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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 56 69 63
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 35 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.38% 1.06% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.32% 1.43% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 11
Average daily rate
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£328 £220 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.86% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £153 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £312 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +4.34%
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
1055 840 908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.72% 74.20% 70.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 440 437
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 40 49
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.98 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £33.00 £85.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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
Bolton - - - - 2
Rochdale - - - -
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Wigan - - - - 1
User Acceptance Testing
North West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 26 (40.00%) Finance
2 17 (26.15%) Microsoft
3 13 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 11 (16.92%) MS Excel
5 10 (15.38%) SQL
5 10 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (13.85%) Oracle
6 9 (13.85%) Integration Testing
6 9 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (12.31%) QA
7 8 (12.31%) System Testing
7 8 (12.31%) Windows
8 7 (10.77%) Project Management
8 7 (10.77%) SAP
8 7 (10.77%) Unit Testing
8 7 (10.77%) Workflow
9 6 (9.23%) Reference Data
9 6 (9.23%) T-SQL
9 6 (9.23%) MS Office
9 6 (9.23%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (9.23%) Banking
10 5 (7.69%) MVC
10 5 (7.69%) E-Commerce
10 5 (7.69%) .NET
10 5 (7.69%) C#
10 5 (7.69%) JavaScript
10 5 (7.69%) MS Visio
10 5 (7.69%) Test Management
10 5 (7.69%) Business Analysis

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (4.62%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.54%) CMS
2 1 (1.54%) JBoss
2 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.54%) CICS
2 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (16.92%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.23%) MS Office
3 5 (7.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (4.62%) Agresso
1 3 (4.62%) SAP BPC
2 2 (3.08%) SAP HCM
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) Wireless
2 2 (3.08%) Internet
2 2 (3.08%) VPN
3 1 (1.54%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.15%) Big Data
2 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (4.62%) Star Schema
3 3 (4.62%) SAP BW
3 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.08%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.54%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.54%) DataStage
5 1 (1.54%) WhereScape RED
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) QAComplete
1 2 (3.08%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.54%) MSI
2 1 (1.54%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.54%) Selenium
General
1 26 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Banking
3 3 (4.62%) Retail
4 2 (3.08%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Marketing
4 2 (3.08%) Back Office
4 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.54%) Billing
5 1 (1.54%) Electronics
5 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.54%) Advertising
5 1 (1.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (36.92%) Analyst
2 14 (21.54%) Business Analyst
3 8 (12.31%) Test Analyst
3 8 (12.31%) Developer
4 7 (10.77%) Test Manager
5 6 (9.23%) Project Manager
5 6 (9.23%) Consultant
6 5 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Tester
7 4 (6.15%) Operations Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) SAP Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) Business Systems Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) SAP BPC Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) Operations Business Analyst
8 3 (4.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Team Leader
9 2 (3.08%) IT Project Manager
9 2 (3.08%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.08%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) .NET
2 4 (6.15%) .NET Framework
2 4 (6.15%) jQuery
2 4 (6.15%) RESTful
2 4 (6.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 4 (6.15%) HTML
2 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.62%) CSS
3 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (4.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (4.62%) HTML5
3 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (3.08%) Ajax
4 2 (3.08%) LINQ
4 2 (3.08%) Dapper ORM
4 2 (3.08%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (3.08%) Autofac
4 2 (3.08%) CSS3
5 1 (1.54%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Reference Data
2 3 (4.62%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.62%) Data Extraction
2 3 (4.62%) Life Science
3 2 (3.08%) Statistics
3 2 (3.08%) Online Banking
3 2 (3.08%) iPad
3 2 (3.08%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.08%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.54%) AS400
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) DTV
4 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.54%) FMCG
4 1 (1.54%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.31%) Windows
2 4 (6.15%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.54%) HPUX
3 1 (1.54%) Linux
3 1 (1.54%) VMS
3 1 (1.54%) zOS
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 10 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (13.85%) Integration Testing
3 9 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (12.31%) System Testing
5 7 (10.77%) Project Management
5 7 (10.77%) Unit Testing
5 7 (10.77%) Workflow
6 6 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.69%) MVC
7 5 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 5 (7.69%) Test Management
7 5 (7.69%) Business Analysis
8 4 (6.15%) TDD
8 4 (6.15%) Refactoring
8 4 (6.15%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.15%) BDD
8 4 (6.15%) Change Control
8 4 (6.15%) ATDD
8 4 (6.15%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.38%) SQL
2 6 (9.23%) T-SQL
3 5 (7.69%) C#
3 5 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.54%) VB
5 1 (1.54%) Java
5 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.54%) MCP
3 1 (1.54%) ISEB
3 1 (1.54%) PMP
3 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.54%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.31%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.54%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (1.54%) XenApp
2 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.54%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (26.15%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.85%) Oracle
3 7 (10.77%) SAP
4 3 (4.62%) Citrix
4 3 (4.62%) IBM
5 2 (3.08%) VMware
6 1 (1.54%) Kalido
6 1 (1.54%) Siebel
6 1 (1.54%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.54%) HP
6 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.54%) Tableau
6 1 (1.54%) Endeca
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum 12 months fix term contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago