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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 65 66 50
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 39 30 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.13% 1.82% 3.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 2.40% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 30
Median daily rate £500 £351 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.34% +6.43%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.90 £21.94
% change year-on-year
+8.46% -13.84%
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
1499 1249 1043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.73% 75.65% 75.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 907 667 539
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 31 40
Median hourly rate £28.50 £16.72 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.48% +1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £11.75 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
Oldham - 2 £213 -
Salford - 1 - -
Stockport - 1 - - 1
User Acceptance Testing
North West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 31 (32.63%) SAP
2 27 (28.42%) Test Scripting
3 26 (27.37%) Finance
4 23 (24.21%) Oracle
5 22 (23.16%) Workflow
6 20 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (20.00%) Functional Testing
8 18 (18.95%) SQL
8 18 (18.95%) SAP HR
8 18 (18.95%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (17.89%) QA
10 16 (16.84%) Java
11 13 (13.68%) Microsoft
11 13 (13.68%) Regression Testing
11 13 (13.68%) System Testing
11 13 (13.68%) Software Testing
12 12 (12.63%) JIRA
12 12 (12.63%) Test Management
12 12 (12.63%) Defect Management
13 11 (11.58%) SAP Implementation
13 11 (11.58%) Unit Testing
13 11 (11.58%) Selenium
13 11 (11.58%) ISTQB
13 11 (11.58%) Validation
13 11 (11.58%) CRM
13 11 (11.58%) XML
14 10 (10.53%) PeopleSoft
14 10 (10.53%) SQL Server
14 10 (10.53%) ERP
14 10 (10.53%) Project Management

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 5 (5.26%) Oracle UPK
2 3 (3.16%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.05%) JBoss
3 1 (1.05%) SAS
3 1 (1.05%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.05%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 7 (7.37%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.16%) Mingle
3 1 (1.05%) MS Office
3 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (18.95%) SAP HR
2 10 (10.53%) SAP Payroll
3 8 (8.42%) SAP SRM
4 5 (5.26%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 5 (5.26%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 3 (3.16%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (3.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (2.11%) SAP ERP
6 2 (2.11%) SAP FI-AA
7 1 (1.05%) Northgate Housing
7 1 (1.05%) OpenText MBPM
7 1 (1.05%) SAP BPC
7 1 (1.05%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.05%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.37%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.26%) DB2
3 5 (5.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 4 (4.21%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (12.63%) JIRA
2 11 (11.58%) Selenium
3 7 (7.37%) Toad
4 5 (5.26%) PeopleTools
4 5 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.16%) TestDirector
5 3 (3.16%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.16%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.11%) Appium
6 2 (2.11%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.11%) HP UFT
6 2 (2.11%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.11%) Zephyr
7 1 (1.05%) JUnit
7 1 (1.05%) Log4j
General
1 26 (27.37%) Finance
2 7 (7.37%) Legal
2 7 (7.37%) Retail
3 5 (5.26%) Games
4 3 (3.16%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.16%) Marketing
5 1 (1.05%) Back Office
5 1 (1.05%) Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Electronics
5 1 (1.05%) Online Betting
5 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (58.95%) Analyst
2 25 (26.32%) Test Analyst
3 17 (17.89%) SAP Analyst
4 10 (10.53%) Test Manager
5 9 (9.47%) HR Analyst
5 9 (9.47%) Test Leader
5 9 (9.47%) Tester
5 9 (9.47%) UAT Analyst
6 8 (8.42%) Business Analyst
6 8 (8.42%) SAP HR Analyst
6 8 (8.42%) UAT Test Analyst
7 6 (6.32%) Data Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) Architect
8 5 (5.26%) Data Migration Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) Migration Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) Oracle Architect
8 5 (5.26%) Oracle Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.58%) XML
2 6 (6.32%) .NET
3 4 (4.21%) HTML
4 3 (3.16%) SAP Basis
5 2 (2.11%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.11%) CSS
5 2 (2.11%) Web Services
6 1 (1.05%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.05%) EJB 3.0
6 1 (1.05%) Flash
6 1 (1.05%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.05%) JDBC
6 1 (1.05%) JMS
6 1 (1.05%) jQuery
6 1 (1.05%) JSON
6 1 (1.05%) JSP
6 1 (1.05%) RESTful
6 1 (1.05%) SOAP
6 1 (1.05%) Struts
6 1 (1.05%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.95%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.21%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.16%) Data Extraction
5 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.11%) Life Science
5 2 (2.11%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.11%) Psychology
6 1 (1.05%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.05%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.05%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.32%) Windows
2 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.11%) Unix
4 1 (1.05%) Android
4 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.05%) Linux
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.42%) Test Scripting
2 22 (23.16%) Workflow
3 20 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 13 (13.68%) Regression Testing
5 13 (13.68%) Software Testing
5 13 (13.68%) System Testing
6 12 (12.63%) Defect Management
6 12 (12.63%) Test Management
7 11 (11.58%) CRM
7 11 (11.58%) SAP Implementation
7 11 (11.58%) Unit Testing
7 11 (11.58%) Validation
8 10 (10.53%) ERP
8 10 (10.53%) Project Management
8 10 (10.53%) Time Management
9 9 (9.47%) System Integration Testing
10 8 (8.42%) E-Procurement
10 8 (8.42%) Migration
10 8 (8.42%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 18 (18.95%) SQL
2 16 (16.84%) Java
3 5 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.26%) PeopleCode
3 5 (5.26%) SQR
3 5 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 4 (4.21%) C#
5 3 (3.16%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.05%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.05%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (1.05%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (1.05%) C
6 1 (1.05%) PHP
6 1 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (11.58%) ISTQB
2 10 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (7.37%) Degree
4 5 (5.26%) ISEB
5 4 (4.21%) HND
6 3 (3.16%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.11%) MCP
7 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.11%) OCP
7 2 (2.11%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (2.11%) SAP Certification
7 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.89%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (7.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (32.63%) SAP
2 23 (24.21%) Oracle
3 13 (13.68%) Microsoft
4 10 (10.53%) PeopleSoft
5 5 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (4.21%) HP
7 3 (3.16%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.16%) Telerik
8 2 (2.11%) Guidewire
9 1 (1.05%) Northgate
9 1 (1.05%) Pega