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 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 34 23 57
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +34
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 30 53 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.93% 6.03% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.01% 7.30% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 23 11
Median daily rate £330 £340 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £250 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £350 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £24.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% +12.50%
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
499 726 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 82.07% 82.59% 81.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 366 314
Median daily rate £355 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 7
Median hourly rate £38.00 £39.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +147.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.60 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £59.00 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 August 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 24 August 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 29 (55.77%) Finance
2 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (30.77%) Java
4 15 (28.85%) SQL
4 15 (28.85%) Oracle
4 15 (28.85%) System Integration Testing
5 14 (26.92%) Linux
6 13 (25.00%) Spring
7 12 (23.08%) Hibernate
7 12 (23.08%) Workflow
7 12 (23.08%) JBoss
7 12 (23.08%) Open Source
7 12 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (21.15%) Windows
9 10 (19.23%) Migration
9 10 (19.23%) Banking
9 10 (19.23%) Computer Science
9 10 (19.23%) Functional Testing
9 10 (19.23%) User Stories
10 9 (17.31%) MarkLogic
10 9 (17.31%) AngularJS
10 9 (17.31%) Apache Commons
10 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (17.31%) NoSQL
10 9 (17.31%) Integration Testing
10 9 (17.31%) BPMN
10 9 (17.31%) Ext JS
10 9 (17.31%) Drools
10 9 (17.31%) Oracle BPM
10 9 (17.31%) Degree

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 12 (23.08%) JBoss
2 9 (17.31%) Apache
2 9 (17.31%) Oracle Workflow
2 9 (17.31%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.85%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.92%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.92%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (5.77%) Hi Portfolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) MarkLogic
1 9 (17.31%) NoSQL
2 6 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (11.54%) RDBMS
2 6 (11.54%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.69%) DB2
4 2 (3.85%) Data Mining
4 2 (3.85%) GIS
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.92%) Big Data
5 1 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.92%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) JUnit
1 4 (7.69%) Selenium
2 3 (5.77%) Artifactory
2 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.77%) Maven
3 2 (3.85%) JIRA
4 1 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
General
1 29 (55.77%) Finance
2 10 (19.23%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Billing
3 1 (1.92%) Front Office
3 1 (1.92%) Private Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (36.54%) Developer
2 18 (34.62%) Analyst
3 13 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 10 (19.23%) Test Analyst
5 6 (11.54%) Test Manager
6 5 (9.62%) Business Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) Project Manager
7 4 (7.69%) Scala Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Analytics Manager
8 3 (5.77%) Banking Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
8 3 (5.77%) Business Manager
8 3 (5.77%) Business Project Manager
8 3 (5.77%) Data Business Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Manager
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Test Manager
9 2 (3.85%) Financial Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) Functional Test Analyst
9 2 (3.85%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) Spring
2 12 (23.08%) Hibernate
3 9 (17.31%) AngularJS
3 9 (17.31%) Apache Commons
3 9 (17.31%) Drools
3 9 (17.31%) Ext JS
3 9 (17.31%) J2EE
3 9 (17.31%) jBPM
3 9 (17.31%) JSP
3 9 (17.31%) Servlets
4 4 (7.69%) J2SE
4 4 (7.69%) Web Services
5 3 (5.77%) CSS
5 3 (5.77%) Gherkin
5 3 (5.77%) JMS
5 3 (5.77%) Middleware
5 3 (5.77%) REST
5 3 (5.77%) RESTful
5 3 (5.77%) SOAP
5 3 (5.77%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (19.23%) Computer Science
3 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.69%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.77%) Virtual Team
6 2 (3.85%) Credit Risk
6 2 (3.85%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.92%) Derivative
7 1 (1.92%) EPoS
7 1 (1.92%) Equities
7 1 (1.92%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.92%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.92%) Linux
2 11 (21.15%) Windows
3 6 (11.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.85%) System Integration Testing
3 12 (23.08%) Open Source
3 12 (23.08%) Workflow
4 10 (19.23%) Functional Testing
4 10 (19.23%) Migration
4 10 (19.23%) User Stories
5 9 (17.31%) BPMN
5 9 (17.31%) Integration Testing
5 9 (17.31%) OO
5 9 (17.31%) OOD
6 7 (13.46%) Defect Management
6 7 (13.46%) Project Management
7 6 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (11.54%) Data Migration
7 6 (11.54%) ETL
7 6 (11.54%) Test Scripting
8 5 (9.62%) Software Engineering
8 5 (9.62%) Unit Testing
9 4 (7.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.77%) Java
2 15 (28.85%) SQL
3 6 (11.54%) VBA
4 5 (9.62%) Perl
5 4 (7.69%) Scala
6 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.85%) C#
8 1 (1.92%) C
8 1 (1.92%) C++
8 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Degree
2 7 (13.46%) ISEB
3 3 (5.77%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) Dodd-Frank
1 4 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) Basel III
2 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 12207
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.92%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 15 (28.85%) Oracle
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.69%) HP
3 4 (7.69%) Sybase
4 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.92%) Cognos
5 1 (1.92%) ESRI
5 1 (1.92%) Perforce
5 1 (1.92%) Tableau