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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 75 46 38
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -8
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 36 71 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.66% 3.41% 3.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 4.87% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 49 26
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£325 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £270 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+0.74% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 6
Average hourly rate £18.00 £100.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.00% +198.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £23.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-41.48% -8.73%
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
1482 1458 1253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.39% 69.93% 68.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 877 787 619
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 73 113
Average hourly rate £22.50 £26.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.09% -17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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
Staffordshire +15 8 £325 -0.76% 1
Coventry +1 7 £275 -21.42% 1
Birmingham -16 5 £400 +11.11% 6
Walsall +3 2 £310 -1.58%
Warwickshire -28 2 £340 +13.33%
Solihull - - - - 1
West Bromwich - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
User Acceptance Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 28 (32.56%) Finance
2 16 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (18.60%) SQL
2 16 (18.60%) Test Scripting
3 15 (17.44%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (16.28%) Oracle
4 14 (16.28%) ISEB
5 13 (15.12%) SAP
5 13 (15.12%) PRINCE2
6 11 (12.79%) Microsoft
7 10 (11.63%) Change Management
7 10 (11.63%) System Testing
7 10 (11.63%) ISTQB
8 9 (10.47%) Business Analysis
8 9 (10.47%) QA
8 9 (10.47%) Integration Testing
8 9 (10.47%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (10.47%) Project Management
8 9 (10.47%) MS Excel
8 9 (10.47%) ERP
9 8 (9.30%) SQL Server
9 8 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (9.30%) Project Planning
10 7 (8.14%) Data Mapping
10 7 (8.14%) Waterfall
10 7 (8.14%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (8.14%) E-Commerce
11 6 (6.98%) CRM
11 6 (6.98%) Business Objects
11 6 (6.98%) PL/SQL

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 5 (5.81%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.65%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.16%) SAP Portal
3 1 (1.16%) Confluence
3 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.16%) SAS
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.16%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (10.47%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.65%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.65%) MS Project
2 4 (4.65%) MS Office
3 3 (3.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.33%) SAP PM
2 2 (2.33%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.16%) SAP PP
3 1 (1.16%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (1.16%) Teamcenter
3 1 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.16%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.14%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.81%) Data Mart
4 5 (5.81%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.16%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.16%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.16%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.16%) FileMaker
6 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Toad
2 2 (2.33%) JIRA
2 2 (2.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.16%) Selenium
3 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.16%) JDeveloper
3 1 (1.16%) LoadRunner
General
1 28 (32.56%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Banking
3 4 (4.65%) Retail
3 4 (4.65%) Military
4 3 (3.49%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.33%) Automotive
5 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.16%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.16%) German Language
6 1 (1.16%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 38 (44.19%) Analyst
2 15 (17.44%) Business Analyst
3 13 (15.12%) Test Analyst
4 9 (10.47%) Consultant
4 9 (10.47%) Project Manager
5 6 (6.98%) Developer
5 6 (6.98%) Tester
5 6 (6.98%) Data Analyst
5 6 (6.98%) SAP Consultant
6 5 (5.81%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Architect
7 4 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.65%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Quality Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Data Quality Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) CRM Architect
7 4 (4.65%) CRM Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.49%) Agile Project Manager
8 3 (3.49%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.65%) .NET
1 4 (4.65%) Silverlight
2 3 (3.49%) Middleware
3 2 (2.33%) Web Services
3 2 (2.33%) XML
4 1 (1.16%) EDI
4 1 (1.16%) J2EE
4 1 (1.16%) SOAP
4 1 (1.16%) XML Messaging
4 1 (1.16%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.16%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.16%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.44%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.65%) iPad
3 3 (3.49%) Data Conversion
4 2 (2.33%) SCADA
5 1 (1.16%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.16%) PMI
5 1 (1.16%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.16%) AS400
5 1 (1.16%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.16%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.16%) Solaris
1 1 (1.16%) Linux
1 1 (1.16%) Android
1 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (18.60%) Test Scripting
2 13 (15.12%) PRINCE2
3 10 (11.63%) Change Management
3 10 (11.63%) System Testing
4 9 (10.47%) Integration Testing
4 9 (10.47%) Business Analysis
4 9 (10.47%) ERP
4 9 (10.47%) Project Management
5 8 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (9.30%) Project Planning
6 7 (8.14%) E-Commerce
6 7 (8.14%) Data Mapping
6 7 (8.14%) Waterfall
7 6 (6.98%) Software Testing
7 6 (6.98%) Test Management
7 6 (6.98%) CRM
7 6 (6.98%) Migration
8 5 (5.81%) Regression Testing
8 5 (5.81%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.60%) SQL
2 6 (6.98%) PL/SQL
3 3 (3.49%) VB
3 3 (3.49%) ABAP
4 2 (2.33%) Java
5 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (16.28%) ISEB
2 10 (11.63%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.81%) Degree
4 4 (4.65%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.65%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.16%) PMP
6 1 (1.16%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.47%) QA
2 5 (5.81%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.16%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (10.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (16.28%) Oracle
2 13 (15.12%) SAP
3 11 (12.79%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.98%) HP
4 6 (6.98%) Business Objects
5 4 (4.65%) Trillium
5 4 (4.65%) IBM
6 3 (3.49%) Remedy
7 1 (1.16%) RedPrairie
7 1 (1.16%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.16%) Cognos
7 1 (1.16%) Lotus
7 1 (1.16%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.16%) Mercator
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