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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 51 45 47
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 17 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.23% 2.31% 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.85% 3.45% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 8
Average daily rate
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£360 £525 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +75.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £330 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £650 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-36.66% +18.42%
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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
596 435 531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 78.22% 66.92% 73.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 229 290
Average daily rate £375 £363 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +15.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £484 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £11.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+218.18% -31.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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
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 October 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 21 (72.41%) Finance
2 13 (44.83%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (31.03%) Test Planning
4 7 (24.14%) ISEB
4 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (20.69%) Test Strategy
5 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
6 5 (17.24%) Performance Testing
6 5 (17.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (17.24%) Banking
6 5 (17.24%) Data Management
6 5 (17.24%) Project Management
7 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (13.79%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Load Testing
8 3 (10.34%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (10.34%) Oracle
8 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
8 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
8 3 (10.34%) HP
9 2 (6.90%) Change Management
9 2 (6.90%) Financial Institution
9 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
9 2 (6.90%) Degree
9 2 (6.90%) Resource Management
9 2 (6.90%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (6.90%) SQL
9 2 (6.90%) ITIL
9 2 (6.90%) Security Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Test Management

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1 (3.45%) JBoss
1 1 (3.45%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) LDAP
1 1 (3.45%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.45%) QlikView
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.45%) DB2
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 21 (72.41%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Test Manager
2 6 (20.69%) Test Leader
3 5 (17.24%) Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Project Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Contracts Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Business Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Implementation Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Business Support Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) UNIX
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Test Planning
2 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (20.69%) Test Strategy
4 5 (17.24%) Performance Testing
4 5 (17.24%) Project Management
4 5 (17.24%) Data Management
5 4 (13.79%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
6 3 (10.34%) Load Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
7 2 (6.90%) Resource Management
7 2 (6.90%) Wealth Management
7 2 (6.90%) Change Management
7 2 (6.90%) ITIL
7 2 (6.90%) Security Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Test Management
7 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.90%) Information Assurance
7 2 (6.90%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) VBA
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) ISEB
2 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
3 5 (17.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (6.90%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (6.90%) Degree
4 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (44.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle
1 3 (10.34%) HP
2 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.45%) ForgeRock
2 1 (3.45%) Business Objects
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft