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 23 July 2016 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 46 59 53
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 55 39 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.45% 2.48% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.27% 3.23% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 26 22
Median daily rate £385 £375 £309
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +21.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £488 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £31.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -13.04%
User Acceptance Testing
England

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
1287 1206 1043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.69% 76.57% 73.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 739 549
Median daily rate £425 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 60
Median hourly rate £16.09 £19.08 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.67% +19.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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 23 July 2016.

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 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +12 28 £385 -3.75% 4
Derbyshire +14 10 £538 +95.45%
Leicestershire +12 10 £350 +25.00% 4
Northamptonshire -16 2 £425 -2.85% 3
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 37 (33.33%) Finance
2 34 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (25.23%) Test Scripting
4 25 (22.52%) Oracle
5 21 (18.92%) ERP
6 20 (18.02%) JavaScript
7 19 (17.12%) Migration
8 17 (15.32%) Retail
8 17 (15.32%) SDLC
9 16 (14.41%) SQL
10 15 (13.51%) PHP
10 15 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (13.51%) WebDriver
10 15 (13.51%) Cucumber
10 15 (13.51%) BDD
10 15 (13.51%) Behat
10 15 (13.51%) Jenkins
10 15 (13.51%) Elasticsearch
10 15 (13.51%) Docker
11 14 (12.61%) Business Analysis
11 14 (12.61%) Change Management
12 13 (11.71%) Regression Testing
12 13 (11.71%) SAP
12 13 (11.71%) Zend
13 12 (10.81%) JIRA
13 12 (10.81%) Git (software)
14 11 (9.91%) Zend Framework
14 11 (9.91%) System Testing
14 11 (9.91%) Oracle EBS R12

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 15 (13.51%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (7.21%) Confluence
3 2 (1.80%) Oracle UPK
4 1 (0.90%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (7.21%) MS Office
1 8 (7.21%) Photoshop
2 6 (5.41%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (9.91%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (6.31%) Oracle ERP
3 6 (5.41%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (4.50%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (4.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (3.60%) SAP GTS
5 4 (3.60%) SAP QM
6 3 (2.70%) Hyperion Planning
6 3 (2.70%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (2.70%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (2.70%) Oracle Assets
6 3 (2.70%) Oracle Cash Management
6 3 (2.70%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (2.70%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (2.70%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle HRMS
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle Payroll
8 1 (0.90%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.70%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.41%) HTTP
2 5 (4.50%) Internet
3 1 (0.90%) Firewall
3 1 (0.90%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (3.60%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.70%) Essbase
3 3 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.90%) Big Data
5 1 (0.90%) DB2
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.90%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.90%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.90%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 15 (13.51%) Cucumber
1 15 (13.51%) Jenkins
1 15 (13.51%) WebDriver
2 12 (10.81%) Git (software)
2 12 (10.81%) JIRA
3 8 (7.21%) Grunt
3 8 (7.21%) gulp
3 8 (7.21%) Protractor
4 3 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.90%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.90%) Ranorex
5 1 (0.90%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (33.33%) Finance
2 17 (15.32%) Retail
3 7 (6.31%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.80%) Back Office
4 2 (1.80%) Billing
4 2 (1.80%) Electronics
4 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.80%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (49.55%) Analyst
2 28 (25.23%) Business Analyst
3 23 (20.72%) Developer
4 16 (14.41%) Test Analyst
5 15 (13.51%) Test Manager
6 11 (9.91%) Senior Developer
7 9 (8.11%) UAT Analyst
8 8 (7.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 8 (7.21%) UAT Test Analyst
9 7 (6.31%) Systems Analyst
9 7 (6.31%) Tester
9 7 (6.31%) UAT Manager
9 7 (6.31%) UAT Test Manager
10 6 (5.41%) Analyst Developer
10 6 (5.41%) PHP Developer
10 6 (5.41%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 6 (5.41%) Systems Developer
11 5 (4.50%) Consultant
11 5 (4.50%) Oracle Analyst
11 5 (4.50%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.51%) Behat
2 11 (9.91%) Zend Framework
3 9 (8.11%) AngularJS
4 8 (7.21%) CSS
4 8 (7.21%) CSS3
4 8 (7.21%) Gherkin
4 8 (7.21%) HTML
4 8 (7.21%) LESS
4 8 (7.21%) Twig
5 7 (6.31%) Doctrine
6 4 (3.60%) .NET
7 1 (0.90%) Middleware
7 1 (0.90%) Web Services
7 1 (0.90%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.31%) Visualisation
2 5 (4.50%) EPoS
3 3 (2.70%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.80%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.80%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.80%) User Experience
5 1 (0.90%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.90%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.11%) Unix
2 8 (7.21%) Linux
3 7 (6.31%) Mac OS X
4 5 (4.50%) Windows
5 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (30.63%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (25.23%) Test Scripting
3 21 (18.92%) ERP
4 19 (17.12%) Migration
5 17 (15.32%) SDLC
6 15 (13.51%) BDD
6 15 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (12.61%) Business Analysis
7 14 (12.61%) Change Management
8 13 (11.71%) Regression Testing
9 11 (9.91%) Case Management
9 11 (9.91%) System Testing
10 10 (9.01%) Front End Development
10 10 (9.01%) Open Source
11 9 (8.11%) Data Migration
11 9 (8.11%) Data Modelling
11 9 (8.11%) MVC
12 8 (7.21%) Requirements Analysis
12 8 (7.21%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 20 (18.02%) JavaScript
2 16 (14.41%) SQL
3 15 (13.51%) PHP
4 5 (4.50%) C#
5 4 (3.60%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.60%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.60%) VBScript
6 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.90%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.50%) ISEB
3 4 (3.60%) DBS Check
4 3 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.80%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.21%) WAI
2 6 (5.41%) QA
3 2 (1.80%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (13.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (22.52%) Oracle
2 13 (11.71%) SAP
2 13 (11.71%) Zend
3 8 (7.21%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.50%) Citrix
4 5 (4.50%) Hyperion
4 5 (4.50%) Northgate
5 3 (2.70%) Pegasus
5 3 (2.70%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (1.80%) HP
7 1 (0.90%) Serena
7 1 (0.90%) TIBCO
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