The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 74 46 56
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +10
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 43 65 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.73% 3.20% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 4.65% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 38 24
Average daily rate
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£400 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £135 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £24.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +26.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £23.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-38.70% +22.36%
User Acceptance Testing
England

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 Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1692 1399 1517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 67.90% 68.78% 68.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 915 782 781
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £482 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 58 117
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.20 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the West Midlands region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. 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
Birmingham -8 17 £406 +16.07% 3
Warwickshire -18 8 £400 +122.22% 3
Staffordshire -5 2 £367 -33.31%
Walsall +2 1 £425 +34.92%
Solihull +1 1 £225 -37.93%
Coventry -13 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £300 - 1
Worcestershire - - - -
West Bromwich - - - - 1
User Acceptance Testing
England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 25 (26.04%) Finance
2 21 (21.88%) SQL
3 19 (19.79%) Oracle
4 18 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 16 (16.67%) ERP
6 15 (15.63%) Test Scripting
7 13 (13.54%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (13.54%) Microsoft
7 13 (13.54%) SAP
8 11 (11.46%) Business Objects
8 11 (11.46%) PL/SQL
8 11 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (11.46%) Integration Testing
9 10 (10.42%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (10.42%) Data Mart
9 10 (10.42%) Oracle Database
9 10 (10.42%) System Testing
10 9 (9.38%) Toad
10 9 (9.38%) Business Analysis
11 8 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (8.33%) ISEB
11 8 (8.33%) Project Management
12 7 (7.29%) E-Commerce
12 7 (7.29%) MS Excel
12 7 (7.29%) PRINCE2
12 7 (7.29%) Banking
12 7 (7.29%) Use Case
12 7 (7.29%) Relational Database
13 6 (6.25%) Data Mapping

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 4 (4.17%) WebSphere
1 4 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (2.08%) Apache
3 2 (2.08%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.08%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.04%) SAS
4 1 (1.04%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.04%) SAP Portal
4 1 (1.04%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (7.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.25%) MS Office
3 3 (3.13%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.08%) MS Project
5 1 (1.04%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (4.17%) TRIRIGA
2 4 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.08%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.08%) SAP PM
3 2 (2.08%) SAP HR
3 2 (2.08%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.04%) SAP FI
4 1 (1.04%) SAP Payroll
4 1 (1.04%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.04%) SAP CO
4 1 (1.04%) SAP ERP
4 1 (1.04%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) LDAP
1 2 (2.08%) WAN
1 2 (2.08%) SSL
1 2 (2.08%) Internet
1 2 (2.08%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.54%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (10.42%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (10.42%) Data Mart
3 10 (10.42%) Oracle Database
4 7 (7.29%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.13%) BusinessObjects XI
5 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.13%) ZAP BI
6 2 (2.08%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.08%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.08%) PowerCenter
7 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.04%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.04%) MS Access
7 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 9 (9.38%) Toad
2 1 (1.04%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.04%) JDeveloper
2 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.04%) JIRA
2 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.04%) SoapUI
General
1 25 (26.04%) Finance
2 7 (7.29%) Banking
3 6 (6.25%) Automotive
3 6 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.21%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.21%) Retail
5 2 (2.08%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.04%) Advertising
6 1 (1.04%) Legal
6 1 (1.04%) Front Office
6 1 (1.04%) Back Office
6 1 (1.04%) Military
6 1 (1.04%) German Language
Job Titles
1 44 (45.83%) Analyst
2 18 (18.75%) Business Analyst
3 13 (13.54%) Developer
3 13 (13.54%) Test Analyst
4 10 (10.42%) Oracle Developer
5 9 (9.38%) Consultant
6 7 (7.29%) Architect
7 6 (6.25%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
7 6 (6.25%) SAP Consultant
7 6 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 6 (6.25%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 6 (6.25%) Data Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) Test Manager
8 5 (5.21%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.17%) CRM Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.17%) NHS Business Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) CRM Architect
9 4 (4.17%) Tester
10 3 (3.13%) Quality Analyst
10 3 (3.13%) Data Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.21%) .NET
2 4 (4.17%) Silverlight
3 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.13%) WCF
3 3 (3.13%) Mason
4 2 (2.08%) XML
4 2 (2.08%) HTML
4 2 (2.08%) J2EE
5 1 (1.04%) Middleware
5 1 (1.04%) CSS
5 1 (1.04%) SOAP
5 1 (1.04%) SAP ALE
5 1 (1.04%) jQuery
5 1 (1.04%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.17%) iPad
2 4 (4.17%) NHS
3 3 (3.13%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.08%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.08%) SCADA
5 1 (1.04%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.04%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.13%) Windows
2 2 (2.08%) Solaris
2 2 (2.08%) Linux
2 2 (2.08%) VMS
2 2 (2.08%) SUSE
3 1 (1.04%) UNIX
3 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (16.67%) ERP
3 15 (15.63%) Test Scripting
4 11 (11.46%) Integration Testing
5 10 (10.42%) System Testing
6 9 (9.38%) Business Analysis
7 8 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (8.33%) Project Management
8 7 (7.29%) E-Commerce
8 7 (7.29%) PRINCE2
8 7 (7.29%) Use Case
9 6 (6.25%) Data Mapping
9 6 (6.25%) Software Testing
9 6 (6.25%) CRM
9 6 (6.25%) ETL
9 6 (6.25%) Workflow
9 6 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (5.21%) Migration
10 5 (5.21%) Regression Testing
10 5 (5.21%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.88%) SQL
2 11 (11.46%) PL/SQL
3 5 (5.21%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.13%) Java
4 3 (3.13%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.13%) VB
4 3 (3.13%) C#
5 2 (2.08%) Progress 4GL
6 1 (1.04%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.04%) C
6 1 (1.04%) C++
6 1 (1.04%) ABAP
6 1 (1.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (8.33%) ISEB
2 6 (6.25%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.21%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.21%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.04%) CCA
5 1 (1.04%) Degree
5 1 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) QA
2 4 (4.17%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.04%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.08%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (1.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (19.79%) Oracle
2 13 (13.54%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.54%) SAP
3 11 (11.46%) Business Objects
4 5 (5.21%) IBM
5 3 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.13%) Trillium
6 2 (2.08%) Progress
6 2 (2.08%) Citrix
6 2 (2.08%) Sun
6 2 (2.08%) CA
6 2 (2.08%) Informatica
7 1 (1.04%) Lotus
7 1 (1.04%) Mercator
7 1 (1.04%) HP
7 1 (1.04%) Cognos
7 1 (1.04%) ServiceNow
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