The first table below looks at the demand for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South Yorkshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 29 31 29
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 5 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.62% 1.39% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 2.22% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate
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£294 £350 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% -26.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.48% -23.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
193 180 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 62.46% 62.72% 63.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 111 96
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 9
Average hourly rate £15.19 £44.60 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.93% +85.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £33.98 £17.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £50.00 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
User Acceptance Testing
Yorkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the South Yorkshire region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +1 4 £294 -9.61%
User Acceptance Testing
Yorkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) ISEB
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) QA
3 3 (25.00%) Test Management
3 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (16.67%) ERP
4 2 (16.67%) VBScript
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) SAP
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) TestDirector
4 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) Application Packaging
4 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (8.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
5 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (8.33%) Control-M
5 1 (8.33%) InstallShield
5 1 (8.33%) SAN
5 1 (8.33%) BMC
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Telecoms

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Retail
1 1 (8.33%) SAP ERP
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) TestDirector
2 1 (8.33%) InstallShield
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Thin Client
1 1 (8.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Test Management
2 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (16.67%) ERP
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Matrix Management
3 1 (8.33%) System Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) VBScript
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) VB
3 1 (8.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Control-M
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (8.33%) BMC
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) IBM