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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 72 59 63
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 33 50 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.98% 2.60% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 3.26% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 31 17
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £280 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £423 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £341
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.43 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.22 £30.91 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-21.65% +128.96%
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
1415 1533 1117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 84.88% 79.64% 76.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 924 884 707
Median daily rate £423 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 40 30
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.35 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -7 1 £180 -40.00%
Stockport - 1 £380 - 1
Bolton - 1 £320 -
Bury - 1 £425 -
User Acceptance Testing
North West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 21 (29.58%) SQL
1 21 (29.58%) Finance
2 13 (18.31%) Oracle
3 12 (16.90%) Test Scripting
3 12 (16.90%) Defect Management
4 11 (15.49%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (12.68%) ISEB
6 8 (11.27%) NHS
6 8 (11.27%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (11.27%) Use Case
7 7 (9.86%) System Testing
7 7 (9.86%) Test Planning
7 7 (9.86%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (8.45%) Validation
8 6 (8.45%) SAP HR
8 6 (8.45%) MicroStrategy
8 6 (8.45%) ETL
8 6 (8.45%) Unix
8 6 (8.45%) .NET
8 6 (8.45%) SAP
8 6 (8.45%) System Integration Testing
8 6 (8.45%) Unit Testing
8 6 (8.45%) SAP HCM
8 6 (8.45%) Regression Testing
8 6 (8.45%) QA
9 5 (7.04%) ISTQB
9 5 (7.04%) Performance Testing
9 5 (7.04%) Integration Testing
9 5 (7.04%) Test Management
9 5 (7.04%) Operational Acceptance 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 2 (2.82%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (2.82%) SAS
1 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.82%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.41%) CMS
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (8.45%) SAP HCM
2 6 (8.45%) SAP HR
3 5 (7.04%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (5.63%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (4.23%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (4.23%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (4.23%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (1.41%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.27%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (5.63%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (5.63%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.23%) OLAP
3 3 (4.23%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (2.82%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.41%) GIS
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) JIRA
2 3 (4.23%) Selenium
3 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.82%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.41%) MorphX
4 1 (1.41%) SoapUI
General
1 21 (29.58%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Banking
3 3 (4.23%) Legal
4 2 (2.82%) Retail
5 1 (1.41%) Marketing
5 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (40.85%) Analyst
2 17 (23.94%) Test Analyst
3 13 (18.31%) Developer
4 8 (11.27%) Test Manager
5 7 (9.86%) Consultant
6 6 (8.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 6 (8.45%) MicroStrategy Developer
7 5 (7.04%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) Financial Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) HR Consultant
8 4 (5.63%) Report Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) SAP Consultant
8 4 (5.63%) SAP HR Consultant
9 3 (4.23%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Informatica Consultant
9 3 (4.23%) UAT Manager
10 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse Analyst
10 2 (2.82%) Implementation Manager
10 2 (2.82%) PHP Developer
10 2 (2.82%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.45%) .NET
2 2 (2.82%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.82%) HTML
2 2 (2.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) NHS
2 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.41%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.45%) Unix
2 4 (5.63%) Windows
3 3 (4.23%) Android
3 3 (4.23%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.82%) Linux
4 2 (2.82%) Windows Phone
4 2 (2.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.90%) Defect Management
1 12 (16.90%) Test Scripting
2 11 (15.49%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (11.27%) Use Case
4 7 (9.86%) System Testing
4 7 (9.86%) Test Planning
5 6 (8.45%) ETL
5 6 (8.45%) Regression Testing
5 6 (8.45%) System Integration Testing
5 6 (8.45%) Unit Testing
5 6 (8.45%) Validation
6 5 (7.04%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.04%) Integration Testing
6 5 (7.04%) Migration
6 5 (7.04%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 5 (7.04%) Performance Testing
6 5 (7.04%) Test Management
7 4 (5.63%) High Availability
7 4 (5.63%) Stress Testing
7 4 (5.63%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (29.58%) SQL
2 5 (7.04%) Java
3 2 (2.82%) PHP
3 2 (2.82%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.82%) Python
3 2 (2.82%) Ruby
4 1 (1.41%) C
4 1 (1.41%) C#
4 1 (1.41%) Progress 4GL
4 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.41%) VB
4 1 (1.41%) VBA
4 1 (1.41%) X++
Qualifications
1 9 (12.68%) ISEB
2 5 (7.04%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.41%) ACCA
3 1 (1.41%) CIMA
3 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) QA
2 4 (5.63%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.82%) Puppet
3 1 (1.41%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (18.31%) Oracle
2 6 (8.45%) MicroStrategy
2 6 (8.45%) SAP
3 3 (4.23%) Informatica
3 3 (4.23%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.82%) Teradata
4 2 (2.82%) WorldPay
5 1 (1.41%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.41%) HP
5 1 (1.41%) Progress
5 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
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