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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 61 58 56
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 40 42 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.16% 2.58% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 3.37% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 13
Median daily rate £360 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.05% +23.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £316 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £22.00 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £21.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -8.69%
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
1493 1245 929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.62% 76.62% 74.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 912 760 522
Median daily rate £408 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.80% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £547 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 30 30
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -10.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 - 2 - -
Bolton - 1 £255 -
Stockport - 1 £360 - 1
User Acceptance Testing
North West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 30 (34.48%) Finance
2 23 (26.44%) Test Scripting
3 22 (25.29%) Oracle
4 21 (24.14%) SAP
5 18 (20.69%) Regression Testing
5 18 (20.69%) Functional Testing
6 17 (19.54%) System Testing
7 16 (18.39%) Unit Testing
8 14 (16.09%) ISTQB
9 13 (14.94%) SQL
10 12 (13.79%) Java
10 12 (13.79%) Software Testing
10 12 (13.79%) Defect Management
11 11 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (12.64%) CRM
11 11 (12.64%) ISEB
11 11 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (11.49%) Project Management
12 10 (11.49%) PeopleSoft
12 10 (11.49%) QA
12 10 (11.49%) Time Management
13 9 (10.34%) JIRA
13 9 (10.34%) Microsoft
13 9 (10.34%) Workflow
13 9 (10.34%) System Integration Testing
14 8 (9.20%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 8 (9.20%) Retail
14 8 (9.20%) XML
14 8 (9.20%) Selenium
14 8 (9.20%) Integration Testing

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 (5.75%) Oracle UPK
2 1 (1.15%) CMS
2 1 (1.15%) SAS
2 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) Mingle
2 1 (1.15%) MS Office
2 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (6.90%) SAP HR
1 6 (6.90%) SAP Payroll
2 5 (5.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (5.75%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 5 (5.75%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 4 (4.60%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.15%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (1.15%) SAP BPC
5 1 (1.15%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) LDAP
1 1 (1.15%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.75%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 2 (2.30%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.15%) DB2
3 1 (1.15%) GIS
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.15%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (10.34%) JIRA
2 8 (9.20%) Selenium
3 5 (5.75%) PeopleTools
4 3 (3.45%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.30%) Appium
5 2 (2.30%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.30%) HP UFT
5 2 (2.30%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.30%) Zephyr
6 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.15%) MorphX
6 1 (1.15%) SoapUI
General
1 30 (34.48%) Finance
2 8 (9.20%) Retail
3 6 (6.90%) Banking
4 4 (4.60%) Games
5 3 (3.45%) Legal
5 3 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.45%) Marketing
6 2 (2.30%) Online Betting
7 1 (1.15%) Back Office
7 1 (1.15%) Electronics
7 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (51.72%) Analyst
2 23 (26.44%) Test Analyst
3 10 (11.49%) Business Analyst
4 9 (10.34%) Consultant
5 8 (9.20%) UAT Analyst
6 7 (8.05%) Test Leader
6 7 (8.05%) UAT Test Analyst
7 6 (6.90%) HR Analyst
7 6 (6.90%) SAP Analyst
7 6 (6.90%) Test Manager
8 5 (5.75%) Architect
8 5 (5.75%) Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Oracle Architect
8 5 (5.75%) Oracle Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.75%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (5.75%) Technical Leader
9 4 (4.60%) SAP HR Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) UAT Lead
9 4 (4.60%) UAT Manager
9 4 (4.60%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.20%) XML
2 5 (5.75%) HTML
3 4 (4.60%) SAP Basis
4 3 (3.45%) .NET
5 1 (1.15%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.15%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.15%) CSS
5 1 (1.15%) CSS3
5 1 (1.15%) Flash
5 1 (1.15%) HTML5
5 1 (1.15%) jQuery
5 1 (1.15%) JSON
5 1 (1.15%) Middleware
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.45%) NHS
3 2 (2.30%) Life Science
3 2 (2.30%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.30%) Psychology
4 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.15%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.15%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.15%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.15%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.75%) Unix
2 2 (2.30%) Windows
3 1 (1.15%) Android
3 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.15%) Linux
3 1 (1.15%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.44%) Test Scripting
2 18 (20.69%) Functional Testing
2 18 (20.69%) Regression Testing
3 17 (19.54%) System Testing
4 16 (18.39%) Unit Testing
5 12 (13.79%) Defect Management
5 12 (13.79%) Software Testing
6 11 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (12.64%) CRM
7 10 (11.49%) Project Management
7 10 (11.49%) Time Management
8 9 (10.34%) System Integration Testing
8 9 (10.34%) Workflow
9 8 (9.20%) Integration Testing
9 8 (9.20%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 7 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (6.90%) ERP
11 6 (6.90%) Test Management
12 5 (5.75%) Performance Testing
12 5 (5.75%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.94%) SQL
2 12 (13.79%) Java
3 5 (5.75%) PeopleCode
3 5 (5.75%) SQR
4 4 (4.60%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.45%) PHP
6 2 (2.30%) C
6 2 (2.30%) VB
7 1 (1.15%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.15%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (1.15%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (1.15%) C#
7 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.15%) Python
7 1 (1.15%) Ruby
7 1 (1.15%) X++
Qualifications
1 14 (16.09%) ISTQB
2 11 (12.64%) ISEB
3 7 (8.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.30%) Degree
5 2 (2.30%) MCP
5 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.30%) OCP
5 2 (2.30%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (2.30%) SAP Certification
6 1 (1.15%) HND
6 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.49%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (1.15%) Puppet
2 1 (1.15%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 22 (25.29%) Oracle
2 21 (24.14%) SAP
3 10 (11.49%) PeopleSoft
4 9 (10.34%) Microsoft
5 5 (5.75%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (4.60%) Citrix
7 3 (3.45%) Informatica
8 2 (2.30%) HP
9 1 (1.15%) Ab Initio
9 1 (1.15%) Guidewire
9 1 (1.15%) IBM
9 1 (1.15%) Northgate
9 1 (1.15%) Pega
9 1 (1.15%) Telerik
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