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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 36 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 10 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.51% 1.32% 4.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 1.64% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate £250 - £250
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 - £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £18.00 £22.38
% change year-on-year
+15.27% -19.55%
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
310 183 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 77.89% 80.26% 67.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 116 84
Average daily rate £425 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 5
Average hourly rate £9.00 £15.79 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.00% -12.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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
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 13 February 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 13 February 2016, 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 10 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 8 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (30.00%) Mobile App
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) CRM
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) Migration
4 5 (25.00%) Data Migration
5 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (20.00%) Scrum
5 4 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Unix
6 3 (15.00%) ISEB
6 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) NFC
6 3 (15.00%) Load Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Stress Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
7 2 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (10.00%) Manual Testing
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
8 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Analyst
2 10 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) CRM Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Programmer
4 3 (15.00%) UAT Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) UAT Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Programme Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Programmer
5 2 (10.00%) Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst Developer
6 1 (5.00%) SQL Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) UAT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 8 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) CRM
4 5 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 5 (25.00%) Migration
5 4 (20.00%) Scrum
6 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Load Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Stress Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (10.00%) Manual Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
8 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
8 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (15.00%) ISEB
2 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.00%) CBAP
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) HP
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle
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