The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Glasgow region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 58 49 38
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 14 20 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.71% 2.59% 2.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 3.71% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 13
Average daily rate
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£300 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £215 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
634 539 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 77.41% 69.91% 69.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 280 271
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 13
Average hourly rate £14.00 £9.25 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.35% -2.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
User Acceptance Testing
Scotland

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
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 30 July 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 12 (35.29%) Finance
2 9 (26.47%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (26.47%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (26.47%) Test Strategy
3 7 (20.59%) ITIL
4 6 (17.65%) Unit Testing
5 5 (14.71%) Performance Testing
5 5 (14.71%) Data Management
5 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (14.71%) Genesys
5 5 (14.71%) JBoss
5 5 (14.71%) Java
5 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
5 5 (14.71%) IVR
5 5 (14.71%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.76%) Hibernate
6 4 (11.76%) Scrum
6 4 (11.76%) Web Services
6 4 (11.76%) Open Source
6 4 (11.76%) BDD
6 4 (11.76%) Gherkin
6 4 (11.76%) Artifactory
6 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
6 4 (11.76%) RESTful
6 4 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (11.76%) Maven
6 4 (11.76%) Spring
6 4 (11.76%) ISTQB
6 4 (11.76%) JSON

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (8.82%) Alfresco
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (5.88%) SAP BPC
3 1 (2.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (2.94%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (2.94%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.94%) DB2
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Artifactory
1 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
1 4 (11.76%) Maven
1 4 (11.76%) Selenium
2 3 (8.82%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.94%) JIRA
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
3 1 (2.94%) ClearCase
General
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.82%) Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Test Manager
2 9 (26.47%) Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Business Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Process Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Business Process Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.88%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Tester
6 2 (5.88%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (2.94%) QA Test Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Functional Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) SAP BPC Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Coordinator
7 1 (2.94%) Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) QA Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) Hibernate
1 4 (11.76%) Web Services
1 4 (11.76%) Gherkin
1 4 (11.76%) RESTful
1 4 (11.76%) Spring
1 4 (11.76%) JSON
2 3 (8.82%) Spring Security
2 3 (8.82%) jQuery
2 3 (8.82%) CSS
2 3 (8.82%) HTML
2 3 (8.82%) XHTML
3 1 (2.94%) Grails
3 1 (2.94%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) IVR
2 4 (11.76%) Open Source
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (2.94%) UNIX
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Stakeholder Management
1 9 (26.47%) Test Strategy
2 7 (20.59%) ITIL
3 6 (17.65%) Unit Testing
4 5 (14.71%) Performance Testing
4 5 (14.71%) Data Management
4 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (14.71%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.76%) Scrum
5 4 (11.76%) BDD
6 3 (8.82%) Load Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
6 3 (8.82%) Document Management
6 3 (8.82%) SOA
7 2 (5.88%) Change Management
7 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.88%) Business Transformation
7 2 (5.88%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) Java
2 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.94%) Groovy
3 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 4 (11.76%) ISTQB
2 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.82%) ISEB
3 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Genesys
1 5 (14.71%) JBoss
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) HP
2 3 (8.82%) Cognos
3 2 (5.88%) Dell
3 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.88%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) ForgeRock
4 1 (2.94%) Perforce
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