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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 19 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 5.32% 8.89% 4.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.85% 10.00% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£370 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% -3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £24.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-43.75% -26.15%
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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
73 40 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 77.66% 88.89% 65.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 19 17
Average daily rate £400 £420 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +29.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 21 November 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 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Release Management
4 2 (20.00%) Test Management
4 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) MS Office
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) UML
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) MCT
5 1 (10.00%) RUP
5 1 (10.00%) MS Access
5 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) Documentum
5 1 (10.00%) Rational Rose
5 1 (10.00%) Toad
5 1 (10.00%) IBM
5 1 (10.00%) Adobe
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) PMI
5 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (10.00%) RoboHelp
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (10.00%) Documentum
1 1 (10.00%) FileNet
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (10.00%) RoboHelp
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Eagle PACE
1 1 (10.00%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Rational Rose
1 1 (10.00%) Toad
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Release Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Deployment Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Trainer
3 1 (10.00%) Database Developer
3 1 (10.00%) UAT Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) UAT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Trainer
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) PMI
1 1 (10.00%) E-Learning
1 1 (10.00%) Reference Data
1 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
1 2 (20.00%) Release Management
1 2 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (10.00%) V-Model
2 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (10.00%) Workflow
2 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (10.00%) Data Management
2 1 (10.00%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCT
1 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (10.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) IBM
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) Reuters
1 1 (10.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (10.00%) RIMES