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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 26 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 5 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 3.07% 1.37% 4.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.10% 2.04% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £405 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £18.00 £22.38
% change year-on-year
+15.27% -19.55%
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
122 98 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 74.85% 67.12% 77.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 58 46
Average daily rate £330 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.83% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 21
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.75 £35.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £35.00 £35.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 2016, 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 6 (66.67%) Unix
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) General Ledger
4 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (22.22%) Spanish Language
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (22.22%) Cash Management
4 2 (22.22%) High Availability
4 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) ISO 9001
4 2 (22.22%) MS Office

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (22.22%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
1 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Receivables
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Toad
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) General Ledger
2 2 (22.22%) Spanish Language
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Functional Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Functional Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
2 2 (22.22%) UAT Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) E-Business Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Software Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) UAT Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Unix
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Cash Management
2 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
2 2 (22.22%) High Availability
2 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Logistics
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO 9001
1 2 (22.22%) TickIT
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle