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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 22 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 2 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.34% 4.39% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 6.08% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.19 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-15.04% -35.79%
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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
101 148 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 67.79% 72.20% 66.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 47 66
Average daily rate £400 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £325 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 28 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 2 (40.00%) SAP
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (40.00%) Automotive
1 2 (40.00%) Validation
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) System Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (20.00%) SAP CRM
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) SAP HR
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) RUP
2 1 (20.00%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (20.00%) SAP HR
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (20.00%) SAP CRM
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Payroll
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
General
1 2 (40.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Quality Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SAP HR Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Payroll Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Payroll Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Validation
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) System Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) RUP
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
1 2 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle