The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
UAT Tester
Rank 134 129 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs requiring a UAT Tester 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.063% 0.22% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £283 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.19% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £255 £303
% change year-on-year
-18.62% -15.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2961 2553 2320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 92.53% 91.93% 94.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1492 1345 1127
Average daily rate £355 £363 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +2.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 58 74
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.56 £11.50 £9.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.00 £28.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UAT Tester within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -10 1 £295 +4.42%
Glasgow - 1 £305 -
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UAT Tester
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories

UAT Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 2 (28.57%) JIRA
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB