The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling 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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 14 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 9 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 9.38% - 5.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.69% - 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
- +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.19 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-15.04% -35.79%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Stirling region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
77 29 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 80.21% 78.38% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 18
Average daily rate £420 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 6 (42.86%) Finance
1 6 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 5 (35.71%) Banking
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
2 5 (35.71%) V-Model
2 5 (35.71%) Investment Banking
3 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (21.43%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) MS Office
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Release Management
4 3 (21.43%) Test Management
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (14.29%) Toad
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) Back Office
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.14%) Workflow
6 1 (7.14%) Rational Rose
6 1 (7.14%) RUP
6 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
6 1 (7.14%) UML
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle
6 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
6 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Toad
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Rational Rose
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Banking
2 5 (35.71%) Investment Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Release Manager
1 4 (28.57%) Deployment Manager
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Development Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Support Manager
4 1 (7.14%) UAT Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) UAT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 5 (35.71%) Project Management
2 5 (35.71%) V-Model
3 3 (21.43%) Release Management
3 3 (21.43%) Test Management
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) RUP
5 1 (7.14%) UML
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
5 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) MiFID
1 1 (7.14%) QA
1 1 (7.14%) EMIR
1 1 (7.14%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle