The first table below looks at the demand for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Middlesex region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 24 23 29
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.72% 1.29% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.16% 1.91% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£470 £423 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.24% -17.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £423 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £423 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £345
% change year-on-year
+4.32% -2.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -24.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
185 157 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 79.40% 67.67% 75.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 92 87
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.50 £18.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £37.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 7 (50.00%) SAP
2 6 (42.86%) Integration Testing
3 4 (28.57%) SAP IS-U
3 4 (28.57%) WFM
3 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 4 (28.57%) SAP MRS
3 4 (28.57%) OO
3 4 (28.57%) ABAP
3 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Workday HCM
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 2 (14.29%) Finance
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Open Text
5 1 (7.14%) Legal
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 1 (7.14%) SQL

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 4 (28.57%) SAP IS-U
1 4 (28.57%) SAP MRS
2 2 (14.29%) Workday HCM
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (7.14%) SAP SRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Discoverer
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Software Configuration Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Transition Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Software Manager
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Process Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Report Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Integration Testing
2 4 (28.57%) WFM
2 4 (28.57%) OO
2 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) Test Management
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) BPR
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) ABAP
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) PMP
1 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Open Text