The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 40 40 45
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 9 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.13% 1.10% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.80% 1.36% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 4
Median daily rate £375 £300 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £195 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £314 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -8.69%
User Acceptance Testing
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
321 295 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 76.07% 81.27% 80.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 208 209
Median daily rate £420 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £252 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 27 29
Median hourly rate £43.00 £31.40 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.94% +25.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £14.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £65.24 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Lancashire region.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Lancashire region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley - 5 £375 - 1
Preston +2 2 £313 -2.34%
User Acceptance Testing
North West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 7 (58.33%) Smart Meter
2 5 (41.67%) Data Management
2 5 (41.67%) Business Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Retail
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) QA
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (8.33%) Energy Management
5 1 (8.33%) Use Case
5 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
5 1 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (8.33%) Change Control
5 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
5 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (8.33%) SAP
5 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
5 1 (8.33%) CRM
5 1 (8.33%) Siebel
5 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (8.33%) Toad
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Star Schema

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Toad
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
1 8 (66.67%) Business Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Smart Metering Business Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Software Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Change Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Process Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Siebel Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) UAT Tester
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Smart Meter
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Business Analysis
1 5 (41.67%) Data Management
2 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (8.33%) Energy Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) SAP
1 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
1 1 (8.33%) Siebel