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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 13 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 1.56% 3.88% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 5.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £17.75 £17.58
% change year-on-year
+23.94% +0.96%
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
48 72 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 75.00% 69.90% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 6
Average daily rate £325 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £186 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) B2B
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 1 (33.33%) MDX
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
1 1 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
1 1 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Implementation Manager
1 1 (33.33%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) MDX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) B2B
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
1 1 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
1 1 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) HP