The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester 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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 15 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 6 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 4.55% 3.87% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.32% 5.50% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£238 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £29.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-51.72% +26.08%
User Acceptance Testing
Leicestershire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
95 109 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 71.97% 70.32% 67.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 43 39
Average daily rate £360 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £193 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £383 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 21
Average hourly rate £20.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% -2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) UNIX
3 7 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) Linux
5 5 (35.71%) ISO 9001
5 5 (35.71%) Oracle
5 5 (35.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (28.57%) ISEB
6 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Degree
6 4 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (21.43%) Software Distribution
7 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
7 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
7 3 (21.43%) SCCM
7 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
7 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
7 3 (21.43%) TickIT
7 3 (21.43%) Migration
7 3 (21.43%) MS Office
7 3 (21.43%) VBScript
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
8 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 2 (14.29%) Adabas
8 2 (14.29%) IBM
8 2 (14.29%) COBOL
8 2 (14.29%) Java

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 (14.29%) CICS
1 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (14.29%) Adabas
1 2 (14.29%) DB2
1 2 (14.29%) PowerCenter
1 2 (14.29%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) UAT Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) UAT Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Mainframe Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Oracle Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 2 (14.29%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) UNIX
3 6 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Software Distribution
2 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 3 (21.43%) VBScript
3 2 (14.29%) COBOL
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) NATURAL
3 2 (14.29%) JCL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ISEB
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
1 4 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) ISO 9001
2 3 (21.43%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) Control-M
2 2 (14.29%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 2 (14.29%) Remedy