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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 22 20 29
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 4 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.26% 3.66% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.20% 5.61% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £463 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -28.00%
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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
125 107 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 70.62% 65.24% 66.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 58 71
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £37.00 £10.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+270.00% -77.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Test Management
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) Informatica
3 1 (14.29%) PowerCenter
3 1 (14.29%) Control-M
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (14.29%) ERwin
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mart
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (14.29%) TRIRIGA
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) PowerCenter
2 1 (14.29%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) ERwin
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Automotive
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Test Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Test Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Informatica
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
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