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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 41 31 62
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +31
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 28 70 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.41% 4.91% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.11% 6.00% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 47 19
Median daily rate £350 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £336
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +55.55%

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
681 1166 1070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 83.05% 81.77% 80.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 605 565
Median daily rate £400 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £277 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 8
Median hourly rate £19.50 £19.02 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.52% -59.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.89 £15.25 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £73.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017, 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 19 (38.00%) Finance
2 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (26.00%) Banking
4 11 (22.00%) Test Management
5 10 (20.00%) Migration
6 9 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (18.00%) SQL
6 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (16.00%) System Testing
7 8 (16.00%) Test Strategy
8 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (14.00%) System Integration Testing
8 7 (14.00%) Oracle
8 7 (14.00%) Retail
8 7 (14.00%) Retail Banking
8 7 (14.00%) JIRA
9 6 (12.00%) Business Analysis
9 6 (12.00%) Test Planning
9 6 (12.00%) Test Automation
10 5 (10.00%) Integration Testing
10 5 (10.00%) Manual Testing
10 5 (10.00%) Software Testing
10 5 (10.00%) Scrum
10 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
10 5 (10.00%) CRM
10 5 (10.00%) ISEB
10 5 (10.00%) Regression Testing
11 4 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (8.00%) Tivoli
11 4 (8.00%) Mainframe

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 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) MS Office
2 3 (6.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.00%) Markit EDM
3 1 (2.00%) Endur
3 1 (2.00%) Findur
3 1 (2.00%) Minerva
3 1 (2.00%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) ATM
1 1 (2.00%) DNS
1 1 (2.00%) HTTP
1 1 (2.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (2.00%) SSL
1 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) Appium
2 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.00%) Grunt
2 1 (2.00%) gulp
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.00%) Selenium
2 1 (2.00%) SilkTest
2 1 (2.00%) Subversion
2 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (38.00%) Finance
2 13 (26.00%) Banking
3 7 (14.00%) Retail
3 7 (14.00%) Retail Banking
4 3 (6.00%) Financial Institution
4 3 (6.00%) Law
5 2 (4.00%) Legal
6 1 (2.00%) Front Office
6 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) Analyst
2 13 (26.00%) Test Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Test Manager
4 7 (14.00%) Tester
5 5 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Consultant
6 4 (8.00%) Coordinator
6 4 (8.00%) Test Leader
6 4 (8.00%) UAT Tester
7 3 (6.00%) Agile Test Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) UAT Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) UAT Test Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Architect
8 2 (4.00%) Business Architect
8 2 (4.00%) Business Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Data Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) XML
2 1 (2.00%) Ajax
2 1 (2.00%) CGI
2 1 (2.00%) CSS
2 1 (2.00%) CSS3
2 1 (2.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.00%) HTML
2 1 (2.00%) HTML5
2 1 (2.00%) LESS
2 1 (2.00%) Spring
2 1 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (2.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) EMC VMAX
2 4 (8.00%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.00%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Linux
1 3 (6.00%) Unix
2 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.00%) Test Management
3 10 (20.00%) Migration
4 9 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (16.00%) System Testing
5 8 (16.00%) Test Strategy
6 7 (14.00%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (12.00%) Business Analysis
7 6 (12.00%) Test Automation
7 6 (12.00%) Test Planning
8 5 (10.00%) CRM
8 5 (10.00%) Integration Testing
8 5 (10.00%) Manual Testing
8 5 (10.00%) Regression Testing
8 5 (10.00%) Scrum
8 5 (10.00%) Software Testing
9 4 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (8.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (8.00%) Test Scripting
10 3 (6.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.00%) Java
2 3 (6.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) ISEB
2 4 (8.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) SRDF
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) TADDM
1 4 (8.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (6.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.00%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.00%) Oracle
3 4 (8.00%) EMC
3 4 (8.00%) IBM
4 3 (6.00%) HP
5 1 (2.00%) Charles River
5 1 (2.00%) Fidessa
5 1 (2.00%) Northgate
5 1 (2.00%) OpenText
5 1 (2.00%) SAP