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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 20 61 49
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -12
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 56 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.53% 1.71% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.03% 2.14% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 9 7
Average daily rate
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£340 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £287 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £354 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +21.05%
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
697 655 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.33% 79.98% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 291 298
Average daily rate £350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 10
Average hourly rate £39.00 £17.00 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.41% +83.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 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 31 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 33 (35.87%) Finance
2 24 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (20.65%) Security Cleared
4 17 (18.48%) Regression Testing
4 17 (18.48%) Banking
5 14 (15.22%) Change Management
6 11 (11.96%) SQL
7 10 (10.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 10 (10.87%) W3C
7 10 (10.87%) Adobe
8 9 (9.78%) Project Management
8 9 (9.78%) Java
8 9 (9.78%) Telecoms
8 9 (9.78%) CMS
8 9 (9.78%) Non-Functional Testing
8 9 (9.78%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (8.70%) SDLC
9 8 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (8.70%) ISEB
10 7 (7.61%) ERP
10 7 (7.61%) Content Management
11 6 (6.52%) Business Analysis
11 6 (6.52%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (6.52%) PDM
11 6 (6.52%) Windchill
11 6 (6.52%) MS Visio
11 6 (6.52%) Data Modelling
11 6 (6.52%) IBM
11 6 (6.52%) Oracle
11 6 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (10.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 9 (9.78%) CMS
3 3 (3.26%) JBoss
4 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.17%) FileNet
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) MS Visio
1 6 (6.52%) Windchill
2 2 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.09%) MS Office
3 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) LDAP
1 2 (2.17%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.26%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (3.26%) SAP BW
2 3 (3.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 3 (3.26%) SAP Data Services
2 3 (3.26%) SAP HANA
2 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.17%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.17%) DB2
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.09%) SAP BI
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (1.09%) KDB
Development Applications
1 5 (5.43%) JIRA
2 1 (1.09%) Selenium
2 1 (1.09%) Hudson
2 1 (1.09%) Artifactory
2 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.09%) Ant
2 1 (1.09%) MSI
2 1 (1.09%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.09%) Maven
General
1 33 (35.87%) Finance
2 17 (18.48%) Banking
3 9 (9.78%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.35%) Back Office
4 4 (4.35%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.26%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (51.09%) Analyst
2 26 (28.26%) Business Analyst
3 19 (20.65%) Test Analyst
4 11 (11.96%) Test Manager
4 11 (11.96%) Technical Analyst
4 11 (11.96%) Technical Business Analyst
4 11 (11.96%) Test Leader
5 9 (9.78%) Developer
5 9 (9.78%) Business Systems Analyst
5 9 (9.78%) Systems Analyst
6 8 (8.70%) Agile Test Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) Tester
7 4 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.26%) Java Developer
8 3 (3.26%) Administrator
8 3 (3.26%) UAT Tester
8 3 (3.26%) Web Analyst
8 3 (3.26%) Banking Business Analyst
8 3 (3.26%) Web Test Analyst
9 2 (2.17%) SAP BW Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.35%) Web Services
1 4 (4.35%) XML
2 2 (2.17%) Spring
3 1 (1.09%) JSF
3 1 (1.09%) JSON
3 1 (1.09%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.09%) RESTful
3 1 (1.09%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.87%) W3C
2 4 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.26%) Equities
3 3 (3.26%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.17%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.17%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.09%) Derivative
5 1 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.09%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.35%) UNIX
1 4 (4.35%) Linux
2 3 (3.26%) Windows
3 2 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (18.48%) Regression Testing
3 14 (15.22%) Change Management
4 9 (9.78%) Project Management
4 9 (9.78%) Non-Functional Testing
5 8 (8.70%) SDLC
5 8 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (7.61%) Content Management
6 7 (7.61%) ERP
7 6 (6.52%) Data Modelling
7 6 (6.52%) PDM
7 6 (6.52%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (6.52%) Business Analysis
7 6 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (5.43%) Test Strategy
8 5 (5.43%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (5.43%) System Testing
8 5 (5.43%) Test Scripting
8 5 (5.43%) Enterprise Content Management
8 5 (5.43%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.96%) SQL
2 9 (9.78%) Java
3 3 (3.26%) ABAP
4 2 (2.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.09%) VBScript
5 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (20.65%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.70%) ISEB
3 5 (5.43%) Degree
4 4 (4.35%) ISTQB
4 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (9.78%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (1.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (10.87%) Adobe
2 6 (6.52%) Oracle
2 6 (6.52%) IBM
3 4 (4.35%) SAP
3 4 (4.35%) Kofax
4 3 (3.26%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.17%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.09%) VMware
6 1 (1.09%) Informatica
6 1 (1.09%) Microsoft