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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 61 48 54
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 63 66 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.44% 3.17% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.47% 4.76% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 42 30
Average daily rate
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£340 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +1.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 - £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.27% -5.26%
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
1817 1387 1529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 70.32% 66.65% 67.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 963 723 788
Average daily rate £375 £357 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 58 69
Average hourly rate £29.88 £37.80 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.96% +21.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 August 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 -4 22 £318 -6.06% 8
Warwickshire -7 10 £375 +25.20% 1
Coventry -8 2 £400 - 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £283 -
Solihull +1 1 £225 -40.00%
Staffordshire -1 1 £275 -4.34% 1
Walsall - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 1
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 23 (20.54%) Finance
2 22 (19.64%) Test Scripting
3 20 (17.86%) SQL
4 19 (16.96%) SAP
4 19 (16.96%) Integration Testing
5 17 (15.18%) ISTQB
5 17 (15.18%) ISEB
6 16 (14.29%) ERP
6 16 (14.29%) Oracle
6 16 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 15 (13.39%) Microsoft
7 15 (13.39%) Business Analysis
8 12 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (10.71%) Test Strategy
9 11 (9.82%) System Testing
10 10 (8.93%) Project Management
10 10 (8.93%) Change Management
10 10 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (8.93%) Business Objects
10 10 (8.93%) PL/SQL
10 10 (8.93%) MS Office
10 10 (8.93%) SC Cleared
10 10 (8.93%) Security Cleared
10 10 (8.93%) Oracle Database
10 10 (8.93%) Data Mart
10 10 (8.93%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (8.04%) QA
11 9 (8.04%) Software Testing
11 9 (8.04%) TRIRIGA
11 9 (8.04%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (4.46%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.57%) Apache
2 4 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.57%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.68%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.89%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.89%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (8.93%) MS Office
2 9 (8.04%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (8.04%) TRIRIGA
2 8 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (4.46%) SAP PM
4 4 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (2.68%) SAP CS
5 3 (2.68%) SAP SD
6 2 (1.79%) SAP CRM
6 2 (1.79%) SAP HR
6 2 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.89%) Retail-J
7 1 (0.89%) ENOVIA
7 1 (0.89%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.89%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.89%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.89%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.89%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.89%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.89%) SAP WM
7 1 (0.89%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.89%) SAP Payroll
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.57%) LDAP
1 4 (3.57%) SSL
2 2 (1.79%) Internet
2 2 (1.79%) MPLS
2 2 (1.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (8.93%) Oracle Database
3 10 (8.93%) Data Mart
3 10 (8.93%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (8.04%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (2.68%) BusinessObjects XI
6 3 (2.68%) ZAP BI
7 2 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.79%) PowerCenter
7 2 (1.79%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.79%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.89%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (8.04%) Toad
2 2 (1.79%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.89%) Selenium
3 1 (0.89%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.89%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 23 (20.54%) Finance
2 9 (8.04%) Manufacturing
3 8 (7.14%) Automotive
4 7 (6.25%) Banking
4 7 (6.25%) Retail
5 6 (5.36%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.57%) Private Banking
7 3 (2.68%) Marketing
7 3 (2.68%) Billing
8 2 (1.79%) Military
9 1 (0.89%) German Language
9 1 (0.89%) Front Office
9 1 (0.89%) Back Office
9 1 (0.89%) Legal
9 1 (0.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 46 (41.07%) Analyst
2 17 (15.18%) Test Analyst
2 17 (15.18%) Business Analyst
3 13 (11.61%) Developer
4 11 (9.82%) Test Manager
5 10 (8.93%) Consultant
5 10 (8.93%) Oracle Developer
6 8 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
7 7 (6.25%) Architect
8 6 (5.36%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 6 (5.36%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
9 5 (4.46%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.46%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.46%) Tester
10 4 (3.57%) NHS Business Analyst
10 4 (3.57%) CRM Architect
10 4 (3.57%) CRM Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.57%) SAP PM Consultant
11 3 (2.68%) Data Analyst
11 3 (2.68%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.57%) HTML
1 4 (3.57%) .NET
1 4 (3.57%) Silverlight
2 3 (2.68%) WCF
2 3 (2.68%) Mason
2 3 (2.68%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.79%) J2EE
4 1 (0.89%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.89%) MDX
4 1 (0.89%) SAP ALE
4 1 (0.89%) jQuery
4 1 (0.89%) CSS
4 1 (0.89%) SOAP
4 1 (0.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.57%) NHS
1 4 (3.57%) iPad
2 3 (2.68%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.79%) SCADA
4 1 (0.89%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.89%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.46%) Linux
2 4 (3.57%) SUSE
2 4 (3.57%) Solaris
3 3 (2.68%) Windows
4 2 (1.79%) UNIX
4 2 (1.79%) VMS
5 1 (0.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.64%) Test Scripting
2 19 (16.96%) Integration Testing
3 16 (14.29%) ERP
4 15 (13.39%) Business Analysis
5 12 (10.71%) Test Strategy
6 11 (9.82%) System Testing
7 10 (8.93%) Project Management
7 10 (8.93%) Change Management
7 10 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (8.04%) Software Testing
8 9 (8.04%) E-Commerce
9 8 (7.14%) CRM
9 8 (7.14%) Time Management
9 8 (7.14%) Test Management
10 6 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (5.36%) Project Planning
10 6 (5.36%) Web Development
11 5 (4.46%) Use Case
11 5 (4.46%) Data Mapping
11 5 (4.46%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.86%) SQL
2 10 (8.93%) PL/SQL
3 7 (6.25%) Java
3 7 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.68%) Progress 4GL
4 3 (2.68%) C#
4 3 (2.68%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.79%) VB
6 1 (0.89%) Assembly Language
6 1 (0.89%) ABAP
6 1 (0.89%) VBA
6 1 (0.89%) VBScript
6 1 (0.89%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.89%) C++
6 1 (0.89%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (15.18%) ISTQB
1 17 (15.18%) ISEB
2 10 (8.93%) SC Cleared
2 10 (8.93%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.68%) Degree
3 3 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (2.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.89%) CCA
5 1 (0.89%) HND
5 1 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.04%) QA
2 2 (1.79%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 9 (8.04%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.57%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (0.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (16.96%) SAP
2 16 (14.29%) Oracle
3 15 (13.39%) Microsoft
4 10 (8.93%) Business Objects
5 7 (6.25%) HP
6 6 (5.36%) IBM
7 4 (3.57%) Sun
7 4 (3.57%) CA
8 3 (2.68%) Progress
8 3 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.79%) Trillium
9 2 (1.79%) Cognos
9 2 (1.79%) Citrix
9 2 (1.79%) Informatica
10 1 (0.89%) RedPrairie
10 1 (0.89%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.89%) Siebel
10 1 (0.89%) Lotus
10 1 (0.89%) JD Edwards
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