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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
England / North East
Rank 76 66 46
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -20
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 14 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.59% 1.04% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 1.24% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Median daily rate £475 £450 £382
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +17.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £370 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +13.88%

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
775 726 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 87.87% 84.13% 70.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 470 251
Median daily rate £388 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.62% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 11 18
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.00 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.55 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £21.00 £30.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 -11 9 £463 +2.77% 1
Durham -8 2 - - 1
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 7 (38.89%) Oracle
1 7 (38.89%) ISEB
2 6 (33.33%) Migration
2 6 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
3 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
3 5 (27.78%) BDD
3 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
3 5 (27.78%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 5 (27.78%) System Integration Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) TDD
3 5 (27.78%) QA
3 5 (27.78%) Selenium
3 5 (27.78%) Test Management
3 5 (27.78%) HP UFT
3 5 (27.78%) LoadRunner
3 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (22.22%) Finance
4 4 (22.22%) CRM
5 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
5 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
5 2 (11.11%) GIS
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 2 (11.11%) ERP
5 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
5 2 (11.11%) Use Case
5 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing

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 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) GIS
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) HP UFT
1 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
1 5 (27.78%) LoadRunner
1 5 (27.78%) Selenium
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) DBA
4 2 (11.11%) Functional Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Tester
4 2 (11.11%) QA Manager
4 2 (11.11%) QA Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Report Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Security Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Senior QA Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Senior QA Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Test Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
1 1 (5.56%) IVR
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 6 (33.33%) Migration
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) BDD
2 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (27.78%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (27.78%) System Integration Testing
2 5 (27.78%) TDD
2 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
2 5 (27.78%) Test Management
2 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
3 4 (22.22%) CRM
4 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 2 (11.11%) ERP
4 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Use Case
5 1 (5.56%) Customer Segmentation
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) ISEB
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
2 2 (11.11%) Data Quality
3 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) Tableau