £155 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.80% -51.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £68 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 4
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.11 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% -49.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.07 £8.63 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £30.00 £60.00
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 Derbyshire

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Derbyshire region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chesterfield -5 2 £180 -28.00%
User Acceptance Testing
East Midlands

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 12 (75.00%) SAP
2 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
2 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) Test Planning
4 5 (31.25%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 5 (31.25%) Project Planning
4 5 (31.25%) Critical Path Analysis
4 5 (31.25%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (31.25%) GAP Analysis
4 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (31.25%) Cognos
4 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
4 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (31.25%) WebLogic
4 5 (31.25%) SAP PS
4 5 (31.25%) Primavera
5 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
6 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
6 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (18.75%) ISEB
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle
6 3 (18.75%) SAP Payroll
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) SAP HR
7 2 (12.50%) HP

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 (31.25%) WebLogic
1 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) SAP PS
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (18.75%) SAP Payroll
2 3 (18.75%) SAP HR
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (6.25%) SAP FI
3 1 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (6.25%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) SAP Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Test Leader
4 2 (12.50%) SAP HR Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Payroll Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Payroll Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) SAP Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) UAT Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Coordinator
5 1 (6.25%) SAP HR Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Test Planning
2 5 (31.25%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (31.25%) GAP Analysis
2 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (31.25%) Critical Path Analysis
2 5 (31.25%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (31.25%) Project Planning
3 4 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
5 2 (12.50%) Data Transformation
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Release Management
6 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Time Management
6 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
1 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (18.75%) ISEB
2 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) SAP
2 5 (31.25%) Cognos
2 5 (31.25%) Primavera
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix