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 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 19 45 17
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -28
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 5 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 3.31% 1.13% 4.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.90% 1.67% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 6
Average daily rate
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£180 £250 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% -25.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £339 £340
% change year-on-year
+0.36% -0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £27.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-49.07% +12.50%
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
102 240 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 67.55% 67.61% 61.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 173 48
Average daily rate £350 £140 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -52.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £68 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £380 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 5
Average hourly rate £15.75 £9.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -40.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £8.63 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £25.50 £45.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 2015. 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 -1 1 £180 -28.00%
User Acceptance Testing
East Midlands

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 11 (68.75%) SAP
2 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
2 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) Test Planning
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 5 (31.25%) GAP Analysis
4 5 (31.25%) Critical Path Analysis
4 5 (31.25%) Requirements Analysis
4 5 (31.25%) Project Planning
4 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (31.25%) WebLogic
4 5 (31.25%) Cognos
4 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
4 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (31.25%) SAP PS
4 5 (31.25%) Primavera
4 5 (31.25%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (25.00%) ISEB
5 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle
6 3 (18.75%) SAP Payroll
6 3 (18.75%) SAP HR
7 2 (12.50%) HP
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 R12
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (18.75%) SAP Payroll
2 3 (18.75%) SAP HR
3 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
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 9 (56.25%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Support Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Test Leader
4 3 (18.75%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) SAP HR Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) UAT Manager
6 1 (6.25%) SAP Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Payroll Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Coordinator
6 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
6 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Test Coordinator
6 1 (6.25%) SAP HR Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) SAP Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Test Planning
2 5 (31.25%) GAP Analysis
2 5 (31.25%) Critical Path Analysis
2 5 (31.25%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (31.25%) Project Planning
2 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (31.25%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Data Transformation
5 2 (12.50%) Release Management
6 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) Time Management
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) R
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
1 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) ISEB
2 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) 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
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft