The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 10 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 18 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 8.82% 2.04% 1.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.32% 2.52% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £425 £410 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +13.10%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £21.95 £21.94
% change year-on-year
-6.60% +0.05%
User Acceptance Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
159 119 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 77.94% 80.95% 74.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 50 49
Median daily rate £500 £470 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +25.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £295 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £566 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands 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 the Midlands

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 Midlands region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 15 (71.43%) System Testing
2 13 (61.90%) Time Management
2 13 (61.90%) Oracle UPK
2 13 (61.90%) Unit Testing
2 13 (61.90%) Functional Testing
2 13 (61.90%) PeopleSoft
2 13 (61.90%) Oracle
3 7 (33.33%) Hyperion
3 7 (33.33%) JD Edwards
3 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (14.29%) Finance
5 3 (14.29%) ISEB
5 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
6 2 (9.52%) SAP
7 1 (4.76%) Unix
7 1 (4.76%) CRM
7 1 (4.76%) ERP
7 1 (4.76%) SLA
7 1 (4.76%) IBM
7 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Middleware
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
7 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
7 1 (4.76%) Publishing
7 1 (4.76%) Migration
7 1 (4.76%) Workflow

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 13 (61.90%) Oracle UPK
Business Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.76%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Billing
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Consultant
2 7 (33.33%) Architect
2 7 (33.33%) Functional Consultant
2 7 (33.33%) PeopleSoft Consultant
2 7 (33.33%) PeopleSoft Functional Consultant
2 7 (33.33%) Solutions Consultant
3 6 (28.57%) Oracle Architect
3 6 (28.57%) Oracle Solutions Architect
3 6 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (19.05%) Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Architect
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Configurer
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Enterprise Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Training Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) UAT Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) UAT Lead
5 1 (4.76%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Basis
1 1 (4.76%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) System Testing
2 13 (61.90%) Functional Testing
2 13 (61.90%) Time Management
2 13 (61.90%) Unit Testing
3 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.76%) Case Management
4 1 (4.76%) Coaching
4 1 (4.76%) CRM
4 1 (4.76%) Data Management
4 1 (4.76%) ERP
4 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Practice Management
4 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
4 1 (4.76%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Test Management
4 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.76%) Workflow
4 1 (4.76%) Workflow Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) ISEB
1 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Oracle
1 13 (61.90%) PeopleSoft
2 7 (33.33%) Hyperion
2 7 (33.33%) JD Edwards
3 2 (9.52%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) Casewise
4 1 (4.76%) IBM
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft