The first table below looks at the demand for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North East region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 49 27 43
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +16
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 15 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.29% 3.63% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.09% 5.16% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 0
Average daily rate £375 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.05% -6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £35.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-42.95% +36.53%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
486 213 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 74.31% 70.30% 65.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 81 141
Average daily rate £320 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.11 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £18.90 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
User Acceptance Testing
England

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the North East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -21 13 £375 -3.22% 2
Durham - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 14 (50.00%) SAS
2 11 (39.29%) Unit Testing
3 8 (28.57%) Windows
4 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 4 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.71%) JIRA
7 2 (7.14%) Release Management
7 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
7 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (7.14%) Project Management
7 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
7 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle
7 2 (7.14%) MS Office
8 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.57%) IBM
8 1 (3.57%) ISEB
8 1 (3.57%) Six Sigma
8 1 (3.57%) SQL
8 1 (3.57%) GIS
8 1 (3.57%) Change Management
8 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
8 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.57%) Finance
8 1 (3.57%) Migration
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (3.57%) Scrum

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

Application Platforms
1 14 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) JIRA
2 1 (3.57%) Selenium
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Developer
1 14 (50.00%) SAS Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Coordinator
3 4 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Test Leader
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Junior
6 1 (3.57%) Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Test Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) GIS
1 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Unit Testing
2 4 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 4 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.14%) Release Management
4 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.57%) Six Sigma
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.57%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Scrum
5 1 (3.57%) WFM
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Information Architecture
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.57%) Functional Testing
5 1 (3.57%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) ISEB
1 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) IBM
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