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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 44 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 3 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.78% 3.85% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 4.93% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 3
Median daily rate £375 £217 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.81% -53.08%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £336
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +55.55%

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
326 345 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 84.46% 78.23% 77.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 241 109
Median daily rate £425 £416 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% +27.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 7
Median hourly rate £25.50 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.00 £15.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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
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 19 January 2017, 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 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) DAO
3 2 (25.00%) Validation
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) VB
3 2 (25.00%) VBA
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) ADO
3 2 (25.00%) ActiveX
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) MS Access
3 2 (25.00%) ERP
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Database Theory
3 2 (25.00%) Test Management
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
4 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) User Experience

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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MS Access
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) ERP Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Test Leader
1 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
1 2 (25.00%) UAT Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
2 1 (12.50%) Rollout Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Test Coordinator
2 1 (12.50%) Transition Manager
2 1 (12.50%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) ActiveX
1 2 (25.00%) ADO
1 2 (25.00%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Tandem
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Database Theory
3 2 (25.00%) ERP
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (25.00%) Test Management
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Benchmarking
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (12.50%) Dependency Management
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
4 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
1 2 (25.00%) VB
1 2 (25.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint