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 11 July 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 23 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.07% 1.16% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 1.85% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
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£294 £325 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.61% -31.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.94% -22.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
129 108 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 66.84% 62.79% 62.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 67 69
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £191 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 £44.60 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.48% +48.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
User Acceptance Testing
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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
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 11 July 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 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) VBScript
3 2 (22.22%) SAP
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) TestDirector
3 2 (22.22%) Application Packaging
3 2 (22.22%) QA
3 2 (22.22%) Test Management
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
4 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
4 1 (11.11%) System Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) SAP ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Matrix Management
4 1 (11.11%) Java

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Retail
1 1 (11.11%) SAP ERP
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Billing
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ERP
1 2 (22.22%) Test Management
1 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
1 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
2 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Matrix Management
2 1 (11.11%) System Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
2 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
1 2 (22.22%) VBScript
2 1 (11.11%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) ABAP
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
1 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) BMC
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat