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 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 61 43 73
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +30
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 94 83 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.97% 3.48% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.62% 4.63% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 58 17
Median daily rate £366 £163 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.38% -56.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £150 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £420 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 8
Median hourly rate £23.25 £22.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.68% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £22.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £22.00 £28.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% -8.69%
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
2598 1792 1838
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.16% 75.17% 77.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1563 1097 973
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 74 134
Median hourly rate £18.28 £28.69 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.30% -8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.45 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £43.78 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -7 30 £350 +33.33% 5
Coventry -5 18 £413 +153.84% 6
Warwickshire -7 15 £384 +47.59%
Staffordshire - 6 £303 -
Wolverhampton +4 3 £400 -33.33% 1
Kingswinford - 2 £298 -
Solihull - 2 £500 -
Dudley - 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 £275 - 1
Herefordshire - 1 £450 -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 56 (29.95%) Test Scripting
2 45 (24.06%) Finance
3 44 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (20.32%) ISEB
5 37 (19.79%) SQL
5 37 (19.79%) Migration
6 28 (14.97%) Data Migration
7 26 (13.90%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (12.30%) Oracle
8 23 (12.30%) Business Analysis
9 22 (11.76%) Waterfall
10 21 (11.23%) ISTQB
10 21 (11.23%) Change Management
11 20 (10.70%) ITIL
12 19 (10.16%) SQL Server
12 19 (10.16%) Six Sigma
13 18 (9.63%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (9.63%) GAP Analysis
13 18 (9.63%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (9.63%) Test Strategy
14 17 (9.09%) System Testing
14 17 (9.09%) Use Case
14 17 (9.09%) Scrum
15 16 (8.56%) UML
16 15 (8.02%) Data Modelling
16 15 (8.02%) Project Management
16 15 (8.02%) User Stories
17 14 (7.49%) Test Management
18 13 (6.95%) Security Cleared
18 13 (6.95%) System Integration 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 8 (4.28%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.60%) SAP Portal
4 2 (1.07%) SAS
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 13 (6.95%) MS Visio
2 9 (4.81%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.14%) MS Office
4 4 (2.14%) MS Project
5 1 (0.53%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (4.28%) Oracle Assets
1 8 (4.28%) Oracle EBS
1 8 (4.28%) Oracle Payables
2 7 (3.74%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (3.74%) Oracle Cash Management
2 7 (3.74%) Oracle iProcurement
3 3 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.60%) SAP HCM
3 3 (1.60%) SAP HR
3 3 (1.60%) SAP Payroll
4 2 (1.07%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (1.07%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.53%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.53%) Maximo
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.53%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.53%) SAP CS
5 1 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.67%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.67%) 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 19 (10.16%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.63%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (4.28%) Big Data
4 7 (3.74%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.21%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.67%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (2.67%) QlikView
7 4 (2.14%) MS Access
7 4 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.60%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (1.60%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.07%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.53%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 1 (0.53%) Cognos Report Studio
10 1 (0.53%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.53%) GIS
10 1 (0.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 8 (4.28%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.14%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (2.14%) Eclipse
2 4 (2.14%) HP UFT
2 4 (2.14%) JIRA
2 4 (2.14%) Selenium
2 4 (2.14%) WinRunner
3 1 (0.53%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.53%) Toad
General
1 45 (24.06%) Finance
2 10 (5.35%) Automotive
3 7 (3.74%) Retail
4 6 (3.21%) General Ledger
5 3 (1.60%) Banking
5 3 (1.60%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.07%) Back Office
6 2 (1.07%) Billing
6 2 (1.07%) Legal
7 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.53%) Games
7 1 (0.53%) Law
7 1 (0.53%) Local Government
7 1 (0.53%) Marketing
7 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 97 (51.87%) Analyst
2 55 (29.41%) Business Analyst
3 28 (14.97%) Test Analyst
4 26 (13.90%) Test Manager
5 21 (11.23%) Developer
6 11 (5.88%) Consultant
7 10 (5.35%) Business IT Analyst
7 10 (5.35%) IT Analyst
7 10 (5.35%) IT Business Analyst
8 9 (4.81%) UAT Manager
9 8 (4.28%) Programme Manager
9 8 (4.28%) Programme Test Manager
9 8 (4.28%) Project Manager
9 8 (4.28%) Test Programme Manager
9 8 (4.28%) UAT Test Manager
10 6 (3.21%) Business Systems Analyst
10 6 (3.21%) Data Business Analyst
10 6 (3.21%) Senior Manager
10 6 (3.21%) Senior Test Manager
10 6 (3.21%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.28%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (3.74%) XML
3 5 (2.67%) .NET
4 4 (2.14%) Web Services
5 3 (1.60%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.60%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.60%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (1.60%) CSS
5 3 (1.60%) Entity Framework
5 3 (1.60%) jQuery
5 3 (1.60%) Middleware
6 1 (0.53%) JSON
6 1 (0.53%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.90%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.88%) Data Structures
3 5 (2.67%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.14%) Data Integration
5 3 (1.60%) e-Learning
5 3 (1.60%) EPoS
5 3 (1.60%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.07%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.07%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.07%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.07%) User Experience
7 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.53%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.53%) NHS
7 1 (0.53%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.53%) PDA
7 1 (0.53%) PKI
7 1 (0.53%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.74%) Linux
2 6 (3.21%) Unix
2 6 (3.21%) Windows
3 3 (1.60%) SUSE
4 1 (0.53%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (29.95%) Test Scripting
2 44 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (19.79%) Migration
4 28 (14.97%) Data Migration
5 23 (12.30%) Business Analysis
6 22 (11.76%) Waterfall
7 21 (11.23%) Change Management
8 20 (10.70%) ITIL
9 19 (10.16%) Six Sigma
10 18 (9.63%) GAP Analysis
10 18 (9.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (9.63%) Test Strategy
11 17 (9.09%) Scrum
11 17 (9.09%) System Testing
11 17 (9.09%) Use Case
12 16 (8.56%) UML
13 15 (8.02%) Data Modelling
13 15 (8.02%) Project Management
13 15 (8.02%) User Stories
14 14 (7.49%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (19.79%) SQL
2 6 (3.21%) C#
3 5 (2.67%) PL/SQL
4 4 (2.14%) C
4 4 (2.14%) COBOL
4 4 (2.14%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.60%) Java
Qualifications
1 38 (20.32%) ISEB
2 21 (11.23%) ISTQB
3 13 (6.95%) Security Cleared
4 11 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (5.35%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.14%) Degree
7 3 (1.60%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (1.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.81%) SLA
2 5 (2.67%) QA
3 3 (1.60%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.07%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (2.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (12.30%) Oracle
2 11 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.88%) SAP
3 9 (4.81%) HP
4 6 (3.21%) ServiceNow
5 4 (2.14%) Micro Focus
6 3 (1.60%) ATG
6 3 (1.60%) Cognos
6 3 (1.60%) IBM
6 3 (1.60%) Unisys
7 2 (1.07%) hybris
7 2 (1.07%) JDA
7 2 (1.07%) RedPrairie
7 2 (1.07%) Remedy
7 2 (1.07%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.53%) Computacenter
8 1 (0.53%) Guidewire
8 1 (0.53%) Intel Security
8 1 (0.53%) PlateSpin
8 1 (0.53%) Serena
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