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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 34 27 31
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 7 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.96% 3.74% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.78% 5.42% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
Average daily rate £300 £420 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +44.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.42% -5.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-36.76% +30.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
185 240 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 51.68% 68.97% 54.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 146 72
Average daily rate £300 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 6
Average hourly rate £31.25 £23.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% +13.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £15.93 £12.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £22.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Sheffield -7 5 £200 -67.47% 1
User Acceptance Testing
Yorkshire

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Retail
2 7 (38.89%) QA
3 6 (33.33%) Change Management
4 5 (27.78%) Windows
4 5 (27.78%) Functional Testing
5 4 (22.22%) SAP Retail
5 4 (22.22%) ABAP
5 4 (22.22%) SAP
5 4 (22.22%) Project Management
6 3 (16.67%) SAN
6 3 (16.67%) VMware
6 3 (16.67%) ERP
6 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (16.67%) Billing
6 3 (16.67%) SAP ERP
6 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (11.11%) vSphere
7 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
7 2 (11.11%) Test Management
7 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
7 2 (11.11%) Application Packaging
7 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
7 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Project
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) SAP Retail
2 3 (16.67%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) Internet
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) VoIP
2 2 (11.11%) LAN
2 2 (11.11%) VPN
2 2 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) PBX
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) SMTP
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) FTP
3 1 (5.56%) Wireless
3 1 (5.56%) Wireless Security
3 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.56%) OSPF
3 1 (5.56%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) InstallShield
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Retail
3 3 (16.67%) Billing
4 2 (11.11%) Banking
4 2 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Test Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Retail Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) SAP IS-Retail Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) EPoS
2 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Change Management
2 5 (27.78%) Functional Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) ERP
4 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) B2B
5 2 (11.11%) B2C
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Information Security
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 2 (11.11%) Test Management
5 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.56%) Data Management
6 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) ABAP
2 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CCNP
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) QA
2 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) vSphere
2 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Control-M
1 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) SAP
2 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.56%) Symantec
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Juniper
4 1 (5.56%) BMC
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) NETGEAR
4 1 (5.56%) Aruba
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle