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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 32 29 45
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +16
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 71 68 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.63% 4.63% 2.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.67% 5.79% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 45 22
Average daily rate £413 £350 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £215 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £490 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £21.95 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-6.60% +8.39%
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
1252 1175 953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.67% 79.93% 74.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 719 676 546
Average daily rate £413 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 17
Average hourly rate £20.50 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.42% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £13.85 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 May 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 1 May 2016, 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 77 (51.33%) Finance
2 58 (38.67%) Banking
3 39 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (25.33%) Migration
5 33 (22.00%) Retail
6 30 (20.00%) Retail Banking
7 25 (16.67%) Linux
8 24 (16.00%) Software Testing
9 21 (14.00%) SQL
10 20 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (12.67%) Data Centre
11 19 (12.67%) Test Strategy
12 18 (12.00%) System Testing
12 18 (12.00%) Web Services
12 18 (12.00%) Microsoft
13 17 (11.33%) Release Management
13 17 (11.33%) Waterfall
14 16 (10.67%) Markit EDM
14 16 (10.67%) Project Management
14 16 (10.67%) Change Management
15 15 (10.00%) XML
15 15 (10.00%) SOAP
16 14 (9.33%) JIRA
16 14 (9.33%) Test Scripting
16 14 (9.33%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (9.33%) Charles River
16 14 (9.33%) ISEB
16 14 (9.33%) HTTP
16 14 (9.33%) Front Office
16 14 (9.33%) SDLC

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (6.67%) SAS
2 7 (4.67%) CMS
2 7 (4.67%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (3.33%) Apache
4 5 (3.33%) nginx
5 3 (2.00%) IIS
6 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.33%) MS Office
3 5 (3.33%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.00%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (10.67%) Markit EDM
2 7 (4.67%) thinkFolio
3 3 (2.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.33%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.67%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (2.00%) Amazon ELB
1 3 (2.00%) Amazon S3
1 3 (2.00%) Lucidchart
1 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.00%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.33%) HTTP
2 3 (2.00%) DNS
2 3 (2.00%) SSL
2 3 (2.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.33%) Intranet
3 2 (1.33%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.33%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (6.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.33%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.67%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.67%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (9.33%) JIRA
2 5 (3.33%) Selenium
3 4 (2.67%) Axure RP
3 4 (2.67%) WebDriver
4 3 (2.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 3 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.33%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (0.67%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.67%) WinRunner
General
1 77 (51.33%) Finance
2 58 (38.67%) Banking
3 33 (22.00%) Retail
4 30 (20.00%) Retail Banking
5 14 (9.33%) Front Office
6 9 (6.00%) Investment Banking
7 8 (5.33%) Law
8 4 (2.67%) Marketing
9 3 (2.00%) Billing
10 2 (1.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 56 (37.33%) Analyst
2 28 (18.67%) Test Analyst
2 28 (18.67%) Test Manager
3 25 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 21 (14.00%) Programme Manager
5 15 (10.00%) Programme Test Manager
5 15 (10.00%) Test Programme Manager
6 13 (8.67%) UAT Manager
7 11 (7.33%) Developer
8 9 (6.00%) Test Leader
8 9 (6.00%) UAT Test Manager
9 8 (5.33%) Coordinator
10 7 (4.67%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (4.00%) Consultant
11 6 (4.00%) Environment Manager
11 6 (4.00%) Financial Analyst
11 6 (4.00%) Tester
12 5 (3.33%) Oracle Consultant
12 5 (3.33%) Senior Test Analyst
12 5 (3.33%) Senior Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.00%) Web Services
2 15 (10.00%) SOAP
2 15 (10.00%) XML
3 12 (8.00%) JSON
3 12 (8.00%) RESTful
4 7 (4.67%) AngularJS
5 6 (4.00%) CSS
5 6 (4.00%) CSS3
5 6 (4.00%) HTML
5 6 (4.00%) jQuery
5 6 (4.00%) RequireJS
6 5 (3.33%) .NET
6 5 (3.33%) HTML5
7 4 (2.67%) Middleware
7 4 (2.67%) REST
8 1 (0.67%) Java EE
8 1 (0.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (12.67%) Data Centre
3 10 (6.67%) User Experience
4 3 (2.00%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.33%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.33%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.67%) CMDB
6 1 (0.67%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.67%) Equities
6 1 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.67%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.67%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 25 (16.67%) Linux
2 12 (8.00%) Mac OS X
3 11 (7.33%) Windows
4 6 (4.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.33%) Android
5 2 (1.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (25.33%) Migration
3 24 (16.00%) Software Testing
4 19 (12.67%) Test Strategy
5 18 (12.00%) System Testing
6 17 (11.33%) Release Management
6 17 (11.33%) Waterfall
7 16 (10.67%) Change Management
7 16 (10.67%) Project Management
8 14 (9.33%) SDLC
8 14 (9.33%) Test Scripting
9 13 (8.67%) Kalman Filter
9 13 (8.67%) System Integration Testing
9 13 (8.67%) Web Filtering
10 12 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
10 12 (8.00%) Web Development
11 11 (7.33%) Business Analysis
11 11 (7.33%) Investment Management
11 11 (7.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.00%) SQL
2 12 (8.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.33%) PHP
3 5 (3.33%) PHP 5
4 4 (2.67%) C#
4 4 (2.67%) Java
5 3 (2.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.33%) Perl
6 2 (1.33%) VBA
7 1 (0.67%) C
7 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (9.33%) ISEB
2 13 (8.67%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.00%) IISP
4 2 (1.33%) Degree
4 2 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.67%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (6.67%) QA
3 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.67%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.67%) EMIR
System Software
1 6 (4.00%) XenApp
2 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.33%) Charles River
3 9 (6.00%) Oracle
4 6 (4.00%) Citrix
4 6 (4.00%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.33%) Ab Initio
5 2 (1.33%) Twitter
5 2 (1.33%) VMware
6 1 (0.67%) HP
6 1 (0.67%) IBM
6 1 (0.67%) Pega
6 1 (0.67%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.67%) Veeam
6 1 (0.67%) Vermilion
Edinburgh
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago