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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 54 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 20 37 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.67% 3.25% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.24% 4.56% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 16
Average daily rate
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£366 £375 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.33% +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £296 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £525 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.75 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -5.26%
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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
893 812 731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.42% 71.35% 68.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 385 353
Average daily rate £400 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £279 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £521 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 20
Average hourly rate £15.77 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £34.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 September 2014.

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 September 2014, 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 29 (52.73%) Finance
2 19 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (25.45%) Banking
4 13 (23.64%) Retail
4 13 (23.64%) Project Management
5 12 (21.82%) System Testing
6 11 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 11 (20.00%) Linux
6 11 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 10 (18.18%) Scrum
8 9 (16.36%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (16.36%) Windows
9 8 (14.55%) Web Services
9 8 (14.55%) XML
9 8 (14.55%) ITIL
9 8 (14.55%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (14.55%) Infrastructure Management
10 7 (12.73%) ISEB
10 7 (12.73%) SOAP
10 7 (12.73%) DSDM
10 7 (12.73%) Migration
10 7 (12.73%) Credit Risk
10 7 (12.73%) Test Scripting
11 6 (10.91%) Test Management
11 6 (10.91%) Degree
11 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
11 6 (10.91%) JSON
11 6 (10.91%) Mac OS X
11 6 (10.91%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (10.91%) Mentoring

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 1 (1.82%) SAS
1 1 (1.82%) TeamSite
1 1 (1.82%) CMS
1 1 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Office
1 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MultiFonds
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) JIRA
2 2 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
General
1 29 (52.73%) Finance
2 14 (25.45%) Banking
3 13 (23.64%) Retail
4 4 (7.27%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Publishing
5 1 (1.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Analyst
2 11 (20.00%) Tester
2 11 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 8 (14.55%) Business Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) UAT Tester
5 6 (10.91%) Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Junior
6 4 (7.27%) Junior Tester
6 4 (7.27%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Test Leader
7 3 (5.45%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Test Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Contracts Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) Web Services
1 8 (14.55%) XML
2 7 (12.73%) SOAP
3 6 (10.91%) JSON
3 6 (10.91%) RESTful
4 4 (7.27%) CSS3
4 4 (7.27%) CSS
4 4 (7.27%) HTML
5 3 (5.45%) HTML5
6 2 (3.64%) REST
6 2 (3.64%) .NET
7 1 (1.82%) jQuery
7 1 (1.82%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Credit Risk
2 6 (10.91%) FMCG
2 6 (10.91%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.09%) Open Source
4 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.82%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Linux
2 9 (16.36%) Windows
3 6 (10.91%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.64%) Windows Vista
4 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.64%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (23.64%) Project Management
3 12 (21.82%) System Testing
4 11 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 11 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 10 (18.18%) Scrum
6 9 (16.36%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (14.55%) ITIL
7 8 (14.55%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (14.55%) Infrastructure Management
8 7 (12.73%) Test Scripting
8 7 (12.73%) DSDM
8 7 (12.73%) Migration
9 6 (10.91%) Test Management
9 6 (10.91%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
10 5 (9.09%) Configuration Management
10 5 (9.09%) TOGAF
11 4 (7.27%) Business Analysis
11 4 (7.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.64%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) C
2 2 (3.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) ISEB
2 6 (10.91%) Degree
3 5 (9.09%) ISTQB
4 4 (7.27%) HNC
4 4 (7.27%) HND
5 2 (3.64%) MCSE
5 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.64%) PMP
5 2 (3.64%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) XenApp
1 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.64%) OpenView
2 2 (3.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (3.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (5.45%) HP
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.82%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.82%) IBM
3 1 (1.82%) Citrix
3 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.82%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.82%) AppSense
3 1 (1.82%) Teradata
3 1 (1.82%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.82%) Vermilion
3 1 (1.82%) Twitter
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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