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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 46 62 73
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +11
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 30 32 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.28% 2.11% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.08% 2.58% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 8
Median daily rate £338 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £273 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £550 £392
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 £24.22 £30.91 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-21.65% +128.96%
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
735 1242 1110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 80.24% 81.87% 76.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 616 617
Median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 5
Median hourly rate £43.00 £19.02 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.07% -15.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.96 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.38 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 24 (39.34%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (31.15%) Finance
3 17 (27.87%) Banking
4 15 (24.59%) SQL
5 12 (19.67%) Oracle
5 12 (19.67%) System Testing
6 11 (18.03%) System Integration Testing
6 11 (18.03%) JIRA
6 11 (18.03%) Migration
6 11 (18.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (16.39%) Test Management
7 10 (16.39%) Test Strategy
8 9 (14.75%) Test Automation
8 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
9 7 (11.48%) HP
9 7 (11.48%) ISEB
9 7 (11.48%) CRM
9 7 (11.48%) Retail Banking
9 7 (11.48%) Retail
9 7 (11.48%) Business Analysis
9 7 (11.48%) Test Planning
10 6 (9.84%) Integration Testing
10 6 (9.84%) Manual Testing
10 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (9.84%) Software Testing
10 6 (9.84%) ISTQB
10 6 (9.84%) Scrum
10 6 (9.84%) Regression Testing
11 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
11 5 (8.20%) Data Warehouse

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 4 (6.56%) SAS
2 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.92%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.64%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.92%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.64%) Endur
3 1 (1.64%) Findur
3 1 (1.64%) Minerva
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.64%) Office 365
1 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) ATM
1 1 (1.64%) DNS
1 1 (1.64%) HTTP
1 1 (1.64%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (1.64%) SSL
1 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.92%) Base SAS
2 3 (4.92%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (18.03%) JIRA
2 1 (1.64%) Appium
2 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.64%) Grunt
2 1 (1.64%) gulp
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.64%) Selenium
2 1 (1.64%) SilkTest
2 1 (1.64%) Subversion
2 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (31.15%) Finance
2 17 (27.87%) Banking
3 7 (11.48%) Retail
3 7 (11.48%) Retail Banking
4 3 (4.92%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.92%) Law
5 2 (3.28%) Legal
6 1 (1.64%) Front Office
6 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (42.62%) Analyst
2 20 (32.79%) Test Analyst
3 11 (18.03%) Test Manager
4 7 (11.48%) UAT Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) UAT Test Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) Tester
6 5 (8.20%) Banking Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Test Leader
7 4 (6.56%) Agile Test Manager
7 4 (6.56%) Business Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Coordinator
7 4 (6.56%) Data Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) UAT Tester
9 2 (3.28%) Data Business Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Deployment Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Software Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) XML
2 1 (1.64%) Ajax
2 1 (1.64%) CGI
2 1 (1.64%) CSS
2 1 (1.64%) CSS3
2 1 (1.64%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.64%) HTML
2 1 (1.64%) HTML5
2 1 (1.64%) LESS
2 1 (1.64%) Spring
2 1 (1.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (1.64%) Web Services
2 1 (1.64%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.56%) EMC VMAX
2 4 (6.56%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.28%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.28%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.64%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.64%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.64%) User Experience
4 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.20%) Linux
1 5 (8.20%) Unix
2 2 (3.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (39.34%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (19.67%) System Testing
3 11 (18.03%) Migration
3 11 (18.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (18.03%) System Integration Testing
4 10 (16.39%) Test Management
4 10 (16.39%) Test Strategy
5 9 (14.75%) Test Automation
6 7 (11.48%) Business Analysis
6 7 (11.48%) CRM
6 7 (11.48%) Test Planning
7 6 (9.84%) Integration Testing
7 6 (9.84%) Manual Testing
7 6 (9.84%) Regression Testing
7 6 (9.84%) Scrum
7 6 (9.84%) Software Testing
8 5 (8.20%) Data Migration
8 5 (8.20%) ETL
8 5 (8.20%) Performance Testing
8 5 (8.20%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.59%) SQL
2 5 (8.20%) PL/SQL
3 4 (6.56%) Java
4 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (11.48%) ISEB
2 6 (9.84%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.64%) Degree
4 1 (1.64%) IISP
4 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) SLA
2 3 (4.92%) QA
3 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) SRDF
2 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (6.56%) TADDM
1 4 (6.56%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.64%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 12 (19.67%) Oracle
2 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.48%) HP
4 4 (6.56%) EMC
4 4 (6.56%) IBM
5 1 (1.64%) Charles River
5 1 (1.64%) Fidessa
5 1 (1.64%) OpenText
5 1 (1.64%) SAP