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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 48 27 58
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +31
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 31 78 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.00% 4.57% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.71% 5.55% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 56 12
Median daily rate £303 £369 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.96% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £32.37 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-30.48% +30.76%
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
836 1406 922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 80.93% 82.42% 76.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 744 534
Median daily rate £388 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £501 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 10
Median hourly rate £43.00 £15.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+177.41% -1.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.41 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.38 £31.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 30 (39.47%) Finance
2 25 (32.89%) Banking
3 23 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (27.63%) SQL
5 18 (23.68%) Business Analysis
6 14 (18.42%) Oracle
7 13 (17.11%) Migration
7 13 (17.11%) JIRA
8 12 (15.79%) System Testing
8 12 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (14.47%) Test Scripting
9 11 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (14.47%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (11.84%) SAS
10 9 (11.84%) Change Management
10 9 (11.84%) System Integration Testing
10 9 (11.84%) Test Planning
11 8 (10.53%) Test Automation
11 8 (10.53%) Test Strategy
11 8 (10.53%) Microsoft
12 7 (9.21%) QA
12 7 (9.21%) Use Case
12 7 (9.21%) Retail
12 7 (9.21%) HP
12 7 (9.21%) ETL
12 7 (9.21%) Markit EDM
12 7 (9.21%) Manual Testing
12 7 (9.21%) Defect Management
13 6 (7.89%) HP Quality Center
13 6 (7.89%) User Experience

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 9 (11.84%) SAS
2 6 (7.89%) CMS
2 6 (7.89%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (6.58%) MS Excel
1 5 (6.58%) MS Office
1 5 (6.58%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.95%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Markit EDM
2 3 (3.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.32%) Endur
3 1 (1.32%) Findur
3 1 (1.32%) Minerva
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) Lucidchart
2 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.47%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.95%) Base SAS
2 3 (3.95%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (3.95%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (17.11%) JIRA
2 4 (5.26%) Axure RP
3 3 (3.95%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (2.63%) Selenium
4 2 (2.63%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.32%) SilkTest
General
1 30 (39.47%) Finance
2 25 (32.89%) Banking
3 7 (9.21%) Retail
4 6 (7.89%) Front Office
4 6 (7.89%) Investment Banking
5 5 (6.58%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.63%) Law
7 1 (1.32%) Billing
7 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.32%) Legal
7 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (61.84%) Analyst
2 26 (34.21%) Test Analyst
3 17 (22.37%) Business Analyst
4 13 (17.11%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (14.47%) Senior Test Analyst
6 9 (11.84%) Test Manager
7 8 (10.53%) Banking Analyst
7 8 (10.53%) UAT Analyst
7 8 (10.53%) UAT Test Analyst
8 7 (9.21%) Test Leader
9 6 (7.89%) Coordinator
10 5 (6.58%) Data Analyst
10 5 (6.58%) Digital Analyst
10 5 (6.58%) Digital Business Analyst
11 4 (5.26%) Test Coordinator
11 4 (5.26%) Tester
12 3 (3.95%) Business Data Analyst
13 2 (2.63%) Defect Manager
13 2 (2.63%) Test Programme Manager
13 2 (2.63%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.89%) User Experience
3 5 (6.58%) Credit Risk
4 4 (5.26%) EMC VMAX
4 4 (5.26%) Equities
4 4 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (5.26%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.95%) Data Integration
5 3 (3.95%) Reference Data
6 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.32%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (1.32%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.89%) Linux
2 4 (5.26%) Unix
3 3 (3.95%) Windows
4 2 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (23.68%) Business Analysis
3 13 (17.11%) Migration
4 12 (15.79%) System Testing
5 11 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (14.47%) Test Scripting
6 9 (11.84%) Change Management
6 9 (11.84%) System Integration Testing
6 9 (11.84%) Test Planning
7 8 (10.53%) Test Automation
7 8 (10.53%) Test Strategy
8 7 (9.21%) Defect Management
8 7 (9.21%) ETL
8 7 (9.21%) Manual Testing
8 7 (9.21%) Use Case
9 6 (7.89%) BDD
9 6 (7.89%) Data Migration
9 6 (7.89%) Data Modelling
9 6 (7.89%) Software Testing
9 6 (7.89%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 21 (27.63%) SQL
2 5 (6.58%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.32%) Java
3 1 (1.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (5.26%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.95%) ISEB
3 2 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) QA
2 4 (5.26%) SLA
3 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 4 (5.26%) SRDF
2 2 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (7.89%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.26%) TADDM
2 4 (5.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (18.42%) Oracle
2 8 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.21%) HP
4 6 (7.89%) Sitecore
5 5 (6.58%) Charles River
6 4 (5.26%) EMC
6 4 (5.26%) IBM
7 2 (2.63%) Citrix
8 1 (1.32%) Fidessa
8 1 (1.32%) SAP
8 1 (1.32%) Twitter