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 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 56 21 52
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +31
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 30 89 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.57% 5.30% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 6.53% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 59 19
Median daily rate £300 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +6.02%
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
960 1363 969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.26% 81.23% 80.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 731 533
Median daily rate £385 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.28% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 9
Median hourly rate £42.50 £15.75 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.84% -0.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.71 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.38 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 28 August 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 28 August 2016, 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 40 (41.24%) Finance
1 40 (41.24%) Banking
2 24 (24.74%) Migration
3 22 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (22.68%) SQL
4 17 (17.53%) Retail
4 17 (17.53%) Business Analysis
5 16 (16.49%) Oracle
5 16 (16.49%) Test Strategy
6 15 (15.46%) Retail Banking
6 15 (15.46%) JIRA
6 15 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (14.43%) Change Management
8 13 (13.40%) Microsoft
8 13 (13.40%) Test Scripting
9 12 (12.37%) QA
9 12 (12.37%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (12.37%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (10.31%) SAS
11 9 (9.28%) System Testing
11 9 (9.28%) System Integration Testing
11 9 (9.28%) Test Planning
11 9 (9.28%) MS Office
12 8 (8.25%) Software Testing
12 8 (8.25%) Linux
12 8 (8.25%) Manual Testing
12 8 (8.25%) Test Automation
13 7 (7.22%) Markit EDM
13 7 (7.22%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (7.22%) BDD

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 10 (10.31%) SAS
2 7 (7.22%) CMS
3 6 (6.19%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.03%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (9.28%) MS Office
2 6 (6.19%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.15%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.09%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (7.22%) Markit EDM
2 3 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (2.06%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (2.06%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) Lucidchart
2 2 (2.06%) Taleo
3 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.06%) Intranet
2 1 (1.03%) HTTP
2 1 (1.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.37%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.12%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.09%) Base SAS
3 3 (3.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (15.46%) JIRA
2 5 (5.15%) Selenium
3 4 (4.12%) Axure RP
3 4 (4.12%) WebDriver
4 3 (3.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.03%) SilkTest
5 1 (1.03%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.03%) TestRail
General
1 40 (41.24%) Banking
1 40 (41.24%) Finance
2 17 (17.53%) Retail
3 15 (15.46%) Retail Banking
4 7 (7.22%) Front Office
4 7 (7.22%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.09%) Billing
5 3 (3.09%) Law
6 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.03%) Legal
6 1 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (49.48%) Analyst
2 28 (28.87%) Test Analyst
3 18 (18.56%) Test Manager
4 17 (17.53%) Business Analyst
5 13 (13.40%) Senior Analyst
6 12 (12.37%) Senior Test Analyst
7 11 (11.34%) Programme Manager
8 10 (10.31%) Coordinator
8 10 (10.31%) Programme Test Manager
8 10 (10.31%) Test Programme Manager
9 9 (9.28%) Banking Analyst
10 8 (8.25%) Test Leader
11 6 (6.19%) Consultant
11 6 (6.19%) Test Coordinator
11 6 (6.19%) UAT Analyst
11 6 (6.19%) UAT Test Analyst
12 5 (5.15%) Digital Analyst
12 5 (5.15%) Digital Business Analyst
13 4 (4.12%) Change Coordinator
13 4 (4.12%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.06%) SOAP
2 1 (1.03%) .NET
2 1 (1.03%) Java EE
2 1 (1.03%) JSON
2 1 (1.03%) RESTful
2 1 (1.03%) Web Services
2 1 (1.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.19%) Credit Risk
2 6 (6.19%) User Experience
3 4 (4.12%) EMC VMAX
3 4 (4.12%) Equities
3 4 (4.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (4.12%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.09%) Data Integration
4 3 (3.09%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.06%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.03%) CMDB
6 1 (1.03%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.25%) Linux
2 7 (7.22%) Windows
3 6 (6.19%) Windows 8
4 3 (3.09%) Unix
5 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.74%) Migration
2 22 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (17.53%) Business Analysis
4 16 (16.49%) Test Strategy
5 14 (14.43%) Change Management
6 13 (13.40%) Test Scripting
7 12 (12.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (9.28%) System Integration Testing
8 9 (9.28%) System Testing
8 9 (9.28%) Test Planning
9 8 (8.25%) Manual Testing
9 8 (8.25%) Software Testing
9 8 (8.25%) Test Automation
10 7 (7.22%) BDD
10 7 (7.22%) Data Migration
10 7 (7.22%) Defect Management
10 7 (7.22%) ETL
10 7 (7.22%) Use Case
11 6 (6.19%) Data Modelling
11 6 (6.19%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.68%) SQL
2 4 (4.12%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.06%) Java
4 1 (1.03%) C#
4 1 (1.03%) Python
4 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.19%) ISTQB
2 5 (5.15%) ISEB
3 2 (2.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.37%) QA
2 4 (4.12%) SLA
3 1 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 6 (6.19%) XenApp
2 4 (4.12%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 7 (7.22%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.12%) TADDM
2 4 (4.12%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (16.49%) Oracle
2 13 (13.40%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.19%) Citrix
3 6 (6.19%) Sitecore
4 5 (5.15%) Charles River
4 5 (5.15%) HP
5 4 (4.12%) EMC
5 4 (4.12%) IBM
6 2 (2.06%) Twitter
7 1 (1.03%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.03%) SAP
7 1 (1.03%) ServiceNow
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
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