The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 109 59 66
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +7
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 7 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.50% 1.98% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 2.44% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 3
Median daily rate £450 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.22 £30.91 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-21.65% +128.96%
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 North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1181 778 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 84.48% 81.04% 78.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 848 495 470
Median daily rate £408 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £268 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 39 23
Median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £13.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £45.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East 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 North East

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the North East region.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in the North East

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the North East region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the North East region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -42 4 £450 - 1
Durham +1 1 - -
User Acceptance Testing
England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 North East region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 8 (38.10%) Test Strategy
2 7 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) Oracle
3 6 (28.57%) Migration
3 6 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 6 (28.57%) Data Analytics
3 6 (28.57%) Analytics
4 5 (23.81%) Test Management
4 5 (23.81%) HP
5 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
5 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
5 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
5 4 (19.05%) Finance
5 4 (19.05%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Data Migration
6 3 (14.29%) HP Storage
6 3 (14.29%) 3PAR
6 3 (14.29%) HP StoreVirtual
6 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (9.52%) Cisco
7 2 (9.52%) EMC
7 2 (9.52%) SAN
7 2 (9.52%) Internet
7 2 (9.52%) Project Management
7 2 (9.52%) Service Management
7 2 (9.52%) Quality Management
7 2 (9.52%) GIS
7 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
7 2 (9.52%) CRM
7 2 (9.52%) SharePoint

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
1 2 (9.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) GIS
2 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Test Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Analytics Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Coordinator
3 3 (14.29%) Data Analytics Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Report Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) UAT Coordinator
4 2 (9.52%) UAT Manager
4 2 (9.52%) UAT Test Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Functional Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) HP Storage
1 3 (14.29%) HP StoreVirtual
2 2 (9.52%) Celerra
2 2 (9.52%) EMC VMAX
2 2 (9.52%) EMC VNX
2 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (9.52%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Test Strategy
2 6 (28.57%) Analytics
2 6 (28.57%) Data Analytics
2 6 (28.57%) Migration
2 6 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Test Management
4 4 (19.05%) Data Migration
4 4 (19.05%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
6 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
6 2 (9.52%) CRM
6 2 (9.52%) ITIL
6 2 (9.52%) Matrix Management
6 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.52%) Project Management
6 2 (9.52%) Quality Management
6 2 (9.52%) Service Management
6 2 (9.52%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
2 2 (9.52%) HP ASE
2 2 (9.52%) HPE ATP
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Data Quality
1 2 (9.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) HP
3 3 (14.29%) 3PAR
4 2 (9.52%) Brocade
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) EMC
4 2 (9.52%) Isilon
5 1 (4.76%) Tableau