The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside 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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 15 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 24 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.52% 2.56% 3.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.38% 4.17% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 0 4
Average daily rate
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£508 - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £23.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+32.60% -23.33%
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 Merseyside region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
256 120 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 69.57% 61.54% 67.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 63 85
Average daily rate £468 £400 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.87% +11.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £533 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £51.67 £16.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+208.44% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Merseyside region.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Merseyside region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Liverpool - 23 £513 - 2
St Helens - 1 £290 - 1
User Acceptance Testing
North West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 25 (69.44%) ISEB
2 19 (52.78%) Scrum
2 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (50.00%) QA
3 18 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 18 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 17 (47.22%) Supplier Management
5 16 (44.44%) Test Scripting
6 14 (38.89%) Test Automation
7 13 (36.11%) PRINCE2
8 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
9 10 (27.78%) SC Cleared
9 10 (27.78%) Test Planning
10 8 (22.22%) ISTQB
11 7 (19.44%) Integration Testing
11 7 (19.44%) Finance
12 6 (16.67%) Migration
13 5 (13.89%) HP
13 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
13 5 (13.89%) Private Cloud
13 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
14 4 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
14 4 (11.11%) UNIX
14 4 (11.11%) SQL
14 4 (11.11%) Regression Testing
15 3 (8.33%) Middleware
15 3 (8.33%) Linux
15 3 (8.33%) CRM
15 3 (8.33%) System Testing
15 3 (8.33%) Time Management

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) DHCP
1 1 (2.78%) DNS
1 1 (2.78%) Intranet
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Selenium
1 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 10 (27.78%) Test Manager
3 9 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 9 (25.00%) Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Architect
7 1 (2.78%) QA Tester
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Tester
7 1 (2.78%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Data Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Tester
7 1 (2.78%) UAT Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Agile Tester
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Agile Tester
7 1 (2.78%) Data Centre Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Private Cloud
1 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) NHS
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) UNIX
2 3 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Scrum
1 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 18 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 17 (47.22%) Supplier Management
4 16 (44.44%) Test Scripting
5 14 (38.89%) Test Automation
6 13 (36.11%) PRINCE2
7 10 (27.78%) Test Planning
8 7 (19.44%) Integration Testing
9 6 (16.67%) Migration
10 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
11 4 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
11 4 (11.11%) Regression Testing
12 3 (8.33%) CRM
12 3 (8.33%) System Testing
12 3 (8.33%) Time Management
12 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (8.33%) Functional Testing
13 2 (5.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (69.44%) ISEB
2 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 10 (27.78%) SC Cleared
4 8 (22.22%) ISTQB
5 2 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) HP
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle
2 1 (2.78%) Citrix
Liverpool, Merseyside
Robert Walters
Rate: competitive daily rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 7 days ago
St. Helens
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago