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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 20 14 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 4 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.58% 5.85% 2.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.96% 8.06% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Average daily rate
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£220 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £343 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £29.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-51.72% +26.08%
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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
101 124 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 65.16% 72.51% 53.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 49 59
Average daily rate £375 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £43.50 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 18 December 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 (37.50%) Automotive
1 3 (37.50%) SAP
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
1 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) System Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Validation
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (12.50%) SAP CRM
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) SAP HR
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP CRM
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Payroll
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (12.50%) SAP HR
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (12.50%) TRIRIGA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) ERwin
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (37.50%) Automotive
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) SAP HR Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) UAT Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Payroll Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) SAP HR/Payroll Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Payroll Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) System Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Validation
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) RUP
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
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