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 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 33 40 47
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 24 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.29% 2.59% 2.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.99% 3.20% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 9
Median daily rate £325 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £199 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £450 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+20.48% +15.27%

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
481 500 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 86.05% 81.04% 83.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 262 401
Median daily rate £350 £338 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £16.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +95.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.39 £30.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.77 £49.41 £27.50
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 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 24 February 2017.

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 24 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 20 (46.51%) Finance
2 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.23%) QA
3 12 (27.91%) Test Scripting
3 12 (27.91%) SQL
4 9 (20.93%) ETL
4 9 (20.93%) SDLC
5 8 (18.60%) Functional Testing
5 8 (18.60%) Migration
6 7 (16.28%) Unit Testing
7 6 (13.95%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
7 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (13.95%) System Testing
7 6 (13.95%) Data Migration
7 6 (13.95%) Unit4 Business World
8 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
8 5 (11.63%) Regression Testing
8 5 (11.63%) Java
8 5 (11.63%) Linux
8 5 (11.63%) Unix
8 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (11.63%) JIRA
8 5 (11.63%) Banking
9 4 (9.30%) TDD
9 4 (9.30%) Spring
9 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (9.30%) Degree
9 4 (9.30%) Oracle
9 4 (9.30%) Management Information System

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 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.33%) Apache
2 1 (2.33%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.33%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.33%) Confluence
2 1 (2.33%) JBoss
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
1 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) SaaS
2 1 (2.33%) IaaS
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) DNS
1 1 (2.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
2 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.98%) DB2
3 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.65%) Data Mining
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.33%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.33%) Big Data
5 1 (2.33%) GIS
5 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.33%) MarkLogic
5 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) JIRA
2 2 (4.65%) JUnit
2 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.33%) Selenium
3 1 (2.33%) YouTrack
General
1 20 (46.51%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Law
4 1 (2.33%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Analyst
2 16 (37.21%) Test Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Developer
3 5 (11.63%) Functional Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Functional Test Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Coordinator
4 4 (9.30%) QA Coordinator
5 3 (6.98%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Data Modeller
5 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) UAT Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) UAT Test Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Banking Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Test Coordinator
6 2 (4.65%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) Spring
2 2 (4.65%) J2SE
3 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.33%) Apache Commons
3 1 (2.33%) Drools
3 1 (2.33%) Ext JS
3 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.33%) J2EE
3 1 (2.33%) jBPM
3 1 (2.33%) JMS
3 1 (2.33%) JSP
3 1 (2.33%) Regular Expression
3 1 (2.33%) Servlets
3 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.65%) User Experience
5 1 (2.33%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Linux
1 5 (11.63%) Unix
2 2 (4.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.91%) Test Scripting
3 9 (20.93%) ETL
3 9 (20.93%) SDLC
4 8 (18.60%) Functional Testing
4 8 (18.60%) Migration
5 7 (16.28%) Unit Testing
6 6 (13.95%) Data Migration
6 6 (13.95%) System Integration Testing
6 6 (13.95%) System Testing
7 5 (11.63%) Regression Testing
8 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.30%) TDD
9 3 (6.98%) Asset Management
9 3 (6.98%) Data Extraction
9 3 (6.98%) Data Modelling
9 3 (6.98%) ITIL
9 3 (6.98%) Project Management
9 3 (6.98%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (6.98%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) SQL
2 5 (11.63%) Java
3 2 (4.65%) Perl
4 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.33%) Python
4 1 (2.33%) Scala
4 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) ISEB
2 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.33%) CISSP
3 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (30.23%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) FATCA
3 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.33%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.33%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (2.33%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (2.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) HP
3 2 (4.65%) Sybase
4 1 (2.33%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.33%) ESRI
4 1 (2.33%) IBM
4 1 (2.33%) MapR
4 1 (2.33%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.33%) Splunk
4 1 (2.33%) Symantec
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