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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 48 64 58
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 46 36 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.03% 2.25% 2.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.76% 2.91% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 24 18
Median daily rate £376 £375 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.33% +19.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £475 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £24.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.11%
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
1224 1235 1108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.69% 77.19% 74.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 760 761 585
Median daily rate £425 £395 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 25 70
Median hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.55% +55.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +6 19 £368 -13.52%
Derbyshire - 12 £620 - 1
Leicestershire +6 7 £275 -1.78% 4
Northamptonshire -10 2 £425 +14.78%
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 38 (38.00%) Finance
2 28 (28.00%) Oracle
3 27 (27.00%) Test Scripting
4 22 (22.00%) ERP
5 19 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (18.00%) Retail
6 18 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (16.00%) Change Management
7 16 (16.00%) Business Analysis
8 15 (15.00%) SDLC
8 15 (15.00%) SQL
9 14 (14.00%) Regression Testing
10 13 (13.00%) Migration
10 13 (13.00%) Oracle EBS R12
11 11 (11.00%) System Testing
11 11 (11.00%) SAP
12 10 (10.00%) Data Modelling
13 9 (9.00%) Scrum
13 9 (9.00%) Extreme Programming
13 9 (9.00%) Test Management
13 9 (9.00%) Requirements Analysis
13 9 (9.00%) Logical Data Model
14 8 (8.00%) Data Migration
14 8 (8.00%) Oracle Financials
14 8 (8.00%) MS Office
14 8 (8.00%) Microsoft
15 7 (7.00%) Windows
15 7 (7.00%) MS Excel
15 7 (7.00%) Oracle EBS
15 7 (7.00%) Oracle ERP

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 2 (2.00%) Oracle UPK
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (8.00%) MS Office
2 7 (7.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (13.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (8.00%) Oracle Financials
3 7 (7.00%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (7.00%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (6.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (5.00%) Oracle Cash Management
5 5 (5.00%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (5.00%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (5.00%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (4.00%) Hyperion Planning
6 4 (4.00%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (4.00%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (4.00%) Oracle Assets
6 4 (4.00%) SAP GTS
6 4 (4.00%) SAP QM
7 2 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (1.00%) Oracle HRMS
8 1 (1.00%) Oracle Payroll
8 1 (1.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.00%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.00%) Firewall
2 1 (1.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.00%) Essbase
1 4 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.00%) Big Data
4 1 (1.00%) DB2
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.00%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 4 (4.00%) JIRA
2 3 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.00%) Ranorex
3 1 (1.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (38.00%) Finance
2 18 (18.00%) Retail
3 4 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.00%) Back Office
4 2 (2.00%) Billing
4 2 (2.00%) Electronics
4 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.00%) Marketing
5 1 (1.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 52 (52.00%) Analyst
2 30 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 16 (16.00%) Test Manager
4 15 (15.00%) Test Analyst
5 9 (9.00%) UAT Analyst
6 8 (8.00%) UAT Manager
6 8 (8.00%) UAT Test Analyst
7 7 (7.00%) Tester
7 7 (7.00%) UAT Test Manager
8 6 (6.00%) Consultant
9 5 (5.00%) Programme Manager
10 4 (4.00%) Developer
10 4 (4.00%) HR Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) Oracle Analyst
10 4 (4.00%) Programme Test Manager
10 4 (4.00%) SAP Consultant
10 4 (4.00%) SAP QM Consultant
10 4 (4.00%) Test Programme Manager
11 3 (3.00%) EPoS Business Analyst
11 3 (3.00%) HR Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (1.00%) Web Services
2 1 (1.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.00%) EPoS
2 3 (3.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (3.00%) Smart Meter
3 2 (2.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.00%) FMCG
3 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.00%) NHS
4 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.00%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.00%) Windows
2 5 (5.00%) Unix
3 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.00%) Linux
5 1 (1.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.00%) Test Scripting
2 22 (22.00%) ERP
3 19 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (16.00%) Business Analysis
5 16 (16.00%) Change Management
6 15 (15.00%) SDLC
7 14 (14.00%) Regression Testing
8 13 (13.00%) Migration
9 11 (11.00%) System Testing
10 10 (10.00%) Data Modelling
11 9 (9.00%) Extreme Programming
11 9 (9.00%) Logical Data Model
11 9 (9.00%) Requirements Analysis
11 9 (9.00%) Scrum
11 9 (9.00%) Test Management
12 8 (8.00%) Data Migration
13 7 (7.00%) Integration Testing
14 6 (6.00%) Defect Management
14 6 (6.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.00%) SQL
2 5 (5.00%) C#
3 4 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (4.00%) VBScript
4 2 (2.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.00%) ISEB
2 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.00%) TickIT
3 1 (1.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (28.00%) Oracle
2 11 (11.00%) SAP
3 8 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.00%) Citrix
4 5 (5.00%) Hyperion
5 4 (4.00%) Pegasus
6 3 (3.00%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (2.00%) HP
7 2 (2.00%) Northgate
8 1 (1.00%) JDA
8 1 (1.00%) RedPrairie
8 1 (1.00%) Serena
8 1 (1.00%) TIBCO