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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 71 59 42
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -17
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 33 36 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.87% 2.39% 3.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 3.16% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 27
Median daily rate £338 £383 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.82% +17.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £285 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £22.00 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £24.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.11%
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
1431 1141 971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.98% 75.66% 74.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 861 681 514
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 32 35
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.80 £40.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Salford - 1 - -
Stockport - 1 - - 2
User Acceptance Testing
North West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 34 (36.96%) SAP
2 27 (29.35%) Finance
3 23 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 20 (21.74%) Oracle
5 19 (20.65%) Workflow
6 18 (19.57%) SAP HR
6 18 (19.57%) Functional Testing
6 18 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (16.30%) System Testing
8 14 (15.22%) ISTQB
9 13 (14.13%) Software Testing
9 13 (14.13%) Java
9 13 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (13.04%) Regression Testing
11 11 (11.96%) SQL
11 11 (11.96%) CRM
11 11 (11.96%) Unit Testing
11 11 (11.96%) QA
11 11 (11.96%) SAP Implementation
12 10 (10.87%) Time Management
12 10 (10.87%) Microsoft
12 10 (10.87%) PeopleSoft
12 10 (10.87%) SAP Payroll
12 10 (10.87%) Defect Management
13 9 (9.78%) Retail
13 9 (9.78%) Project Management
13 9 (9.78%) System Integration Testing
13 9 (9.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 8 (8.70%) JIRA
14 8 (8.70%) SAP SRM

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 (5.43%) Oracle UPK
2 3 (3.26%) NetWeaver
3 1 (1.09%) CMS
3 1 (1.09%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (7.61%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) Mingle
2 1 (1.09%) MS Office
2 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (19.57%) SAP HR
2 10 (10.87%) SAP Payroll
3 8 (8.70%) SAP SRM
4 5 (5.43%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 5 (5.43%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 4 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (3.26%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (1.09%) Northgate Housing
8 1 (1.09%) SAP BPC
8 1 (1.09%) SAP ERP
8 1 (1.09%) SAP FI-AA
8 1 (1.09%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) LDAP
1 1 (1.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 4 (4.35%) DB2
2 4 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.35%) SAP BW
2 4 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (8.70%) JIRA
2 7 (7.61%) Selenium
3 5 (5.43%) PeopleTools
4 3 (3.26%) Toad
5 2 (2.17%) Appium
5 2 (2.17%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.17%) HP UFT
5 2 (2.17%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.17%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.17%) Zephyr
6 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.09%) TestDirector
General
1 27 (29.35%) Finance
2 9 (9.78%) Retail
3 5 (5.43%) Legal
4 4 (4.35%) Games
4 4 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.26%) Marketing
6 2 (2.17%) Banking
6 2 (2.17%) Online Betting
7 1 (1.09%) Back Office
7 1 (1.09%) Electronics
7 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (60.87%) Analyst
2 24 (26.09%) Test Analyst
3 17 (18.48%) SAP Analyst
4 10 (10.87%) HR Analyst
5 9 (9.78%) Test Leader
5 9 (9.78%) UAT Analyst
6 8 (8.70%) Business Analyst
6 8 (8.70%) SAP HR Analyst
6 8 (8.70%) UAT Test Analyst
7 7 (7.61%) Test Manager
8 6 (6.52%) Consultant
9 5 (5.43%) Architect
9 5 (5.43%) Oracle Architect
9 5 (5.43%) Oracle Solutions Architect
9 5 (5.43%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (5.43%) Technical Leader
9 5 (5.43%) Tester
10 4 (4.35%) Data Analyst
10 4 (4.35%) Developer
10 4 (4.35%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.70%) XML
2 7 (7.61%) SAP Basis
3 4 (4.35%) HTML
4 3 (3.26%) .NET
5 1 (1.09%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.09%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.09%) CSS
5 1 (1.09%) CSS3
5 1 (1.09%) Flash
5 1 (1.09%) HTML5
5 1 (1.09%) jQuery
5 1 (1.09%) JSON
5 1 (1.09%) Middleware
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.26%) Life Science
2 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.17%) Data Extraction
3 2 (2.17%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.17%) Psychology
4 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.09%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.09%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.09%) NHS
4 1 (1.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.35%) Windows
2 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.09%) Android
3 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.09%) Unix
3 1 (1.09%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 19 (20.65%) Workflow
3 18 (19.57%) Functional Testing
4 15 (16.30%) System Testing
5 13 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (14.13%) Software Testing
6 12 (13.04%) Regression Testing
7 11 (11.96%) CRM
7 11 (11.96%) SAP Implementation
7 11 (11.96%) Unit Testing
8 10 (10.87%) Defect Management
8 10 (10.87%) Time Management
9 9 (9.78%) Project Management
9 9 (9.78%) System Integration Testing
10 8 (8.70%) E-Procurement
10 8 (8.70%) ERP
10 8 (8.70%) Test Management
11 7 (7.61%) Migration
11 7 (7.61%) Validation
12 6 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.13%) Java
2 11 (11.96%) SQL
3 5 (5.43%) PeopleCode
3 5 (5.43%) SQR
4 4 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.26%) PHP
5 3 (3.26%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.09%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.09%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (1.09%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (1.09%) C
6 1 (1.09%) C#
6 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (15.22%) ISTQB
2 9 (9.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (8.70%) ISEB
4 3 (3.26%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.17%) Degree
5 2 (2.17%) MCP
5 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.17%) OCP
5 2 (2.17%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (2.17%) SAP Certification
5 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.09%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.96%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (1.09%) RACF
1 1 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (5.43%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.09%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 34 (36.96%) SAP
2 20 (21.74%) Oracle
3 10 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.87%) PeopleSoft
4 5 (5.43%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (4.35%) Citrix
6 3 (3.26%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.17%) Guidewire
7 2 (2.17%) HP
8 1 (1.09%) IBM
8 1 (1.09%) Northgate
8 1 (1.09%) Pega
8 1 (1.09%) Telerik
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