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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 21 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 5 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 4.50% 7.14% 6.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.68% 8.57% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£288 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +1.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.27% -5.26%
User Acceptance Testing
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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
88 35 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 79.28% 83.33% 63.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 36
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +52.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 2014, 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 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) Banking
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) Test Management
3 5 (35.71%) Investment Management
4 4 (28.57%) Data Integration
4 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) Java
4 4 (28.57%) VB
4 4 (28.57%) .NET
4 4 (28.57%) MS Access
5 3 (21.43%) Control-M
5 3 (21.43%) Reuters
5 3 (21.43%) Bloomberg
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) Data Management
5 3 (21.43%) RIMES
5 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (21.43%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (14.29%) Eagle PACE
6 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
6 2 (14.29%) Derivative
6 2 (14.29%) EMIR
6 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 2 (14.29%) Markit EDM
6 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (7.14%) Documentum
1 1 (7.14%) FileNet
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) RoboHelp
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Eagle PACE
1 2 (14.29%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MS Access
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JUnit
1 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
1 1 (7.14%) Maven
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) FitNesse
1 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
1 1 (7.14%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.14%) French Language
4 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Test Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Test Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Database Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Business Data Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) IT Trainer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Development Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Trainer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Database Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) JDBC
2 1 (7.14%) JSP
2 1 (7.14%) Servlets
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
2 1 (7.14%) Spring
2 1 (7.14%) JSF
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Integration
2 3 (21.43%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (14.29%) Derivative
4 1 (7.14%) Reference Data
4 1 (7.14%) PMI
4 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (7.14%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Test Management
1 5 (35.71%) Investment Management
2 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Data Management
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) Release Management
5 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.14%) Document Management
5 1 (7.14%) Validation
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) RAD
5 1 (7.14%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCT
1 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Control-M
1 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Reuters
1 3 (21.43%) Bloomberg
1 3 (21.43%) RIMES
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Adobe
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Business Objects