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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 63 42 54
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +12
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 27 40 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.86% 3.18% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 4.52% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 7
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£351 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.43% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £269 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £22.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+37.07% -25.83%
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
1078 884 657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.24% 70.38% 72.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 441 331
Average daily rate £363 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 38 42
Average hourly rate £16.83 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.52% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.83 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £42.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 2 June 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
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 2 June 2015. 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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Last Year
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
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User Acceptance Testing
North West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 21 (38.89%) QA
2 18 (33.33%) Oracle
3 17 (31.48%) Migration
4 16 (29.63%) Windows
5 15 (27.78%) Finance
6 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
6 13 (24.07%) Active Directory
6 13 (24.07%) Windows 7
7 12 (22.22%) SCCM
7 12 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
8 11 (20.37%) Test Scripting
9 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (14.81%) Wyse
10 8 (14.81%) AppSense
10 8 (14.81%) Thin Client
10 8 (14.81%) Fat Client
10 8 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 8 (14.81%) BitLocker
11 7 (12.96%) Unit Testing
11 7 (12.96%) Integration Testing
11 7 (12.96%) Retail
12 6 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (11.11%) SQL
12 6 (11.11%) Test Management
12 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
12 6 (11.11%) Oracle Database
13 5 (9.26%) Functional Testing
13 5 (9.26%) Relational Database
13 5 (9.26%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 5 (9.26%) Data Migration

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 2 (3.70%) CICS
1 2 (3.70%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) JBoss
2 1 (1.85%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.70%) TRIRIGA
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.85%) Agresso
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (1.85%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 5 (9.26%) Relational Database
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (7.41%) RDBMS
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (5.56%) SQLPlus
4 3 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.70%) DB2
5 2 (3.70%) Big Data
5 2 (3.70%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.85%) QlikView
6 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.70%) Toad
3 2 (3.70%) SpecFlow
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (3.70%) JIRA
3 2 (3.70%) Selenium
4 1 (1.85%) QAComplete
General
1 15 (27.78%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Retail
3 5 (9.26%) Billing
4 4 (7.41%) General Ledger
4 4 (7.41%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.70%) Banking
5 2 (3.70%) Electronics
5 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.70%) Marketing
6 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) Analyst
2 7 (12.96%) Tester
2 7 (12.96%) Test Analyst
3 6 (11.11%) Developer
3 6 (11.11%) Test Manager
4 4 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (7.41%) Project Manager
4 4 (7.41%) Applications Tester
4 4 (7.41%) Functional Tester
5 3 (5.56%) Build Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Consultant
5 3 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Systems Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Systems Test Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (3.70%) Programmer
6 2 (3.70%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) Middleware
2 2 (3.70%) .NET
2 2 (3.70%) Akka
2 2 (3.70%) WCF
3 1 (1.85%) jQuery
3 1 (1.85%) Ajax
3 1 (1.85%) LINQ
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.85%) HTML5
3 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.85%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.85%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.85%) HTML
3 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.85%) Web Services
3 1 (1.85%) XML
3 1 (1.85%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Thin Client
1 8 (14.81%) Fat Client
2 3 (5.56%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.70%) VSAM
3 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.70%) DTV
3 2 (3.70%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.70%) Life Science
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.63%) Windows
2 13 (24.07%) Windows 7
3 5 (9.26%) Linux
4 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.56%) VMS
5 2 (3.70%) zOS
5 2 (3.70%) UNIX
5 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.85%) HPUX
6 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) Migration
2 12 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
3 11 (20.37%) Test Scripting
4 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.96%) Unit Testing
5 7 (12.96%) Integration Testing
6 6 (11.11%) Test Management
7 5 (9.26%) Functional Testing
7 5 (9.26%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 5 (9.26%) Data Migration
7 5 (9.26%) Test Strategy
7 5 (9.26%) ERP
7 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.41%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (7.41%) Regression Testing
8 4 (7.41%) Project Management
8 4 (7.41%) System Testing
8 4 (7.41%) Test Automation
9 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.56%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) SQL
2 4 (7.41%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.70%) C
3 2 (3.70%) C#
3 2 (3.70%) C++
4 1 (1.85%) TypeScript
4 1 (1.85%) Java
4 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) ISEB
4 1 (1.85%) Degree
4 1 (1.85%) PMP
4 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (38.89%) QA
2 8 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (24.07%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.81%) BitLocker
3 2 (3.70%) RACF
4 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (22.22%) SCCM
2 4 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (33.33%) Oracle
2 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
3 8 (14.81%) Wyse
3 8 (14.81%) AppSense
4 5 (9.26%) HP
4 5 (9.26%) VMware
5 4 (7.41%) IBM
6 3 (5.56%) SAP
6 3 (5.56%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.70%) CA
7 2 (3.70%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.85%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.85%) Citrix
8 1 (1.85%) Lotus
8 1 (1.85%) Teradata
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