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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 40 65 69
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +4
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 64 30 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.95% 1.89% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.70% 2.68% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 19 9
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£385 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.07% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £244 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £34.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £23.25 £17.38
% change year-on-year
-38.70% +33.81%
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
1123 1121 1021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 69.28% 70.68% 65.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 582 450
Average daily rate £400 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 48 85
Average hourly rate £15.50 £33.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.38% +2.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £12.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.40 £54.58 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 October 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
Nottinghamshire +24 18 £450 - 1
Northamptonshire +1 16 £365 -14.11% 1
Derbyshire +6 12 £400 +31.68%
Leicestershire +10 9 £343 +37.00% 2
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 24 (23.76%) Finance
2 22 (21.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 22 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (18.81%) SAP
4 18 (17.82%) Retail
5 15 (14.85%) SQL
6 13 (12.87%) UNIX
6 13 (12.87%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (12.87%) Requirements Analysis
7 12 (11.88%) Integration Testing
8 11 (10.89%) Migration
8 11 (10.89%) E-Commerce
8 11 (10.89%) Project Planning
8 11 (10.89%) Test Strategy
9 10 (9.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 10 (9.90%) Kalman Filter
9 10 (9.90%) Test Scripting
9 10 (9.90%) Cognos
9 10 (9.90%) SharePoint
9 10 (9.90%) Windows
9 10 (9.90%) Oracle
9 10 (9.90%) WebLogic
9 10 (9.90%) SAP PS
9 10 (9.90%) Primavera
9 10 (9.90%) Logistics
9 10 (9.90%) Critical Path Analysis
9 10 (9.90%) GAP Analysis
10 9 (8.91%) Scrum
10 9 (8.91%) ISEB
10 9 (8.91%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 10 (9.90%) SharePoint
1 10 (9.90%) WebLogic
2 9 (8.91%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.98%) CICS
4 1 (0.99%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (6.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.96%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (3.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (9.90%) SAP PS
2 5 (4.95%) Agresso
3 3 (2.97%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.97%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.98%) BASE24
5 1 (0.99%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.99%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.99%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.99%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.99%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.99%) DHCP
1 1 (0.99%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 9 (8.91%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (6.93%) PowerCenter
3 7 (6.93%) Data Mart
4 2 (1.98%) DB2
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.98%) Adabas
5 1 (0.99%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (4.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (3.96%) Selenium
3 3 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.99%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.99%) Cucumber
General
1 24 (23.76%) Finance
2 18 (17.82%) Retail
3 6 (5.94%) Banking
4 3 (2.97%) Marketing
5 2 (1.98%) Advertising
5 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.99%) Billing
6 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.99%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 52 (51.49%) Analyst
2 21 (20.79%) Test Analyst
3 17 (16.83%) Business Analyst
4 14 (13.86%) Test Manager
5 12 (11.88%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (9.90%) Support Analyst
7 9 (8.91%) Consultant
7 9 (8.91%) UAT Test Analyst
7 9 (8.91%) UAT Analyst
8 8 (7.92%) Senior Business Analyst
9 7 (6.93%) Developer
9 7 (6.93%) Tester
10 6 (5.94%) UAT Manager
11 5 (4.95%) Test Leader
11 5 (4.95%) UAT Test Manager
12 4 (3.96%) Change Analyst
13 3 (2.97%) Test Engineer
13 3 (2.97%) Senior Test Analyst
14 2 (1.98%) Programme Test Manager
14 2 (1.98%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.98%) .NET
2 1 (0.99%) WinForms
2 1 (0.99%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.97%) Smart Meter
2 3 (2.97%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.97%) User Experience
3 2 (1.98%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.98%) VSAM
4 1 (0.99%) IVR
4 1 (0.99%) DTV
4 1 (0.99%) Open Source
4 1 (0.99%) Statistics
4 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.87%) UNIX
2 10 (9.90%) Windows
3 7 (6.93%) Linux
4 3 (2.97%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.78%) Stakeholder Management
1 22 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (12.87%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (12.87%) Requirements Analysis
3 12 (11.88%) Integration Testing
4 11 (10.89%) Migration
4 11 (10.89%) E-Commerce
4 11 (10.89%) Project Planning
4 11 (10.89%) Test Strategy
5 10 (9.90%) Kalman Filter
5 10 (9.90%) Test Scripting
5 10 (9.90%) Logistics
5 10 (9.90%) Critical Path Analysis
5 10 (9.90%) GAP Analysis
6 9 (8.91%) Scrum
6 9 (8.91%) System Testing
6 9 (8.91%) Software Testing
7 8 (7.92%) Use Case
8 7 (6.93%) Regression Testing
9 6 (5.94%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.85%) SQL
2 3 (2.97%) VBScript
2 3 (2.97%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.98%) R
3 2 (1.98%) COBOL
3 2 (1.98%) Java
3 2 (1.98%) NATURAL
3 2 (1.98%) JCL
Qualifications
1 9 (8.91%) ISEB
2 8 (7.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (5.94%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.94%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.95%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.95%) Degree
5 1 (0.99%) CIMA
5 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.99%) ACCA
5 1 (0.99%) MCSE
5 1 (0.99%) MCP
5 1 (0.99%) NVQ Level 4
5 1 (0.99%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.91%) QA
2 5 (4.95%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.97%) TickIT
4 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.99%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (6.93%) Control-M
2 5 (4.95%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (3.96%) SCCM
4 2 (1.98%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.99%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (18.81%) SAP
2 10 (9.90%) Cognos
2 10 (9.90%) Oracle
2 10 (9.90%) Primavera
3 7 (6.93%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.94%) Informatica
5 4 (3.96%) IBM
6 3 (2.97%) HP
6 3 (2.97%) Remedy
7 2 (1.98%) Citrix
8 1 (0.99%) Teradata
8 1 (0.99%) VMware
8 1 (0.99%) Cisco
8 1 (0.99%) JDA
8 1 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.99%) Pega
8 1 (0.99%) RedPrairie
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