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 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 30 48 43
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -5
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 93 55 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.65% 3.39% 4.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.98% 4.32% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 37 40
Median daily rate £425 £363 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -2.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £31.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £32.73 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-29.72% +32.24%
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
1333 1274 1161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.94% 78.50% 74.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 872 794 619
Median daily rate £425 £383 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 47 55
Median hourly rate £18.13 £18.52 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.13% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.91 £11.21 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £38.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 September 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 28 September 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 54 £415 +3.75% 3
Northamptonshire -2 13 £500 +33.33% 1
Leicestershire +6 10 £338 -2.17% 4
Derbyshire -5 7 £538 +69.29%
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 74 (53.24%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (35.97%) Continuous Integration
3 43 (30.94%) BDD
3 43 (30.94%) Behat
3 43 (30.94%) Jenkins
3 43 (30.94%) Docker
3 43 (30.94%) PHP
4 40 (28.78%) Finance
5 33 (23.74%) JavaScript
6 32 (23.02%) Git (software)
7 31 (22.30%) Doctrine
8 30 (21.58%) WebDriver
8 30 (21.58%) Elasticsearch
8 30 (21.58%) Cucumber
8 30 (21.58%) PostgreSQL
9 29 (20.86%) SQL
9 29 (20.86%) OO
9 29 (20.86%) OO PHP
10 24 (17.27%) Zend
10 24 (17.27%) Business Analysis
10 24 (17.27%) HTTP
11 21 (15.11%) Relational Database
12 20 (14.39%) Zend Framework
12 20 (14.39%) Test Scripting
12 20 (14.39%) Retail
12 20 (14.39%) Front End Development
13 19 (13.67%) Migration
13 19 (13.67%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (12.95%) JIRA
14 18 (12.95%) System Integration Testing

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 30 (21.58%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (8.63%) Confluence
3 2 (1.44%) CMS
4 1 (0.72%) Apache
4 1 (0.72%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 15 (10.79%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.63%) Photoshop
3 10 (7.19%) MS Office
4 6 (4.32%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.88%) SAP GTS
1 4 (2.88%) SAP QM
2 3 (2.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
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
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.76%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 24 (17.27%) HTTP
2 5 (3.60%) Internet
3 1 (0.72%) FTP
3 1 (0.72%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (21.58%) PostgreSQL
2 21 (15.11%) Relational Database
3 12 (8.63%) SQL Server
4 10 (7.19%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (5.76%) Power BI
5 8 (5.76%) SQL Server 2016
5 8 (5.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (5.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (5.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.44%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.44%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.44%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.44%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.72%) Big Data
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.72%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 43 (30.94%) Jenkins
2 32 (23.02%) Git (software)
3 30 (21.58%) Cucumber
3 30 (21.58%) WebDriver
4 18 (12.95%) JIRA
5 13 (9.35%) PHPUnit
6 12 (8.63%) Grunt
6 12 (8.63%) gulp
6 12 (8.63%) Protractor
7 8 (5.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.16%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.44%) HP UFT
9 2 (1.44%) LSMW
10 1 (0.72%) Ranorex
10 1 (0.72%) SpecFlow
General
1 40 (28.78%) Finance
2 20 (14.39%) Retail
3 8 (5.76%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.60%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.16%) Back Office
5 3 (2.16%) Banking
5 3 (2.16%) Electronics
5 3 (2.16%) Marketing
6 2 (1.44%) Billing
7 1 (0.72%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 57 (41.01%) Analyst
2 50 (35.97%) Developer
3 30 (21.58%) Business Analyst
4 29 (20.86%) Senior Developer
5 20 (14.39%) PHP Developer
6 14 (10.07%) Consultant
6 14 (10.07%) Test Analyst
7 13 (9.35%) Senior PHP Developer
8 12 (8.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 10 (7.19%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 9 (6.47%) Digital Analyst
10 9 (6.47%) Digital Business Analyst
10 9 (6.47%) Systems Analyst
11 8 (5.76%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 8 (5.76%) Integration Consultant
11 8 (5.76%) UAT Analyst
12 7 (5.04%) Analyst Developer
12 7 (5.04%) Tester
12 7 (5.04%) UAT Test Analyst
13 6 (4.32%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (30.94%) Behat
2 31 (22.30%) Doctrine
3 20 (14.39%) Zend Framework
4 14 (10.07%) AngularJS
4 14 (10.07%) Symfony
5 12 (8.63%) CSS
5 12 (8.63%) CSS3
5 12 (8.63%) Gherkin
5 12 (8.63%) HTML
5 12 (8.63%) JMS
5 12 (8.63%) LESS
5 12 (8.63%) Twig
6 4 (2.88%) .NET
7 1 (0.72%) Middleware
7 1 (0.72%) Web Services
7 1 (0.72%) WinForms
7 1 (0.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.35%) Visualisation
2 5 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.60%) User Experience
3 3 (2.16%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.44%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.72%) EPoS
5 1 (0.72%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.72%) iPad
5 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.72%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.23%) Unix
2 16 (11.51%) Linux
3 14 (10.07%) Mac OS X
4 4 (2.88%) Windows
4 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (53.24%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (35.97%) Continuous Integration
3 43 (30.94%) BDD
4 29 (20.86%) OO
4 29 (20.86%) OO PHP
5 24 (17.27%) Business Analysis
6 20 (14.39%) Front End Development
6 20 (14.39%) Test Scripting
7 19 (13.67%) Migration
7 19 (13.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (12.95%) Mentoring
8 18 (12.95%) System Integration Testing
9 17 (12.23%) Case Management
9 17 (12.23%) Change Management
10 16 (11.51%) Regression Testing
11 15 (10.79%) Data Modelling
11 15 (10.79%) Line Management
11 15 (10.79%) Open Source
12 14 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (10.07%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 43 (30.94%) PHP
2 33 (23.74%) JavaScript
3 29 (20.86%) SQL
4 6 (4.32%) C#
5 4 (2.88%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.88%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.88%) VBScript
6 3 (2.16%) R
7 2 (1.44%) Java
8 1 (0.72%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.72%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.72%) Python
8 1 (0.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (11.51%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.47%) ISEB
2 9 (6.47%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.76%) DBS Check
4 4 (2.88%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.44%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.72%) APMP
6 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.63%) WAI
2 7 (5.04%) QA
3 5 (3.60%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.44%) SLA
5 1 (0.72%) P3O
5 1 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (30.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (17.27%) Zend
2 16 (11.51%) SAP
3 14 (10.07%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.47%) Dell
5 8 (5.76%) Oracle
5 8 (5.76%) VMware
6 5 (3.60%) Northgate
7 4 (2.88%) Citrix
8 2 (1.44%) Genesys
8 2 (1.44%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.72%) HP
9 1 (0.72%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.72%) Serena
9 1 (0.72%) Wyse
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