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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 30 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 6 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.26% 0.54% 4.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 0.83% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £200 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -53.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £200 £426
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £200 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £24.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-43.75% -26.15%
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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
190 120 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 71.70% 64.86% 76.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 68 101
Average daily rate £330 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 16
Average hourly rate £36.00 £29.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £12.85 £12.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.45 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 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 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Web Development
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Ajax
2 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (28.57%) WCF
2 2 (28.57%) Silverlight
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) MS Access
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) MS Access
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Data Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) XML
1 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
1 2 (28.57%) Ajax
1 2 (28.57%) WCF
1 2 (28.57%) Silverlight
1 2 (28.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Matrix Management
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Dependency Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) SAP