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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 53 64 63
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 37 18 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.69% 1.52% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.61% 2.06% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 21
Average daily rate
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£294 £220 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.75% -32.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £160 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £327 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-36.66% +18.42%
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
1024 875 924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.53% 73.90% 66.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 451 432
Average daily rate £350 £335 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 49 49
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £10.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £32.50 £82.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - - 3
Bury - - - -
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
Wigan - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
North West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (36.92%) Finance
2 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
3 11 (16.92%) Test Scripting
4 10 (15.38%) MS Excel
5 9 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (12.31%) Windows
6 8 (12.31%) Project Management
7 7 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (10.77%) SQL
7 7 (10.77%) Banking
7 7 (10.77%) Workflow
7 7 (10.77%) Integration Testing
7 7 (10.77%) System Testing
7 7 (10.77%) QA
8 6 (9.23%) Reference Data
8 6 (9.23%) Business Analysis
8 6 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (9.23%) SAP
8 6 (9.23%) E-Commerce
9 5 (7.69%) MS Visio
9 5 (7.69%) IBM
9 5 (7.69%) MS Office
9 5 (7.69%) Windows 7
10 4 (6.15%) Unit Testing
10 4 (6.15%) Stress Testing
10 4 (6.15%) Wireless
10 4 (6.15%) Oracle
10 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
10 4 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (4.62%) Configuration Management

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (4.62%) CICS
1 3 (4.62%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.54%) CMS
2 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 5 (7.69%) MS Office
3 1 (1.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Agresso
1 3 (4.62%) ResourceLink
1 3 (4.62%) SAP BPC
2 2 (3.08%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.54%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) Wireless
2 2 (3.08%) VPN
2 2 (3.08%) Internet
2 2 (3.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
1 4 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (4.62%) SAP BW
3 2 (3.08%) Big Data
3 2 (3.08%) Star Schema
4 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.54%) WhereScape RED
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.54%) DataStage
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MSI
1 2 (3.08%) InstallShield
1 2 (3.08%) Selenium
2 1 (1.54%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.54%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.54%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 24 (36.92%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Banking
3 2 (3.08%) Retail
3 2 (3.08%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (3.08%) Back Office
4 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.54%) Advertising
4 1 (1.54%) Publishing
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
4 1 (1.54%) Billing
Job Titles
1 28 (43.08%) Analyst
2 15 (23.08%) Business Analyst
3 8 (12.31%) Test Manager
3 8 (12.31%) Test Analyst
4 6 (9.23%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) Consultant
5 5 (7.69%) Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.15%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) SAP Consultant
7 3 (4.62%) Systems Programmer
7 3 (4.62%) Programmer
7 3 (4.62%) SAP BPC Consultant
7 3 (4.62%) CICS Systems Programmer
7 3 (4.62%) CICS Programmer
7 3 (4.62%) Operations Business Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Applications Packager
8 2 (3.08%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) .NET
2 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.08%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.08%) jQuery
2 2 (3.08%) RESTful
2 2 (3.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (3.08%) HTML
3 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (1.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.54%) HTML5
3 1 (1.54%) CSS
3 1 (1.54%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Reference Data
2 3 (4.62%) Data Extraction
2 3 (4.62%) Life Science
3 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.08%) iPad
3 2 (3.08%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.08%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.08%) Statistics
3 2 (3.08%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.54%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.31%) Windows
2 5 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.62%) zOS
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.54%) Windows NT
4 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.92%) Test Scripting
2 9 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (12.31%) Project Management
4 7 (10.77%) Workflow
4 7 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (10.77%) Integration Testing
4 7 (10.77%) System Testing
5 6 (9.23%) E-Commerce
5 6 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (9.23%) Business Analysis
6 4 (6.15%) Stress Testing
6 4 (6.15%) Unit Testing
7 3 (4.62%) Test Management
7 3 (4.62%) Waterfall
7 3 (4.62%) Change Control
7 3 (4.62%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.62%) Software Testing
7 3 (4.62%) Web Development
7 3 (4.62%) Scrum
7 3 (4.62%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.77%) SQL
2 3 (4.62%) T-SQL
2 3 (4.62%) C#
3 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.08%) MCP
2 2 (3.08%) ISEB
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.08%) MCITP
3 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) SLA
3 1 (1.54%) WCAG
3 1 (1.54%) Basel III
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.54%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.08%) SCCM
3 1 (1.54%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.23%) SAP
3 5 (7.69%) IBM
4 4 (6.15%) Oracle
5 2 (3.08%) Citrix
5 2 (3.08%) Endeca
6 1 (1.54%) Sage
6 1 (1.54%) VMware
6 1 (1.54%) Kalido
6 1 (1.54%) Northgate
6 1 (1.54%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.54%) Siebel
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