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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 33 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.04% 0.52% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 0.78% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £260 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -38.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%
User Acceptance Testing
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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
218 129 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 75.69% 66.84% 75.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 78 84
Average daily rate £350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £268 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £755 £498 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £135.00 £26.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+409.43% +32.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 21 (84.00%) ISEB
2 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (72.00%) Scrum
3 18 (72.00%) Waterfall
3 18 (72.00%) Test Strategy
4 17 (68.00%) QA
4 17 (68.00%) Supplier Management
5 16 (64.00%) Test Scripting
6 14 (56.00%) Test Automation
7 13 (52.00%) PRINCE2
8 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
9 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
10 9 (36.00%) Test Planning
11 4 (16.00%) Regression Testing
12 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (12.00%) System Integration Testing
12 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (12.00%) Functional Testing
12 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
13 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
13 2 (8.00%) Migration
13 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
13 2 (8.00%) CRM
13 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (4.00%) DHCP
14 1 (4.00%) DNS
14 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
14 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
14 1 (4.00%) HP

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) DHCP
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
1 1 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Publishing
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Test Manager
1 9 (36.00%) Test Leader
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Tester
4 1 (4.00%) QA Tester
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Test Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Senior QA Tester
4 1 (4.00%) Integration Test Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) UAT Test Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Statistics
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) UNIX
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (72.00%) Scrum
2 18 (72.00%) Waterfall
2 18 (72.00%) Test Strategy
3 17 (68.00%) Supplier Management
4 16 (64.00%) Test Scripting
5 14 (56.00%) Test Automation
6 13 (52.00%) PRINCE2
7 9 (36.00%) Test Planning
8 4 (16.00%) Regression Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Functional Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (12.00%) System Integration Testing
10 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
10 2 (8.00%) Migration
10 2 (8.00%) CRM
11 1 (4.00%) Test Management
11 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
11 1 (4.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (84.00%) ISEB
2 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
3 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (68.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.00%) HP
1 1 (4.00%) Citrix