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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 52 41 37
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 20 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.34% 2.91% 3.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.95% 4.14% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £450 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +35.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £287 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £480 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -5.26%
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
677 459 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 79.37% 70.18% 72.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 252 308
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 17 (51.52%) Finance
2 12 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (30.30%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (24.24%) Test Planning
4 8 (24.24%) Test Strategy
5 6 (18.18%) ITIL
6 5 (15.15%) Project Management
6 5 (15.15%) Data Management
6 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
6 5 (15.15%) Performance Testing
7 4 (12.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (12.12%) IVR
7 4 (12.12%) Banking
7 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
7 4 (12.12%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (12.12%) ISEB
7 4 (12.12%) Genesys
8 3 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (9.09%) HP
8 3 (9.09%) Oracle
8 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 3 (9.09%) Functional Testing
8 3 (9.09%) Load Testing
9 2 (6.06%) Wealth Management
9 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
9 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
9 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
9 2 (6.06%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (6.06%) Business Transformation
9 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (3.03%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) LDAP
1 1 (3.03%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.03%) DB2
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.03%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 17 (51.52%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Banking
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.06%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 9 (27.27%) Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Test Leader
5 4 (12.12%) Process Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Business Process Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Contracts Manager
7 2 (6.06%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Coordinator
8 1 (3.03%) Administrator
8 1 (3.03%) Test Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.03%) Tester
8 1 (3.03%) Developer
8 1 (3.03%) SQL Developer
8 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Implementation Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.03%) Oracle Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) IVR
2 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) UNIX
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
1 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (24.24%) Test Planning
2 8 (24.24%) Test Strategy
3 6 (18.18%) ITIL
4 5 (15.15%) Project Management
4 5 (15.15%) Data Management
4 5 (15.15%) Performance Testing
5 4 (12.12%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.09%) Functional Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Load Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Wealth Management
7 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.06%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Business Transformation
7 2 (6.06%) Release Management
7 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
8 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.03%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) Java
1 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
2 4 (12.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (12.12%) ISEB
3 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (6.06%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Genesys
2 3 (9.09%) HP
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) Cognos
3 2 (6.06%) Dell
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.03%) JBoss
4 1 (3.03%) Perforce
4 1 (3.03%) ForgeRock
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