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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 58 66 51
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 33 33 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.00% 2.08% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.98% 3.10% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 22
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£300 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £29.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-51.72% +26.08%
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
1107 1066 945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 67.21% 67.04% 64.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 594 466
Average daily rate £375 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £110 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £430 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 53 75
Average hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.29% -51.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.68 £9.00 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.53 £36.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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
Leicestershire +11 9 £300 +20.00% 3
Nottinghamshire +8 8 £303 - 2
Derbyshire +13 6 £303 +5.21%
Northamptonshire -16 6 £365 -18.88%
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (22.45%) SAP
2 19 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (19.39%) Retail
3 18 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (17.35%) SQL
5 15 (15.31%) Finance
6 14 (14.29%) Windows
6 14 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
7 13 (13.27%) UNIX
8 12 (12.24%) Oracle
8 12 (12.24%) GAP Analysis
9 11 (11.22%) E-Commerce
9 11 (11.22%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (11.22%) Project Planning
9 11 (11.22%) Integration Testing
10 10 (10.20%) Software Testing
10 10 (10.20%) Logistics
10 10 (10.20%) Critical Path Analysis
10 10 (10.20%) Test Strategy
10 10 (10.20%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 10 (10.20%) Kalman Filter
10 10 (10.20%) Test Planning
10 10 (10.20%) Cognos
10 10 (10.20%) SharePoint
10 10 (10.20%) WebLogic
10 10 (10.20%) Primavera
10 10 (10.20%) SAP PS
10 10 (10.20%) Migration
11 9 (9.18%) MS Excel
11 9 (9.18%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (10.20%) SharePoint
1 10 (10.20%) WebLogic
2 9 (9.18%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.04%) CICS
Applications
1 9 (9.18%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.10%) MS Office
3 4 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (10.20%) SAP PS
2 6 (6.12%) Agresso
3 3 (3.06%) SAP HR
3 3 (3.06%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (3.06%) SAP Payroll
3 3 (3.06%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (2.04%) BASE24
5 1 (1.02%) SAP CO
5 1 (1.02%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (1.02%) SAP FI
5 1 (1.02%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (1.02%) SAP Retail
5 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) DHCP
1 1 (1.02%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.20%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 6 (6.12%) Data Mart
2 6 (6.12%) PowerCenter
2 6 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.04%) Adabas
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.04%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.04%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (5.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.06%) Selenium
3 1 (1.02%) Toad
3 1 (1.02%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.02%) Cucumber
General
1 19 (19.39%) Retail
2 15 (15.31%) Finance
3 7 (7.14%) Banking
4 2 (2.04%) Advertising
4 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.02%) Billing
5 1 (1.02%) Electronics
5 1 (1.02%) Front Office
5 1 (1.02%) Back Office
5 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (52.04%) Analyst
2 22 (22.45%) Test Analyst
3 18 (18.37%) Business Analyst
4 12 (12.24%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (11.22%) Consultant
5 11 (11.22%) Test Manager
5 11 (11.22%) UAT Analyst
5 11 (11.22%) UAT Test Analyst
6 10 (10.20%) Support Analyst
7 7 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
8 6 (6.12%) Test Leader
8 6 (6.12%) UAT Manager
8 6 (6.12%) Developer
9 5 (5.10%) UAT Test Manager
10 4 (4.08%) SAP Analyst
10 4 (4.08%) Tester
10 4 (4.08%) Senior Test Analyst
11 3 (3.06%) Test Engineer
11 3 (3.06%) Test Coordinator
11 3 (3.06%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.04%) .NET
2 1 (1.02%) WinForms
2 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.06%) User Experience
2 3 (3.06%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.04%) VSAM
3 2 (2.04%) Smart Meter
3 2 (2.04%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.02%) EPoS
4 1 (1.02%) DTV
4 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.02%) Open Source
4 1 (1.02%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.29%) Windows
2 13 (13.27%) UNIX
3 7 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 6 (6.12%) Linux
5 2 (2.04%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 12 (12.24%) GAP Analysis
5 11 (11.22%) E-Commerce
5 11 (11.22%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (11.22%) Project Planning
5 11 (11.22%) Integration Testing
6 10 (10.20%) Software Testing
6 10 (10.20%) Logistics
6 10 (10.20%) Critical Path Analysis
6 10 (10.20%) Test Strategy
6 10 (10.20%) Kalman Filter
6 10 (10.20%) Test Planning
6 10 (10.20%) Migration
7 8 (8.16%) System Testing
7 8 (8.16%) Regression Testing
8 7 (7.14%) Test Scripting
8 7 (7.14%) Use Case
9 6 (6.12%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.35%) SQL
2 4 (4.08%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.08%) VBScript
3 2 (2.04%) R
3 2 (2.04%) NATURAL
3 2 (2.04%) JCL
3 2 (2.04%) COBOL
3 2 (2.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (9.18%) ISEB
1 9 (9.18%) SC Cleared
1 9 (9.18%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (4.08%) Degree
3 4 (4.08%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.02%) CIMA
4 1 (1.02%) MCP
4 1 (1.02%) MCSE
4 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.02%) ACCA
4 1 (1.02%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.14%) QA
2 5 (5.10%) ISO 9001
3 3 (3.06%) TickIT
4 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.02%) XenServer
1 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (6.12%) Control-M
2 5 (5.10%) SCCM
3 4 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.04%) CA Endevor
5 1 (1.02%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (22.45%) SAP
2 12 (12.24%) Oracle
3 10 (10.20%) Cognos
3 10 (10.20%) Primavera
4 9 (9.18%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.08%) Informatica
5 4 (4.08%) IBM
6 3 (3.06%) HP
6 3 (3.06%) Remedy
7 2 (2.04%) Citrix
8 1 (1.02%) VMware
8 1 (1.02%) Cisco
8 1 (1.02%) JDA
8 1 (1.02%) RedPrairie
Ashby de la Zouch
Networx Recruitment
Rate: £20,000 - £25,000 per annum/pro-rata
Posted: 8 days ago