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 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 26 45 35
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -10
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 71 32 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.81% 2.57% 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.30% 3.53% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 20 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £234 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £480 £367
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £21.94 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-13.84% -40.70%
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
1127 906 577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.41% 72.83% 71.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 532 268
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 2
Average hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -64.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015, 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 48 (47.06%) Banking
2 45 (44.12%) Finance
3 30 (29.41%) Test Scripting
4 27 (26.47%) Retail
5 22 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (19.61%) ISTQB
7 18 (17.65%) Retail Banking
8 16 (15.69%) Migration
8 16 (15.69%) ISEB
9 15 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (13.73%) Analytics
11 13 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (12.75%) QA
11 13 (12.75%) Software Testing
11 13 (12.75%) SQL
11 13 (12.75%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
12 12 (11.76%) Test Management
13 9 (8.82%) SAS
14 8 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (7.84%) Microsoft
14 8 (7.84%) Validation
15 7 (6.86%) Data Migration
16 6 (5.88%) Integration Testing
16 6 (5.88%) Waterfall
16 6 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 6 (5.88%) JIRA
16 6 (5.88%) JavaScript
17 5 (4.90%) MS Excel
17 5 (4.90%) ETL

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 9 (8.82%) SAS
2 2 (1.96%) CMS
2 2 (1.96%) WordPress
2 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.98%) IIS
3 1 (0.98%) Apache
3 1 (0.98%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.98%) MS Project
2 1 (0.98%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.98%) Eagle STAR
2 1 (0.98%) Agresso
2 1 (0.98%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.98%) GSM
1 1 (0.98%) HTTP
1 1 (0.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.75%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.92%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.96%) MS Access
3 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.98%) MySQL
4 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (5.88%) JIRA
2 4 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.94%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.96%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.98%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.98%) Subversion
5 1 (0.98%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
General
1 48 (47.06%) Banking
2 45 (44.12%) Finance
3 27 (26.47%) Retail
4 18 (17.65%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.96%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.96%) Back Office
5 2 (1.96%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.96%) Advertising
6 1 (0.98%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (43.14%) Analyst
2 36 (35.29%) Test Manager
3 32 (31.37%) Test Analyst
4 12 (11.76%) UAT Manager
5 11 (10.78%) Test Leader
6 9 (8.82%) UAT Test Manager
7 8 (7.84%) Tester
8 6 (5.88%) Business Analyst
8 6 (5.88%) UAT Analyst
8 6 (5.88%) UAT Test Analyst
9 5 (4.90%) UAT Tester
10 4 (3.92%) Data Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Senior Test Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Coordinator
10 4 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (3.92%) Test Coordinator
11 3 (2.94%) Senior Manager
11 3 (2.94%) Senior Test Manager
12 2 (1.96%) Lead Test Analyst
12 2 (1.96%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.92%) .NET
1 4 (3.92%) Web Services
1 4 (3.92%) AngularJS
2 2 (1.96%) SOAP
2 2 (1.96%) jQuery
2 2 (1.96%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.98%) COM
3 1 (0.98%) CSS
3 1 (0.98%) XML
3 1 (0.98%) XHTML
3 1 (0.98%) SAML
3 1 (0.98%) Ajax
3 1 (0.98%) JSON
3 1 (0.98%) RESTful
3 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.98%) REST
3 1 (0.98%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.92%) Open Source
3 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.96%) AS400
4 1 (0.98%) Online Banking
4 1 (0.98%) Blog
4 1 (0.98%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.98%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.92%) Windows
2 3 (2.94%) Linux
2 3 (2.94%) Android
2 3 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.96%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (29.41%) Test Scripting
2 22 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (15.69%) Migration
4 15 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (13.73%) Analytics
6 13 (12.75%) Software Testing
7 12 (11.76%) Test Management
8 8 (7.84%) Validation
8 8 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (6.86%) Data Migration
10 6 (5.88%) Waterfall
10 6 (5.88%) Integration Testing
11 5 (4.90%) Release Management
11 5 (4.90%) User Stories
11 5 (4.90%) Test Planning
11 5 (4.90%) ETL
11 5 (4.90%) Change Management
11 5 (4.90%) Incident Management
11 5 (4.90%) Asset Management
12 4 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.75%) SQL
2 6 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.94%) C
4 2 (1.96%) PHP
5 1 (0.98%) C#
5 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.98%) VBA
5 1 (0.98%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 20 (19.61%) ISTQB
2 16 (15.69%) ISEB
3 6 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.98%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.75%) QA
2 2 (1.96%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (7.84%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.94%) HP
2 3 (2.94%) VMware
2 3 (2.94%) Veeam
3 1 (0.98%) Vermilion
3 1 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle
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