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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 32 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 12 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.06% 0.73% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.03% 0.93% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 2
Median daily rate £413 £368 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.24% +25.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £362 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £374 £309
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -8.69%
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
298 214 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 76.02% 77.82% 76.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 153 93
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £230 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 13
Median hourly rate £27.50 £12.50 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.86 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £12.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 July 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 July 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 5 (38.46%) Finance
1 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) SAP
3 3 (23.08%) Unit Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
4 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (15.38%) Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (15.38%) Defect Management
4 2 (15.38%) C
4 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
4 2 (15.38%) ABAP
4 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
5 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
5 1 (7.69%) QA
5 1 (7.69%) Release Management
5 1 (7.69%) Banking
5 1 (7.69%) Retail
5 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) Legal
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 1 (7.69%) ERP

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 5 (38.46%) 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%) Mobile Test Analyst
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
4 2 (15.38%) Defect Management
4 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (15.38%) Validation
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) ERP
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) Line 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%) System Integration Testing
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 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 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 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint