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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
England / West Midlands
Rank 69 56 72
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +16
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 57 63 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.36% 2.68% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.98% 3.28% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 37 25
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £270 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% +36.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +55.55%

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
1912 1918 1524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.30% 81.55% 71.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1199 1047 927
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 63 91
Median hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.13 £11.08 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.85 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -3 15 £389 +28.51% 2
Warwickshire -9 9 £340 -15.00% 2
Coventry -21 9 £425 +3.09% 1
Solihull 0 6 £425 -
Staffordshire +2 5 £223 -50.55% 1
Kingswinford +3 3 £339 -20.29% 1
Shropshire +13 2 - -
Wolverhampton - 2 £400 -
West Bromwich - 1 £375 -
Worcestershire - 1 £600 -
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 36 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (21.32%) Test Scripting
3 27 (19.85%) SQL
4 26 (19.12%) Microsoft
4 26 (19.12%) Migration
5 24 (17.65%) SQL Server
6 20 (14.71%) Visual Studio
6 20 (14.71%) Finance
7 19 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (13.24%) JavaScript
8 18 (13.24%) C#
8 18 (13.24%) jQuery
9 17 (12.50%) Data Migration
9 17 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 16 (11.76%) .NET
11 15 (11.03%) XML
11 15 (11.03%) Data Modelling
11 15 (11.03%) Test Management
11 15 (11.03%) System Integration Testing
12 14 (10.29%) Integration Testing
12 14 (10.29%) SharePoint
12 14 (10.29%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (10.29%) Oracle
12 14 (10.29%) HTML
13 13 (9.56%) MVC
13 13 (9.56%) Retail
13 13 (9.56%) User Stories
13 13 (9.56%) Waterfall
14 11 (8.09%) Test Strategy
14 11 (8.09%) Functional Testing

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (10.29%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (4.41%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.74%) CMS
5 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.74%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.94%) MS Office
2 4 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (2.94%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.47%) MS Project
3 2 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.41%) Oracle General Ledger
1 6 (4.41%) Oracle Payables
1 6 (4.41%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (3.68%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (2.94%) SAP CRM
4 3 (2.21%) Oracle ASCP
4 3 (2.21%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (1.47%) TRIRIGA
6 1 (0.74%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.74%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (2.21%) GitHub
3 3 (2.21%) Office 365
4 2 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.21%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.29%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (6.62%) Big Data
4 7 (5.15%) Oracle Database
4 7 (5.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (3.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.21%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.47%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.47%) QlikView
7 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.74%) GIS
8 1 (0.74%) MS Access
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (14.71%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.15%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.94%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.94%) HP UFT
3 4 (2.94%) JIRA
3 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.21%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (2.21%) gulp
4 3 (2.21%) JHipster
4 3 (2.21%) Protractor
4 3 (2.21%) Selenium
5 2 (1.47%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.74%) NWDS
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.74%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.74%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.74%) WinRunner
General
1 20 (14.71%) Finance
2 13 (9.56%) Retail
3 9 (6.62%) Manufacturing
4 7 (5.15%) Back Office
5 6 (4.41%) Automotive
6 5 (3.68%) Banking
6 5 (3.68%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.21%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.47%) Advertising
8 2 (1.47%) Billing
8 2 (1.47%) Games
9 1 (0.74%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.74%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 41 (30.15%) Analyst
2 26 (19.12%) Developer
3 19 (13.97%) Business Analyst
4 16 (11.76%) Test Manager
5 14 (10.29%) Test Analyst
6 13 (9.56%) Project Manager
7 9 (6.62%) Consultant
7 9 (6.62%) Tester
8 7 (5.15%) .NET Developer
9 6 (4.41%) Oracle Project Manager
9 6 (4.41%) SharePoint Developer
9 6 (4.41%) Test Leader
9 6 (4.41%) UAT Analyst
9 6 (4.41%) UAT Manager
10 5 (3.68%) Agile Business Analyst
10 5 (3.68%) Data Analyst
10 5 (3.68%) Data Business Analyst
10 5 (3.68%) Dynamics AX Consultant
10 5 (3.68%) UAT Lead
10 5 (3.68%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.24%) jQuery
2 16 (11.76%) .NET
3 15 (11.03%) XML
4 14 (10.29%) HTML
5 10 (7.35%) ASP.NET
5 10 (7.35%) CSS
6 8 (5.88%) .NET Framework
6 8 (5.88%) AngularJS
6 8 (5.88%) Entity Framework
7 7 (5.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (4.41%) LINQ
8 6 (4.41%) Web Services
9 5 (3.68%) REST
10 4 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (2.94%) CSS3
10 4 (2.94%) HTML5
10 4 (2.94%) JSON
10 4 (2.94%) SOAP
11 3 (2.21%) Node.js
11 3 (2.21%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.97%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.68%) e-Learning
3 4 (2.94%) Life Science
4 3 (2.21%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.21%) NHS
5 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.47%) Online Gambling
6 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.74%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.74%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.74%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.74%) EPoS
6 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.68%) Linux
2 4 (2.94%) Unix
3 3 (2.21%) SUSE
3 3 (2.21%) Windows
4 1 (0.74%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.74%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (21.32%) Test Scripting
3 26 (19.12%) Migration
4 17 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 15 (11.03%) Data Modelling
5 15 (11.03%) System Integration Testing
5 15 (11.03%) Test Management
6 14 (10.29%) Integration Testing
7 13 (9.56%) MVC
7 13 (9.56%) User Stories
7 13 (9.56%) Waterfall
8 11 (8.09%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (8.09%) Functional Testing
8 11 (8.09%) Requirements Analysis
8 11 (8.09%) System Testing
8 11 (8.09%) Test Strategy
8 11 (8.09%) Use Case
9 10 (7.35%) Regression Testing
10 9 (6.62%) BPR
10 9 (6.62%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (19.85%) SQL
2 18 (13.24%) C#
2 18 (13.24%) JavaScript
3 11 (8.09%) T-SQL
4 8 (5.88%) Java
5 6 (4.41%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.94%) TypeScript
7 3 (2.21%) COBOL
8 2 (1.47%) C
9 1 (0.74%) VB
9 1 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (5.15%) Degree
2 6 (4.41%) ISEB
2 6 (4.41%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.21%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.21%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.74%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.09%) QA
2 4 (2.94%) GMP
3 3 (2.21%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.47%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.74%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (3.68%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.21%) Docker
3 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (6.62%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.74%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (19.12%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.29%) Oracle
3 10 (7.35%) HP
4 9 (6.62%) SAP
5 7 (5.15%) JDA
6 5 (3.68%) Canon
7 3 (2.21%) ATG
7 3 (2.21%) hybris
7 3 (2.21%) IBM
8 2 (1.47%) Infor
8 2 (1.47%) Micro Focus
9 1 (0.74%) Capita
9 1 (0.74%) Computacenter
9 1 (0.74%) Demandware
9 1 (0.74%) Guidewire
9 1 (0.74%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.74%) Kronos
9 1 (0.74%) RedPrairie
9 1 (0.74%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.74%) VMware
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