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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 69 59 55
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 59 57 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.29% 2.70% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.32% 3.95% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 34 30
Average daily rate
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£330 £308 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £250 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £416 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £24.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £24.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £24.00 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -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
1778 1443 1591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.16% 68.36% 69.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 918 765 818
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 59 91
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.48 £9.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +3 26 £325 -5.79% 4
Warwickshire -10 7 £375 +48.51% 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £283 - 1
Staffordshire - 2 £354 - 1
Solihull +7 1 £225 -40.00%
Coventry -4 1 - -
Walsall - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
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User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 27 (23.89%) Finance
2 21 (18.58%) SQL
2 21 (18.58%) Oracle
2 21 (18.58%) Test Scripting
3 19 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (16.81%) SAP
4 18 (15.93%) Integration Testing
5 17 (15.04%) ERP
5 17 (15.04%) Microsoft
6 16 (14.16%) SQL Server
7 14 (12.39%) ISEB
7 14 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (11.50%) ISTQB
9 12 (10.62%) Business Analysis
9 12 (10.62%) Project Management
9 12 (10.62%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (9.73%) Business Objects
10 11 (9.73%) PL/SQL
11 10 (8.85%) MS Office
11 10 (8.85%) MS Excel
11 10 (8.85%) Data Mart
11 10 (8.85%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (8.85%) System Testing
11 10 (8.85%) SC Cleared
11 10 (8.85%) Security Cleared
11 10 (8.85%) Oracle Database
12 9 (7.96%) TRIRIGA
12 9 (7.96%) Relational Database
12 9 (7.96%) E-Commerce
12 9 (7.96%) Toad

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (4.42%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.54%) Apache
2 4 (3.54%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.54%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.65%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.65%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.88%) SAP Portal
4 1 (0.88%) Confluence
4 1 (0.88%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (8.85%) MS Office
1 10 (8.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.77%) MS Project
2 2 (1.77%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.88%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (7.96%) TRIRIGA
2 8 (7.08%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (4.42%) SAP PM
4 4 (3.54%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (2.65%) SAP CS
6 2 (1.77%) SAP HR
6 2 (1.77%) SAP SD
6 2 (1.77%) SAP CRM
6 2 (1.77%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.88%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.88%) ENOVIA
7 1 (0.88%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.88%) Retail-J
7 1 (0.88%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.88%) SAP Payroll
7 1 (0.88%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.88%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.54%) LDAP
1 4 (3.54%) SSL
2 2 (1.77%) Internet
2 2 (1.77%) MPLS
2 2 (1.77%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.16%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.62%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (8.85%) Data Mart
3 10 (8.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (8.85%) Oracle Database
4 9 (7.96%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.65%) ZAP BI
5 3 (2.65%) BusinessObjects XI
5 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.77%) PowerCenter
6 2 (1.77%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.77%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.88%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (7.96%) Toad
2 2 (1.77%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.88%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.88%) Selenium
3 1 (0.88%) JIRA
3 1 (0.88%) JDeveloper
3 1 (0.88%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 27 (23.89%) Finance
2 9 (7.96%) Manufacturing
3 8 (7.08%) Automotive
3 8 (7.08%) Banking
4 7 (6.19%) Retail
4 7 (6.19%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.54%) Private Banking
6 3 (2.65%) Marketing
6 3 (2.65%) Billing
7 2 (1.77%) Military
8 1 (0.88%) German Language
8 1 (0.88%) Front Office
8 1 (0.88%) Back Office
8 1 (0.88%) Legal
8 1 (0.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 47 (41.59%) Analyst
2 18 (15.93%) Business Analyst
3 16 (14.16%) Test Analyst
4 13 (11.50%) Developer
5 11 (9.73%) Consultant
6 10 (8.85%) Test Manager
6 10 (8.85%) Oracle Developer
7 8 (7.08%) SAP Consultant
8 7 (6.19%) Architect
8 7 (6.19%) Project Manager
9 6 (5.31%) Data Warehouse Developer
9 6 (5.31%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Tester
10 5 (4.42%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.54%) SAP PM Consultant
11 4 (3.54%) Data Analyst
11 4 (3.54%) CRM Architect
11 4 (3.54%) NHS Business Analyst
11 4 (3.54%) CRM Solutions Architect
12 3 (2.65%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.31%) .NET
2 4 (3.54%) HTML
2 4 (3.54%) Silverlight
3 3 (2.65%) WCF
3 3 (2.65%) Mason
3 3 (2.65%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.77%) XML
4 2 (1.77%) J2EE
5 1 (0.88%) jQuery
5 1 (0.88%) SAP ALE
5 1 (0.88%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.88%) CSS
5 1 (0.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.54%) NHS
2 4 (3.54%) iPad
3 3 (2.65%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.77%) SCADA
5 1 (0.88%) User Experience
5 1 (0.88%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.88%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.42%) Linux
2 4 (3.54%) SUSE
2 4 (3.54%) Solaris
3 3 (2.65%) Windows
4 2 (1.77%) UNIX
4 2 (1.77%) VMS
5 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.58%) Test Scripting
2 19 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (15.93%) Integration Testing
4 17 (15.04%) ERP
5 12 (10.62%) Business Analysis
5 12 (10.62%) Project Management
6 10 (8.85%) System Testing
7 9 (7.96%) E-Commerce
8 8 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (7.08%) CRM
8 8 (7.08%) Time Management
8 8 (7.08%) Test Management
8 8 (7.08%) Test Strategy
9 6 (5.31%) Workflow
9 6 (5.31%) Change Management
9 6 (5.31%) ITIL
9 6 (5.31%) PRINCE2
9 6 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (5.31%) Web Development
9 6 (5.31%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (18.58%) SQL
2 11 (9.73%) PL/SQL
3 7 (6.19%) Java
3 7 (6.19%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.54%) VB
5 3 (2.65%) Progress 4GL
5 3 (2.65%) C#
5 3 (2.65%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.88%) ABAP
6 1 (0.88%) VBA
6 1 (0.88%) VBScript
6 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.88%) C++
6 1 (0.88%) C
6 1 (0.88%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 14 (12.39%) ISEB
2 13 (11.50%) ISTQB
3 10 (8.85%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.85%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.65%) Degree
6 2 (1.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.88%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.08%) QA
2 2 (1.77%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.88%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.54%) CA SiteMinder
1 4 (3.54%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (18.58%) Oracle
2 19 (16.81%) SAP
3 17 (15.04%) Microsoft
4 11 (9.73%) Business Objects
5 7 (6.19%) IBM
6 4 (3.54%) Sun
6 4 (3.54%) CA
7 3 (2.65%) Progress
7 3 (2.65%) Cognos
7 3 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.77%) Trillium
8 2 (1.77%) Informatica
8 2 (1.77%) HP
8 2 (1.77%) Citrix
9 1 (0.88%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.88%) RedPrairie
9 1 (0.88%) Siebel
9 1 (0.88%) Lotus
9 1 (0.88%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.88%) Mercator
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