The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 33 37 53
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +16
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 28 31 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.80% 3.46% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.88% 4.18% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 14
Median daily rate £338 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £338 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £375 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £33.84 £24.75
% change year-on-year
-32.03% +36.72%
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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
476 742 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.65% 82.72% 81.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 382 337
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 14
Median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.35 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £48.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow 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 Glasgow

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Glasgow region.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Glasgow region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 26 (55.32%) Finance
2 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (34.04%) Java
4 14 (29.79%) Oracle
5 13 (27.66%) SQL
5 13 (27.66%) Linux
6 12 (25.53%) Spring
7 11 (23.40%) Hibernate
7 11 (23.40%) Windows
7 11 (23.40%) JBoss
7 11 (23.40%) Open Source
7 11 (23.40%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (23.40%) System Integration Testing
8 10 (21.28%) Workflow
9 9 (19.15%) Banking
9 9 (19.15%) Degree
9 9 (19.15%) Computer Science
9 9 (19.15%) User Stories
10 8 (17.02%) MarkLogic
10 8 (17.02%) AngularJS
10 8 (17.02%) NoSQL
10 8 (17.02%) Oracle BPM
10 8 (17.02%) Drools
10 8 (17.02%) Integration Testing
10 8 (17.02%) Test Scripting
10 8 (17.02%) BPMN
10 8 (17.02%) Ext JS
10 8 (17.02%) Apache Commons
10 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (17.02%) jBPM

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 11 (23.40%) JBoss
2 8 (17.02%) Apache
2 8 (17.02%) Oracle Workflow
2 8 (17.02%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.38%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.26%) ArcGIS
5 1 (2.13%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.13%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.13%) HiPortfolio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) DNS
1 1 (2.13%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) MarkLogic
1 8 (17.02%) NoSQL
2 6 (12.77%) RDBMS
2 6 (12.77%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.64%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.51%) DB2
5 3 (6.38%) GIS
6 2 (4.26%) Big Data
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.13%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.13%) QlikView
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) JUnit
2 3 (6.38%) Artifactory
2 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.38%) Maven
2 3 (6.38%) Selenium
3 2 (4.26%) JIRA
4 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 26 (55.32%) Finance
2 9 (19.15%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Billing
3 1 (2.13%) Front Office
3 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Private Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Developer
2 15 (31.91%) Analyst
3 12 (25.53%) Java Developer
4 7 (14.89%) Business Analyst
4 7 (14.89%) Test Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Project Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Scala Developer
6 4 (8.51%) Test Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Analytics Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Business Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Business Project Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Data Business Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Banking Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Test Leader
8 2 (4.26%) UAT Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) UAT Manager
8 2 (4.26%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) Spring
2 11 (23.40%) Hibernate
3 8 (17.02%) AngularJS
3 8 (17.02%) Apache Commons
3 8 (17.02%) Drools
3 8 (17.02%) Ext JS
3 8 (17.02%) J2EE
3 8 (17.02%) jBPM
3 8 (17.02%) JSP
3 8 (17.02%) Servlets
4 4 (8.51%) J2SE
4 4 (8.51%) Web Services
5 3 (6.38%) CSS
5 3 (6.38%) JMS
5 3 (6.38%) JPA
5 3 (6.38%) JSON
5 3 (6.38%) Middleware
5 3 (6.38%) RESTful
5 3 (6.38%) SOAP
5 3 (6.38%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (19.15%) Computer Science
3 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.51%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.26%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.13%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.13%) Derivative
6 1 (2.13%) Equities
6 1 (2.13%) Hedge funds
6 1 (2.13%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.66%) Linux
2 11 (23.40%) Windows
3 8 (17.02%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (23.40%) Open Source
2 11 (23.40%) System Integration Testing
3 10 (21.28%) Workflow
4 9 (19.15%) User Stories
5 8 (17.02%) BPMN
5 8 (17.02%) Integration Testing
5 8 (17.02%) OO
5 8 (17.02%) OOD
5 8 (17.02%) Test Scripting
6 7 (14.89%) Migration
7 6 (12.77%) Functional Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Analytics
8 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (10.64%) Defect Management
8 5 (10.64%) Project Management
8 5 (10.64%) SDLC
8 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
8 5 (10.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.51%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) Java
2 13 (27.66%) SQL
3 6 (12.77%) Perl
4 5 (10.64%) VBA
5 4 (8.51%) Scala
6 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.26%) Python
8 1 (2.13%) C
8 1 (2.13%) C#
8 1 (2.13%) C++
8 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Degree
2 6 (12.77%) ISEB
3 4 (8.51%) ISTQB
4 3 (6.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.13%) CISSP
5 1 (2.13%) SANS
5 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) QA
2 4 (8.51%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (2.13%) Basel III
3 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.13%) FATCA
3 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 12207
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.13%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (2.13%) QRadar
2 1 (2.13%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) Oracle
2 4 (8.51%) Sybase
3 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.26%) ESRI
4 2 (4.26%) HP
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.13%) ArcSight
5 1 (2.13%) Cognos
5 1 (2.13%) IBM
5 1 (2.13%) MapR
5 1 (2.13%) Perforce
5 1 (2.13%) Splunk
5 1 (2.13%) Symantec
5 1 (2.13%) Tableau
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