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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 17 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 12 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 6.49% 1.48% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.39% 1.88% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £388 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -13.04%
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
143 160 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 77.30% 78.82% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 59 47
Median daily rate £500 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £320 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 July 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 23 (79.31%) System Testing
2 20 (68.97%) Time Management
2 20 (68.97%) Unit Testing
2 20 (68.97%) Oracle UPK
2 20 (68.97%) Functional Testing
2 20 (68.97%) Oracle
2 20 (68.97%) PeopleSoft
3 11 (37.93%) Hyperion
3 11 (37.93%) JD Edwards
3 11 (37.93%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (37.93%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (37.93%) Oracle Applications
4 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (17.24%) SAP
6 4 (13.79%) Finance
7 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.34%) SAP IS-U
7 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
7 3 (10.34%) HP
7 3 (10.34%) ISEB
7 3 (10.34%) Defect Management
8 1 (3.45%) Workflow Analysis
8 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.45%) Coaching
8 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.45%) Learning Management System
8 1 (3.45%) SLA
8 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.45%) CRM
8 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com

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 20 (68.97%) Oracle UPK
Business Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (10.34%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (3.45%) SAP CRM
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Consultant
2 11 (37.93%) PeopleSoft Consultant
3 10 (34.48%) Functional Consultant
3 10 (34.48%) PeopleSoft Functional Consultant
3 10 (34.48%) Solutions Consultant
4 9 (31.03%) Architect
4 9 (31.03%) Oracle Architect
4 9 (31.03%) Oracle Solutions Architect
4 9 (31.03%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (20.69%) Analyst
5 6 (20.69%) Test Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) SAP Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) SAP Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) SAP Configurer
7 1 (3.45%) Training Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) UAT Lead
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) System Testing
2 20 (68.97%) Functional Testing
2 20 (68.97%) Time Management
2 20 (68.97%) Unit Testing
3 11 (37.93%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.34%) Defect Management
4 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.45%) Coaching
5 1 (3.45%) CRM
5 1 (3.45%) Data Management
5 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.45%) Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.45%) Workflow
5 1 (3.45%) Workflow Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) ISEB
1 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Oracle
1 20 (68.97%) PeopleSoft
2 11 (37.93%) Hyperion
2 11 (37.93%) JD Edwards
3 5 (17.24%) SAP
4 3 (10.34%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) Casewise
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com