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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 60 67 61
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 32 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.28% 1.14% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.19% 1.54% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 9
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£325 £269 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.93% -18.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £206 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £343 £556
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
- -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.04 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-42.70% +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
1002 843 855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.37% 73.75% 71.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 449 443
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £248 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £477 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 44 46
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £48.70 £87.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 - - - - 1
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 24 December 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 24 (35.29%) Finance
2 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (20.59%) SQL
3 14 (20.59%) QA
3 14 (20.59%) Test Scripting
4 13 (19.12%) Oracle
4 13 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (17.65%) Integration Testing
6 11 (16.18%) Unit Testing
6 11 (16.18%) MS Excel
7 10 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (13.24%) MS Office
9 8 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (10.29%) Windows
10 7 (10.29%) Project Management
10 7 (10.29%) Workflow
10 7 (10.29%) System Testing
10 7 (10.29%) Oracle Database
11 6 (8.82%) Reference Data
11 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (8.82%) PRINCE2
11 6 (8.82%) Oracle Reports
11 6 (8.82%) SAP
11 6 (8.82%) T-SQL
11 6 (8.82%) JavaScript
12 5 (7.35%) PL/SQL
12 5 (7.35%) C#
12 5 (7.35%) .NET
12 5 (7.35%) E-Commerce
12 5 (7.35%) Oracle Forms

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (4.41%) NetWeaver
2 2 (2.94%) JBoss
3 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.47%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (16.18%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.24%) MS Office
3 5 (7.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Agresso
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (4.41%) SAP BPC
2 2 (2.94%) TRIRIGA
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (2.94%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) Wireless
2 2 (2.94%) VPN
2 2 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (10.29%) Oracle Database
3 6 (8.82%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (7.35%) RDBMS
4 5 (7.35%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (7.35%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.88%) SQLPlus
5 4 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (5.88%) Big Data
5 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
6 3 (4.41%) SAP BW
6 3 (4.41%) Star Schema
6 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.94%) Couchbase
7 2 (2.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (2.94%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.94%) QAComplete
4 1 (1.47%) Selenium
4 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.47%) AdminStudio
General
1 24 (35.29%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Banking
2 4 (5.88%) Retail
3 3 (4.41%) Billing
4 2 (2.94%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (2.94%) Marketing
4 2 (2.94%) Back Office
4 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.47%) Electronics
5 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.47%) Advertising
5 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (33.82%) Analyst
2 12 (17.65%) Business Analyst
3 11 (16.18%) Developer
4 9 (13.24%) Test Analyst
5 7 (10.29%) Test Manager
5 7 (10.29%) Project Manager
6 6 (8.82%) Consultant
7 5 (7.35%) Tester
8 4 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
9 3 (4.41%) Systems Developer
9 3 (4.41%) SAP Consultant
9 3 (4.41%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Systems Integrator
9 3 (4.41%) SAP BPC Consultant
9 3 (4.41%) Operations Business Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) Systems Test Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) .NET Developer
10 2 (2.94%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) .NET
2 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 4 (5.88%) .NET Framework
2 4 (5.88%) HTML
2 4 (5.88%) jQuery
2 4 (5.88%) RESTful
2 4 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (4.41%) HTML5
3 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (4.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (4.41%) CSS
4 2 (2.94%) Web Services
4 2 (2.94%) XML
4 2 (2.94%) Ajax
4 2 (2.94%) LINQ
4 2 (2.94%) Dapper ORM
4 2 (2.94%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (2.94%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Reference Data
2 3 (4.41%) Data Extraction
2 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.41%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.41%) Life Science
3 2 (2.94%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.94%) AS400
3 2 (2.94%) Statistics
3 2 (2.94%) Online Banking
3 2 (2.94%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.94%) iPad
4 1 (1.47%) FMCG
4 1 (1.47%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.47%) DTV
4 1 (1.47%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.29%) Windows
2 4 (5.88%) Linux
2 4 (5.88%) VMS
2 4 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.94%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.59%) Test Scripting
2 13 (19.12%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (17.65%) Integration Testing
4 11 (16.18%) Unit Testing
5 10 (14.71%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (10.29%) Project Management
6 7 (10.29%) Workflow
6 7 (10.29%) System Testing
7 6 (8.82%) PRINCE2
7 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (7.35%) MVC
8 5 (7.35%) Business Analysis
8 5 (7.35%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.88%) ETL
9 4 (5.88%) RAD
9 4 (5.88%) TDD
9 4 (5.88%) Refactoring
9 4 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (5.88%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.59%) SQL
2 6 (8.82%) T-SQL
2 6 (8.82%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.35%) PL/SQL
3 5 (7.35%) C#
4 2 (2.94%) Java
4 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.94%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (4.41%) PMP
1 3 (4.41%) PMI Certification
1 3 (4.41%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.47%) ISEB
3 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.59%) QA
2 2 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (19.12%) Oracle
3 6 (8.82%) SAP
4 4 (5.88%) HP
4 4 (5.88%) Citrix
4 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.41%) IBM
6 2 (2.94%) VMware
7 1 (1.47%) Endeca
7 1 (1.47%) Tableau
7 1 (1.47%) Siebel
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