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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 51 63 61
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 40 18 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.81% 1.56% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 2.10% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 19
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£294 £220 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.75% -22.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £161 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £327 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £23.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-38.70% +22.36%
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
1040 859 894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.19% 74.50% 68.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 448 412
Average daily rate £350 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 48 55
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £13.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £33.00 £82.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 - - - -
Bolton - - - - 3
Bury - - - -
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
Wigan - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
North West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 25 (37.88%) Finance
2 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
3 11 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 11 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 10 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (13.64%) SQL
5 9 (13.64%) Project Management
6 8 (12.12%) Windows
6 8 (12.12%) System Testing
7 7 (10.61%) QA
7 7 (10.61%) Integration Testing
7 7 (10.61%) SAP
7 7 (10.61%) Banking
7 7 (10.61%) Workflow
8 6 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (9.09%) Business Analysis
8 6 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 6 (9.09%) Reference Data
9 5 (7.58%) Unit Testing
9 5 (7.58%) Windows 7
9 5 (7.58%) MS Visio
9 5 (7.58%) ETL
9 5 (7.58%) MS Office
9 5 (7.58%) T-SQL
9 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
10 4 (6.06%) .NET
10 4 (6.06%) C#
10 4 (6.06%) IBM

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (4.55%) NetWeaver
2 2 (3.03%) CICS
3 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.52%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.58%) MS Visio
2 5 (7.58%) MS Office
3 1 (1.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) SAP BPC
1 3 (4.55%) Agresso
2 2 (3.03%) SAP HCM
2 2 (3.03%) ResourceLink
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.52%) CSG Singleview
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) Wireless
2 2 (3.03%) VPN
2 2 (3.03%) Internet
2 2 (3.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.55%) Big Data
4 3 (4.55%) SAP BW
4 3 (4.55%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.52%) WhereScape RED
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.52%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.52%) DataStage
5 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MSI
1 2 (3.03%) InstallShield
1 2 (3.03%) AdminStudio
1 2 (3.03%) Selenium
2 1 (1.52%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.52%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (37.88%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Banking
3 2 (3.03%) Retail
3 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.03%) Back Office
3 2 (3.03%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (1.52%) Electronics
4 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.52%) Advertising
4 1 (1.52%) Publishing
4 1 (1.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 27 (40.91%) Analyst
2 15 (22.73%) Business Analyst
3 8 (12.12%) Test Manager
4 7 (10.61%) Test Analyst
4 7 (10.61%) Developer
5 6 (9.09%) Consultant
5 6 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.06%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (6.06%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) SAP BPC Consultant
7 3 (4.55%) Operations Business Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Applications Packager
7 3 (4.55%) SAP Consultant
7 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Tester
8 2 (3.03%) Systems Programmer
8 2 (3.03%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.03%) Implementation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) .NET
2 3 (4.55%) .NET Framework
2 3 (4.55%) jQuery
2 3 (4.55%) RESTful
2 3 (4.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (4.55%) HTML
2 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.03%) CSS
3 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (3.03%) HTML5
4 1 (1.52%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.52%) LINQ
4 1 (1.52%) CSS3
4 1 (1.52%) Autofac
4 1 (1.52%) Dapper ORM
4 1 (1.52%) SAP XI
4 1 (1.52%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Reference Data
2 3 (4.55%) Life Science
2 3 (4.55%) Data Extraction
3 2 (3.03%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.03%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.03%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.03%) iPad
3 2 (3.03%) Statistics
3 2 (3.03%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.52%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.52%) FMCG
4 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.52%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.12%) Windows
2 5 (7.58%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.03%) zOS
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.52%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 10 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (13.64%) Project Management
4 8 (12.12%) System Testing
5 7 (10.61%) Integration Testing
5 7 (10.61%) Workflow
6 6 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 6 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 5 (7.58%) Unit Testing
7 5 (7.58%) ETL
8 4 (6.06%) MVC
9 3 (4.55%) Web Development
9 3 (4.55%) Refactoring
9 3 (4.55%) Test Management
9 3 (4.55%) Stress Testing
9 3 (4.55%) Waterfall
9 3 (4.55%) BDD
9 3 (4.55%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.64%) SQL
2 5 (7.58%) T-SQL
3 4 (6.06%) C#
4 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) MCP
2 2 (3.03%) ISEB
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.03%) MCITP
2 2 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.52%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.61%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) SLA
3 1 (1.52%) WCAG
3 1 (1.52%) Basel III
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.52%) XenApp
2 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.03%) SCCM
3 1 (1.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.61%) SAP
3 4 (6.06%) IBM
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle
5 2 (3.03%) Citrix
5 2 (3.03%) Endeca
6 1 (1.52%) Tableau
6 1 (1.52%) VMware
6 1 (1.52%) Kalido
6 1 (1.52%) Siebel
6 1 (1.52%) Business Objects
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