The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian 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 May 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
29 May 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 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 4.48% - 5.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.88% - 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£375 - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £23.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+32.60% -23.33%
User Acceptance Testing
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Lothian region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
51 38 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 76.12% 80.85% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 24
Average daily rate £325 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £263 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £417 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £42.00 £7.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +460.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston - 3 £375 - 1
User Acceptance Testing
Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Automation Testing
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (50.00%) User Stories
3 3 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) CMS
4 2 (33.33%) Twitter
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
5 1 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (16.67%) Validation
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (16.67%) Omniture
5 1 (16.67%) Ergonomics
5 1 (16.67%) Time Management
5 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
5 1 (16.67%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Change Control
5 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Lothian 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 2 (33.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Tester
2 3 (50.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Report Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Ergonomics
1 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Automation Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (50.00%) User Stories
2 3 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Twitter
2 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
2 1 (16.67%) Omniture