The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 72 59
Rank change year-on-year +10 -13  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 28 33 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.99% 1.85% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 2.24% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 16
Median daily rate £425 £325 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.76% -10.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £508 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £22.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +57.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27%  

User Acceptance Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1124 1474 1169
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 79.72% 82.53% 77.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2261 3398 2373
Median daily rate £400 £410 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +12.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 63 64
Median hourly rate £29.00 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.11% +2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.50 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £40.40 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.64% -6.66%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing User Acceptance Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Manchester

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Manchester

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Manchester over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Manchester

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Manchester

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Bolton +3 4 £363 +42.15%
Oldham - 2 - -
User Acceptance Testing
North West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Manchester region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 18 (31.58%) Test Automation
2 17 (29.82%) Finance
3 16 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (24.56%) Test Management
5 11 (19.30%) JIRA
6 10 (17.54%) Test Strategy
6 10 (17.54%) SQL
7 9 (15.79%) Oracle
7 9 (15.79%) QA
7 9 (15.79%) Coaching
8 8 (14.04%) Test Scripting
8 8 (14.04%) ITIL
8 8 (14.04%) Regression Testing
9 7 (12.28%) Migration
9 7 (12.28%) PeopleSoft
9 7 (12.28%) System Integration Testing
9 7 (12.28%) Technical Analysis
10 6 (10.53%) Unit Testing
10 6 (10.53%) Selenium
10 6 (10.53%) Manual Testing
10 6 (10.53%) Windows
10 6 (10.53%) Java
10 6 (10.53%) .NET
10 6 (10.53%) Degree
11 5 (8.77%) Business Analysis
11 5 (8.77%) Project Management
11 5 (8.77%) SAP
11 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
11 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
11 5 (8.77%) Data Migration

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 3 (5.26%) CMS
1 3 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.75%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.75%) Magento
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.75%) Sage X3
3 1 (1.75%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.75%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.75%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) GitHub
1 3 (5.26%) PaaS
2 1 (1.75%) SaaS
2 1 (1.75%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) Hadoop
2 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.75%) Base SAS
3 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 11 (19.30%) JIRA
2 6 (10.53%) Selenium
3 4 (7.02%) SpecFlow
3 4 (7.02%) WebDriver
4 3 (5.26%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (5.26%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (29.82%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.26%) Retail
4 2 (3.51%) Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Games
4 2 (3.51%) Legal
5 1 (1.75%) Advertising
5 1 (1.75%) Law
5 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 32 (56.14%) Analyst
2 15 (26.32%) Test Analyst
3 8 (14.04%) Business Analyst
4 7 (12.28%) Tester
5 6 (10.53%) IT Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Test Manager
6 5 (8.77%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Automation Tester
8 3 (5.26%) Architect
8 3 (5.26%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (5.26%) Consultant
8 3 (5.26%) PeopleSoft Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) QA Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) SAP Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Banking Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Banking Business Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Financial Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Functional Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Oracle Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) .NET
2 3 (5.26%) .NET Framework
2 3 (5.26%) MSMQ
2 3 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (5.26%) XML
3 2 (3.51%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.26%) Mainframe
1 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
1 3 (5.26%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.51%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.75%) AS400
3 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.75%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.75%) iPad
3 1 (1.75%) Life Science
3 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Windows
2 3 (5.26%) Android
2 3 (5.26%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.26%) Unix
3 2 (3.51%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.58%) Test Automation
2 16 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (24.56%) Test Management
4 10 (17.54%) Test Strategy
5 9 (15.79%) Coaching
6 8 (14.04%) ITIL
6 8 (14.04%) Regression Testing
6 8 (14.04%) Test Scripting
7 7 (12.28%) Migration
7 7 (12.28%) System Integration Testing
7 7 (12.28%) Technical Analysis
8 6 (10.53%) Manual Testing
8 6 (10.53%) Unit Testing
9 5 (8.77%) Business Analysis
9 5 (8.77%) Data Migration
9 5 (8.77%) Project Management
9 5 (8.77%) Web Testing
10 4 (7.02%) Defect Management
10 4 (7.02%) Functional Testing
10 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) SQL
2 6 (10.53%) Java
3 3 (5.26%) C++
3 3 (5.26%) Go
3 3 (5.26%) Python
3 3 (5.26%) Scala
3 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.75%) ActionScript
5 1 (1.75%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) ISEB
2 3 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.51%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.75%) ACCA
4 1 (1.75%) CIMA
4 1 (1.75%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.79%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) PMO
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Ansible
1 3 (5.26%) Mesos
2 2 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) Oracle
2 7 (12.28%) PeopleSoft
3 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.77%) SAP
4 3 (5.26%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.51%) HP
6 1 (1.75%) IBM
6 1 (1.75%) Sage
Manchester, Lancashire
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