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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 46 50 28
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -22
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 9 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.79% 0.24% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 0.27% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Median daily rate £500 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £32.73 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +32.24%
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
395 372 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 78.37% 87.53% 78.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 294 108
Median daily rate £450 £415 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +27.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 11
Median hourly rate £27.50 £12.35 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.67% -19.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £9.90 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £15.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 September 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 September 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 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 4 (26.67%) Validation
4 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 3 (20.00%) C
4 3 (20.00%) SAP
5 2 (13.33%) ERP
5 2 (13.33%) SLA
5 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (13.33%) Benchmarking
5 2 (13.33%) Legal
5 2 (13.33%) Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (13.33%) Line Management
5 2 (13.33%) User Experience
5 2 (13.33%) SaaS
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) Product Management
5 2 (13.33%) ABAP
5 2 (13.33%) Release Management
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
6 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Data Analytics

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 (6.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) UAT Manager
3 2 (13.33%) ABAP Developer
3 2 (13.33%) UAT Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Change Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Change Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) ERP Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Project Change Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Migration
1 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (26.67%) Validation
3 3 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Benchmarking
4 2 (13.33%) ERP
4 2 (13.33%) Line Management
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Management
4 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (13.33%) Product Management
4 2 (13.33%) Release Management
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C
2 2 (13.33%) ABAP
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) SAP
2 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint