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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
England / Midlands
Rank 19 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.42% 2.44% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 3.28% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £500 £725 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.03% +93.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.48% +15.27%

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
92 122 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 74.19% 74.39% 69.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 68 35
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 2017, 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 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (28.57%) Symfony
2 2 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) HTTP
2 2 (28.57%) BDD
2 2 (28.57%) Behat
2 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 2 (28.57%) OO PHP
2 2 (28.57%) Docker
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Case Management
2 2 (28.57%) Doctrine
3 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Governance
3 1 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) PHP Developer
1 2 (28.57%) PHP Symfony Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Symfony Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Lead Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Behat
1 2 (28.57%) Doctrine
1 2 (28.57%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) BDD
2 2 (28.57%) Case Management
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) OO PHP
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Governance
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) JDA
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle