The first table below looks at the demand for the UAT Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited UAT Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Scotland region.

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.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
UAT Tester
Rank 127 - 104
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Tester 6 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.22% - 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£283 - £215
UK excluding London average daily rate £246 £303 £313
% change year-on-year
-18.59% -3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £8.00
Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2530 2319 2463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.03% 94.08% 93.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1331 1125 1139
Average daily rate £365 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 75 110
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -16.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £30.00 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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UAT Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing UAT Tester in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

UAT Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

UAT Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing UAT Tester across the Scotland region.

UAT Tester Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

UAT Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing UAT Tester across the Scotland region.

UAT Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

UAT Tester
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited UAT Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with UAT Tester in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
3 5 (71.43%) Banking
3 5 (71.43%) Retail
3 5 (71.43%) Retail Banking
4 4 (57.14%) Degree
4 4 (57.14%) HNC
4 4 (57.14%) HND
4 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
5 2 (28.57%) ISEB
6 1 (14.29%) JIRA
6 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
6 1 (14.29%) HP
6 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk
6 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (14.29%) User Stories

UAT Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region that cited UAT Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with UAT Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 5 (71.43%) Retail
2 5 (71.43%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) HNC
1 4 (57.14%) HND
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) HP