The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Stirling 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 13 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 5 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 7.69% 7.61% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.87% 9.72% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £375 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £328 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.05% -6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £35.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-42.95% +36.53%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
46 72 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 70.77% 78.26% 73.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 43 29
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
User Acceptance Testing
Scotland

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 18 April 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 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Banking
3 3 (60.00%) Data Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (40.00%) Reuters
4 2 (40.00%) Bloomberg
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) MS Access
4 2 (40.00%) VB
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) Investment Management
4 2 (40.00%) Data Management
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) RIMES
5 1 (20.00%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (20.00%) Markit EDM
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (20.00%) Subversion
5 1 (20.00%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (20.00%) Validation
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (20.00%) Spring
5 1 (20.00%) JSF

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Markit EDM
1 1 (20.00%) Eagle PACE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MS Access
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Rational Application Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Data Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Database Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Development Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) JSF
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) JDBC
2 1 (20.00%) JSP
2 1 (20.00%) Servlets
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Investment Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Data Management
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) RAD
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Reuters
1 2 (40.00%) Bloomberg
1 2 (40.00%) RIMES
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
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