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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 19 21 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 4 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.67% 0.75% 5.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 1.11% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Average daily rate £725 £340 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+113.23% -32.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -54.83%
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
104 90 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 69.33% 67.67% 73.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 31 49
Average daily rate £500 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £220 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £475 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016, 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 (37.50%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Case Management
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) Test Management
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) SAP PI
3 1 (12.50%) Learning Management System
3 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
3 1 (12.50%) Publishing
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Crystal Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) SAP CRM
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Basis
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) EXTOL
3 1 (12.50%) Billing
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Casewise
3 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (12.50%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Crystal Analysis
1 1 (12.50%) SAP BW
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
2 1 (12.50%) Billing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Architect
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Configurer
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Enterprise Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Training Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) UAT Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Basis
1 1 (12.50%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Learning Management System
1 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Case Management
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Data Management
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Practice Management
2 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Test Management
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
2 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Casewise
2 1 (12.50%) EXTOL
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft