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 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
England / East Midlands
Rank 48 65 59
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 48 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.22% 2.22% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.04% 2.86% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 20 9
Median daily rate £380 £405 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £503 £372
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £338
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £40.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +52.72%

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
1188 1154 1046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 79.68% 77.50% 71.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 717 706 604
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 36 40
Median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +26.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £43.75 £29.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 January 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 23 January 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
Northamptonshire +5 26 £403 +2.22% 1
Nottinghamshire +2 14 £394 -10.00% 1
Derbyshire -6 3 £385 +10.00%
Leicestershire +2 2 £233 -41.87% 2
Lincolnshire - 1 £125 -
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 62 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
3 39 (28.26%) Finance
4 31 (22.46%) PHP
4 31 (22.46%) BDD
4 31 (22.46%) Behat
4 31 (22.46%) Jenkins
4 31 (22.46%) Docker
5 27 (19.57%) Doctrine
5 27 (19.57%) PostgreSQL
6 26 (18.84%) Business Analysis
6 26 (18.84%) System Integration Testing
7 25 (18.12%) OO PHP
7 25 (18.12%) SQL
7 25 (18.12%) OO
8 24 (17.39%) Mentoring
9 23 (16.67%) Git (software)
10 22 (15.94%) HTTP
10 22 (15.94%) Change Management
11 21 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (15.22%) Relational Database
12 20 (14.49%) Scrum
13 18 (13.04%) Regression Testing
13 18 (13.04%) Functional Testing
14 17 (12.32%) Configuration Management
14 17 (12.32%) Unix
14 17 (12.32%) Symfony
15 16 (11.59%) PHPUnit
15 16 (11.59%) Linux
15 16 (11.59%) Data Modelling

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 (10.87%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (3.62%) Confluence
3 4 (2.90%) iPlanet
3 4 (2.90%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.45%) CMS
4 2 (1.45%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.45%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (0.72%) Apache
5 1 (0.72%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 12 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.62%) MS Office
3 4 (2.90%) Photoshop
3 4 (2.90%) Pixelmator
4 2 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.62%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (1.45%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (1.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.72%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.72%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.72%) SAP FI-AP
3 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.97%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 22 (15.94%) HTTP
2 4 (2.90%) BIG-IP
2 4 (2.90%) Firewall
2 4 (2.90%) SAN
3 3 (2.17%) FTP
4 2 (1.45%) Internet
4 2 (1.45%) LDAP
4 2 (1.45%) NAS
4 2 (1.45%) SSH
5 1 (0.72%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.72%) LAN
5 1 (0.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (19.57%) PostgreSQL
2 21 (15.22%) Relational Database
3 13 (9.42%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (7.97%) Power BI
4 11 (7.97%) SQL Server
4 11 (7.97%) SQL Server 2016
4 11 (7.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (7.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (7.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.62%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.17%) DB2
7 2 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.72%) QlikView
8 1 (0.72%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.72%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 31 (22.46%) Jenkins
2 23 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 16 (11.59%) PHPUnit
4 15 (10.87%) Cucumber
4 15 (10.87%) WebDriver
5 11 (7.97%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (5.80%) JIRA
7 4 (2.90%) Grunt
7 4 (2.90%) gulp
7 4 (2.90%) HP UFT
7 4 (2.90%) Protractor
7 4 (2.90%) Selenium
7 4 (2.90%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.45%) LSMW
8 2 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.72%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.72%) SoapUI
