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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 43 39 47
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 24 31 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.06% 4.84% 2.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.79% 6.47% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 9
Average daily rate
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£338 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £319 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £400 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £12.22 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.13% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.19 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-15.04% -35.79%
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
634 479 592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 80.76% 74.84% 71.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 241 337
Average daily rate £400 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £238 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £10.93 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 21 (52.50%) Finance
2 13 (32.50%) ISEB
3 10 (25.00%) Banking
3 10 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 9 (22.50%) HP Quality Center
4 9 (22.50%) Java
5 8 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (17.50%) Test Strategy
6 7 (17.50%) Test Management
7 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (12.50%) Change Management
8 5 (12.50%) SQL
8 5 (12.50%) ITIL
8 5 (12.50%) Windows
8 5 (12.50%) Linux
8 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
8 5 (12.50%) Project Management
8 5 (12.50%) Integration Testing
8 5 (12.50%) Business Analysis
9 4 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (10.00%) Test Planning
9 4 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
9 4 (10.00%) Project Planning
9 4 (10.00%) Degree
9 4 (10.00%) Resource Management
9 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (10.00%) XML
9 4 (10.00%) Kofax
10 3 (7.50%) LDAP

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 3 (7.50%) JBoss
2 2 (5.00%) CMS
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
2 2 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.50%) MS Project
3 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) LDAP
1 3 (7.50%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.50%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 21 (52.50%) Finance
2 10 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Analyst
2 9 (22.50%) Test Manager
2 9 (22.50%) Business Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Test Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Test Leader
5 3 (7.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Coordinator
5 3 (7.50%) Administrator
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.50%) Tester
7 1 (2.50%) Implementation Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Business Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (2.50%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
1 5 (12.50%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.50%) Test Management
1 7 (17.50%) Test Strategy
2 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (12.50%) ITIL
3 5 (12.50%) Project Management
3 5 (12.50%) Change Management
3 5 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 5 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 4 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (10.00%) Test Planning
4 4 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 4 (10.00%) Resource Management
5 3 (7.50%) Content Management
5 3 (7.50%) Migration
5 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.50%) System Testing
5 3 (7.50%) Regression Testing
5 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) Java
2 5 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) ISEB
2 10 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 8 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (10.00%) Degree
4 4 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.50%) MCITP
7 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.50%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Kofax
2 3 (7.50%) ForgeRock
2 3 (7.50%) IBM
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.50%) Charles River
3 1 (2.50%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) Citrix
3 1 (2.50%) Informatica
3 1 (2.50%) VMware
3 1 (2.50%) Altiris
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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