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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 69 44 65
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +21
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 52 67 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.05% 3.32% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 4.84% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 39 23
Average daily rate
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£400 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £135 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £24.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +26.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £23.25 £17.38
% change year-on-year
-38.70% +33.81%
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
1721 1384 1509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 67.78% 68.48% 68.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 928 768 780
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 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 58 114
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 23 £365 +8.14% 5
Warwickshire -21 8 £400 +77.77% 4
Staffordshire -4 2 £367 -33.31% 2
Wolverhampton - 2 £283 - 1
Solihull +4 1 £225 -37.93%
Walsall +1 1 £425 +34.92%
Coventry -9 1 - -
West Bromwich - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 28 (27.18%) Finance
2 21 (20.39%) SQL
3 19 (18.45%) Oracle
4 18 (17.48%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (15.53%) SQL Server
5 16 (15.53%) ERP
6 15 (14.56%) SAP
6 15 (14.56%) Test Scripting
7 13 (12.62%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (12.62%) Microsoft
8 12 (11.65%) Integration Testing
9 11 (10.68%) Business Analysis
9 11 (10.68%) Business Objects
9 11 (10.68%) PL/SQL
9 11 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (9.71%) Data Mart
10 10 (9.71%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (9.71%) System Testing
10 10 (9.71%) Oracle Database
11 9 (8.74%) Banking
11 9 (8.74%) Project Management
11 9 (8.74%) Toad
12 8 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (7.77%) ISEB
12 8 (7.77%) E-Commerce
13 7 (6.80%) CRM
13 7 (6.80%) MS Excel
13 7 (6.80%) PRINCE2
13 7 (6.80%) Shell Script
13 7 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 4 (3.88%) Apache
1 4 (3.88%) Tomcat
1 4 (3.88%) SharePoint
1 4 (3.88%) WebLogic
1 4 (3.88%) WebSphere
2 3 (2.91%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.97%) SAP Portal
3 1 (0.97%) Confluence
3 1 (0.97%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.97%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (6.80%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.83%) MS Office
3 3 (2.91%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.94%) MS Project
5 1 (0.97%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (5.83%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (3.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.88%) TRIRIGA
3 3 (2.91%) SAP PM
4 2 (1.94%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.94%) SAP HR
4 2 (1.94%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.97%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.97%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.97%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.97%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.97%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.97%) SAP CS
5 1 (0.97%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.97%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.97%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.88%) LDAP
1 4 (3.88%) SSL
2 2 (1.94%) Internet
2 2 (1.94%) MPLS
2 2 (1.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.53%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.62%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (9.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (9.71%) Data Mart
3 10 (9.71%) Oracle Database
4 7 (6.80%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.91%) ZAP BI
5 3 (2.91%) BusinessObjects XI
5 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.94%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.94%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (1.94%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.97%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.97%) MS Access
7 1 (0.97%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (8.74%) Toad
2 1 (0.97%) JDeveloper
2 1 (0.97%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.97%) JIRA
2 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.97%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (27.18%) Finance
2 9 (8.74%) Banking
3 7 (6.80%) Manufacturing
3 7 (6.80%) Automotive
3 7 (6.80%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.83%) Retail
5 4 (3.88%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.97%) Marketing
6 1 (0.97%) German Language
6 1 (0.97%) Billing
6 1 (0.97%) Advertising
6 1 (0.97%) Military
6 1 (0.97%) Legal
6 1 (0.97%) Front Office
6 1 (0.97%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 46 (44.66%) Analyst
2 20 (19.42%) Business Analyst
3 13 (12.62%) Developer
3 13 (12.62%) Test Analyst
4 10 (9.71%) Consultant
4 10 (9.71%) Oracle Developer
5 7 (6.80%) SAP Consultant
5 7 (6.80%) Architect
5 7 (6.80%) Project Manager
6 6 (5.83%) Test Manager
6 6 (5.83%) Data Analyst
6 6 (5.83%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 6 (5.83%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
7 5 (4.85%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.88%) Tester
8 4 (3.88%) NHS Business Analyst
8 4 (3.88%) CRM Architect
8 4 (3.88%) CRM Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.91%) Quality Analyst
9 3 (2.91%) Data Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.85%) .NET
2 4 (3.88%) HTML
2 4 (3.88%) Silverlight
3 3 (2.91%) WCF
3 3 (2.91%) Mason
3 3 (2.91%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.94%) J2EE
4 2 (1.94%) XML
5 1 (0.97%) Middleware
5 1 (0.97%) SAP ALE
5 1 (0.97%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.97%) CSS
5 1 (0.97%) SOAP
5 1 (0.97%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.88%) iPad
2 4 (3.88%) NHS
3 3 (2.91%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.94%) SCADA
4 2 (1.94%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.97%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.97%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.88%) Solaris
1 4 (3.88%) Linux
1 4 (3.88%) SUSE
2 3 (2.91%) Windows
3 2 (1.94%) VMS
4 1 (0.97%) UNIX
4 1 (0.97%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.48%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (15.53%) ERP
3 15 (14.56%) Test Scripting
4 12 (11.65%) Integration Testing
5 11 (10.68%) Business Analysis
6 10 (9.71%) System Testing
7 9 (8.74%) Project Management
8 8 (7.77%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (7.77%) E-Commerce
9 7 (6.80%) PRINCE2
9 7 (6.80%) CRM
9 7 (6.80%) Change Management
9 7 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (6.80%) Use Case
10 6 (5.83%) Software Testing
10 6 (5.83%) Data Mapping
10 6 (5.83%) Workflow
10 6 (5.83%) ETL
11 5 (4.85%) Migration
11 5 (4.85%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.39%) SQL
2 11 (10.68%) PL/SQL
3 7 (6.80%) Shell Script
4 5 (4.85%) Java
5 3 (2.91%) C#
5 3 (2.91%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.91%) VB
6 2 (1.94%) Progress 4GL
7 1 (0.97%) Assembly Language
7 1 (0.97%) ABAP
7 1 (0.97%) VBA
7 1 (0.97%) C++
7 1 (0.97%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (7.77%) ISEB
2 6 (5.83%) ISTQB
3 5 (4.85%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.85%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.97%) Degree
5 1 (0.97%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.83%) QA
2 4 (3.88%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.97%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.88%) CA SiteMinder
2 3 (2.91%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.97%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (18.45%) Oracle
2 15 (14.56%) SAP
3 13 (12.62%) Microsoft
4 11 (10.68%) Business Objects
5 5 (4.85%) IBM
6 4 (3.88%) CA
6 4 (3.88%) Sun
7 3 (2.91%) Trillium
7 3 (2.91%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.94%) Informatica
8 2 (1.94%) Citrix
8 2 (1.94%) Progress
9 1 (0.97%) HP
9 1 (0.97%) Cognos
9 1 (0.97%) Lotus
9 1 (0.97%) Mercator
9 1 (0.97%) ServiceNow
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Rate: £350.00 - £475.00 per day
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