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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 32 21 50
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +29
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 67 84 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 4.70% 5.88% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.71% 7.23% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 59 24
Median daily rate £388 £350 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -7.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £223 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+9.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £30.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-26.22% +32.60%
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
1174 1162 906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.33% 81.32% 75.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 647 554
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 20
Median hourly rate £20.50 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.95 £14.00 £18.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 77 (52.38%) Finance
2 57 (38.78%) Banking
3 39 (26.53%) Migration
4 35 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (23.13%) Retail
6 31 (21.09%) Retail Banking
7 25 (17.01%) Linux
8 23 (15.65%) SQL
9 22 (14.97%) Software Testing
10 19 (12.93%) Data Centre
11 18 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (12.24%) Test Strategy
12 17 (11.56%) System Testing
12 17 (11.56%) Web Services
12 17 (11.56%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (10.88%) Front Office
13 16 (10.88%) Markit EDM
13 16 (10.88%) Waterfall
14 15 (10.20%) Test Scripting
14 15 (10.20%) Release Management
14 15 (10.20%) Change Management
14 15 (10.20%) SOAP
14 15 (10.20%) Project Management
14 15 (10.20%) Microsoft
15 14 (9.52%) HTTP
15 14 (9.52%) Charles River
15 14 (9.52%) XML
15 14 (9.52%) JIRA
15 14 (9.52%) SDLC
16 13 (8.84%) QA

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 12 (8.16%) SAS
2 7 (4.76%) CMS
3 6 (4.08%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (3.40%) Apache
4 5 (3.40%) nginx
5 3 (2.04%) IIS
5 3 (2.04%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.76%) MS Office
3 4 (2.72%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.04%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (1.36%) MS Project
6 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (10.88%) Markit EDM
2 7 (4.76%) thinkFolio
3 4 (2.72%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (2.04%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (2.04%) Amazon ELB
1 3 (2.04%) Amazon S3
1 3 (2.04%) Lucidchart
1 3 (2.04%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.52%) HTTP
2 3 (2.04%) DNS
2 3 (2.04%) SSL
2 3 (2.04%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.36%) Intranet
3 2 (1.36%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.68%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.56%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (4.08%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.40%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (2.04%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.36%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.68%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (9.52%) JIRA
2 5 (3.40%) Selenium
3 4 (2.72%) Axure RP
3 4 (2.72%) WebDriver
4 3 (2.04%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (1.36%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (0.68%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.68%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.68%) WinRunner
General
1 77 (52.38%) Finance
2 57 (38.78%) Banking
3 34 (23.13%) Retail
4 31 (21.09%) Retail Banking
5 16 (10.88%) Front Office
6 8 (5.44%) Law
7 7 (4.76%) Investment Banking
8 4 (2.72%) Billing
9 3 (2.04%) Marketing
10 1 (0.68%) Back Office
10 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 56 (38.10%) Analyst
2 27 (18.37%) Business Analyst
2 27 (18.37%) Test Analyst
2 27 (18.37%) Test Manager
3 19 (12.93%) Programme Manager
4 15 (10.20%) Programme Test Manager
4 15 (10.20%) Test Programme Manager
5 11 (7.48%) Coordinator
5 11 (7.48%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (7.48%) UAT Manager
6 10 (6.80%) Developer
7 9 (6.12%) Senior Test Analyst
7 9 (6.12%) Test Leader
7 9 (6.12%) UAT Test Manager
8 7 (4.76%) Consultant
8 7 (4.76%) Environment Manager
8 7 (4.76%) Test Coordinator
9 6 (4.08%) Oracle Consultant
10 5 (3.40%) PHP Developer
10 5 (3.40%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.56%) Web Services
2 15 (10.20%) SOAP
3 14 (9.52%) XML
4 11 (7.48%) JSON
4 11 (7.48%) RESTful
5 5 (3.40%) AngularJS
5 5 (3.40%) CSS
5 5 (3.40%) CSS3
5 5 (3.40%) HTML
5 5 (3.40%) HTML5
5 5 (3.40%) jQuery
5 5 (3.40%) RequireJS
6 4 (2.72%) Middleware
6 4 (2.72%) REST
7 2 (1.36%) .NET
8 1 (0.68%) Java EE
8 1 (0.68%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.93%) Data Centre
2 18 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.12%) User Experience
4 5 (3.40%) Credit Risk
5 4 (2.72%) Equities
5 4 (2.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.36%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.36%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.68%) CMDB
7 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.68%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.01%) Linux
2 11 (7.48%) Mac OS X
3 9 (6.12%) Windows
4 6 (4.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (26.53%) Migration
2 35 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (14.97%) Software Testing
4 18 (12.24%) Test Strategy
5 17 (11.56%) System Testing
6 16 (10.88%) Waterfall
7 15 (10.20%) Change Management
7 15 (10.20%) Project Management
7 15 (10.20%) Release Management
7 15 (10.20%) Test Scripting
8 14 (9.52%) SDLC
9 12 (8.16%) Defect Management
9 12 (8.16%) Kalman Filter
9 12 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (8.16%) System Integration Testing
9 12 (8.16%) Web Filtering
10 11 (7.48%) Business Analysis
10 11 (7.48%) Capacity Planning
10 11 (7.48%) Investment Management
10 11 (7.48%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (15.65%) SQL
2 10 (6.80%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.40%) PHP
3 5 (3.40%) PHP 5
4 4 (2.72%) C#
4 4 (2.72%) Java
5 3 (2.04%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.36%) Perl
6 2 (1.36%) VBA
7 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (7.48%) ISTQB
2 10 (6.80%) ISEB
3 3 (2.04%) IISP
4 2 (1.36%) Degree
5 1 (0.68%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.84%) QA
2 10 (6.80%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (4.08%) XenApp
2 1 (0.68%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 8 (5.44%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (10.20%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.52%) Charles River
3 12 (8.16%) Oracle
4 6 (4.08%) Citrix
4 6 (4.08%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.36%) Ab Initio
5 2 (1.36%) Twitter
6 1 (0.68%) HP
6 1 (0.68%) IBM
6 1 (0.68%) ServiceNow
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