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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 43 33 51
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +18
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 21 26 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.88% 4.21% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.61% 6.02% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 7
Average daily rate
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£345 £363 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.82% -7.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £312 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £515 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.22 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-42.70% +4.34%
User Acceptance Testing
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
581 432 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 79.70% 70.02% 70.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 213 289
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £10.93 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.85% -45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.50 £40.00
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 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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 30 (71.43%) Finance
2 14 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (28.57%) Test Planning
4 11 (26.19%) ISTQB
4 11 (26.19%) ISEB
5 10 (23.81%) Banking
5 10 (23.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (21.43%) Test Strategy
6 9 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (19.05%) Project Management
8 7 (16.67%) Java
9 6 (14.29%) Change Management
10 5 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (11.90%) Performance Testing
10 5 (11.90%) ISEB Practitioner
10 5 (11.90%) Data Management
10 5 (11.90%) Project Planning
10 5 (11.90%) Resource Management
10 5 (11.90%) Test Management
11 4 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (9.52%) Software Testing
11 4 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
11 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
11 4 (9.52%) XML
11 4 (9.52%) ITIL
11 4 (9.52%) Kofax
12 3 (7.14%) HP
12 3 (7.14%) UNIX
12 3 (7.14%) Linux
12 3 (7.14%) SQL

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 2 (4.76%) CMS
2 1 (2.38%) JBoss
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.38%) MS Project
3 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) LDAP
1 1 (2.38%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) DB2
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.38%) QlikView
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 30 (71.43%) Finance
2 10 (23.81%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Retail
3 2 (4.76%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 13 (30.95%) Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 5 (11.90%) Test Leader
6 4 (9.52%) Test Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.76%) Coordinator
8 2 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Contracts Manager
9 1 (2.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.38%) Linux Administrator
9 1 (2.38%) Business Manager
9 1 (2.38%) Business Test Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
9 1 (2.38%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) XML
2 1 (2.38%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) UNIX
1 3 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Test Planning
2 9 (21.43%) Test Strategy
2 9 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (19.05%) Project Management
4 6 (14.29%) Change Management
5 5 (11.90%) Data Management
5 5 (11.90%) Project Planning
5 5 (11.90%) Resource Management
5 5 (11.90%) Test Management
5 5 (11.90%) Performance Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Software Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (9.52%) ITIL
6 4 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Content Management
7 3 (7.14%) Migration
7 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.14%) Load Testing
8 2 (4.76%) Security Testing
8 2 (4.76%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) Java
2 3 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) VBA
3 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) ISEB
1 11 (26.19%) ISTQB
2 10 (23.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (11.90%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (4.76%) Degree
4 2 (4.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Kofax
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle
2 3 (7.14%) IBM
2 3 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (2.38%) Informatica
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.38%) ForgeRock
Glasgow
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 27 days ago