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 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 67 52 69
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +17
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 88 75 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.70% 3.01% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 3.85% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 57 29
Median daily rate £364 £300 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.25% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £163 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £20.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.90 £20.00 £18.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £32.73 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +32.24%
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
2645 1949 1933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.26% 78.15% 74.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1577 1138 1008
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 100 114
Median hourly rate £20.50 £31.44 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.79% +4.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.30 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -2 22 £375 -6.25% 2
Coventry -12 22 £400 +33.33% 1
Warwickshire +1 14 £330 +16.81%
Staffordshire - 11 £293 - 1
Solihull 0 1 £500 - 1
Worcestershire -1 1 - - 2
West Bromwich - 1 £240 -
Herefordshire - 1 £450 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 48 (25.26%) Test Scripting
2 45 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (18.95%) Finance
3 36 (18.95%) Migration
4 35 (18.42%) SQL
5 29 (15.26%) Data Migration
6 27 (14.21%) Microsoft
6 27 (14.21%) ISEB
7 25 (13.16%) SQL Server
8 24 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (11.05%) Business Analysis
10 19 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (10.00%) Oracle
10 19 (10.00%) Visual Studio
10 19 (10.00%) Test Strategy
11 17 (8.95%) .NET
11 17 (8.95%) C#
12 16 (8.42%) SharePoint
12 16 (8.42%) MS Excel
12 16 (8.42%) Data Modelling
12 16 (8.42%) GAP Analysis
12 16 (8.42%) Functional Testing
12 16 (8.42%) Waterfall
13 15 (7.89%) Change Management
13 15 (7.89%) HP
13 15 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (7.89%) SAP
13 15 (7.89%) Scrum
14 14 (7.37%) XML
14 14 (7.37%) Project Management

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 16 (8.42%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.16%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (3.16%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (1.58%) SAP Portal
4 2 (1.05%) SAS
4 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.53%) CMS
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (8.42%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.79%) MS Visio
3 7 (3.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.63%) MS Project
5 4 (2.11%) MS Office
6 2 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (4.21%) Oracle Assets
1 8 (4.21%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (4.21%) Oracle Payables
2 7 (3.68%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (3.68%) Oracle Cash Management
2 7 (3.68%) Oracle iProcurement
3 5 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.58%) SAP CRM
4 3 (1.58%) SAP HCM
4 3 (1.58%) SAP HR
4 3 (1.58%) SAP Payroll
5 2 (1.05%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (1.05%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.53%) Maximo
6 1 (0.53%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.53%) SAP CS
6 1 (0.53%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.53%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.63%) SuccessFactors
3 4 (2.11%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.58%) Internet
2 1 (0.53%) LAN
2 1 (0.53%) NAS
2 1 (0.53%) SAN
2 1 (0.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (5.26%) Big Data
4 6 (3.16%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.11%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.58%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.58%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.05%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (1.05%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.53%) MS Access
9 1 (0.53%) QlikView
9 1 (0.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 19 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.16%) HP UFT
3 4 (2.11%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (2.11%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.11%) Selenium
3 4 (2.11%) WinRunner
4 2 (1.05%) JIRA
5 1 (0.53%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.53%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.53%) Rational Rose
General
1 36 (18.95%) Finance
2 12 (6.32%) Automotive
3 11 (5.79%) Retail
4 7 (3.68%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.16%) Banking
5 6 (3.16%) General Ledger
5 6 (3.16%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.11%) Billing
7 2 (1.05%) Back Office
7 2 (1.05%) Games
7 2 (1.05%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.53%) Advertising
8 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.53%) Marketing
8 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 81 (42.63%) Analyst
2 42 (22.11%) Business Analyst
3 32 (16.84%) Developer
4 26 (13.68%) Test Analyst
5 24 (12.63%) Test Manager
6 18 (9.47%) Consultant
7 12 (6.32%) .NET Developer
8 10 (5.26%) Business IT Analyst
8 10 (5.26%) IT Analyst
8 10 (5.26%) IT Business Analyst
8 10 (5.26%) Project Manager
9 8 (4.21%) UAT Manager
10 7 (3.68%) Programme Manager
10 7 (3.68%) Programme Test Manager
10 7 (3.68%) Test Leader
10 7 (3.68%) Test Programme Manager
10 7 (3.68%) UAT Test Manager
11 6 (3.16%) Agile Business Analyst
11 6 (3.16%) Functional Consultant
11 6 (3.16%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.95%) .NET
2 14 (7.37%) XML
3 12 (6.32%) jQuery
4 9 (4.74%) ASP.NET
5 8 (4.21%) HTML
5 8 (4.21%) Oracle Fusion
6 7 (3.68%) .NET Framework
6 7 (3.68%) CSS
6 7 (3.68%) Entity Framework
7 5 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (2.63%) Middleware
8 3 (1.58%) Web Services
9 2 (1.05%) LINQ
9 2 (1.05%) WCF
10 1 (0.53%) JSON
10 1 (0.53%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.21%) e-Learning
3 7 (3.68%) Data Structures
4 5 (2.63%) Data Integration
5 4 (2.11%) Life Science
6 3 (1.58%) EPoS
7 2 (1.05%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.05%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.05%) Online Gambling
7 2 (1.05%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.53%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.53%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.53%) NHS
8 1 (0.53%) SystemC
8 1 (0.53%) User Experience
8 1 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.68%) Linux
2 5 (2.63%) Unix
3 4 (2.11%) Windows
4 3 (1.58%) SUSE
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (25.26%) Test Scripting
2 45 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (18.95%) Migration
4 29 (15.26%) Data Migration
5 21 (11.05%) Business Analysis
6 19 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (10.00%) Test Strategy
7 16 (8.42%) Data Modelling
7 16 (8.42%) Functional Testing
7 16 (8.42%) GAP Analysis
7 16 (8.42%) Waterfall
8 15 (7.89%) Change Management
8 15 (7.89%) Scrum
9 14 (7.37%) Project Management
9 14 (7.37%) System Integration Testing
9 14 (7.37%) System Testing
9 14 (7.37%) Use Case
10 13 (6.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 13 (6.84%) Test Management
10 13 (6.84%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 35 (18.42%) SQL
2 17 (8.95%) C#
3 8 (4.21%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.16%) C
4 6 (3.16%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.63%) Java
5 5 (2.63%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.11%) COBOL
7 1 (0.53%) VB
7 1 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (14.21%) ISEB
2 11 (5.79%) ISTQB
3 10 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 9 (4.74%) Degree
5 7 (3.68%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (3.68%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.74%) QA
2 4 (2.11%) GMP
3 3 (1.58%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.58%) SLA
4 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.53%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (2.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (7.37%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (14.21%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.00%) Oracle
3 15 (7.89%) HP
3 15 (7.89%) SAP
4 5 (2.63%) Canon
5 4 (2.11%) IBM
5 4 (2.11%) Micro Focus
6 3 (1.58%) ATG
6 3 (1.58%) hybris
6 3 (1.58%) JDA
6 3 (1.58%) RedPrairie
7 2 (1.05%) Informatica
8 1 (0.53%) Citrix
8 1 (0.53%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.53%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.53%) Kronos
8 1 (0.53%) PlateSpin
8 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.53%) Serena
8 1 (0.53%) Unisys
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