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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 51 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -1
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 4 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.96% 4.29% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 5.48% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 3
Median daily rate £385 £288 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.91% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £268 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £523 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £30.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-26.22% +41.86%
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
331 219 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 79.38% 78.21% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 152 86
Median daily rate £450 £375 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +23.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 13
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -13.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 (41.67%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (16.67%) Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (16.67%) Stress Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Unix
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (8.33%) Process Management
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) ISEB
4 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering

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 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Programme Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Change Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Project Change Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior SQL Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Unix Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Stress Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) Line Management
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) Process Management
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Test Management
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CBAP
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (8.33%) HP
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle