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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 43 46 33
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 3 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.79% 1.60% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 1.98% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-2.32% +6.17%
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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
309 405 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 80.89% 81.16% 59.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 232 67
Average daily rate £381 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.75% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 30 17
Average hourly rate £21.91 £23.15 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% -38.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £52.50 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 5 (50.00%) System Testing
2 4 (40.00%) QA
2 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (40.00%) iSeries
2 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (30.00%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) SAP
3 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (30.00%) ERP
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) SAP ERP
3 3 (30.00%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (20.00%) IBM Notes
4 2 (20.00%) Lotus
4 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (10.00%) ISEB

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (20.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Project
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) SAP ERP
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Support
3 2 (20.00%) SAP Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SAP Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) iSeries
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) System Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (30.00%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) ERP
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) HND
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) Lotus
2 2 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
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