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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 64 65 67
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 33 25 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.13% 1.73% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% 2.35% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 7
Average daily rate £410 £328 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.19% -6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £404 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -41.93%
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
1205 1064 1109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 77.79% 73.58% 73.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 738 606 602
Average daily rate £385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £245 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 35 59
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.44 £8.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £24.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -8 10 £425 +25.92%
Leicestershire -10 8 £400 +33.33% 2
Northamptonshire +11 6 £500 +50.37% 2
Derbyshire -10 6 £350 -
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 28 (28.57%) Finance
2 27 (27.55%) Test Scripting
3 26 (26.53%) Unit Testing
4 24 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (22.45%) System Integration Testing
6 20 (20.41%) Integration Testing
7 18 (18.37%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (16.33%) CRM
9 15 (15.31%) SQL
9 15 (15.31%) Oracle
10 14 (14.29%) SAP
10 14 (14.29%) Manufacturing
11 13 (13.27%) Aerospace
11 13 (13.27%) Regression Testing
11 13 (13.27%) BusinessObjects
11 13 (13.27%) QA
12 12 (12.24%) SC Cleared
12 12 (12.24%) Security Cleared
12 12 (12.24%) Visualisation
12 12 (12.24%) SAP BW
12 12 (12.24%) EXTOL
13 11 (11.22%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (10.20%) Oracle EBS
14 10 (10.20%) ERP
14 10 (10.20%) Business Analysis
14 10 (10.20%) Software Testing
15 9 (9.18%) Oracle EBS R12
15 9 (9.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 9 (9.18%) Unix
15 9 (9.18%) Crystal Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 5 (5.10%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (2.04%) Oracle UPK
3 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (8.16%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.10%) MS Office
3 2 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (10.20%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (9.18%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (7.14%) Oracle Cash Management
3 7 (7.14%) Oracle Financials
3 7 (7.14%) Oracle General Ledger
3 7 (7.14%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (7.14%) Oracle Receivables
4 3 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (2.04%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (1.02%) SAP ERP
6 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) Taleo
2 1 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.08%) SSL
2 1 (1.02%) Internet
2 1 (1.02%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.27%) BusinessObjects
2 12 (12.24%) SAP BW
3 9 (9.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 9 (9.18%) Crystal Analysis
4 7 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (7.14%) DB2
4 7 (7.14%) PowerCenter
5 6 (6.12%) SQL Server
6 5 (5.10%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 5 (5.10%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (5.10%) SAP BI
7 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (2.04%) Essbase
9 1 (1.02%) MySQL
9 1 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.10%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (4.08%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.06%) JIRA
5 2 (2.04%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.02%) Selenium
6 1 (1.02%) Toad
General
1 28 (28.57%) Finance
2 14 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 13 (13.27%) Aerospace
4 8 (8.16%) Retail
5 5 (5.10%) General Ledger
6 2 (2.04%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.02%) Electronics
7 1 (1.02%) Local Government
7 1 (1.02%) Marketing
7 1 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (37.76%) Analyst
2 18 (18.37%) Consultant
3 17 (17.35%) Business Analyst
4 15 (15.31%) Test Analyst
4 15 (15.31%) Test Manager
5 8 (8.16%) Tester
6 7 (7.14%) Business Consultant
6 7 (7.14%) ETL Consultant
6 7 (7.14%) Informatica Consultant
7 6 (6.12%) Business Change Analyst
7 6 (6.12%) Business Change Business Analyst
7 6 (6.12%) Business IT Analyst
7 6 (6.12%) Business Objects Consultant
7 6 (6.12%) IT Analyst
7 6 (6.12%) IT Business Analyst
7 6 (6.12%) Portfolio Analyst
7 6 (6.12%) SAP Business Consultant
7 6 (6.12%) SAP Consultant
7 6 (6.12%) UAT Analyst
8 5 (5.10%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.10%) SOAP
1 5 (5.10%) XML
2 4 (4.08%) .NET
2 4 (4.08%) .NET Framework
2 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET
2 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 4 (4.08%) jQuery
2 4 (4.08%) RESTful
2 4 (4.08%) WSDL
3 2 (2.04%) Web Services
4 1 (1.02%) HTML
4 1 (1.02%) JSON
4 1 (1.02%) REST
4 1 (1.02%) WinForms
4 1 (1.02%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.24%) Visualisation
2 8 (8.16%) Smart Meter
3 2 (2.04%) FMCG
3 2 (2.04%) NHS
4 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.02%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.18%) Unix
2 4 (4.08%) Windows
3 3 (3.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.55%) Test Scripting
2 26 (26.53%) Unit Testing
3 24 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (22.45%) System Integration Testing
5 20 (20.41%) Integration Testing
6 18 (18.37%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (16.33%) CRM
8 13 (13.27%) Regression Testing
9 11 (11.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (10.20%) Business Analysis
10 10 (10.20%) ERP
10 10 (10.20%) Software Testing
11 8 (8.16%) Change Management
11 8 (8.16%) Test Planning
11 8 (8.16%) Test Strategy
12 7 (7.14%) ETL
12 7 (7.14%) Kimball Methodology
12 7 (7.14%) SDLC
12 7 (7.14%) Translating Business Requirements
13 6 (6.12%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.31%) SQL
2 6 (6.12%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (12.24%) SC Cleared
1 12 (12.24%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.08%) ISTQB
2 4 (4.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (3.06%) Degree
3 3 (3.06%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.06%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.27%) QA
2 2 (2.04%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.04%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (15.31%) Oracle
2 14 (14.29%) SAP
3 12 (12.24%) EXTOL
4 8 (8.16%) IBM
5 7 (7.14%) Informatica
6 5 (5.10%) HP
7 4 (4.08%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (3.06%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.04%) Hyperion
9 2 (2.04%) Pegasus
10 1 (1.02%) Citrix
10 1 (1.02%) JDA
10 1 (1.02%) Rally
10 1 (1.02%) RedPrairie