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 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 6 14
Rank change year-on-year -14 +8  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 2 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 2.82% 20.83% 4.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.44% 23.26% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £369 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +7.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year +11.11% -9.09%  

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 45 43 18
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 63.38% 89.58% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 8
Median daily rate £375 £338 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -20.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £350 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 0 0
Median hourly rate £33.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Aberdeen over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 26 June 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%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Retail Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Spanish Language
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development

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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum Master
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £470.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago