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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 17 57 57
Rank change year-on-year
+40 0
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 61 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 7.12% 1.46% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.83% 1.91% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 2 5
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.87% +6.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £282 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £334 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-2.32% +6.17%
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
691 575 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 80.63% 76.36% 72.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 285 319
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £445 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 5
Average hourly rate £39.00 £18.00 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% +94.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 27 (31.03%) Finance
2 24 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (19.54%) Regression Testing
3 17 (19.54%) Security Cleared
4 15 (17.24%) Banking
5 10 (11.49%) Adobe
5 10 (11.49%) W3C
5 10 (11.49%) Java
5 10 (11.49%) Change Management
5 10 (11.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 9 (10.34%) CMS
6 9 (10.34%) SQL
7 8 (9.20%) ISEB
7 8 (9.20%) Project Management
7 8 (9.20%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (8.05%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (8.05%) Content Management
8 7 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (8.05%) ERP
9 6 (6.90%) MS Visio
9 6 (6.90%) IBM
9 6 (6.90%) Telecoms
9 6 (6.90%) PDM
9 6 (6.90%) Windchill
9 6 (6.90%) Asset Management
9 6 (6.90%) Business Analysis
9 6 (6.90%) SDLC
9 6 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (6.90%) Test Strategy
9 6 (6.90%) Degree

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 10 (11.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 9 (10.34%) CMS
3 4 (4.60%) JBoss
4 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (6.90%) MS Visio
1 6 (6.90%) Windchill
2 2 (2.30%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.15%) MS Office
3 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.45%) LDAP
1 3 (3.45%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (3.45%) SAP BW
1 3 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (3.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 3 (3.45%) SAP Data Services
1 3 (3.45%) SAP HANA
1 3 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.30%) DB2
2 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.15%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.15%) KDB
3 1 (1.15%) SAP BI
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 5 (5.75%) JIRA
2 1 (1.15%) Selenium
2 1 (1.15%) Hudson
2 1 (1.15%) Artifactory
2 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.15%) Ant
2 1 (1.15%) MSI
2 1 (1.15%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.15%) Maven
General
1 27 (31.03%) Finance
2 15 (17.24%) Banking
3 6 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.60%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.45%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.45%) Back Office
5 3 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (51.72%) Analyst
2 23 (26.44%) Business Analyst
3 20 (22.99%) Test Analyst
4 11 (12.64%) Test Manager
5 8 (9.20%) Technical Analyst
5 8 (9.20%) Technical Business Analyst
5 8 (9.20%) Test Leader
5 8 (9.20%) Agile Test Analyst
6 7 (8.05%) Developer
7 6 (6.90%) Business Systems Analyst
7 6 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Tester
8 4 (4.60%) Administrator
9 3 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.45%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.45%) Web Test Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.60%) Web Services
1 4 (4.60%) XML
2 2 (2.30%) Spring
3 1 (1.15%) JSF
3 1 (1.15%) JSON
3 1 (1.15%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.15%) RESTful
3 1 (1.15%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.15%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.49%) W3C
2 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.45%) Private Cloud
3 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Cloud
3 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.45%) Equities
3 3 (3.45%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.30%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.15%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.15%) Derivative
5 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.75%) Windows
1 5 (5.75%) Linux
2 3 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (2.30%) UNIX
4 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (19.54%) Regression Testing
3 10 (11.49%) Change Management
4 8 (9.20%) Project Management
4 8 (9.20%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (8.05%) ERP
5 7 (8.05%) Content Management
5 7 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (6.90%) PDM
6 6 (6.90%) Asset Management
6 6 (6.90%) Business Analysis
6 6 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (6.90%) Test Strategy
6 6 (6.90%) SDLC
7 5 (5.75%) Enterprise Content Management
7 5 (5.75%) Waterfall
7 5 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (5.75%) Supplier Management
7 5 (5.75%) Integration Testing
7 5 (5.75%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.49%) Java
2 9 (10.34%) SQL
3 3 (3.45%) ABAP
4 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (19.54%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.20%) ISEB
3 6 (6.90%) Degree
4 5 (5.75%) ISTQB
5 4 (4.60%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.15%) MCSE
7 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.15%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (8.05%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.30%) SCCM
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 10 (11.49%) Adobe
2 6 (6.90%) IBM
3 5 (5.75%) Oracle
4 4 (4.60%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.60%) Kofax
4 4 (4.60%) SAP
5 3 (3.45%) ForgeRock
5 3 (3.45%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.30%) VMware
7 1 (1.15%) Altiris
7 1 (1.15%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.15%) Charles River
7 1 (1.15%) Citrix
7 1 (1.15%) Informatica