The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Edinburgh region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 39 28 31
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 40 27 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.11% 3.61% 3.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.32% 5.14% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 22
Average daily rate £400 £325 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -15.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £261 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £366 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.42% -5.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-36.76% +30.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
926 525 811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 72.01% 70.28% 67.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 237 406
Average daily rate £400 £380 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 24
Average hourly rate £25.00 £50.83 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.81% +154.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £20.35 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £70.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
User Acceptance Testing
Scotland

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 28 (45.16%) Finance
2 20 (32.26%) Test Scripting
3 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (25.81%) Banking
4 13 (20.97%) Project Management
5 11 (17.74%) Investment Management
6 10 (16.13%) Fund Accounting
6 10 (16.13%) System Testing
6 10 (16.13%) Migration
7 9 (14.52%) Asset Management
7 9 (14.52%) Release Management
7 9 (14.52%) Waterfall
8 8 (12.90%) MultiFonds
8 8 (12.90%) ISEB
8 8 (12.90%) Linux
9 7 (11.29%) Windows
9 7 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (11.29%) Scrum
9 7 (11.29%) Retail
9 7 (11.29%) Degree
9 7 (11.29%) Test Management
10 6 (9.68%) FMCG
10 6 (9.68%) Configuration Management
10 6 (9.68%) Web Services
10 6 (9.68%) XML
10 6 (9.68%) ITIL
10 6 (9.68%) Business Transformation
11 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Management
11 5 (8.06%) Manual Testing
11 5 (8.06%) Capacity Planning

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (1.61%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.61%) SAS
1 1 (1.61%) Alfresco
1 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Project
2 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.84%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.23%) MS Office
4 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (12.90%) MultiFonds
2 5 (8.06%) Agresso
3 2 (3.23%) Markit EDM
4 1 (1.61%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Maven
1 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.61%) Ant
2 1 (1.61%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.61%) Selenium
2 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.61%) Hudson
2 1 (1.61%) Artifactory
General
1 28 (45.16%) Finance
2 16 (25.81%) Banking
3 7 (11.29%) Retail
4 3 (4.84%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.23%) Advertising
6 1 (1.61%) Back Office
6 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (37.10%) Analyst
2 14 (22.58%) Test Analyst
3 13 (20.97%) Business Analyst
4 7 (11.29%) Test Manager
4 7 (11.29%) Release Manager
5 5 (8.06%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.45%) Tester
6 4 (6.45%) Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Systems Tester
6 4 (6.45%) Business Test Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Test Leader
7 3 (4.84%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Configuration Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Configuration and Release Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Change Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Technical Business Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.68%) Web Services
1 6 (9.68%) XML
2 5 (8.06%) SOAP
3 3 (4.84%) CSS
3 3 (4.84%) HTML
3 3 (4.84%) .NET
3 3 (4.84%) JSON
3 3 (4.84%) RESTful
3 3 (4.84%) REST
4 2 (3.23%) Application Packaging
4 2 (3.23%) EDI
5 1 (1.61%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.61%) Spring
5 1 (1.61%) XHTML
5 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.61%) Spring Security
5 1 (1.61%) jQuery
5 1 (1.61%) CSS3
5 1 (1.61%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.61%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) FMCG
2 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.84%) Derivative
3 3 (4.84%) Open Source
4 2 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.23%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.23%) Equities
5 1 (1.61%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) Linux
2 7 (11.29%) Windows
3 2 (3.23%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.26%) Test Scripting
2 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.97%) Project Management
4 11 (17.74%) Investment Management
5 10 (16.13%) System Testing
5 10 (16.13%) Fund Accounting
5 10 (16.13%) Migration
6 9 (14.52%) Asset Management
6 9 (14.52%) Release Management
6 9 (14.52%) Waterfall
7 7 (11.29%) Test Management
7 7 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (11.29%) Scrum
8 6 (9.68%) Configuration Management
8 6 (9.68%) ITIL
8 6 (9.68%) Business Transformation
9 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (8.06%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (8.06%) Manual Testing
9 5 (8.06%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.45%) Java
2 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.23%) SQL
4 1 (1.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) ISEB
2 7 (11.29%) Degree
3 5 (8.06%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.23%) IIBA
5 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
1 2 (3.23%) FATCA
1 2 (3.23%) EMIR
1 2 (3.23%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.61%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.61%) Puppet
2 1 (1.61%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.23%) HP
2 2 (3.23%) Charles River
3 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle
3 1 (1.61%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.61%) JBoss
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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