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 3 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank - 10 14
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian - 6.06% 3.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 7.41% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £375 £434
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.49%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £349
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £21.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +18.30%
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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 West Lothian region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
91 27 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 85.05% 81.82% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 20 39
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £372 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Twitter
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) Omniture
3 1 (33.33%) Ergonomics
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Report Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Ergonomics
1 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Twitter
2 1 (33.33%) Omniture