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 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 40 66 66
Rank change year-on-year
+26 0
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 63 31 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.79% 1.98% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.57% 2.87% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 19 17
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£380 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.59% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £470 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
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 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-38.70% +22.36%
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
1131 1082 993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 68.09% 69.27% 65.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 617 571 462
Average daily rate £388 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -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 £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 46 76
Average hourly rate £15.25 £18.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.43% -39.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £11.55 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £36.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 30 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 30 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 +22 17 £475 -
Northamptonshire -5 14 £370 -12.94% 2
Leicestershire +11 12 £321 +28.50% 1
Derbyshire +9 11 £388 +27.57%
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 22 (21.36%) Finance
1 22 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (20.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (18.45%) Retail
3 19 (18.45%) SAP
4 16 (15.53%) SQL
5 13 (12.62%) UNIX
5 13 (12.62%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (12.62%) Requirements Analysis
5 13 (12.62%) Integration Testing
6 12 (11.65%) Windows
6 12 (11.65%) Migration
7 11 (10.68%) Logistics
7 11 (10.68%) E-Commerce
7 11 (10.68%) Project Planning
7 11 (10.68%) Test Strategy
8 10 (9.71%) Test Scripting
8 10 (9.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 10 (9.71%) Kalman Filter
8 10 (9.71%) Cognos
8 10 (9.71%) SharePoint
8 10 (9.71%) WebLogic
8 10 (9.71%) Primavera
8 10 (9.71%) Critical Path Analysis
8 10 (9.71%) SAP PS
8 10 (9.71%) GAP Analysis
9 9 (8.74%) Scrum
9 9 (8.74%) ISEB
9 9 (8.74%) Oracle
9 9 (8.74%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 (9.71%) SharePoint
1 10 (9.71%) WebLogic
2 9 (8.74%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.94%) CICS
Applications
1 8 (7.77%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.85%) MS Office
3 4 (3.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (9.71%) SAP PS
2 6 (5.83%) Agresso
3 3 (2.91%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.91%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.94%) BASE24
5 1 (0.97%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.97%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.97%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.97%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.97%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) DHCP
1 1 (0.97%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.71%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 9 (8.74%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (6.80%) PowerCenter
3 7 (6.80%) Data Mart
4 2 (1.94%) Adabas
4 2 (1.94%) DB2
4 2 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.97%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (4.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (3.88%) Selenium
3 3 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.97%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.97%) Cucumber
General
1 22 (21.36%) Finance
2 19 (18.45%) Retail
3 7 (6.80%) Banking
4 2 (1.94%) Advertising
4 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.97%) Billing
5 1 (0.97%) Electronics
5 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.97%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (52.43%) Analyst
2 22 (21.36%) Test Analyst
3 19 (18.45%) Business Analyst
4 14 (13.59%) Test Manager
5 12 (11.65%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (9.71%) UAT Test Analyst
6 10 (9.71%) UAT Analyst
6 10 (9.71%) Consultant
6 10 (9.71%) Support Analyst
7 8 (7.77%) Senior Business Analyst
8 7 (6.80%) Developer
8 7 (6.80%) Tester
9 6 (5.83%) UAT Manager
10 5 (4.85%) Test Leader
10 5 (4.85%) UAT Test Manager
11 4 (3.88%) Change Analyst
12 3 (2.91%) Test Engineer
12 3 (2.91%) Senior Test Analyst
13 2 (1.94%) Programme Test Manager
13 2 (1.94%) SAP Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.94%) .NET
2 1 (0.97%) WinForms
2 1 (0.97%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.91%) Smart Meter
2 3 (2.91%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.91%) User Experience
3 2 (1.94%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.94%) VSAM
4 1 (0.97%) IVR
4 1 (0.97%) DTV
4 1 (0.97%) Open Source
4 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.62%) UNIX
2 12 (11.65%) Windows
3 7 (6.80%) Linux
4 5 (4.85%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.36%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (20.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (12.62%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (12.62%) Requirements Analysis
3 13 (12.62%) Integration Testing
4 12 (11.65%) Migration
5 11 (10.68%) Logistics
5 11 (10.68%) E-Commerce
5 11 (10.68%) Project Planning
5 11 (10.68%) Test Strategy
6 10 (9.71%) Test Scripting
6 10 (9.71%) Kalman Filter
6 10 (9.71%) Critical Path Analysis
6 10 (9.71%) GAP Analysis
7 9 (8.74%) Scrum
7 9 (8.74%) Software Testing
7 9 (8.74%) System Testing
8 8 (7.77%) Use Case
9 7 (6.80%) Regression Testing
10 6 (5.83%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.53%) SQL
2 4 (3.88%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.88%) VBScript
3 2 (1.94%) R
3 2 (1.94%) NATURAL
3 2 (1.94%) JCL
3 2 (1.94%) COBOL
3 2 (1.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (8.74%) ISEB
2 8 (7.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (5.83%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.83%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.85%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.85%) Degree
5 1 (0.97%) CIMA
5 1 (0.97%) MCSE
5 1 (0.97%) MCP
5 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.97%) ACCA
5 1 (0.97%) NVQ Level 4
5 1 (0.97%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.74%) QA
2 5 (4.85%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.91%) TickIT
4 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.97%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (6.80%) Control-M
2 5 (4.85%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.85%) SCCM
3 2 (1.94%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.97%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (18.45%) SAP
2 10 (9.71%) Cognos
2 10 (9.71%) Primavera
3 9 (8.74%) Oracle
4 7 (6.80%) Microsoft
5 5 (4.85%) Informatica
6 4 (3.88%) IBM
7 3 (2.91%) HP
7 3 (2.91%) Remedy
8 2 (1.94%) Citrix
9 1 (0.97%) VMware
9 1 (0.97%) Cisco
9 1 (0.97%) JDA
9 1 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.97%) RedPrairie
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