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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 38 46 31
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 19 20 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.14% 2.61% 5.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.03% 3.19% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 11
Average daily rate £405 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £289 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £27.50 £12.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +125.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £18.00 £22.38
% change year-on-year
+15.27% -19.55%
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
472 626 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 78.02% 81.62% 77.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 384 238
Average daily rate £338 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 8
Average hourly rate £33.36 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.60% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.10 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.41 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016, 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 31 (58.49%) Finance
2 21 (39.62%) SQL
3 19 (35.85%) ISEB
4 15 (28.30%) Security Cleared
5 11 (20.75%) Project Management
5 11 (20.75%) Migration
6 10 (18.87%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (16.98%) Change Management
7 9 (16.98%) HP
7 9 (16.98%) Oracle
8 8 (15.09%) Functional Testing
9 7 (13.21%) Test Scripting
10 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (11.32%) Banking
10 6 (11.32%) Asset Management
10 6 (11.32%) Hi Portfolio
10 6 (11.32%) Fund Accounting
11 5 (9.43%) Waterfall
11 5 (9.43%) Oracle Database
11 5 (9.43%) Relational Database
11 5 (9.43%) RDBMS
12 4 (7.55%) Data Protection
12 4 (7.55%) System Testing
12 4 (7.55%) QA
13 3 (5.66%) Data Protection Act
13 3 (5.66%) Unit Testing
13 3 (5.66%) Retail
13 3 (5.66%) Investment Banking
13 3 (5.66%) Defect Management
13 3 (5.66%) Defect Tracking

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (3.77%) JBoss
1 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Office
1 2 (3.77%) MS Project
1 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Hi Portfolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) LDAP
1 1 (1.89%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) Oracle Database
1 5 (9.43%) RDBMS
1 5 (9.43%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.77%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.89%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.89%) JUnit
1 1 (1.89%) Maven
1 1 (1.89%) MSI
1 1 (1.89%) Subversion
1 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (58.49%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Investment Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Retail
4 2 (3.77%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.77%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Back Office
5 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (50.94%) Analyst
2 13 (24.53%) Test Manager
3 12 (22.64%) Business Systems Analyst
3 12 (22.64%) Systems Analyst
4 9 (16.98%) Test Analyst
5 8 (15.09%) Business Analyst
6 7 (13.21%) Senior Manager
6 7 (13.21%) Senior Test Manager
7 5 (9.43%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.66%) Administrator
8 3 (5.66%) Test Leader
8 3 (5.66%) Tester
8 3 (5.66%) UAT Manager
8 3 (5.66%) UAT Test Manager
9 2 (3.77%) Financial Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Functional Test Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Senior Penetration Tester
9 2 (3.77%) Service Management Manager
9 2 (3.77%) UAT Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) .NET
1 2 (3.77%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (3.77%) XML
2 1 (1.89%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.89%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (1.89%) Java EE
2 1 (1.89%) JPA
2 1 (1.89%) Middleware
2 1 (1.89%) REST
2 1 (1.89%) Spring
2 1 (1.89%) Spring Integration
2 1 (1.89%) Spring MVC
2 1 (1.89%) Spring Web Flow
2 1 (1.89%) Web Services
2 1 (1.89%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (3.77%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (3.77%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.75%) Migration
1 11 (20.75%) Project Management
2 9 (16.98%) Change Management
3 8 (15.09%) Functional Testing
4 7 (13.21%) Test Scripting
5 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.32%) Asset Management
5 6 (11.32%) Fund Accounting
6 5 (9.43%) Waterfall
7 4 (7.55%) Data Protection
7 4 (7.55%) System Testing
8 3 (5.66%) Defect Management
8 3 (5.66%) Defect Tracking
8 3 (5.66%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.77%) Investment Management
9 2 (3.77%) Line Management
9 2 (3.77%) Release Management
9 2 (3.77%) SDLC
9 2 (3.77%) System Integration Testing
9 2 (3.77%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 21 (39.62%) SQL
2 2 (3.77%) Java
3 1 (1.89%) C
3 1 (1.89%) C#
3 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (35.85%) ISEB
2 15 (28.30%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) BC Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (18.87%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.89%) SCCM
2 1 (1.89%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) HP
1 9 (16.98%) Oracle
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) Temenos
3 1 (1.89%) ForgeRock
3 1 (1.89%) IBM
3 1 (1.89%) Pega
3 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.89%) VMware