The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire 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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 36 31 42
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 6 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.03% 3.78% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 5.21% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £250 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £349 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.28% -0.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £31.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.02% +15.27%
User Acceptance Testing
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
201 211 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 68.14% 72.51% 77.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 101 104
Average daily rate £325 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 26 21
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -15.00%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester 0 4 £275 +22.22%
User Acceptance Testing
East Midlands

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 2 (25.00%) Web Services
1 2 (25.00%) CRM
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
1 2 (25.00%) Logistics
1 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) HP Helion
2 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Local Government
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Spanish Language
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) Intranet

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Intranet
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Local Government
1 1 (12.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Coordinator
1 2 (25.00%) Tester
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Test Coordinator
2 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Web Programmer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Programmer
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) XSLT
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) CRM
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
1 2 (25.00%) Logistics
1 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) HP