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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 27 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 56 52 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 32 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.09% 1.66% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.78% 2.18% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 1
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£300 £331 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -39.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £349 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.28% -0.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.02% +15.27%
User Acceptance Testing
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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 North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
846 459 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 81.58% 76.37% 70.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 286 133
Average daily rate £425 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 29 31
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -38.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.34 £13.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £32.09 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -15.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the North East region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -20 13 £190 -42.64% 2
Durham +5 11 £300 -
Teesside - 2 £300 -
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England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 17 (43.59%) Oracle
2 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
2 7 (17.95%) C#
2 7 (17.95%) SQL
2 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
3 6 (15.38%) MS Access
3 6 (15.38%) Siebel
3 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 6 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 6 (15.38%) SAS
3 6 (15.38%) Toad
3 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (15.38%) VB
3 6 (15.38%) VBA
3 6 (15.38%) .NET
3 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET
3 6 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (15.38%) Finance
3 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (15.38%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (15.38%) Oracle ODI
3 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 6 (15.38%) Coaching

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 6 (15.38%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.56%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (5.13%) SAP PP
3 1 (2.56%) Exstream
3 1 (2.56%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (2.56%) Sage 50
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) MS Access
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (15.38%) Oracle BI EE
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
1 6 (15.38%) Oracle ODI
1 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
2 6 (15.38%) Toad
3 2 (5.13%) JIRA
3 2 (5.13%) Selenium
4 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.56%) Axure RP
4 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.56%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.56%) JMeter
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.13%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (15.38%) Analyst
2 6 (15.38%) Test Analyst
2 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 6 (15.38%) MI Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Oracle BI Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Coordinator
5 3 (7.69%) Test Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.13%) Testing Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Designer
6 2 (5.13%) ScrumMaster
6 2 (5.13%) UX Designer
6 2 (5.13%) ERP Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Tester
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Lead Designer
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Test Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) .NET
1 6 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 3 (7.69%) Application Packaging
3 2 (5.13%) HTML
3 2 (5.13%) Flash
3 2 (5.13%) CSS
4 1 (2.56%) SOAP
4 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) iPhone
2 3 (7.69%) User Experience
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
1 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.38%) Data Modelling
2 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (15.38%) Coaching
3 4 (10.26%) User Stories
3 4 (10.26%) Software Testing
3 4 (10.26%) Test Scripting
4 3 (7.69%) Test Management
4 3 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (7.69%) Test Strategy
4 3 (7.69%) Scrum
4 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 3 (7.69%) Application Discovery
5 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.13%) Software Delivery
5 2 (5.13%) ERP
5 2 (5.13%) Validation
5 2 (5.13%) Migration
5 2 (5.13%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) SQL
1 7 (17.95%) C#
2 6 (15.38%) VB
2 6 (15.38%) VBA
3 3 (7.69%) Java
4 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) ISEB
1 5 (12.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Oracle
2 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.38%) Siebel
4 4 (10.26%) SAP
5 1 (2.56%) Adobe
5 1 (2.56%) HP
5 1 (2.56%) Pegasus
5 1 (2.56%) Sage
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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