The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 19 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 15 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 5.81% 1.54% 3.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.67% 2.20% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 3
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£295 £310 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.83% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £310 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £310 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £329
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+23.45% -45.27%
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Merseyside

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
173 91 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 67.05% 70.00% 73.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 57 72
Average daily rate £400 £413 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +16.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £301 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £51.67 £95.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.61% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 10 (55.56%) ISTQB
2 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 8 (44.44%) Integration Testing
3 7 (38.89%) ISEB
4 6 (33.33%) Migration
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
5 5 (27.78%) UNIX
5 5 (27.78%) Regression Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
5 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
5 5 (27.78%) Private Cloud
6 4 (22.22%) HP
6 4 (22.22%) System Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Time Management
7 3 (16.67%) Middleware
7 3 (16.67%) Linux
7 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (16.67%) HP Helion
7 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
8 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (11.11%) Test Planning
8 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
8 2 (11.11%) QA
8 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (11.11%) Oracle
8 2 (11.11%) Java
8 2 (11.11%) Validation
8 2 (11.11%) TDD
8 2 (11.11%) Scrum
8 2 (11.11%) Software Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) HP Helion
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Analyst
1 12 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 3 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Architect
5 1 (5.56%) UAT Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) UAT Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Private Cloud
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) UNIX
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Integration Testing
2 6 (33.33%) Migration
3 5 (27.78%) Regression Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
3 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
4 4 (22.22%) System Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Time Management
5 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Test Planning
6 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Validation
6 2 (11.11%) TDD
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
7 1 (5.56%) Workflow Management
7 1 (5.56%) Workflow
7 1 (5.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) ISTQB
2 7 (38.89%) ISEB
3 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle