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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 55 27 44
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +17
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 16 82 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.97% 5.59% 2.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 6.71% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 47 23
Median daily rate £400 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+20.48% +29.68%

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
685 1222 1109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.36% 83.36% 80.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 642 619
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 10
Median hourly rate £14.97 £19.02 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.31% -33.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £15.25 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.59 £41.25 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017, 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 17 (38.64%) Finance
2 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (27.27%) Banking
4 11 (25.00%) Migration
5 8 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 8 (18.18%) Retail
5 8 (18.18%) Retail Banking
6 7 (15.91%) Test Scripting
6 7 (15.91%) SQL
6 7 (15.91%) Test Strategy
7 6 (13.64%) Test Management
7 6 (13.64%) Oracle
7 6 (13.64%) System Testing
7 6 (13.64%) JIRA
8 5 (11.36%) Manual Testing
8 5 (11.36%) Scrum
8 5 (11.36%) CRM
8 5 (11.36%) Test Automation
8 5 (11.36%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (11.36%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (9.09%) Defect Management
9 4 (9.09%) ISEB
9 4 (9.09%) Regression Testing
9 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
9 4 (9.09%) Business Analysis
9 4 (9.09%) Software Testing
9 4 (9.09%) ISTQB
9 4 (9.09%) Data Analysis

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 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.55%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.27%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.55%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.27%) Endur
2 1 (2.27%) Findur
2 1 (2.27%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.27%) Minerva
2 1 (2.27%) Sonata
2 1 (2.27%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.27%) Boomi
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) ATM
1 1 (2.27%) DNS
1 1 (2.27%) HTTP
1 1 (2.27%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (2.27%) SSL
1 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.27%) GIS
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) Appium
2 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.27%) Grunt
2 1 (2.27%) gulp
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.27%) Selenium
2 1 (2.27%) Subversion
2 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (38.64%) Finance
2 12 (27.27%) Banking
3 8 (18.18%) Retail
3 8 (18.18%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.55%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.55%) Law
5 1 (2.27%) Front Office
5 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Analyst
2 12 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 9 (20.45%) Test Manager
4 6 (13.64%) Tester
5 5 (11.36%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) UAT Tester
6 4 (9.09%) Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) Coordinator
6 4 (9.09%) UAT Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) UAT Test Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Agile Test Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Test Leader
8 2 (4.55%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) CRM Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Data Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Deployment Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Process Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Software Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Software Deployment Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) XML
2 1 (2.27%) Ajax
2 1 (2.27%) CGI
2 1 (2.27%) CSS
2 1 (2.27%) CSS3
2 1 (2.27%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.27%) HTML
2 1 (2.27%) HTML5
2 1 (2.27%) LESS
2 1 (2.27%) Spring
2 1 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (2.27%) Web Services
2 1 (2.27%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.27%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.27%) Minimum Viable Product
2 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.27%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) Linux
1 2 (4.55%) Unix
2 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.00%) Migration
3 8 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (15.91%) Test Scripting
4 7 (15.91%) Test Strategy
5 6 (13.64%) System Testing
5 6 (13.64%) Test Management
6 5 (11.36%) CRM
6 5 (11.36%) Manual Testing
6 5 (11.36%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (11.36%) Scrum
6 5 (11.36%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (11.36%) Test Automation
7 4 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 4 (9.09%) Data Analysis
7 4 (9.09%) Defect Management
7 4 (9.09%) Integration Testing
7 4 (9.09%) Regression Testing
7 4 (9.09%) Software Testing
8 3 (6.82%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) SQL
2 3 (6.82%) Java
2 3 (6.82%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) ISEB
1 4 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.27%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) IISP
2 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.27%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (2.27%) Charles River
4 1 (2.27%) Dell
4 1 (2.27%) Fidessa
4 1 (2.27%) Northgate
4 1 (2.27%) OpenText