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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 28 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 5 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.25% 3.86% 4.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.91% 5.70% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
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£431 £319 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £264 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £374 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
-0.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £23.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-41.48% -
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
172 158 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 77.48% 67.81% 75.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 79 74
Average daily rate £325 £311 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% +8.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £184 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 14
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £14.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +22.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.79 £29.00 £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

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
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 27 January 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 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) CRM
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) ISEB
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Migration
3 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
4 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
5 2 (22.22%) MS Access
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) System Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (22.22%) Ajax

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) NAS
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) MS Access
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Data Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
1 2 (22.22%) XML
1 2 (22.22%) Ajax
1 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
1 2 (22.22%) WCF
1 2 (22.22%) Silverlight
1 2 (22.22%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (11.11%) Life Science
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) CRM
3 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) Migration
3 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
4 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 3 (33.33%) Data Migration
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) System Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Web Development
5 2 (22.22%) Load Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) User Stories
6 1 (11.11%) Dependency Management
6 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
6 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft