The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 22 49 29
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -20
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 85 37 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.75% 2.90% 4.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.34% 3.79% 5.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 27 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £247 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £19.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-2.32% +6.17%
User Acceptance Testing
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1158 976 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.35% 76.61% 72.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 584 325
Average daily rate £375 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £507 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 12
Average hourly rate £18.50 £25.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% +26.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £18.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.00 £22.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 83 (56.08%) Banking
2 64 (43.24%) Finance
3 46 (31.08%) Retail
4 37 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 32 (21.62%) Migration
6 30 (20.27%) ISEB
7 29 (19.59%) Retail Banking
8 26 (17.57%) Non-Functional Testing
9 25 (16.89%) Analytics
9 25 (16.89%) ISTQB
10 24 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (13.51%) Test Management
12 17 (11.49%) QA
12 17 (11.49%) SQL
13 15 (10.14%) ETL
13 15 (10.14%) HP Quality Center
14 14 (9.46%) Data Migration
15 13 (8.78%) SAS
16 12 (8.11%) Microsoft
16 12 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (7.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 11 (7.43%) Change Management
17 11 (7.43%) Software Testing
18 10 (6.76%) Project Management
18 10 (6.76%) SharePoint
19 9 (6.08%) Data Analysis
19 9 (6.08%) Validation
19 9 (6.08%) Test Planning

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 13 (8.78%) SAS
2 10 (6.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.35%) CMS
4 1 (0.68%) WordPress
4 1 (0.68%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (4.05%) MS Office
2 4 (2.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.68%) MultiFonds
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.35%) Intranet
2 1 (0.68%) Internet
2 1 (0.68%) ATM
2 1 (0.68%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.22%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (4.05%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.03%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.68%) MySQL
5 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.68%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (4.05%) JIRA
2 5 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.68%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.68%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.68%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.68%) Subversion
4 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
General
1 83 (56.08%) Banking
2 64 (43.24%) Finance
3 46 (31.08%) Retail
4 29 (19.59%) Retail Banking
5 6 (4.05%) Marketing
5 6 (4.05%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.35%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.35%) Advertising
6 2 (1.35%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Front Office
7 1 (0.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 67 (45.27%) Analyst
2 46 (31.08%) Test Manager
2 46 (31.08%) Test Analyst
3 17 (11.49%) Test Leader
4 14 (9.46%) UAT Manager
5 12 (8.11%) UAT Test Manager
5 12 (8.11%) Business Analyst
5 12 (8.11%) Coordinator
6 9 (6.08%) Tester
6 9 (6.08%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (6.08%) Senior Test Analyst
7 7 (4.73%) UAT Test Analyst
7 7 (4.73%) UAT Analyst
8 6 (4.05%) Test Coordinator
8 6 (4.05%) Data Analyst
8 6 (4.05%) Senior Test Manager
8 6 (4.05%) UAT Tester
8 6 (4.05%) Senior Manager
9 5 (3.38%) Financial Business Analyst
9 5 (3.38%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.05%) AngularJS
2 5 (3.38%) .NET
3 3 (2.03%) jQuery
4 2 (1.35%) CSS
4 2 (1.35%) Web Services
5 1 (0.68%) XHTML
5 1 (0.68%) SAML
5 1 (0.68%) Ajax
5 1 (0.68%) SOAP
5 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.68%) REST
5 1 (0.68%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.70%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.35%) Public Cloud
3 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.68%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.68%) Equities
4 1 (0.68%) Derivative
4 1 (0.68%) Online Banking
4 1 (0.68%) Blog
4 1 (0.68%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.68%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.38%) Windows
1 5 (3.38%) Android
1 5 (3.38%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.35%) Linux
2 2 (1.35%) UNIX
3 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 32 (21.62%) Migration
3 26 (17.57%) Non-Functional Testing
4 25 (16.89%) Analytics
5 24 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (13.51%) Test Management
7 15 (10.14%) ETL
8 14 (9.46%) Data Migration
9 11 (7.43%) Change Management
9 11 (7.43%) Software Testing
10 10 (6.76%) Project Management
11 9 (6.08%) Validation
11 9 (6.08%) Data Analysis
11 9 (6.08%) Test Planning
11 9 (6.08%) System Integration Testing
11 9 (6.08%) Functional Testing
12 8 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (5.41%) Business Analysis
12 8 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.49%) SQL
2 7 (4.73%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.03%) C
4 2 (1.35%) VBA
5 1 (0.68%) PHP
5 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (20.27%) ISEB
2 25 (16.89%) ISTQB
3 11 (7.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.49%) QA
2 2 (1.35%) FATCA
3 1 (0.68%) EMIR
3 1 (0.68%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 4 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (10.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.38%) VMware
2 5 (3.38%) Veeam
3 4 (2.70%) Teradata
3 4 (2.70%) Pega
3 4 (2.70%) Informatica
4 2 (1.35%) Oracle
5 1 (0.68%) Charles River
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