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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 46 72 53
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -19
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 54 32 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.38% 1.83% 3.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.20% 2.38% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 15
Average daily rate £400 £356 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% +14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £275 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £21.95 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-6.60% +8.39%
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
1286 1347 1206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.43% 76.84% 76.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 799 799 616
Average daily rate £390 £390 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 38 85
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 +3 19 £365 -23.15% 3
Northamptonshire +18 14 £450 +32.15% 1
Derbyshire - 11 £700 - 3
Leicestershire -2 1 £300 -17.24% 3
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 36 (39.56%) Finance
2 28 (30.77%) Oracle
3 25 (27.47%) Test Scripting
4 18 (19.78%) ERP
5 15 (16.48%) Oracle EBS R12
5 15 (16.48%) SDLC
6 14 (15.38%) Retail
7 13 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 12 (13.19%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (13.19%) Regression Testing
8 12 (13.19%) SQL
9 11 (12.09%) Change Management
9 11 (12.09%) System Testing
9 11 (12.09%) QA
10 10 (10.99%) Oracle EBS
11 9 (9.89%) Oracle Financials
11 9 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (9.89%) Test Management
11 9 (9.89%) Smart Meter
12 8 (8.79%) Integration Testing
13 7 (7.69%) Oracle General Ledger
13 7 (7.69%) Oracle Payables
13 7 (7.69%) Oracle Receivables
13 7 (7.69%) Oracle Cash Management
13 7 (7.69%) Test Planning
13 7 (7.69%) Oracle ERP
13 7 (7.69%) Migration
13 7 (7.69%) Unix
14 6 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (6.59%) Procure-to-pay

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 3 (3.30%) Oracle UPK
1 3 (3.30%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (4.40%) MS Excel
1 4 (4.40%) MS Office
2 2 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (16.48%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (10.99%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (9.89%) Oracle Financials
4 7 (7.69%) Oracle Cash Management
4 7 (7.69%) Oracle ERP
4 7 (7.69%) Oracle General Ledger
4 7 (7.69%) Oracle Payables
4 7 (7.69%) Oracle Receivables
5 6 (6.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (4.40%) Hyperion Planning
6 4 (4.40%) Oracle 11i
6 4 (4.40%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (4.40%) Oracle Assets
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (1.10%) SAP ERP
7 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) Taleo
2 1 (1.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) Firewall
1 1 (1.10%) Kerberos
1 1 (1.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.40%) Essbase
2 3 (3.30%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 3 (3.30%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.10%) DB2
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.10%) Spotfire
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.30%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.20%) JIRA
3 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.10%) Ranorex
4 1 (1.10%) Selenium
4 1 (1.10%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.10%) Toad
General
1 36 (39.56%) Finance
2 14 (15.38%) Retail
3 3 (3.30%) General Ledger
4 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.10%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.10%) Electronics
5 1 (1.10%) Marketing
5 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (48.35%) Analyst
2 21 (23.08%) Business Analyst
3 18 (19.78%) Test Manager
4 17 (18.68%) Test Analyst
5 9 (9.89%) UAT Analyst
6 7 (7.69%) Programme Manager
7 6 (6.59%) Programme Test Manager
7 6 (6.59%) Test Programme Manager
7 6 (6.59%) Tester
7 6 (6.59%) UAT Manager
7 6 (6.59%) UAT Test Analyst
8 5 (5.49%) UAT Test Manager
9 4 (4.40%) Architect
9 4 (4.40%) Consultant
9 4 (4.40%) HR Analyst
10 3 (3.30%) Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Senior Business Analyst
10 3 (3.30%) Senior Manager
10 3 (3.30%) Trainer
10 3 (3.30%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.10%) .NET
1 1 (1.10%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (1.10%) jQuery
1 1 (1.10%) RESTful
1 1 (1.10%) SOAP
1 1 (1.10%) WinForms
1 1 (1.10%) WSDL
1 1 (1.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.89%) Smart Meter
2 5 (5.49%) EPoS
3 3 (3.30%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.20%) FMCG
4 2 (2.20%) NHS
5 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.10%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.69%) Unix
2 4 (4.40%) Windows
3 3 (3.30%) Linux
4 1 (1.10%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.47%) Test Scripting
2 18 (19.78%) ERP
3 15 (16.48%) SDLC
4 13 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 12 (13.19%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (13.19%) Regression Testing
6 11 (12.09%) Change Management
6 11 (12.09%) System Testing
7 9 (9.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (9.89%) Test Management
8 8 (8.79%) Integration Testing
9 7 (7.69%) Migration
9 7 (7.69%) Test Planning
10 6 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (6.59%) Procure-to-pay
10 6 (6.59%) Test Strategy
11 5 (5.49%) Data Migration
11 5 (5.49%) Logical Data Model
11 5 (5.49%) System Integration Testing
11 5 (5.49%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.19%) SQL
2 4 (4.40%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.10%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (3.30%) ISEB
2 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.09%) QA
2 2 (2.20%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.20%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (30.77%) Oracle
2 5 (5.49%) Hyperion
2 5 (5.49%) SAP
3 4 (4.40%) Pegasus
4 3 (3.30%) HP
4 3 (3.30%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.30%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.10%) Citrix
5 1 (1.10%) JDA
5 1 (1.10%) RedPrairie
5 1 (1.10%) TIBCO
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