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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 43 41 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 9 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.03% 0.56% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 0.69% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Median daily rate £449 £368 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.04% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £22.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -
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
341 290 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 76.98% 81.69% 80.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 213 107
Median daily rate £425 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £263 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 11
Median hourly rate £27.50 £11.50 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.13% -25.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £12.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
3 4 (30.77%) Migration
4 3 (23.08%) Validation
4 3 (23.08%) SAP
4 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (15.38%) Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (15.38%) Defect Management
5 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 2 (15.38%) C
5 2 (15.38%) ABAP
6 1 (7.69%) Banking
6 1 (7.69%) Retail
6 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
6 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
6 1 (7.69%) QA
6 1 (7.69%) Release Management
6 1 (7.69%) Legal
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) SQL
6 1 (7.69%) Change Management
6 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (7.69%) Internet
6 1 (7.69%) Benchmarking
6 1 (7.69%) Project Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Test Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) ABAP Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Change Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Change Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Project Change Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SAP Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) UAT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) UAT Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
3 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Validation
4 2 (15.38%) Defect Management
4 2 (15.38%) Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.69%) Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Release Management
5 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) ABAP
1 2 (15.38%) C
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint