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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 46 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -1
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 5 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.02% 3.55% 2.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 4.42% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 5
Median daily rate £375 £217 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.81% -45.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £182 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £305 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.43 £26.60 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-8.15% +86.66%
User Acceptance Testing
South Yorkshire

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
403 339 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 82.08% 80.33% 75.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 256 113
Median daily rate £425 £438 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £274 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £566 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 16
Median hourly rate £29.00 £12.35 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.81% -65.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £9.00 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £15.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 9 December 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) SAP
2 5 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
3 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (20.00%) C
4 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Test Management
4 3 (20.00%) Validation
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (13.33%) Line Management
5 2 (13.33%) User Experience
5 2 (13.33%) Database Theory
5 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) SaaS
5 2 (13.33%) Product Management
5 2 (13.33%) Release Management
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
5 2 (13.33%) VB
5 2 (13.33%) ABAP
5 2 (13.33%) VBA
5 2 (13.33%) ADO
5 2 (13.33%) ActiveX
5 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (13.33%) MS Access
5 2 (13.33%) ERP
5 2 (13.33%) SLA

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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:

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MS Access
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 5 (33.33%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) UAT Manager
4 2 (13.33%) ABAP Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (13.33%) ERP Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Test Leader
4 2 (13.33%) UAT Test Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
5 1 (6.67%) Rollout Manager
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Coordinator
5 1 (6.67%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) ActiveX
1 2 (13.33%) ADO
1 2 (13.33%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
3 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) Test Management
3 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Validation
4 2 (13.33%) Benchmarking
4 2 (13.33%) Database Theory
4 2 (13.33%) ERP
4 2 (13.33%) Line Management
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
4 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Product Management
4 2 (13.33%) Release Management
5 1 (6.67%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C
2 2 (13.33%) ABAP
2 2 (13.33%) VB
2 2 (13.33%) VBA
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint