The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
England / East Midlands
Rank 45 59 66
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +7
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 46 37 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.18% 2.34% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.99% 2.97% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 23 10
Median daily rate £400 £410 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +19.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £520 £372
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £40.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +13.88%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1154 1245 1165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 79.86% 78.75% 76.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 753 655
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 42
Median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £11.10 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £43.75 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +23 24 £413 +10.00% 2
Northamptonshire -2 16 £356 -20.83% 1
Derbyshire -8 2 £380 +8.57%
Leicestershire -5 1 £115 -64.06% 4
User Acceptance Testing
England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 44 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (30.83%) Finance
3 23 (19.17%) SQL
3 23 (19.17%) Business Analysis
4 21 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (17.50%) Change Management
4 21 (17.50%) System Integration Testing
5 19 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (15.00%) PHP
6 18 (15.00%) BDD
6 18 (15.00%) Behat
7 17 (14.17%) Mentoring
7 17 (14.17%) Scrum
7 17 (14.17%) Git (software)
8 15 (12.50%) Regression Testing
8 15 (12.50%) Functional Testing
9 14 (11.67%) Configuration Management
9 14 (11.67%) Banking
10 13 (10.83%) Test Scripting
10 13 (10.83%) Oracle
10 13 (10.83%) Relational Database
11 12 (10.00%) Jenkins
11 12 (10.00%) HTTP
11 12 (10.00%) Microsoft
12 11 (9.17%) JMS
12 11 (9.17%) Data Modelling
12 11 (9.17%) Windows
12 11 (9.17%) OO
12 11 (9.17%) VMware
12 11 (9.17%) PostgreSQL

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.33%) iPlanet
1 4 (3.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.67%) MQSeries
2 2 (1.67%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (0.83%) Apache
3 1 (0.83%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.83%) CMS
3 1 (0.83%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.17%) MS Office
3 2 (1.67%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (1.67%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (1.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.83%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.83%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.83%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.83%) SAP FI-AP
3 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.83%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.00%) HTTP
2 4 (3.33%) BIG-IP
2 4 (3.33%) Firewall
2 4 (3.33%) SAN
3 3 (2.50%) FTP
4 2 (1.67%) Internet
4 2 (1.67%) LDAP
4 2 (1.67%) NAS
4 2 (1.67%) SSH
5 1 (0.83%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.83%) LAN
5 1 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.83%) Relational Database
2 11 (9.17%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (5.83%) Power BI
5 7 (5.83%) SQL Server
5 7 (5.83%) SQL Server 2016
5 7 (5.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (5.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (4.17%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.50%) DB2
8 2 (1.67%) Big Data
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.83%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 17 (14.17%) Git (software)
2 12 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 11 (9.17%) PHPUnit
4 7 (5.83%) Cucumber
4 7 (5.83%) Grunt
4 7 (5.83%) gulp
4 7 (5.83%) Jasmine
4 7 (5.83%) Mocha
4 7 (5.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (5.83%) WebDriver
5 4 (3.33%) JIRA
5 4 (3.33%) Selenium
5 4 (3.33%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.50%) HP UFT
7 2 (1.67%) LSMW
7 2 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.83%) SoapUI
General
1 37 (30.83%) Finance
2 14 (11.67%) Banking
3 6 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.00%) Retail
4 2 (1.67%) Back Office
4 2 (1.67%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (1.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.83%) Billing
5 1 (0.83%) Electronics
5 1 (0.83%) Marketing
5 1 (0.83%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (41.67%) Analyst
2 31 (25.83%) Business Analyst
3 19 (15.83%) Developer
4 15 (12.50%) Consultant
5 14 (11.67%) Senior Developer
6 11 (9.17%) Test Analyst
7 8 (6.67%) Test Leader
8 7 (5.83%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 7 (5.83%) Digital Analyst
8 7 (5.83%) Digital Business Analyst
8 7 (5.83%) Integration Consultant
8 7 (5.83%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (5.00%) Tester
9 6 (5.00%) UAT Lead
9 6 (5.00%) UAT Test Lead
10 5 (4.17%) Agile Business Analyst
10 5 (4.17%) Test Manager
11 4 (3.33%) Digital Developer
11 4 (3.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 4 (3.33%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.00%) Behat
2 11 (9.17%) Doctrine
2 11 (9.17%) JMS
2 11 (9.17%) Symfony
3 7 (5.83%) CSS
3 7 (5.83%) CSS3
3 7 (5.83%) HTML
3 7 (5.83%) Sass
3 7 (5.83%) Twig
4 4 (3.33%) J2EE
5 3 (2.50%) JSP
5 3 (2.50%) Web Services
6 2 (1.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (1.67%) XML
7 1 (0.83%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.33%) Smart Meter
3 3 (2.50%) HP Storage
3 3 (2.50%) HP StoreVirtual
3 3 (2.50%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.67%) Clustering
4 2 (1.67%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.67%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.67%) Grid Computing
4 2 (1.67%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.67%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.67%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.67%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.83%) EPoS
5 1 (0.83%) FMCG
5 1 (0.83%) Replication
5 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.17%) Windows
2 9 (7.50%) Unix
3 8 (6.67%) Linux
4 4 (3.33%) AIX
4 4 (3.33%) Solaris
4 4 (3.33%) Windows 10
4 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (19.17%) Business Analysis
3 21 (17.50%) Change Management
3 21 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (17.50%) System Integration Testing
4 19 (15.83%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (15.00%) BDD
6 17 (14.17%) Mentoring
6 17 (14.17%) Scrum
7 15 (12.50%) Functional Testing
7 15 (12.50%) Regression Testing
8 14 (11.67%) Configuration Management
9 13 (10.83%) Test Scripting
10 11 (9.17%) Data Modelling
10 11 (9.17%) Logical Data Model
10 11 (9.17%) OO
10 11 (9.17%) OO PHP
11 10 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
11 10 (8.33%) ITIL
12 9 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 23 (19.17%) SQL
2 18 (15.00%) PHP
3 7 (5.83%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.00%) Java
5 2 (1.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.83%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.83%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (0.83%) C
6 1 (0.83%) C#
6 1 (0.83%) Python
6 1 (0.83%) R
6 1 (0.83%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (6.67%) ISEB
1 8 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.50%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.67%) Degree
5 1 (0.83%) APMP
5 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.83%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.83%) QA
1 7 (5.83%) WAI
2 4 (3.33%) SLA
3 3 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.50%) JSP 440
4 2 (1.67%) P3O
5 1 (0.83%) IAS 39
5 1 (0.83%) IFRS
5 1 (0.83%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.83%) PMO
5 1 (0.83%) TickIT
System Software
1 11 (9.17%) Docker
2 6 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (3.33%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (3.33%) NetBackup
1 4 (3.33%) SCCM
1 4 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (2.50%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (1.67%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (1.67%) OpenView
4 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (10.83%) Oracle
2 12 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.17%) VMware
4 9 (7.50%) Dell
5 8 (6.67%) SAP
6 6 (5.00%) HP
7 4 (3.33%) 3PAR
7 4 (3.33%) BEA
7 4 (3.33%) Cisco
7 4 (3.33%) Citrix
7 4 (3.33%) Cognos
7 4 (3.33%) EMC
7 4 (3.33%) F5
7 4 (3.33%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.33%) Sun
7 4 (3.33%) Symantec
8 3 (2.50%) JD Edwards
8 3 (2.50%) KANA
8 3 (2.50%) Pega
9 2 (1.67%) Opsware