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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
England / West Midlands
Rank 53 51 74
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +23
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 72 83 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.03% 3.18% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.84% 3.85% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 45 25
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £244 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £505 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% +13.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +13.88%

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
1876 2154 1635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.02% 82.53% 72.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1200 1217 937
Median daily rate £425 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 50 106
Median hourly rate £25.50 £20.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £37.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 0 22 £390 +16.76% 6
Warwickshire 0 12 £330 -38.60% 1
Staffordshire +8 9 £225 -50.00% 1
Coventry -15 9 £350 -12.50% 1
Wolverhampton +5 4 £365 -2.80%
Shropshire - 3 £550 - 1
Worcestershire - 3 £350 -
Kingswinford +2 2 £368 -13.52%
Solihull -1 2 - -
West Bromwich - 1 £375 -
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 34 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (22.50%) SQL
3 23 (19.17%) Migration
4 20 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 19 (15.83%) Test Scripting
6 18 (15.00%) JavaScript
7 17 (14.17%) Oracle
7 17 (14.17%) jQuery
8 16 (13.33%) System Testing
8 16 (13.33%) Visual Studio
8 16 (13.33%) C#
8 16 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 15 (12.50%) Data Migration
10 14 (11.67%) Test Management
11 13 (10.83%) MVC
11 13 (10.83%) Finance
11 13 (10.83%) .NET
11 13 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (10.00%) Defect Management
12 12 (10.00%) XML
12 12 (10.00%) Integration Testing
13 11 (9.17%) JIRA
13 11 (9.17%) Retail
13 11 (9.17%) HTML
13 11 (9.17%) MS Excel
13 11 (9.17%) Manufacturing
13 11 (9.17%) System Integration Testing
13 11 (9.17%) Git (software)
13 11 (9.17%) AngularJS
14 10 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 8 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.67%) Confluence
4 2 (1.67%) SAS
5 1 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.83%) Papyrus
5 1 (0.83%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.83%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (9.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.83%) MS Project
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 6 (5.00%) Oracle Payables
1 6 (5.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.50%) Oracle ASCP
3 3 (2.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.67%) SAP CRM
4 2 (1.67%) TRIRIGA
5 1 (0.83%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.33%) Office 365
2 3 (2.50%) GitHub
2 3 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.83%) Internet
1 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (4.17%) Big Data
6 4 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (3.33%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (1.67%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (1.67%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.67%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.67%) QlikView
9 1 (0.83%) MS Access
9 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 16 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 11 (9.17%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.17%) JIRA
3 7 (5.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 7 (5.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.33%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.33%) gulp
5 3 (2.50%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (2.50%) JHipster
5 3 (2.50%) Protractor
5 3 (2.50%) Selenium
6 2 (1.67%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.67%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.67%) Toad
7 1 (0.83%) Grunt
7 1 (0.83%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.83%) Mocha
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.83%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.83%) Zephyr
General
1 13 (10.83%) Finance
2 11 (9.17%) Manufacturing
2 11 (9.17%) Retail
3 5 (4.17%) Back Office
4 4 (3.33%) Automotive
4 4 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.50%) Banking
6 2 (1.67%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Advertising
7 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.83%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.83%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 32 (26.67%) Analyst
2 23 (19.17%) Developer
3 18 (15.00%) Test Manager
4 14 (11.67%) Business Analyst
5 11 (9.17%) Test Analyst
6 9 (7.50%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.83%) Tester
8 6 (5.00%) Consultant
8 6 (5.00%) Oracle Project Manager
8 6 (5.00%) Programmer
9 5 (4.17%) COBOL Developer
9 5 (4.17%) Dynamics AX Consultant
9 5 (4.17%) Functional Consultant
9 5 (4.17%) Test Leader
9 5 (4.17%) UAT Manager
10 4 (3.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 3 (2.50%) Angular Developer
11 3 (2.50%) SQL Analyst
11 3 (2.50%) Test Programme Manager
11 3 (2.50%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.17%) jQuery
2 13 (10.83%) .NET
3 12 (10.00%) XML
4 11 (9.17%) AngularJS
4 11 (9.17%) HTML
5 10 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 10 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (7.50%) .NET Framework
6 9 (7.50%) CSS
6 9 (7.50%) Entity Framework
7 7 (5.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (5.83%) LINQ
7 7 (5.83%) Web Services
8 6 (5.00%) AutoMapper
8 6 (5.00%) REST
8 6 (5.00%) StructureMap
9 5 (4.17%) CSS3
9 5 (4.17%) SOAP
10 4 (3.33%) HTML5
10 4 (3.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.17%) NHS
3 4 (3.33%) Life Science
3 4 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.50%) Credit Risk
4 3 (2.50%) e-Learning
4 3 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.67%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.83%) EPoS
6 1 (0.83%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.50%) Linux
1 3 (2.50%) SUSE
1 3 (2.50%) Unix
2 2 (1.67%) Windows
3 1 (0.83%) Android
3 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000
3 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (19.17%) Migration
3 19 (15.83%) Test Scripting
4 16 (13.33%) System Testing
5 15 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 14 (11.67%) Test Management
7 13 (10.83%) MVC
8 12 (10.00%) Defect Management
8 12 (10.00%) Integration Testing
9 11 (9.17%) System Integration Testing
10 10 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (8.33%) Data Modelling
10 10 (8.33%) User Stories
11 9 (7.50%) Data Analysis
11 9 (7.50%) Functional Testing
11 9 (7.50%) Regression Testing
11 9 (7.50%) Scrum
11 9 (7.50%) Test Strategy
12 8 (6.67%) Software Testing
12 8 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 27 (22.50%) SQL
2 18 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (13.33%) C#
4 10 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 8 (6.67%) Java
6 7 (5.83%) TypeScript
7 6 (5.00%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.17%) COBOL
9 1 (0.83%) PHP
9 1 (0.83%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (7.50%) ISEB
2 7 (5.83%) Degree
2 7 (5.83%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.00%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.83%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.50%) QA
2 4 (3.33%) GMP
3 3 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (1.67%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.83%) IFRS
5 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.83%) PMO
5 1 (0.83%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (2.50%) Docker
2 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.83%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (14.17%) Oracle
2 16 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.83%) JDA
4 5 (4.17%) HP
4 5 (4.17%) SAP
5 4 (3.33%) Micro Focus
6 3 (2.50%) Canon
6 3 (2.50%) IBM
7 2 (1.67%) Guidewire
7 2 (1.67%) Infor
7 2 (1.67%) Informatica
8 1 (0.83%) ATG
8 1 (0.83%) Capita
8 1 (0.83%) Cognos
8 1 (0.83%) Computacenter
8 1 (0.83%) Demandware
8 1 (0.83%) hybris
8 1 (0.83%) Kronos
8 1 (0.83%) RedPrairie
8 1 (0.83%) VMware
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