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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 53 36 30
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -6
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 22 37 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.80% 3.15% 3.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 4.46% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 20
Average daily rate
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£366 £430 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.82% +39.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £295 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £525 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -18.18%
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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
911 830 706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.73% 70.58% 67.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 403 344
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £511 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 21
Average hourly rate £15.77 £23.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.43% +9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.75 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 34 (57.63%) Finance
2 19 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (25.42%) Banking
4 13 (22.03%) Retail
4 13 (22.03%) Project Management
4 13 (22.03%) System Testing
5 11 (18.64%) Linux
5 11 (18.64%) Software Testing
5 11 (18.64%) Waterfall
6 10 (16.95%) Scrum
7 9 (15.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (15.25%) Test Scripting
7 9 (15.25%) Windows
7 9 (15.25%) ISEB
8 8 (13.56%) Web Services
8 8 (13.56%) XML
8 8 (13.56%) ITIL
8 8 (13.56%) Credit Risk
8 8 (13.56%) Infrastructure Management
8 8 (13.56%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (11.86%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (11.86%) SOAP
9 7 (11.86%) DSDM
10 6 (10.17%) Mac OS X
10 6 (10.17%) Degree
10 6 (10.17%) JSON
10 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
10 6 (10.17%) Migration
10 6 (10.17%) FMCG
10 6 (10.17%) Test Management

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (1.69%) CMS
1 1 (1.69%) TeamSite
1 1 (1.69%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Office
2 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.39%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Eagle STAR
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) JIRA
2 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
General
1 34 (57.63%) Finance
2 15 (25.42%) Banking
3 13 (22.03%) Retail
4 4 (6.78%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Back Office
5 1 (1.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) Analyst
2 12 (20.34%) Test Analyst
2 12 (20.34%) Tester
3 8 (13.56%) UAT Tester
4 7 (11.86%) Business Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Test Leader
7 4 (6.78%) Junior
7 4 (6.78%) Junior Tester
7 4 (6.78%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (5.08%) UAT Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Test Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) Test Manager
9 2 (3.39%) Architect
9 2 (3.39%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.39%) Change Manager
9 2 (3.39%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.56%) Web Services
1 8 (13.56%) XML
2 7 (11.86%) SOAP
3 6 (10.17%) JSON
3 6 (10.17%) RESTful
4 4 (6.78%) CSS
4 4 (6.78%) HTML
4 4 (6.78%) CSS3
5 3 (5.08%) HTML5
6 2 (3.39%) .NET
6 2 (3.39%) REST
7 1 (1.69%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.69%) jQuery
7 1 (1.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Credit Risk
2 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.17%) FMCG
3 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.47%) Open Source
4 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.69%) AS400
4 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.64%) Linux
2 9 (15.25%) Windows
3 6 (10.17%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Vista
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.03%) Project Management
2 13 (22.03%) System Testing
3 11 (18.64%) Software Testing
3 11 (18.64%) Waterfall
4 10 (16.95%) Scrum
5 9 (15.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (15.25%) Test Scripting
6 8 (13.56%) ITIL
6 8 (13.56%) Infrastructure Management
6 8 (13.56%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (11.86%) DSDM
8 6 (10.17%) Migration
8 6 (10.17%) Test Management
8 6 (10.17%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (10.17%) Mentoring
9 5 (8.47%) TOGAF
9 5 (8.47%) Configuration Management
10 4 (6.78%) Business Analysis
10 4 (6.78%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.08%) SQL
3 2 (3.39%) C
3 2 (3.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) ISEB
2 6 (10.17%) Degree
3 5 (8.47%) ISTQB
4 4 (6.78%) HNC
4 4 (6.78%) HND
5 2 (3.39%) MCSE
5 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.39%) PMP
5 2 (3.39%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) XenApp
1 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.39%) OpenView
2 2 (3.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (3.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (5.08%) HP
1 3 (5.08%) Oracle
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (3.39%) Vermilion
3 1 (1.69%) Twitter
3 1 (1.69%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.69%) AppSense
3 1 (1.69%) Teradata
3 1 (1.69%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.69%) Citrix
3 1 (1.69%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.69%) IBM
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