The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow 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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 28 49 68
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +19
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 44 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 5.16% 1.57% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.37% 2.08% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 0 2
Average daily rate
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£305 - £293
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 - £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 - £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £22.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+37.07% -25.83%
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
691 528 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.01% 75.43% 73.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 297 354
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 5 5
Average hourly rate £31.70 £21.00 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.95% +127.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Glasgow region.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Glasgow region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 18 (26.87%) Finance
2 15 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (20.90%) Regression Testing
4 12 (17.91%) Java
4 12 (17.91%) Security Cleared
5 10 (14.93%) Change Management
6 9 (13.43%) Project Management
6 9 (13.43%) Content Management
7 8 (11.94%) Kofax
7 8 (11.94%) CMS
7 8 (11.94%) XML
7 8 (11.94%) IBM
7 8 (11.94%) Adobe
7 8 (11.94%) ISEB
7 8 (11.94%) W3C
7 8 (11.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 7 (10.45%) ERP
8 7 (10.45%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (8.96%) ISTQB
9 6 (8.96%) Degree
9 6 (8.96%) PDM
9 6 (8.96%) Windchill
9 6 (8.96%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (7.46%) Test Strategy
10 5 (7.46%) Enterprise Content Management
10 5 (7.46%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (7.46%) System Integration Testing
10 5 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (7.46%) JIRA
10 5 (7.46%) Integration Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 (11.94%) CMS
1 8 (11.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (5.97%) JBoss
3 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Windchill
2 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.49%) MS Project
3 1 (1.49%) MS Office
3 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) OpenLDAP
1 3 (4.48%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) SAP HANA
1 3 (4.48%) SAP Data Services
1 3 (4.48%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (4.48%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (4.48%) SAP BW
1 3 (4.48%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (1.49%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 5 (7.46%) JIRA
2 1 (1.49%) Artifactory
2 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.49%) Maven
2 1 (1.49%) Selenium
General
1 18 (26.87%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Banking
3 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.99%) Retail
4 2 (2.99%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.99%) Back Office
5 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (52.24%) Analyst
2 18 (26.87%) Test Analyst
3 15 (22.39%) Business Analyst
4 10 (14.93%) Test Manager
5 6 (8.96%) Agile Test Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Tester
6 4 (5.97%) Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Test Leader
7 3 (4.48%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.48%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.48%) Administrator
7 3 (4.48%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (4.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.48%) UAT Tester
7 3 (4.48%) Web Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Web Test Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) SAP BW Developer
8 2 (2.99%) ERP Consultant
8 2 (2.99%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.94%) XML
2 4 (5.97%) Web Services
3 1 (1.49%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.49%) RESTful
3 1 (1.49%) Mason
3 1 (1.49%) JSF
3 1 (1.49%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) W3C
2 3 (4.48%) Private Cloud
2 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Cloud
2 3 (4.48%) Data Extraction
2 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.48%) Equities
3 2 (2.99%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.49%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.49%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.97%) Windows
2 3 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (4.48%) Oracle Linux
2 3 (4.48%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (20.90%) Regression Testing
3 10 (14.93%) Change Management
4 9 (13.43%) Project Management
4 9 (13.43%) Content Management
5 7 (10.45%) ERP
5 7 (10.45%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (8.96%) PDM
6 6 (8.96%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (7.46%) Test Strategy
7 5 (7.46%) Enterprise Content Management
7 5 (7.46%) System Integration Testing
7 5 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.46%) Integration Testing
7 5 (7.46%) Business Analysis
7 5 (7.46%) Supplier Management
8 4 (5.97%) Test Management
8 4 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.97%) Scrum
8 4 (5.97%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.91%) Java
2 3 (4.48%) SQL
2 3 (4.48%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 12 (17.91%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.94%) ISEB
3 6 (8.96%) ISTQB
3 6 (8.96%) Degree
4 4 (5.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.49%) MCSE
7 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.49%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.49%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (11.94%) Kofax
1 8 (11.94%) IBM
1 8 (11.94%) Adobe
2 4 (5.97%) SAP
2 4 (5.97%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.48%) ForgeRock
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle
3 3 (4.48%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.49%) Charles River
4 1 (1.49%) Citrix
4 1 (1.49%) Altiris
4 1 (1.49%) VMware