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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 53 55 74
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +19
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 30 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.30% 1.56% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.15% 2.16% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 14
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£300 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £160 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £465 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £17.75 £17.58
% change year-on-year
+23.94% +0.96%
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
953 880 954
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.08% 72.13% 65.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 471 474
Average daily rate £338 £333 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% +3.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £241 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 44 49
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - 1 - -
Salford - 1 - -
Wigan - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Bury - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
North West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 17 (23.94%) Finance
2 16 (22.54%) Test Scripting
3 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
3 11 (15.49%) MS Visio
4 10 (14.08%) Project Management
4 10 (14.08%) QA
5 9 (12.68%) Test Strategy
5 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
6 8 (11.27%) Oracle
6 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (11.27%) Scrum
6 8 (11.27%) Waterfall
6 8 (11.27%) System Testing
7 7 (9.86%) E-Commerce
8 6 (8.45%) Windows
8 6 (8.45%) Maximo
8 6 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (8.45%) Banking
8 6 (8.45%) Business Analysis
8 6 (8.45%) ResourceLink
9 5 (7.04%) Change Management
9 5 (7.04%) UML
9 5 (7.04%) SQL
9 5 (7.04%) Windows 7
9 5 (7.04%) Stress Testing
9 5 (7.04%) Integration Testing
9 5 (7.04%) Change Control
10 4 (5.63%) Business Process Mapping
10 4 (5.63%) Test Management
10 4 (5.63%) Use Case

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 3 (4.23%) CICS
2 2 (2.82%) CMS
3 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (15.49%) MS Visio
2 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.23%) MS Office
4 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.41%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Maximo
1 6 (8.45%) ResourceLink
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (2.82%) SAP HCM
2 2 (2.82%) CSG Singleview
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) Wireless
2 2 (2.82%) Internet
2 2 (2.82%) VPN
2 2 (2.82%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.82%) Star Schema
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.41%) DataStage
4 1 (1.41%) QlikView
4 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.41%) WhereScape RED
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) JIRA
1 2 (2.82%) MSI
1 2 (2.82%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.41%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.41%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.41%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.41%) Selenium
2 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (23.94%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Banking
3 3 (4.23%) Retail
4 2 (2.82%) Back Office
5 1 (1.41%) Billing
5 1 (1.41%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Marketing
5 1 (1.41%) Publishing
5 1 (1.41%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.41%) French Language
5 1 (1.41%) German Language
Job Titles
1 35 (49.30%) Analyst
2 16 (22.54%) Business Analyst
3 12 (16.90%) Test Analyst
4 11 (15.49%) Test Manager
5 8 (11.27%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Tester
7 4 (5.63%) Operations Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Programmer
8 3 (4.23%) Coordinator
8 3 (4.23%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Business Systems Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Systems Programmer
8 3 (4.23%) CICS Systems Programmer
8 3 (4.23%) CICS Programmer
8 3 (4.23%) Operations Business Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) Agile Business Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) Consultant
9 2 (2.82%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) .NET
2 3 (4.23%) HTML
3 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (2.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (2.82%) jQuery
3 2 (2.82%) WCF
3 2 (2.82%) WPF
3 2 (2.82%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.82%) CSS
4 1 (1.41%) SAP XI
4 1 (1.41%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.82%) iPad
1 2 (2.82%) Statistics
1 2 (2.82%) Blackberry
1 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.41%) Online Banking
2 1 (1.41%) Telematics
2 1 (1.41%) Reference Data
2 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.45%) Windows
2 5 (7.04%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.23%) zOS
4 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.41%) UNIX
4 1 (1.41%) Windows NT
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.54%) Test Scripting
2 10 (14.08%) Project Management
3 9 (12.68%) Test Strategy
4 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (11.27%) Scrum
4 8 (11.27%) Waterfall
4 8 (11.27%) System Testing
5 7 (9.86%) E-Commerce
6 6 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.45%) Business Analysis
7 5 (7.04%) Change Management
7 5 (7.04%) UML
7 5 (7.04%) Stress Testing
7 5 (7.04%) Integration Testing
7 5 (7.04%) Change Control
8 4 (5.63%) Business Process Mapping
8 4 (5.63%) Test Management
8 4 (5.63%) Use Case
8 4 (5.63%) RAD
8 4 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.04%) SQL
2 3 (4.23%) C#
3 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.41%) VB
4 1 (1.41%) Java
4 1 (1.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) MCITP
2 2 (2.82%) ISEB
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.82%) MCP
2 2 (2.82%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.08%) QA
2 2 (2.82%) SLA
3 1 (1.41%) WCAG
3 1 (1.41%) Basel III
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (1.41%) XenApp
2 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) SCCM
2 1 (1.41%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.27%) Oracle
3 4 (5.63%) IBM
3 4 (5.63%) Northgate
4 3 (4.23%) SAP
4 3 (4.23%) Sage
4 3 (4.23%) Endeca
5 2 (2.82%) Citrix
6 1 (1.41%) Kalido
6 1 (1.41%) VMware
6 1 (1.41%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.41%) Splunk
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