The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield 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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 28 36 31
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.89% 0.78% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 1.15% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £200 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -5.26%
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 Sheffield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
171 174 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 76.00% 68.24% 76.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 115 115
Average daily rate £325 £328 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +4.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 7
Average hourly rate £15.39 £33.30 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.79% +11.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £12.00 £21.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £35.00 £30.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) TestDirector
2 2 (40.00%) VBScript
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Data Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VBScript
3 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) SAP