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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 54 62 60
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 43 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.66% 2.11% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 2.91% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 13
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £276 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £439 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +21.05%
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
1211 892 850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.89% 72.46% 74.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 735 501 456
Average daily rate £380 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 35
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.68% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.75 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 31 (41.89%) Migration
2 30 (40.54%) Windows
3 25 (33.78%) Windows 7
4 21 (28.38%) Microsoft
5 20 (27.03%) SCCM
6 19 (25.68%) Finance
7 18 (24.32%) Active Directory
8 15 (20.27%) QA
9 14 (18.92%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 13 (17.57%) Oracle
11 12 (16.22%) PRINCE2
11 12 (16.22%) VMware
11 12 (16.22%) System Integration Testing
12 11 (14.86%) Test Strategy
12 11 (14.86%) Programme Management
12 11 (14.86%) MS Excel
13 10 (13.51%) MS Office
13 10 (13.51%) Project Management
13 10 (13.51%) Test Scripting
14 9 (12.16%) Fat Client
14 9 (12.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 9 (12.16%) Test Management
14 9 (12.16%) Thin Client
15 8 (10.81%) AppSense
15 8 (10.81%) Wyse
15 8 (10.81%) Citrix
15 8 (10.81%) Windows XP
15 8 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (10.81%) System Testing
15 8 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (6.76%) IBM Notes
1 5 (6.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.70%) CICS
2 2 (2.70%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (14.86%) MS Excel
2 10 (13.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (2.70%) Agresso
2 2 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.35%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) PaaS
2 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.05%) DB2
2 3 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.70%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.70%) Big Data
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.35%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) MSI
2 2 (2.70%) JIRA
2 2 (2.70%) Selenium
2 2 (2.70%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.35%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (1.35%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.35%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.35%) Toad
3 1 (1.35%) ClearQuest
General
1 19 (25.68%) Finance
2 6 (8.11%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.41%) Retail
4 3 (4.05%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.70%) Marketing
5 2 (2.70%) Banking
5 2 (2.70%) Electronics
5 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.35%) Back Office
6 1 (1.35%) Billing
6 1 (1.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (25.68%) Analyst
2 12 (16.22%) Project Manager
3 11 (14.86%) Test Manager
4 9 (12.16%) Test Analyst
4 9 (12.16%) Tester
5 4 (5.41%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (5.41%) Applications Tester
5 4 (5.41%) Consultant
5 4 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (5.41%) Functional Tester
5 4 (5.41%) Test Leader
5 4 (5.41%) Business Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) Programme Test Manager
6 3 (4.05%) Build Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) Programme Manager
6 3 (4.05%) Developer
7 2 (2.70%) Programmer
7 2 (2.70%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) Middleware
2 2 (2.70%) Akka
2 2 (2.70%) .NET
2 2 (2.70%) WCF
3 1 (1.35%) LINQ
3 1 (1.35%) jQuery
3 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.35%) HTML5
3 1 (1.35%) REST
3 1 (1.35%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (1.35%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.35%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.35%) J2EE
3 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.35%) EDI
3 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.35%) Ajax
3 1 (1.35%) ISPF
3 1 (1.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) Thin Client
1 9 (12.16%) Fat Client
2 4 (5.41%) Life Science
3 3 (4.05%) VSAM
3 3 (4.05%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.70%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.70%) DTV
5 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.35%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.35%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 30 (40.54%) Windows
2 25 (33.78%) Windows 7
3 8 (10.81%) Windows 8
3 8 (10.81%) Windows XP
4 3 (4.05%) zOS
5 2 (2.70%) Linux
5 2 (2.70%) UNIX
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (41.89%) Migration
2 14 (18.92%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 12 (16.22%) System Integration Testing
3 12 (16.22%) PRINCE2
4 11 (14.86%) Programme Management
4 11 (14.86%) Test Strategy
5 10 (13.51%) Test Scripting
5 10 (13.51%) Project Management
6 9 (12.16%) Test Management
6 9 (12.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 8 (10.81%) System Testing
8 7 (9.46%) Data Migration
8 7 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (6.76%) ITIL
10 5 (6.76%) Functional Testing
10 5 (6.76%) Application Discovery
11 4 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (5.41%) ERP
11 4 (5.41%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.70%) C
1 2 (2.70%) C#
1 2 (2.70%) C++
1 2 (2.70%) SQL
2 1 (1.35%) JCL
2 1 (1.35%) TypeScript
2 1 (1.35%) Java
2 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) ISEB
3 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.35%) Degree
3 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.27%) QA
2 8 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (24.32%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.81%) BitLocker
3 5 (6.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (4.05%) RACF
Systems Management
1 20 (27.03%) SCCM
2 5 (6.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (28.38%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.57%) Oracle
3 12 (16.22%) VMware
4 8 (10.81%) AppSense
4 8 (10.81%) Wyse
4 8 (10.81%) Citrix
5 5 (6.76%) SAP
5 5 (6.76%) Lotus
6 4 (5.41%) IBM
7 3 (4.05%) CA
7 3 (4.05%) HP
8 2 (2.70%) Teradata
9 1 (1.35%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.35%) Dell
9 1 (1.35%) Hyperion
9 1 (1.35%) PeopleSoft
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