General
1 39 (28.26%) Finance
2 13 (9.42%) Retail
3 10 (7.25%) Banking
4 6 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.72%) Back Office
5 1 (0.72%) Electronics
5 1 (0.72%) Marketing
5 1 (0.72%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (39.13%) Analyst
2 33 (23.91%) Business Analyst
3 32 (23.19%) Developer
4 21 (15.22%) Senior Developer
5 16 (11.59%) Consultant
6 14 (10.14%) PHP Developer
7 12 (8.70%) Digital Analyst
7 12 (8.70%) Digital Business Analyst
7 12 (8.70%) Test Analyst
8 11 (7.97%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 11 (7.97%) Integration Consultant
9 9 (6.52%) Test Leader
10 8 (5.80%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (5.80%) Senior PHP Developer
11 7 (5.07%) SSIS Consultant
12 6 (4.35%) Agile Business Analyst
12 6 (4.35%) Test Manager
12 6 (4.35%) Tester
12 6 (4.35%) UAT Lead
12 6 (4.35%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (22.46%) Behat
2 27 (19.57%) Doctrine
3 17 (12.32%) Symfony
4 15 (10.87%) JMS
5 9 (6.52%) Zend Framework
6 5 (3.62%) AngularJS
7 4 (2.90%) CSS
7 4 (2.90%) CSS3
7 4 (2.90%) Gherkin
7 4 (2.90%) HTML
7 4 (2.90%) J2EE
7 4 (2.90%) LESS
7 4 (2.90%) Twig
8 3 (2.17%) JSP
8 3 (2.17%) Web Services
9 2 (1.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 2 (1.45%) XML
10 1 (0.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.35%) Visualisation
2 4 (2.90%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.90%) User Experience
3 3 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.17%) HP Storage
3 3 (2.17%) HP StoreVirtual
3 3 (2.17%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.45%) Clustering
4 2 (1.45%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.45%) Grid Computing
4 2 (1.45%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.45%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.45%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.45%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.45%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.72%) EPoS
5 1 (0.72%) FMCG
5 1 (0.72%) iPad
5 1 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.32%) Unix
2 16 (11.59%) Linux
3 11 (7.97%) Windows
4 7 (5.07%) Mac OS X
5 4 (2.90%) AIX
5 4 (2.90%) Solaris
5 4 (2.90%) Windows 10
5 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (22.46%) BDD
4 26 (18.84%) Business Analysis
4 26 (18.84%) System Integration Testing
5 25 (18.12%) OO
5 25 (18.12%) OO PHP
6 24 (17.39%) Mentoring
7 22 (15.94%) Change Management
8 21 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (14.49%) Scrum
10 18 (13.04%) Functional Testing
10 18 (13.04%) Regression Testing
11 17 (12.32%) Configuration Management
12 16 (11.59%) Data Modelling
12 16 (11.59%) Logical Data Model
13 15 (10.87%) ITIL
14 14 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (9.42%) Extreme Programming
15 13 (9.42%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (22.46%) PHP
2 25 (18.12%) SQL
3 13 (9.42%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.35%) Java
5 2 (1.45%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.45%) R
6 1 (0.72%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.72%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (0.72%) C
6 1 (0.72%) C#
6 1 (0.72%) Python
6 1 (0.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (9.42%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.52%) ISEB
3 7 (5.07%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.90%) DBS Check
4 4 (2.90%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.45%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.72%) APMP
6 1 (0.72%) Degree
6 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.35%) QA
2 5 (3.62%) SLA
3 4 (2.90%) WAI
4 3 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (2.17%) JSP 440
5 2 (1.45%) P3O
6 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.72%) TickIT
System Software
1 31 (22.46%) Docker
2 6 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (2.90%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (2.90%) NetBackup
1 4 (2.90%) SCCM
1 4 (2.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (2.17%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (1.45%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.45%) OpenView
Vendors
1 16 (11.59%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.87%) VMware
3 13 (9.42%) Dell
3 13 (9.42%) Oracle
4 11 (7.97%) Zend
5 10 (7.25%) SAP
6 6 (4.35%) HP
7 4 (2.90%) 3PAR
7 4 (2.90%) BEA
7 4 (2.90%) Cisco
7 4 (2.90%) Citrix
7 4 (2.90%) Cognos
7 4 (2.90%) EMC
7 4 (2.90%) F5
7 4 (2.90%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.90%) Sun
7 4 (2.90%) Symantec
8 3 (2.17%) KANA
8 3 (2.17%) Pega
9 2 (1.45%) Opsware