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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 48 54 57
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 64 34 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.40% 2.60% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.39% 3.44% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 20 14
Average daily rate
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£325 £306 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% +6.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £379 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +20.00%
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
1459 989 868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 77.44% 75.55% 74.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 596 457
Average daily rate £400 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 46
Average hourly rate £33.64 £14.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.06% -15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £27.50 £35.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Salford +10 2 £275 - 1
Oldham -1 1 - - 1
User Acceptance Testing
North West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 34 (37.36%) Windows
2 32 (35.16%) Migration
3 27 (29.67%) Microsoft
4 25 (27.47%) Windows 7
4 25 (27.47%) System Integration Testing
5 23 (25.27%) Finance
6 20 (21.98%) SCCM
7 18 (19.78%) Active Directory
7 18 (19.78%) Oracle
8 17 (18.68%) Test Strategy
9 16 (17.58%) Test Scripting
9 16 (17.58%) VMware
10 15 (16.48%) QA
11 13 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
12 12 (13.19%) Operational Acceptance Testing
12 12 (13.19%) PRINCE2
12 12 (13.19%) MS Excel
13 11 (12.09%) Programme Management
14 10 (10.99%) MS Office
14 10 (10.99%) HP
14 10 (10.99%) Security Cleared
14 10 (10.99%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (10.99%) Data Migration
15 9 (9.89%) Test Management
15 9 (9.89%) System Testing
15 9 (9.89%) Fat Client
15 9 (9.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 9 (9.89%) Project Management
15 9 (9.89%) Thin Client
16 8 (8.79%) Windows XP

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 5 (5.49%) IBM Notes
1 5 (5.49%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.20%) LiveLink
2 2 (2.20%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 12 (13.19%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (3.30%) Agresso
2 3 (3.30%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (3.30%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (2.20%) ResourceLink
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (1.10%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.10%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.10%) HFM
4 1 (1.10%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.10%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.10%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) PaaS
2 1 (1.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.49%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.20%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.20%) Big Data
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.10%) SAP BW
3 1 (1.10%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (5.49%) MSI
2 4 (4.40%) Toad
3 3 (3.30%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.20%) Selenium
5 1 (1.10%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (1.10%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (1.10%) JIRA
5 1 (1.10%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.10%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.10%) Cucumber
General
1 23 (25.27%) Finance
2 7 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.40%) Retail
4 2 (2.20%) Banking
4 2 (2.20%) Electronics
4 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.20%) General Ledger
4 2 (2.20%) Marketing
5 1 (1.10%) Local Government
5 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.10%) Back Office
5 1 (1.10%) Billing
Job Titles
1 34 (37.36%) Analyst
2 22 (24.18%) Test Analyst
3 12 (13.19%) Test Manager
4 10 (10.99%) Project Manager
5 8 (8.79%) Tester
6 7 (7.69%) Test Leader
7 6 (6.59%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Consultant
8 4 (4.40%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Applications Tester
8 4 (4.40%) Functional Tester
9 3 (3.30%) Programme Test Manager
9 3 (3.30%) Build Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) Programme Manager
9 3 (3.30%) Developer
10 2 (2.20%) Architect
10 2 (2.20%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.40%) Middleware
2 3 (3.30%) .NET
3 2 (2.20%) WCF
3 2 (2.20%) Akka
4 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.10%) HTML
4 1 (1.10%) LINQ
4 1 (1.10%) jQuery
4 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.10%) HTML5
4 1 (1.10%) REST
4 1 (1.10%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.10%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.10%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.10%) J2EE
4 1 (1.10%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.10%) EDI
4 1 (1.10%) Ajax
4 1 (1.10%) ISPF
4 1 (1.10%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.89%) Thin Client
1 9 (9.89%) Fat Client
2 4 (4.40%) Life Science
2 4 (4.40%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.30%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.20%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.20%) DTV
5 1 (1.10%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.10%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.10%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.10%) VSAM
5 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.10%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.10%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 34 (37.36%) Windows
2 25 (27.47%) Windows 7
3 8 (8.79%) Windows 8
3 8 (8.79%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.20%) Linux
4 2 (2.20%) UNIX
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.10%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.16%) Migration
2 25 (27.47%) System Integration Testing
3 17 (18.68%) Test Strategy
4 16 (17.58%) Test Scripting
5 12 (13.19%) PRINCE2
5 12 (13.19%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 11 (12.09%) Programme Management
7 10 (10.99%) Data Migration
8 9 (9.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 9 (9.89%) Test Management
8 9 (9.89%) System Testing
8 9 (9.89%) Project Management
9 7 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (6.59%) Functional Testing
11 5 (5.49%) Test Planning
11 5 (5.49%) Integration Testing
11 5 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (5.49%) Software Testing
11 5 (5.49%) ITIL
11 5 (5.49%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.79%) SQL
2 3 (3.30%) C#
3 2 (2.20%) C++
3 2 (2.20%) C
3 2 (2.20%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.10%) Java
4 1 (1.10%) JCL
4 1 (1.10%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (10.99%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.59%) ISEB
3 4 (4.40%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.30%) Degree
5 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.48%) QA
2 8 (8.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (19.78%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.79%) BitLocker
4 5 (5.49%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.10%) RACF
Systems Management
1 20 (21.98%) SCCM
2 13 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (29.67%) Microsoft
2 18 (19.78%) Oracle
3 16 (17.58%) VMware
4 10 (10.99%) HP
5 8 (8.79%) Citrix
5 8 (8.79%) AppSense
5 8 (8.79%) Wyse
6 7 (7.69%) SAP
7 5 (5.49%) Lotus
8 2 (2.20%) OpenText
8 2 (2.20%) Teradata
8 2 (2.20%) Siebel
8 2 (2.20%) IBM
9 1 (1.10%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (1.10%) CA
9 1 (1.10%) Hyperion
9 1 (1.10%) Dell
9 1 (1.10%) TIBCO
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