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 1 June 2015 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 61 68 39
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -29
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 62 49 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.53% 2.14% 3.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.38% 2.95% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 18 21
Average daily rate
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£344 £358 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +7.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £309 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Average hourly rate - £23.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £23.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+32.60% -23.33%
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
1836 1663 1169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.82% 72.68% 71.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1145 869 563
Average daily rate £375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 110 72
Average hourly rate £27.50 £33.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -12.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -6.25%

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 1 June 2015.

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 1 June 2015. 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 -2 17 £400 +4.57% 7
Warwickshire +7 13 £260 -20.00% 3
Coventry +5 13 £175 -50.00% 2
Staffordshire -2 2 £550 +57.14% 2
Solihull +2 1 £400 +30.61% 1
West Bromwich - 1 £338 -
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User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, 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 25 (25.25%) Finance
2 24 (24.24%) SQL
3 23 (23.23%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 17 (17.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (17.17%) Business Analysis
6 15 (15.15%) Manufacturing
6 15 (15.15%) Visual Studio
7 14 (14.14%) ISEB
7 14 (14.14%) Project Management
7 14 (14.14%) Integration Testing
8 13 (13.13%) Test Scripting
9 12 (12.12%) System Testing
9 12 (12.12%) MS Excel
10 11 (11.11%) PRINCE2
10 11 (11.11%) ISTQB
11 10 (10.10%) QA
11 10 (10.10%) Oracle
11 10 (10.10%) HP
12 9 (9.09%) Microsoft
12 9 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
12 9 (9.09%) Software Testing
12 9 (9.09%) Migration
13 8 (8.08%) Unit Testing
13 8 (8.08%) ERP
13 8 (8.08%) XML
13 8 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (7.07%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 7 (7.07%) SAP
14 7 (7.07%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 1 June 2015, 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 (4.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.01%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.01%) Lync
2 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.03%) MS Project
2 3 (3.03%) MS Office
3 2 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (2.02%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.01%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.01%) SAP PP
2 1 (1.01%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.01%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.01%) Magento
2 1 (1.01%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.01%) SAP Retail
2 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.01%) Google Compute Engine
1 1 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) DNS
2 1 (1.01%) MPLS
2 1 (1.01%) Firewall
2 1 (1.01%) WAN
2 1 (1.01%) Intranet
2 1 (1.01%) SAN
2 1 (1.01%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.01%) PABX
2 1 (1.01%) Cisco ICM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.04%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.04%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.02%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.02%) OLAP
6 1 (1.01%) SAP BI
6 1 (1.01%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.01%) SSDT
6 1 (1.01%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (15.15%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.03%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (3.03%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.02%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.01%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.01%) Juju
4 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (25.25%) Finance
2 15 (15.15%) Manufacturing
3 5 (5.05%) Retail
4 4 (4.04%) Banking
5 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.01%) Military
5 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.01%) Automotive
5 1 (1.01%) Legal
5 1 (1.01%) Billing
5 1 (1.01%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (38.38%) Analyst
2 22 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 19 (19.19%) Developer
4 12 (12.12%) Business Analyst
5 9 (9.09%) Test Manager
5 9 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 8 (8.08%) Consultant
7 5 (5.05%) AWS Developer
8 4 (4.04%) Technical Test Analyst
8 4 (4.04%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (4.04%) Salesforce.com Consultant
8 4 (4.04%) Test Leader
8 4 (4.04%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (4.04%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (4.04%) Senior Manager
9 3 (3.03%) Tester
9 3 (3.03%) Coordinator
9 3 (3.03%) Architect
9 3 (3.03%) Test Coordinator
9 3 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.08%) XML
2 5 (5.05%) Web Services
3 3 (3.03%) XML Messaging
4 2 (2.02%) .NET
4 2 (2.02%) Middleware
5 1 (1.01%) VXML
5 1 (1.01%) EDI
5 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.01%) CSS
5 1 (1.01%) HTML
5 1 (1.01%) jQuery
5 1 (1.01%) WCF
5 1 (1.01%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.01%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.07%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.03%) Data Conversion
4 2 (2.02%) User Experience
5 1 (1.01%) AS400
5 1 (1.01%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.01%) NHS
5 1 (1.01%) PMI
5 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.01%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.01%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.03%) SUSE
1 3 (3.03%) Linux
2 2 (2.02%) UNIX
2 2 (2.02%) Windows
3 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.01%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.01%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.23%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (17.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (17.17%) Business Analysis
3 14 (14.14%) Project Management
3 14 (14.14%) Integration Testing
4 13 (13.13%) Test Scripting
5 12 (12.12%) System Testing
6 11 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 9 (9.09%) Software Testing
7 9 (9.09%) Migration
8 8 (8.08%) Unit Testing
8 8 (8.08%) ERP
9 7 (7.07%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 7 (7.07%) Change Management
9 7 (7.07%) Project Planning
10 6 (6.06%) Test Management
10 6 (6.06%) Test Strategy
11 5 (5.05%) E-Commerce
11 5 (5.05%) ETL
11 5 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 24 (24.24%) SQL
2 4 (4.04%) T-SQL
2 4 (4.04%) ABAP
2 4 (4.04%) C#
3 3 (3.03%) COBOL
3 3 (3.03%) Java
4 1 (1.01%) C
4 1 (1.01%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (14.14%) ISEB
2 11 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 7 (7.07%) Degree
4 1 (1.01%) CISA
4 1 (1.01%) CISM
4 1 (1.01%) CISSP
4 1 (1.01%) PMP
4 1 (1.01%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.10%) QA
2 2 (2.02%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.01%) SLA
3 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.01%) vSphere
2 1 (1.01%) vCloud
2 1 (1.01%) Docker
2 1 (1.01%) LXC
Systems Management
1 9 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.01%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.01%) OpenView
3 1 (1.01%) Puppet
3 1 (1.01%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.01%) SCCM
3 1 (1.01%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (10.10%) Oracle
1 10 (10.10%) HP
2 9 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.07%) SAP
4 6 (6.06%) RedPrairie
4 6 (6.06%) JDA
5 5 (5.05%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (4.04%) Remedy
7 3 (3.03%) Micro Focus
8 2 (2.02%) Oneserve
8 2 (2.02%) Kronos
8 2 (2.02%) Trillium
8 2 (2.02%) VMware
8 2 (2.02%) Actuate
9 1 (1.01%) ATG
9 1 (1.01%) Cisco
9 1 (1.01%) IBM
9 1 (1.01%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.01%) Sage
9 1 (1.01%) Business Objects
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