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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 24 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 14 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.53% 2.37% 4.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.81% 4.35% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 3
Average daily rate
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£288 £200 £615
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -67.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £21.94 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-13.84% -40.70%
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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
241 115 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 77.99% 54.50% 69.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 72 69
Average daily rate £375 £305 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.15% -1.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £210 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 7
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.25 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% -35.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £10.00 £12.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015, 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 8 (42.11%) Test Scripting
1 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (36.84%) MS Visio
3 6 (31.58%) MS Office
3 6 (31.58%) ISEB
3 6 (31.58%) Process Management
3 6 (31.58%) Change Management
3 6 (31.58%) Degree
3 6 (31.58%) Risk Analysis
4 5 (26.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (26.32%) Finance
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (21.05%) CRM
5 4 (21.05%) Migration
5 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
6 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
6 3 (15.79%) System Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Load Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
6 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
6 3 (15.79%) Scrum
6 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
7 2 (10.53%) .NET
7 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
7 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 (10.53%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Visio
2 6 (31.58%) MS Office
3 5 (26.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) NAS
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.26%) MS Access
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) Business Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Change Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Business Change Analyst
4 5 (26.32%) Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Change Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Business Change Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Business Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) CRM Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) jQuery
2 1 (5.26%) Ajax
2 1 (5.26%) WCF
2 1 (5.26%) Silverlight
2 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Smartcard
2 2 (10.53%) Life Science
2 2 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) UNIX
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Test Scripting
2 6 (31.58%) Process Management
2 6 (31.58%) Change Management
2 6 (31.58%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) CRM
3 4 (21.05%) Migration
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
4 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
4 3 (15.79%) System Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Load Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
4 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
5 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Dependency Management
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
1 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.26%) X++
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) ISEB
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.26%) PMP
3 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft