The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 21 27 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 7 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.76% 1.14% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.70% 1.40% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £300 £550 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +57.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +2.32%
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 Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
149 143 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 80.11% 81.25% 65.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 85 60
Median daily rate £325 £365 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% +10.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 6
Median hourly rate £11.23 £15.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.56% +21.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.01 £12.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £20.00 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 £300 -
Lichfield - 1 - -
User Acceptance Testing
West Midlands

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
2 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Test Management
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
3 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) SLA
3 1 (11.11%) MS Project
3 1 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Billing
3 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle iProcurement
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Receivables
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Billing
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Coordinator
1 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
1 2 (22.22%) UAT Manager
1 2 (22.22%) UAT Test Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Financials Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Financials Functional Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Functional Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Procurement Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Oracle Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Oracle Financials Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Oracle Functional Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Support Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) UAT Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) XML Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) JSON
1 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Test Management
3 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) ATG