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 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Scotland / Aberdeen
Rank - 8 12
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 0 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen - 11.54% 8.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 13.04% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £395 £338
% change year-on-year -5.06% +17.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +21.95% +13.88%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Aberdeen
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 32 23 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 86.49% 88.46% 66.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 16
Median daily rate £350 £490 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +37.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £465 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £530 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 1
Median hourly rate £45.50 £45.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -9.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Aberdeen citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) PLM
1 2 (100.00%) Teamcenter
1 2 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 2 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Post-Production
2 1 (50.00%) Itk
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (50.00%) CAD

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Teamcenter
General
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Itk
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) PLM
1 2 (100.00%) Post-Production
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) CAD
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++