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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 25 36 34
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 10 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.20% 2.54% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.75% 3.42% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate
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£296 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £34.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £21.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-32.94% +11.84%
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
174 234 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 73.11% 74.29% 63.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 97 74
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 49
Average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% -2.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £7.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +14 5 £244 -18.75% 1
User Acceptance Testing
East Midlands

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 11 (57.89%) UNIX
2 8 (42.11%) Windows
3 7 (36.84%) Linux
3 7 (36.84%) SQL
4 5 (26.32%) Data Mart
4 5 (26.32%) Degree
4 5 (26.32%) Oracle
4 5 (26.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (26.32%) ISO 9001
4 5 (26.32%) PowerCenter
4 5 (26.32%) Control-M
5 4 (21.05%) MS Office
5 4 (21.05%) ISEB
5 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
5 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Migration
5 4 (21.05%) Informatica
5 4 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
6 3 (15.79%) TickIT
6 3 (15.79%) Finance
6 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (15.79%) Banking
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
7 2 (10.53%) Project Management
7 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
7 2 (10.53%) NATURAL
7 2 (10.53%) JCL

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) CICS
1 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (26.32%) PowerCenter
1 5 (26.32%) Data Mart
2 2 (10.53%) Adabas
2 2 (10.53%) DB2
3 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
1 3 (15.79%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Test Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Developer
4 3 (15.79%) UAT Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) UAT Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Mainframe Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Informatica Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Informatica Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
2 2 (10.53%) VSAM
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) UNIX
2 8 (42.11%) Windows
3 7 (36.84%) Linux
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Migration
1 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
2 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
3 2 (10.53%) ETL
3 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
3 2 (10.53%) System Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Software Distribution
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Time Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Data Mapping
4 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Logistics
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) VBScript
2 2 (10.53%) NATURAL
2 2 (10.53%) JCL
2 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.53%) COBOL
2 2 (10.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) ISEB
2 4 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.26%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) ISO 9001
2 3 (15.79%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Control-M
2 2 (10.53%) CA Endevor
2 2 (10.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Informatica
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) Remedy
4 2 (10.53%) IBM
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