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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 60 17 58
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +41
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 33 103 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.66% 6.41% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 7.79% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 73 19
Median daily rate £313 £363 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +16.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £286 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £21.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -8.69%
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
1029 1322 1008
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.85% 82.27% 78.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 690 594
Median daily rate £389 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 12
Median hourly rate £42.50 £16.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+161.53% -9.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £42.50 £22.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 2016, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 48 (46.15%) Finance
2 43 (41.35%) Banking
3 28 (26.92%) Migration
4 25 (24.04%) SQL
5 22 (21.15%) Retail
5 22 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (19.23%) Retail Banking
7 17 (16.35%) Oracle
8 16 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (15.38%) Change Management
8 16 (15.38%) Test Strategy
9 15 (14.42%) JIRA
9 15 (14.42%) Microsoft
9 15 (14.42%) Business Analysis
10 14 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (12.50%) Test Scripting
11 13 (12.50%) SAS
12 12 (11.54%) QA
13 10 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (9.62%) Front Office
13 10 (9.62%) Software Testing
13 10 (9.62%) Linux
13 10 (9.62%) Markit EDM
14 9 (8.65%) System Integration Testing
14 9 (8.65%) Data Modelling
15 8 (7.69%) Charles River
15 8 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
15 8 (7.69%) Data Migration
15 8 (7.69%) System Testing
15 8 (7.69%) Defect Management

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 13 (12.50%) SAS
2 7 (6.73%) CMS
3 6 (5.77%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (2.88%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.96%) Apache
5 1 (0.96%) IIS
5 1 (0.96%) nginx
5 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (6.73%) MS Office
2 5 (4.81%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.85%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.88%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (9.62%) Markit EDM
2 3 (2.88%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (2.88%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (2.88%) thinkFolio
3 2 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.88%) Lucidchart
2 2 (1.92%) Taleo
3 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.96%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.96%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.88%) HTTP
2 2 (1.92%) Intranet
3 1 (0.96%) DNS
3 1 (0.96%) SAN
3 1 (0.96%) SSL
3 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.88%) Base SAS
3 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.88%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.96%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.96%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (14.42%) JIRA
2 5 (4.81%) Selenium
3 4 (3.85%) Axure RP
3 4 (3.85%) WebDriver
4 3 (2.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.96%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.96%) TestRail
General
1 48 (46.15%) Finance
2 43 (41.35%) Banking
3 22 (21.15%) Retail
4 20 (19.23%) Retail Banking
5 10 (9.62%) Front Office
6 7 (6.73%) Investment Banking
7 4 (3.85%) Billing
8 2 (1.92%) Law
9 1 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (49.04%) Analyst
2 27 (25.96%) Test Analyst
3 20 (19.23%) Test Manager
4 19 (18.27%) Business Analyst
5 14 (13.46%) Senior Analyst
6 11 (10.58%) Coordinator
6 11 (10.58%) Programme Manager
6 11 (10.58%) Senior Test Analyst
7 10 (9.62%) Programme Test Manager
7 10 (9.62%) Test Programme Manager
8 9 (8.65%) Test Leader
9 8 (7.69%) Banking Analyst
10 7 (6.73%) Test Coordinator
11 6 (5.77%) Consultant
11 6 (5.77%) UAT Analyst
11 6 (5.77%) UAT Manager
11 6 (5.77%) UAT Test Analyst
11 6 (5.77%) UAT Test Manager
12 5 (4.81%) Digital Analyst
12 5 (4.81%) Digital Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.88%) SOAP
1 3 (2.88%) Web Services
2 2 (1.92%) .NET
2 2 (1.92%) JSON
2 2 (1.92%) RESTful
2 2 (1.92%) XML
3 1 (0.96%) Java EE
3 1 (0.96%) REST
3 1 (0.96%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.77%) Credit Risk
2 6 (5.77%) User Experience
3 4 (3.85%) Equities
3 4 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (2.88%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.92%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.92%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.96%) CMDB
6 1 (0.96%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.96%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.96%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.62%) Linux
2 7 (6.73%) Windows
3 6 (5.77%) Windows 8
4 3 (2.88%) Unix
5 2 (1.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.92%) Migration
2 22 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (15.38%) Change Management
3 16 (15.38%) Test Strategy
4 15 (14.42%) Business Analysis
5 13 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 10 (9.62%) Software Testing
6 10 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (8.65%) Data Modelling
7 9 (8.65%) System Integration Testing
8 8 (7.69%) Data Migration
8 8 (7.69%) Defect Management
8 8 (7.69%) System Testing
9 7 (6.73%) ETL
9 7 (6.73%) Manual Testing
9 7 (6.73%) Test Automation
9 7 (6.73%) Use Case
10 6 (5.77%) Analytics
10 6 (5.77%) BDD
10 6 (5.77%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.04%) SQL
2 3 (2.88%) Java
2 3 (2.88%) PL/SQL
2 3 (2.88%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.92%) C#
4 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.96%) PHP
4 1 (0.96%) PHP 5
4 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (5.77%) ISEB
2 5 (4.81%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.96%) Degree
3 1 (0.96%) IIBA
3 1 (0.96%) IISP
3 1 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.54%) QA
2 2 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 6 (5.77%) XenApp
2 1 (0.96%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 8 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.96%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (16.35%) Oracle
2 15 (14.42%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.69%) Charles River
4 6 (5.77%) Citrix
4 6 (5.77%) Sitecore
5 5 (4.81%) HP
6 2 (1.92%) Ab Initio
6 2 (1.92%) Twitter
7 1 (0.96%) IBM
7 1 (0.96%) SAP
7 1 (0.96%) ServiceNow
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