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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 53 45 31
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 19 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.18% 2.93% 3.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 4.15% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 14
Average daily rate
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£345 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £215 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £17.75 £17.58
% change year-on-year
+23.94% +0.96%
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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
673 482 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 77.36% 70.57% 70.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 271 282
Average daily rate £363 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 12
Average hourly rate £15.77 £9.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 12 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (26.67%) Test Strategy
5 6 (20.00%) ITIL
6 5 (16.67%) Project Management
6 5 (16.67%) Data Management
6 5 (16.67%) ISTQB
7 4 (13.33%) Genesys
7 4 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
7 4 (13.33%) IVR
7 4 (13.33%) Banking
7 4 (13.33%) Performance Testing
7 4 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (10.00%) Oracle
8 3 (10.00%) HP
8 3 (10.00%) ISEB
8 3 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 3 (10.00%) Load Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Cognos
9 2 (6.67%) Dell
9 2 (6.67%) Financial Institution
9 2 (6.67%) Cognos TM1
9 2 (6.67%) Degree
9 2 (6.67%) Wealth Management
9 2 (6.67%) Release Management
9 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
9 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) LDAP
1 1 (3.33%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) DB2
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.33%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) ClearCase
General
1 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
2 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 8 (26.67%) Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Process Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Test Leader
5 3 (10.00%) Business Process Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Contracts Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Functional Tester
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Coordinator
7 1 (3.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) IVR
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) UNIX
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (26.67%) Test Strategy
3 6 (20.00%) ITIL
4 5 (16.67%) Project Management
4 5 (16.67%) Data Management
5 4 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (13.33%) Performance Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Load Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.67%) Wealth Management
7 2 (6.67%) Release Management
7 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.67%) Functional Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Business Transformation
8 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.33%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.33%) Manual Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
8 1 (3.33%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) Java
1 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (10.00%) ISEB
4 2 (6.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (6.67%) Degree
4 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Genesys
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (6.67%) Dell
3 2 (6.67%) Cognos
4 1 (3.33%) JBoss
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.33%) Perforce
4 1 (3.33%) ForgeRock
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