The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Sheffield region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 26 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 5 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.39% 4.65% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 6.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate £200 £615 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-67.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.18% -5.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £37.00 £26.28
% change year-on-year
-45.27% +40.79%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
110 122 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 52.63% 70.93% 54.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 71 40
Average daily rate £305 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.77% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £173 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 1
Average hourly rate £27.75 £23.75 £11.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.84% +113.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
User Acceptance Testing
South Yorkshire

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
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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 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 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) QA
3 5 (35.71%) Retail
4 4 (28.57%) SAP Retail
4 4 (28.57%) Change Management
4 4 (28.57%) ABAP
4 4 (28.57%) SAP
4 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) Functional Testing
5 3 (21.43%) SAP ERP
5 3 (21.43%) ERP
5 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (21.43%) SAN
5 3 (21.43%) Billing
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Banking
6 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (14.29%) Back Office
6 2 (14.29%) VMware
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) Firewall
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (14.29%) Internet
6 2 (14.29%) NetApp
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) B2B
6 2 (14.29%) B2C
6 2 (14.29%) VPN
6 2 (14.29%) DNS
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) SAP Retail
2 3 (21.43%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) VoIP
2 2 (14.29%) LAN
2 2 (14.29%) VPN
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) PBX
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) SMTP
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) FTP
3 1 (7.14%) Wireless
3 1 (7.14%) Wireless Security
3 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (7.14%) OSPF
3 1 (7.14%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Retail
3 3 (21.43%) Billing
4 2 (14.29%) Banking
4 2 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Consultant
1 4 (28.57%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Test Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Retail Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
1 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Change Management
1 4 (28.57%) Functional Testing
2 3 (21.43%) ERP
2 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) B2B
3 2 (14.29%) B2C
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Test Management
4 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) ABAP
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCNP
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
2 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 2 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (14.29%) vSphere
2 1 (7.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Control-M
1 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) SAP
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.14%) Symantec
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) Juniper
3 1 (7.14%) BMC
3 1 (7.14%) NETGEAR
3 1 (7.14%) Aruba
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
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