The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull 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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 24 14 19
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 1.46% 2.56% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 3.33% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £365 £400 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +30.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £21.95 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-6.60% +8.39%
User Acceptance Testing
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Solihull region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
117 60 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 85.40% 76.92% 84.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 30 51
Average daily rate £400 £345 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% +1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £413 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Solihull region.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

User Acceptance Testing
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 (75.00%) SAP
1 3 (75.00%) SAP HR
1 3 (75.00%) SAP Payroll
1 3 (75.00%) SAP HCM
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) SAP Portal
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 3 (75.00%) SAP Portal
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) SAP HCM
1 3 (75.00%) SAP HR
1 3 (75.00%) SAP Payroll
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) HR Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) SAP Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) SAP HR Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) SAP Test Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Delivery Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) SAP