The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 48 47 58
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 43 38 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.81% 3.08% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.73% 4.26% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 12
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£388 £325 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £381 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-2.32% +6.17%
User Acceptance Testing
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1152 891 734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 75.20% 72.20% 73.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 690 479 393
Average daily rate £373 £347 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.27% +5.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 29 37
Average hourly rate £19.50 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 33 (47.14%) Migration
2 31 (44.29%) Windows
3 25 (35.71%) Windows 7
4 22 (31.43%) Microsoft
5 20 (28.57%) SCCM
6 19 (27.14%) Finance
7 18 (25.71%) Active Directory
8 15 (21.43%) Oracle
9 14 (20.00%) QA
10 13 (18.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 12 (17.14%) VMware
12 11 (15.71%) Programme Management
12 11 (15.71%) MS Excel
12 11 (15.71%) System Integration Testing
12 11 (15.71%) Test Scripting
13 10 (14.29%) Test Strategy
13 10 (14.29%) Test Management
14 9 (12.86%) Thin Client
14 9 (12.86%) PRINCE2
14 9 (12.86%) MS Office
14 9 (12.86%) Fat Client
15 8 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 8 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (11.43%) Data Migration
15 8 (11.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 8 (11.43%) BitLocker
15 8 (11.43%) Windows 8
15 8 (11.43%) Windows XP
15 8 (11.43%) Project Management
15 8 (11.43%) Citrix

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 5 (7.14%) IBM Notes
1 5 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.86%) CICS
2 2 (2.86%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (15.71%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (2.86%) Agresso
2 2 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) PaaS
2 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.29%) DB2
4 2 (2.86%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.86%) Big Data
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.43%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MSI
2 2 (2.86%) JIRA
2 2 (2.86%) Selenium
2 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.86%) Toad
2 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.86%) SpecFlow
2 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.43%) QAComplete
3 1 (1.43%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.43%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.43%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (1.43%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 19 (27.14%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Manufacturing
2 6 (8.57%) Retail
3 3 (4.29%) Billing
3 3 (4.29%) General Ledger
3 3 (4.29%) Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Electronics
4 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.86%) Marketing
5 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (27.14%) Analyst
2 11 (15.71%) Project Manager
3 10 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 10 (14.29%) Tester
4 8 (11.43%) Test Analyst
5 5 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Consultant
6 4 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Applications Tester
6 4 (5.71%) Functional Tester
6 4 (5.71%) Test Leader
7 3 (4.29%) Build Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Developer
8 2 (2.86%) CICS Programmer
8 2 (2.86%) C Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (2.86%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (2.86%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.71%) Middleware
2 2 (2.86%) .NET
2 2 (2.86%) Akka
2 2 (2.86%) WCF
3 1 (1.43%) LINQ
3 1 (1.43%) jQuery
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.43%) HTML5
3 1 (1.43%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (1.43%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.43%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.43%) HTML
3 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.43%) EDI
3 1 (1.43%) Ajax
3 1 (1.43%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Thin Client
1 9 (12.86%) Fat Client
2 4 (5.71%) Life Science
3 3 (4.29%) VSAM
3 3 (4.29%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.86%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.86%) DTV
5 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 31 (44.29%) Windows
2 25 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 8 (11.43%) Windows 8
3 8 (11.43%) Windows XP
4 3 (4.29%) zOS
5 2 (2.86%) Linux
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.14%) Migration
2 13 (18.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 11 (15.71%) System Integration Testing
3 11 (15.71%) Programme Management
3 11 (15.71%) Test Scripting
4 10 (14.29%) Test Management
4 10 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 9 (12.86%) PRINCE2
6 8 (11.43%) Project Management
6 8 (11.43%) Data Migration
6 8 (11.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 7 (10.00%) System Testing
8 6 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (8.57%) Functional Testing
9 5 (7.14%) Test Automation
9 5 (7.14%) ITIL
10 4 (5.71%) Integration Testing
10 4 (5.71%) Logistics
10 4 (5.71%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.86%) C
1 2 (2.86%) C#
1 2 (2.86%) C++
1 2 (2.86%) SQL
2 1 (1.43%) JCL
2 1 (1.43%) TypeScript
2 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.86%) ISEB
3 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.00%) QA
2 8 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (25.71%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (11.43%) BitLocker
3 5 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (4.29%) RACF
Systems Management
1 20 (28.57%) SCCM
2 5 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 15 (21.43%) Oracle
3 12 (17.14%) VMware
4 8 (11.43%) AppSense
4 8 (11.43%) Wyse
4 8 (11.43%) Citrix
5 5 (7.14%) Lotus
6 4 (5.71%) IBM
7 3 (4.29%) SAP
7 3 (4.29%) CA
7 3 (4.29%) HP
8 2 (2.86%) Business Objects
8 2 (2.86%) Teradata
9 1 (1.43%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.43%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (1.43%) Dell
9 1 (1.43%) Hyperion
Stockport
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £375.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £320 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £550 per day + dependant on experience/location
Posted: 22 days ago