Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Scotland > Aberdeen
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 17 15
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 +18
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 4.48% 2.13% 4.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.71% 2.67% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Aberdeen median daily rate £435 - £375
10th Percentile £314 - £363
90th Percentile £474 - £388
Scotland median daily rate £375 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +25.00% -14.29% +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Aberdeen median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £39.00

User Acceptance Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Aberdeen
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 105 75 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 78.36% 79.79% 64.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 28 22
Aberdeen median daily rate £368 £306 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -30.99% +28.62%
10th Percentile £133 £150 £217
90th Percentile £475 £379 £550
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 6 6
Aberdeen median hourly rate £38.01 £14.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +162.14% -63.75% +128.57%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.63 £24.50
90th Percentile £49.63 £41.13 £44.88
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.61
% change year-on-year +16.67% -18.00% +17.75%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

Job postings citing User Acceptance Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen.

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Aberdeen

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Aberdeen

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Aberdeen over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Spanish Language
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (16.67%) Data Extraction
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (16.67%) High Availability
4 1 (16.67%) Database Security
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle ERP

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Aberdeen 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Retail Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Spanish Language
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Fraud Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Migration Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum Master
3 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Data Extraction
4 1 (16.67%) Database Security
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) High Availability
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle