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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 69 54 52
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 25 45 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.60% 3.04% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 4.10% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 11
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£344 £244 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.02% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £163 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £405 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.19 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-15.04% -36.75%
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
1159 1097 853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 74.25% 74.17% 67.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 564 425
Average daily rate £375 £355 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 69 78
Average hourly rate £16.38 £25.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.50% -24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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
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 4 March 2015. 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
Leicestershire +6 7 £363 - 2
Nottinghamshire -19 5 £338 - 6
Northamptonshire -10 4 £333 +58.33% 1
Derbyshire +9 2 - - 1
Lincolnshire - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 19 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (22.54%) Retail
3 15 (21.13%) Oracle
4 14 (19.72%) SAP
4 14 (19.72%) Finance
5 12 (16.90%) SQL
6 10 (14.08%) Migration
6 10 (14.08%) Test Planning
7 9 (12.68%) Integration Testing
7 9 (12.68%) E-Commerce
7 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
7 9 (12.68%) Microsoft
7 9 (12.68%) ISEB
8 8 (11.27%) Business Analysis
8 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (11.27%) ISTQB
8 8 (11.27%) WebSphere
8 8 (11.27%) Test Strategy
8 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (9.86%) Windows 7
9 7 (9.86%) Software Testing
9 7 (9.86%) Windows
10 6 (8.45%) UNIX
10 6 (8.45%) Agresso
10 6 (8.45%) Test Automation
10 6 (8.45%) QA
10 6 (8.45%) Test Scripting
11 5 (7.04%) System Testing
11 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared
11 5 (7.04%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 8 (11.27%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (2.82%) CICS
Applications
1 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.82%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Agresso
2 5 (7.04%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (7.04%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (4.23%) SAP HR
3 3 (4.23%) SAP Payroll
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (2.82%) IntelliMatch
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.41%) SAP Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.63%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.82%) PowerCenter
3 2 (2.82%) Adabas
3 2 (2.82%) DB2
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (2.82%) Data Mart
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (4.23%) Selenium
2 3 (4.23%) Toad
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.82%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.41%) JIRA
4 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.41%) Ant
4 1 (1.41%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 16 (22.54%) Retail
2 14 (19.72%) Finance
3 3 (4.23%) Banking
4 2 (2.82%) Advertising
4 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.82%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.41%) Marketing
5 1 (1.41%) Billing
5 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.41%) Front Office
5 1 (1.41%) Back Office
5 1 (1.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 35 (49.30%) Analyst
2 17 (23.94%) Business Analyst
3 13 (18.31%) Test Analyst
4 9 (12.68%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (11.27%) Consultant
6 6 (8.45%) Developer
6 6 (8.45%) Test Leader
7 5 (7.04%) Tester
8 4 (5.63%) Test Manager
8 4 (5.63%) Senior Business Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) Functional Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) SAP Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) Functional Test Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) UAT Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) UAT Test Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Coordinator
9 3 (4.23%) Systems Tester
9 3 (4.23%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Test Coordinator
10 2 (2.82%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) .NET
1 1 (1.41%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.23%) User Experience
3 2 (2.82%) VSAM
3 2 (2.82%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.41%) FMCG
4 1 (1.41%) Open Source
4 1 (1.41%) EPoS
4 1 (1.41%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.86%) Windows 7
1 7 (9.86%) Windows
2 6 (8.45%) UNIX
3 2 (2.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.76%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (14.08%) Migration
2 10 (14.08%) Test Planning
3 9 (12.68%) Integration Testing
3 9 (12.68%) E-Commerce
4 8 (11.27%) Business Analysis
4 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (11.27%) Test Strategy
5 7 (9.86%) Software Testing
6 6 (8.45%) Test Automation
6 6 (8.45%) Test Scripting
7 5 (7.04%) System Testing
7 5 (7.04%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (7.04%) Logistics
7 5 (7.04%) Scrum
8 4 (5.63%) Project Management
8 4 (5.63%) Data Modelling
8 4 (5.63%) Unit Testing
8 4 (5.63%) Waterfall
8 4 (5.63%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.90%) SQL
2 4 (5.63%) VBScript
2 4 (5.63%) Java
2 4 (5.63%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.23%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.82%) NATURAL
4 2 (2.82%) JCL
4 2 (2.82%) C#
4 2 (2.82%) COBOL
4 2 (2.82%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (12.68%) ISEB
2 8 (11.27%) ISTQB
3 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.04%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.82%) CIMA
5 2 (2.82%) ACCA
5 2 (2.82%) VCP4
6 1 (1.41%) NVQ Level 4
6 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (5.63%) SCCM
2 2 (2.82%) Control-M
2 2 (2.82%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 15 (21.13%) Oracle
2 14 (19.72%) SAP
3 9 (12.68%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.63%) HP
5 3 (4.23%) IBM
5 3 (4.23%) Remedy
6 2 (2.82%) Citrix
6 2 (2.82%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.82%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (1.41%) Informatica
7 1 (1.41%) Northgate
7 1 (1.41%) Perforce
Market Harborough
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Derbyshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 18 days ago