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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 26 53 45
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -8
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 80 31 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.61% 2.30% 2.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.87% 2.89% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 23 17
Average daily rate £400 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.26% -13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £221 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £430 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -41.93%
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
1164 1071 863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.68% 79.57% 73.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 592 444
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 8
Average hourly rate £19.02 £28.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.26% -84.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 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 9 February 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 66 (56.41%) Finance
2 43 (36.75%) Banking
3 37 (31.62%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (22.22%) Migration
5 24 (20.51%) Project Management
6 22 (18.80%) Linux
6 22 (18.80%) Software Testing
7 21 (17.95%) Retail
8 20 (17.09%) System Testing
9 19 (16.24%) Release Management
9 19 (16.24%) ISEB
9 19 (16.24%) Data Centre
10 17 (14.53%) Web Services
10 17 (14.53%) Waterfall
11 16 (13.68%) SDLC
11 16 (13.68%) System Integration Testing
12 15 (12.82%) SOAP
13 14 (11.97%) XML
13 14 (11.97%) Kalman Filter
13 14 (11.97%) ISTQB
13 14 (11.97%) Retail Banking
13 14 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (11.97%) Web Filtering
14 13 (11.11%) Test Strategy
14 13 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
14 13 (11.11%) SQL
14 13 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (10.26%) MS Excel
15 12 (10.26%) HTTP
15 12 (10.26%) Disclosure Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 5 (4.27%) SAS
1 5 (4.27%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.42%) Apache
2 4 (3.42%) nginx
3 3 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (10.26%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.27%) MS Office
2 5 (4.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.56%) MS Project
3 3 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (8.55%) Markit EDM
2 6 (5.13%) thinkFolio
3 2 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.71%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.85%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (2.56%) Amazon ELB
1 3 (2.56%) Amazon S3
1 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.71%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.26%) HTTP
2 3 (2.56%) DNS
2 3 (2.56%) SSL
2 3 (2.56%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.71%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.84%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (4.27%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.42%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.85%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (5.98%) JIRA
2 3 (2.56%) Toad
2 3 (2.56%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.71%) HP UFT
3 2 (1.71%) Selenium
3 2 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.71%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 2 (1.71%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.85%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.85%) WinRunner
General
1 66 (56.41%) Finance
2 43 (36.75%) Banking
3 21 (17.95%) Retail
4 14 (11.97%) Retail Banking
5 8 (6.84%) Front Office
6 6 (5.13%) Law
7 4 (3.42%) Investment Banking
7 4 (3.42%) Marketing
8 2 (1.71%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 44 (37.61%) Analyst
2 25 (21.37%) Test Analyst
3 20 (17.09%) Test Manager
4 17 (14.53%) Business Analyst
5 10 (8.55%) Programme Manager
5 10 (8.55%) UAT Manager
6 9 (7.69%) Test Leader
7 8 (6.84%) Developer
8 6 (5.13%) Environment Manager
8 6 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (5.13%) Tester
8 6 (5.13%) UAT Test Manager
9 5 (4.27%) Banking Analyst
9 5 (4.27%) Financial Analyst
9 5 (4.27%) Programme Test Manager
9 5 (4.27%) Test Programme Manager
10 4 (3.42%) PHP Developer
10 4 (3.42%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.42%) Senior Test Analyst
10 4 (3.42%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.53%) Web Services
2 15 (12.82%) SOAP
3 14 (11.97%) XML
4 10 (8.55%) JSON
4 10 (8.55%) RESTful
5 7 (5.98%) AngularJS
6 6 (5.13%) CSS
6 6 (5.13%) CSS3
6 6 (5.13%) HTML
6 6 (5.13%) jQuery
6 6 (5.13%) RequireJS
7 5 (4.27%) HTML5
8 4 (3.42%) Middleware
8 4 (3.42%) REST
9 3 (2.56%) .NET
10 1 (0.85%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.24%) Data Centre
2 14 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.42%) User Experience
4 3 (2.56%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.71%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.85%) FMCG
6 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.85%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 22 (18.80%) Linux
2 10 (8.55%) Mac OS X
3 6 (5.13%) Windows
4 2 (1.71%) Android
4 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (31.62%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (22.22%) Migration
3 24 (20.51%) Project Management
4 22 (18.80%) Software Testing
5 20 (17.09%) System Testing
6 19 (16.24%) Release Management
7 17 (14.53%) Waterfall
8 16 (13.68%) SDLC
8 16 (13.68%) System Integration Testing
9 14 (11.97%) Kalman Filter
9 14 (11.97%) Web Filtering
10 13 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
10 13 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (11.11%) Test Strategy
11 12 (10.26%) Defect Management
12 11 (9.40%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (9.40%) Infrastructure Management
13 10 (8.55%) Continuous Delivery
13 10 (8.55%) Web Development
14 9 (7.69%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.11%) SQL
2 11 (9.40%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.42%) PHP
3 4 (3.42%) PHP 5
4 3 (2.56%) Java
4 3 (2.56%) VBA
5 2 (1.71%) C#
5 2 (1.71%) Perl
6 1 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (16.24%) ISEB
2 14 (11.97%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.56%) Degree
3 3 (2.56%) IISP
3 3 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.85%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (5.13%) QA
3 2 (1.71%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.85%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.85%) EMIR
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (6.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (8.55%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.84%) Charles River
3 4 (3.42%) Oracle
4 3 (2.56%) Informatica
4 3 (2.56%) Teradata
5 2 (1.71%) HP
5 2 (1.71%) VMware
6 1 (0.85%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.85%) Netezza
6 1 (0.85%) Pega
6 1 (0.85%) Veeam
6 1 (0.85%) Vermilion
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