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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 23 52 27
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -25
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 82 30 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.77% 2.51% 3.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.50% 3.45% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 24 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £378 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.28% +16.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £235 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £21.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+41.86% -28.33%
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
1094 869 585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.99% 72.78% 70.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 531 267
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 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +26.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.00 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 64 (52.89%) Banking
2 57 (47.11%) Finance
3 33 (27.27%) Retail
3 33 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 24 (19.83%) Migration
5 23 (19.01%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (18.18%) ISTQB
6 22 (18.18%) Retail Banking
7 20 (16.53%) ISEB
8 18 (14.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (14.88%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (14.88%) Analytics
9 16 (13.22%) Test Management
10 15 (12.40%) SQL
11 14 (11.57%) Software Testing
11 14 (11.57%) QA
11 14 (11.57%) HP Quality Center
12 11 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (9.09%) ETL
13 10 (8.26%) SAS
13 10 (8.26%) Data Migration
14 8 (6.61%) Waterfall
14 8 (6.61%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (6.61%) Validation
15 7 (5.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 6 (4.96%) Integration Testing
16 6 (4.96%) Test Planning
16 6 (4.96%) Functional Testing
16 6 (4.96%) JIRA
16 6 (4.96%) Business Analysis

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (8.26%) SAS
2 2 (1.65%) WordPress
2 2 (1.65%) CMS
2 2 (1.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.83%) Apache
3 1 (0.83%) IIS
3 1 (0.83%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (4.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.83%) MS Project
2 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.83%) Agresso
1 1 (0.83%) MultiFonds
1 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.83%) GSM
1 1 (0.83%) HTTP
1 1 (0.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.88%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.31%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.65%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.65%) MS Access
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.83%) MySQL
4 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (4.96%) JIRA
2 4 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.65%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (1.65%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.83%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.83%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.83%) Subversion
4 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
General
1 64 (52.89%) Banking
2 57 (47.11%) Finance
3 33 (27.27%) Retail
4 22 (18.18%) Retail Banking
5 4 (3.31%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.65%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.65%) Marketing
6 2 (1.65%) Advertising
6 2 (1.65%) Back Office
7 1 (0.83%) Legal
7 1 (0.83%) Front Office
7 1 (0.83%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 56 (46.28%) Analyst
2 40 (33.06%) Test Manager
3 39 (32.23%) Test Analyst
4 15 (12.40%) Test Leader
5 11 (9.09%) UAT Manager
5 11 (9.09%) Business Analyst
6 9 (7.44%) UAT Test Manager
7 8 (6.61%) Tester
8 7 (5.79%) UAT Analyst
8 7 (5.79%) UAT Test Analyst
9 6 (4.96%) Data Analyst
10 5 (4.13%) Coordinator
10 5 (4.13%) Test Coordinator
10 5 (4.13%) Senior Test Analyst
10 5 (4.13%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (4.13%) UAT Tester
11 4 (3.31%) Financial Business Analyst
11 4 (3.31%) Banking Business Analyst
11 4 (3.31%) Financial Services Business Analyst
11 4 (3.31%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.31%) AngularJS
2 3 (2.48%) Web Services
2 3 (2.48%) .NET
3 2 (1.65%) jQuery
3 2 (1.65%) SOAP
4 1 (0.83%) XHTML
4 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.83%) CSS
4 1 (0.83%) XML
4 1 (0.83%) HTML
4 1 (0.83%) SAML
4 1 (0.83%) JSON
4 1 (0.83%) Ajax
4 1 (0.83%) REST
4 1 (0.83%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.31%) Open Source
3 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.65%) AS400
4 1 (0.83%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.83%) Blog
4 1 (0.83%) Online Banking
4 1 (0.83%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.83%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.83%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.31%) Windows
2 3 (2.48%) Linux
2 3 (2.48%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.48%) Android
3 2 (1.65%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.27%) Test Scripting
2 24 (19.83%) Migration
3 23 (19.01%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (14.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (14.88%) Analytics
5 16 (13.22%) Test Management
6 14 (11.57%) Software Testing
7 11 (9.09%) ETL
8 10 (8.26%) Data Migration
9 8 (6.61%) Waterfall
9 8 (6.61%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (6.61%) Validation
10 6 (4.96%) Integration Testing
10 6 (4.96%) Test Planning
10 6 (4.96%) Functional Testing
10 6 (4.96%) Business Analysis
10 6 (4.96%) Incident Management
10 6 (4.96%) Asset Management
10 6 (4.96%) Data Analysis
11 5 (4.13%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.40%) SQL
2 5 (4.13%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.48%) C
3 3 (2.48%) VBA
4 2 (1.65%) PHP
5 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.83%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 22 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 20 (16.53%) ISEB
3 7 (5.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.83%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.57%) QA
2 2 (1.65%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (11.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (4.96%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.48%) Oracle
2 3 (2.48%) VMware
2 3 (2.48%) Veeam
3 2 (1.65%) HP
4 1 (0.83%) Informatica
4 1 (0.83%) Teradata
4 1 (0.83%) Pega
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