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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 43 27 35
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.53% 0.47% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.61% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£368 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £346 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.07% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.02% +15.27%
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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
312 165 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 82.32% 77.46% 68.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 109 107
Average daily rate £425 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £171 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 13
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.39 £44.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -65.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.98 £33.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.00 £44.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 (42.86%) MS Visio
1 6 (42.86%) MS Office
1 6 (42.86%) Change Management
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
1 6 (42.86%) Risk Analysis
1 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (35.71%) Process Management
2 5 (35.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (28.57%) ISEB
3 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (14.29%) Smartcard
4 2 (14.29%) .NET
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 2 (14.29%) System Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.14%) Data Validation
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.14%) Dependency Management
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Test Planning

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Office
1 6 (42.86%) MS Visio
2 5 (35.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) MS Access
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 6 (42.86%) Change Analyst
3 6 (42.86%) Business Change Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Change Management Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (7.14%) CRM Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Business Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Change Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Business Change Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
2 1 (7.14%) Ajax
2 1 (7.14%) WCF
2 1 (7.14%) Silverlight
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 2 (14.29%) Smartcard
3 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (7.14%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Change Management
1 6 (42.86%) Risk Analysis
1 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 5 (35.71%) Process Management
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 2 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.14%) Data Validation
4 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) Dependency Management
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
4 1 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Load Testing
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C#
1 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
1 1 (7.14%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) ISEB
3 1 (7.14%) PMP
3 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft