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 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 37 52 66
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +14
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 37 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.13% 2.50% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.03% 3.33% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 3
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£305 £368 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.00% +24.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £362 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £374 £299
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £21.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-12.09% -39.43%
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
735 541 695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 82.12% 75.03% 74.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 300 378
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 3 6
Average hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £14.10 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 7 May 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 7 May 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 16 (28.07%) Finance
2 14 (24.56%) Java
3 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (17.54%) Regression Testing
4 10 (17.54%) ISEB
5 9 (15.79%) Content Management
5 9 (15.79%) Security Cleared
6 8 (14.04%) ISTQB
6 8 (14.04%) XML
6 8 (14.04%) Change Management
6 8 (14.04%) Kofax
7 7 (12.28%) Project Management
7 7 (12.28%) IBM
7 7 (12.28%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (10.53%) Degree
8 6 (10.53%) ERP
8 6 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Content Management
9 5 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (8.77%) Test Strategy
9 5 (8.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (8.77%) Adobe
9 5 (8.77%) ITIL
9 5 (8.77%) Windows
9 5 (8.77%) Linux
9 5 (8.77%) W3C
9 5 (8.77%) CMS
9 5 (8.77%) JIRA
9 5 (8.77%) Integration Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 5 (8.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 5 (8.77%) CMS
2 4 (7.02%) JBoss
3 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Windchill
2 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.75%) MS Project
3 1 (1.75%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) LDAP
1 3 (5.26%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (5.26%) SAP BW
1 3 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (5.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) SAP Data Services
1 3 (5.26%) SAP HANA
2 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.75%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) JIRA
2 1 (1.75%) Selenium
2 1 (1.75%) Maven
2 1 (1.75%) Artifactory
2 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (28.07%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (49.12%) Analyst
2 13 (22.81%) Test Analyst
3 12 (21.05%) Business Analyst
4 10 (17.54%) Test Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Tester
5 4 (7.02%) Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.26%) Administrator
6 3 (5.26%) Web Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) UAT Tester
6 3 (5.26%) Web Test Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) SAP Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Tester
7 2 (3.51%) SAP BW Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.04%) XML
2 4 (7.02%) Web Services
3 1 (1.75%) JSON
3 1 (1.75%) JSF
3 1 (1.75%) Mason
3 1 (1.75%) RESTful
3 1 (1.75%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) W3C
2 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.26%) Equities
2 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.26%) Data Extraction
2 3 (5.26%) Private Cloud
2 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (3.51%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.75%) Open Source
4 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) Windows
1 5 (8.77%) Linux
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle Linux
2 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.51%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (17.54%) Regression Testing
3 9 (15.79%) Content Management
4 8 (14.04%) Change Management
5 7 (12.28%) Project Management
5 7 (12.28%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (10.53%) ERP
7 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Content Management
7 5 (8.77%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (8.77%) Test Strategy
7 5 (8.77%) ITIL
7 5 (8.77%) Integration Testing
7 5 (8.77%) Test Management
7 5 (8.77%) Business Analysis
7 5 (8.77%) PDM
8 4 (7.02%) Scrum
8 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.02%) Supplier Management
8 4 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.02%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.56%) Java
2 4 (7.02%) SQL
3 3 (5.26%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) ISEB
2 9 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 8 (14.04%) ISTQB
4 6 (10.53%) Degree
4 6 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (3.51%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.75%) MCSE
7 1 (1.75%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Kofax
2 7 (12.28%) IBM
3 5 (8.77%) Adobe
4 4 (7.02%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.26%) SAP
5 3 (5.26%) Oracle
5 3 (5.26%) Business Objects
5 3 (5.26%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.75%) Citrix
6 1 (1.75%) Informatica
6 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.75%) Charles River
6 1 (1.75%) VMware
6 1 (1.75%) Altiris
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