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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 57 66 64
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 28 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.00% 1.54% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 2.07% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 6
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£294 £300 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.16% -50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £344
% change year-on-year
-0.73% -1.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.04 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £23.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-41.48% -8.73%
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
1029 820 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.55% 74.28% 70.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 433 390
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 34 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -21.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.13 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £97.74 £43.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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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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 - - - - 1
Wigan - - - - 1
User Acceptance Testing
North West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 22 (33.33%) Finance
2 18 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 15 (22.73%) Test Scripting
4 13 (19.70%) Integration Testing
4 13 (19.70%) QA
4 13 (19.70%) Oracle
5 11 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (15.15%) SQL
7 9 (13.64%) MS Office
7 9 (13.64%) Unit Testing
8 8 (12.12%) Oracle Database
8 8 (12.12%) Windows
8 8 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (10.61%) Workflow
9 7 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (10.61%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (10.61%) System Testing
10 6 (9.09%) Reference Data
10 6 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (9.09%) JavaScript
10 6 (9.09%) Retail
11 5 (7.58%) Billing
11 5 (7.58%) PL/SQL
11 5 (7.58%) Oracle Forms
11 5 (7.58%) E-Commerce
11 5 (7.58%) MS Visio
11 5 (7.58%) RDBMS
11 5 (7.58%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (7.58%) Project Management

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 3 (4.55%) NetWeaver
2 2 (3.03%) JBoss
3 1 (1.52%) CMS
3 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.64%) MS Office
3 5 (7.58%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (4.55%) Agresso
1 3 (4.55%) SAP BPC
2 2 (3.03%) TRIRIGA
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) Wireless
2 2 (3.03%) Internet
2 2 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.12%) Oracle Database
2 7 (10.61%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (7.58%) RDBMS
4 5 (7.58%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (7.58%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.06%) Big Data
5 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (6.06%) SQLPlus
5 4 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
6 3 (4.55%) SAP BW
7 2 (3.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (3.03%) Couchbase
7 2 (3.03%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (1.52%) Star Schema
8 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.03%) QAComplete
4 2 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.52%) Toad
5 1 (1.52%) AdminStudio
5 1 (1.52%) Selenium
5 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Retail
3 5 (7.58%) Billing
4 4 (6.06%) Banking
5 2 (3.03%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (3.03%) Marketing
5 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.52%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.52%) Electronics
6 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.52%) Advertising
6 1 (1.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (40.91%) Analyst
2 13 (19.70%) Business Analyst
3 11 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 8 (12.12%) Developer
5 6 (9.09%) Test Manager
6 5 (7.58%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Consultant
6 5 (7.58%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.58%) Tester
7 4 (6.06%) Operations Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Systems Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (4.55%) SAP Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) Systems Test Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) SAP BPC Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) Systems Integrator
8 3 (4.55%) Operations Business Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) Programme Manager
9 2 (3.03%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) .NET Framework
1 4 (6.06%) jQuery
1 4 (6.06%) RESTful
1 4 (6.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 4 (6.06%) HTML
1 4 (6.06%) .NET
1 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET
2 3 (4.55%) CSS
2 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (4.55%) HTML5
2 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (3.03%) Dapper ORM
3 2 (3.03%) Autofac
3 2 (3.03%) LINQ
3 2 (3.03%) Ajax
3 2 (3.03%) CSS3
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Reference Data
2 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.55%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.55%) Data Extraction
2 3 (4.55%) Life Science
3 2 (3.03%) iPad
3 2 (3.03%) Online Banking
3 2 (3.03%) Statistics
3 2 (3.03%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.03%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.03%) AS400
4 1 (1.52%) DTV
4 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.52%) FMCG
4 1 (1.52%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.12%) Windows
2 4 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (6.06%) VMS
2 4 (6.06%) Linux
3 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.03%) HPUX
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) Test Scripting
2 13 (19.70%) Integration Testing
3 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (13.64%) Unit Testing
5 8 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (10.61%) Workflow
6 7 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (10.61%) System Testing
7 5 (7.58%) E-Commerce
7 5 (7.58%) Project Management
7 5 (7.58%) Test Management
7 5 (7.58%) Business Analysis
8 4 (6.06%) ATDD
8 4 (6.06%) Refactoring
8 4 (6.06%) Migration
8 4 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.06%) BDD
8 4 (6.06%) RAD
8 4 (6.06%) PRINCE2
8 4 (6.06%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.15%) SQL
2 6 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.58%) PL/SQL
4 4 (6.06%) C#
4 4 (6.06%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) PMP
1 3 (4.55%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.03%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.03%) ISEB
3 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.70%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 13 (19.70%) Oracle
3 4 (6.06%) Red Hat
3 4 (6.06%) HP
3 4 (6.06%) Citrix
3 4 (6.06%) SAP
4 3 (4.55%) IBM
5 2 (3.03%) VMware
6 1 (1.52%) Siebel
6 1 (1.52%) Tableau
6 1 (1.52%) Endeca
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