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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 72 50 52
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +2
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 38 49 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.10% 2.61% 2.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 3.31% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 27 21
Median daily rate £355 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £474 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £33.84 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-32.03% +36.72%
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
1496 1482 1058
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.56% 79.08% 76.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 948 883 656
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 36 29
Median hourly rate £15.00 £33.64 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.41% +136.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.35 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford -10 2 £180 -34.54%
Stockport - 2 £360 - 2
User Acceptance Testing
North West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 19 (26.76%) Finance
2 17 (23.94%) Test Scripting
3 13 (18.31%) Defect Management
3 13 (18.31%) SQL
3 13 (18.31%) Oracle
3 13 (18.31%) SAP
4 11 (15.49%) ISTQB
5 10 (14.08%) Regression Testing
6 9 (12.68%) ISEB
6 9 (12.68%) Java
6 9 (12.68%) Software Testing
6 9 (12.68%) System Integration Testing
7 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (9.86%) System Testing
9 6 (8.45%) SAP HCM
9 6 (8.45%) Performance Testing
9 6 (8.45%) Unit Testing
9 6 (8.45%) Integration Testing
9 6 (8.45%) Test Management
9 6 (8.45%) JIRA
9 6 (8.45%) QA
9 6 (8.45%) Selenium
9 6 (8.45%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 6 (8.45%) NHS
9 6 (8.45%) SAP HR
9 6 (8.45%) Banking
10 5 (7.04%) Retail
10 5 (7.04%) Oracle EBS
10 5 (7.04%) Validation

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.41%) CMS
1 1 (1.41%) SAS
1 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS Office
2 1 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (8.45%) SAP HCM
1 6 (8.45%) SAP HR
2 5 (7.04%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (7.04%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) LDAP
1 1 (1.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.41%) GIS
3 1 (1.41%) OLAP
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.45%) JIRA
1 6 (8.45%) Selenium
2 2 (2.82%) Appium
2 2 (2.82%) HP UFT
2 2 (2.82%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.41%) MorphX
3 1 (1.41%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.41%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (26.76%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Banking
3 5 (7.04%) Retail
4 4 (5.63%) Games
4 4 (5.63%) Legal
5 2 (2.82%) Online Betting
6 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 34 (47.89%) Analyst
2 21 (29.58%) Test Analyst
3 11 (15.49%) Consultant
4 7 (9.86%) Business Analyst
4 7 (9.86%) Developer
4 7 (9.86%) SAP Consultant
5 6 (8.45%) Test Manager
6 4 (5.63%) HR Consultant
6 4 (5.63%) SAP HR Consultant
6 4 (5.63%) Test Leader
7 3 (4.23%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Informatica Consultant
7 3 (4.23%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.23%) SAP Basis Consultant
7 3 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) UAT Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) UAT Test Analyst
8 2 (2.82%) Implementation Manager
8 2 (2.82%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) .NET
2 4 (5.63%) SAP Basis
3 2 (2.82%) HTML
4 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.41%) Middleware
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) NHS
2 3 (4.23%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.82%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.82%) Psychology
4 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.41%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.41%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.41%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.04%) Unix
2 2 (2.82%) Android
2 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.82%) Windows
3 1 (1.41%) Linux
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.94%) Test Scripting
2 13 (18.31%) Defect Management
3 10 (14.08%) Regression Testing
4 9 (12.68%) Software Testing
4 9 (12.68%) System Integration Testing
5 8 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (9.86%) System Testing
7 6 (8.45%) Integration Testing
7 6 (8.45%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 6 (8.45%) Performance Testing
7 6 (8.45%) Test Management
7 6 (8.45%) Unit Testing
8 5 (7.04%) Functional Testing
8 5 (7.04%) Migration
8 5 (7.04%) Stress Testing
8 5 (7.04%) Test Planning
8 5 (7.04%) Validation
9 4 (5.63%) Business Analysis
9 4 (5.63%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.31%) SQL
2 9 (12.68%) Java
3 3 (4.23%) PHP
4 2 (2.82%) C
4 2 (2.82%) VB
5 1 (1.41%) C#
5 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.41%) Python
5 1 (1.41%) Ruby
5 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.41%) X++
Qualifications
1 11 (15.49%) ISTQB
2 9 (12.68%) ISEB
3 4 (5.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.82%) MCP
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.82%) OCP
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (2.82%) SAP Certification
5 1 (1.41%) ACCA
5 1 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.41%) CIMA
5 1 (1.41%) Degree
5 1 (1.41%) HND
5 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) QA
2 2 (2.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.41%) Puppet
2 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 13 (18.31%) Oracle
1 13 (18.31%) SAP
2 4 (5.63%) Citrix
3 3 (4.23%) HP
3 3 (4.23%) Informatica
3 3 (4.23%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.82%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.41%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.41%) IBM
5 1 (1.41%) Pega
5 1 (1.41%) Telerik
5 1 (1.41%) WorldPay
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