The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 35 40 48
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 12 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.31% 1.94% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.15% 2.43% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Median daily rate £450 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £372 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £435 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +55.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
289 370 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 79.61% 79.57% 71.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 214 198
Median daily rate £430 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 25 19
Median hourly rate £27.50 £39.27 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.97% +19.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £50.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +8 12 £450 +12.50% 1
User Acceptance Testing
South West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 34 (85.00%) Finance
2 25 (62.50%) Banking
3 17 (42.50%) SQL
4 15 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 15 (37.50%) Defect Management
5 13 (32.50%) Retail
5 13 (32.50%) Retail Banking
6 11 (27.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (25.00%) Migration
7 10 (25.00%) Data Protection
8 9 (22.50%) XML
8 9 (22.50%) Regulatory Compliance
9 6 (15.00%) Feasibility Study
9 6 (15.00%) SAS
9 6 (15.00%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (12.50%) Scrum
11 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (10.00%) Automated Testing
11 4 (10.00%) Performance Testing
11 4 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
11 4 (10.00%) Analytics
11 4 (10.00%) Test Planning
12 3 (7.50%) Test Management
13 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
13 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
13 2 (5.00%) ATM
13 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
13 2 (5.00%) Oracle

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 6 (15.00%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.50%) Base SAS
2 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 34 (85.00%) Finance
2 25 (62.50%) Banking
3 13 (32.50%) Retail
3 13 (32.50%) Retail Banking
4 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Analyst
2 12 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 11 (27.50%) Test Manager
4 6 (15.00%) Banking Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Analytics Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Finance Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Report Developer
7 3 (7.50%) SAS Developer
7 3 (7.50%) SQL Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Tester
8 2 (5.00%) Contracts Manager
8 2 (5.00%) DBA
8 2 (5.00%) Report Manager
8 2 (5.00%) Test Leader
8 2 (5.00%) UAT Manager
8 2 (5.00%) UAT Test Manager
9 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) Reference Data
2 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Defect Management
1 15 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 11 (27.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 10 (25.00%) Migration
4 9 (22.50%) Regulatory Compliance
5 6 (15.00%) Feasibility Study
5 6 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (12.50%) Scrum
7 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.00%) Analytics
7 4 (10.00%) Automated Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
7 4 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Test Planning
8 3 (7.50%) Test Management
9 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.00%) Workflow
10 1 (2.50%) Data Security
10 1 (2.50%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) HP
2 1 (2.50%) Teradata