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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 107 55 28
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -27
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 17 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.06% 2.05% 4.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 2.62% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 20
Median daily rate £470 £263 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+79.04% -30.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £175 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £24.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.11%
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
1369 650 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 85.46% 78.41% 72.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 882 414 255
Median daily rate £325 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 39 12
Median hourly rate £28.00 £18.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £12.31 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.00 £38.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
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 26 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the North East region over the 3 months to 26 June 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 -51 11 £496 +37.77% 2
Durham -2 1 £400 +77.77% 1
Northumberland - 1 - -
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 (34.78%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) Software Testing
2 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
2 6 (26.09%) Test Management
2 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
2 6 (26.09%) Test Strategy
2 6 (26.09%) Data Analytics
2 6 (26.09%) Analytics
3 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
4 4 (17.39%) HP
4 4 (17.39%) EMC
4 4 (17.39%) ITIL
4 4 (17.39%) Unix
4 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (17.39%) Cisco
4 4 (17.39%) SAN
4 4 (17.39%) QMS
4 4 (17.39%) HP Storage
4 4 (17.39%) 3PAR
4 4 (17.39%) HP StoreVirtual
4 4 (17.39%) Business Transformation
5 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (13.04%) SDLC
5 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
5 3 (13.04%) ETL
5 3 (13.04%) Windows
5 3 (13.04%) Linux
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle
5 3 (13.04%) Firewall
5 3 (13.04%) Management Information System

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 (8.70%) iPlanet
1 2 (8.70%) MQSeries
1 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
1 2 (8.70%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) SAN
2 3 (13.04%) Firewall
3 2 (8.70%) BIG-IP
3 2 (8.70%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (8.70%) FTP
3 2 (8.70%) LDAP
3 2 (8.70%) NAS
3 2 (8.70%) SSH
4 1 (4.35%) HTTP
4 1 (4.35%) Internet
4 1 (4.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) DataStage
1 2 (8.70%) DB2
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) GIS
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (4.35%) SAP BI
2 1 (4.35%) SAP BW
2 1 (4.35%) SAP HANA
2 1 (4.35%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Test Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Analytics Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Data Analytics Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Coordinator
4 2 (8.70%) DataStage Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) ETL Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Test Coordinator
4 2 (8.70%) Test Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Test Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) UAT Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) UAT Manager
4 2 (8.70%) UAT Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) UAT Test Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Integration Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) J2EE
1 2 (8.70%) JSP
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) HP Storage
1 4 (17.39%) HP StoreVirtual
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.70%) Celerra
3 2 (8.70%) Clustering
3 2 (8.70%) EMC VMAX
3 2 (8.70%) EMC VNX
3 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (8.70%) Grid Computing
3 2 (8.70%) Replication
4 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Unix
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
3 2 (8.70%) AIX
3 2 (8.70%) Solaris
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Analytics
1 6 (26.09%) Data Analytics
1 6 (26.09%) Software Testing
1 6 (26.09%) Test Management
1 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
1 6 (26.09%) Test Strategy
2 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (17.39%) Business Transformation
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) QMS
3 3 (13.04%) ETL
3 3 (13.04%) SDLC
4 2 (8.70%) Black-Box Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Defect Management
4 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (8.70%) Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (8.70%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
2 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) HP ASE
4 2 (8.70%) HPE ATP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (8.70%) JSP 440
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (8.70%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (8.70%) HP Data Protector
1 2 (8.70%) NetBackup
1 2 (8.70%) OpenView
1 2 (8.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) 3PAR
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco
1 4 (17.39%) EMC
1 4 (17.39%) HP
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) BEA
3 2 (8.70%) BMC
3 2 (8.70%) Brocade
3 2 (8.70%) Cognos
3 2 (8.70%) F5
3 2 (8.70%) Isilon
3 2 (8.70%) NetApp
3 2 (8.70%) Opsware
3 2 (8.70%) Qualys
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.70%) Sun
3 2 (8.70%) Symantec
3 2 (8.70%) Veritas
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Pega