Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 25 July 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)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 25 41
Rank change year-on-year -18 +16 -24
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 23 31 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.40% 4.61% 3.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.81% 5.50% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 17
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £178 £316 £338
90th Percentile £475 £550 £488
East of England median daily rate £415 £425 £389
% change year-on-year -2.35% +9.32% -8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £26.50 £105.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -74.88% +322.00% +28.21%

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 604 564 676
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 89.22% 83.80% 85.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 391 468
Bedfordshire median daily rate £429 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +2.94% +3.66%
10th Percentile £299 £280 £248
90th Percentile £575 £606 £613
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 32
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £45.54 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.47% +28.27% +36.12%
10th Percentile £13.38 £15.35 £10.80
90th Percentile £35.55 £50.78 £45.39
East of England median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% +8.70% -16.36%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Bedfordshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Bedfordshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Bedfordshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Bedfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Bedfordshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -13 8 £425 -4.23%
Dunstable +1 3 £250 -44.44% 1
Bedford -4 3 £463 -15.91%
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 9 (39.13%) Oracle
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) Business Analysis
3 5 (21.74%) Data Analysis
3 5 (21.74%) Use Case
3 5 (21.74%) Change Management
4 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
4 4 (17.39%) CRM
4 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (17.39%) Migration
4 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
5 3 (13.04%) Data Mapping
5 3 (13.04%) PCI DSS
5 3 (13.04%) Spring
5 3 (13.04%) Marketing
5 3 (13.04%) Java EE
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (13.04%) Functional Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Analytics
5 3 (13.04%) User Stories
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (13.04%) Information Security
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.04%) Banking

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (8.70%) ImageReady
1 2 (8.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (4.35%) ERwin
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (4.35%) TestPartner
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
2 3 (13.04%) Marketing
3 2 (8.70%) Back Office
3 2 (8.70%) Dutch Language
3 2 (8.70%) French Language
3 2 (8.70%) German Language
4 1 (4.35%) Billing
4 1 (4.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Business Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Applications Support
4 3 (13.04%) Oracle Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Business Change Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Business Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Change Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Designer
5 2 (8.70%) GDPR Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Financials Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle Trainer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Trainer
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Financials Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) CSS
1 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
1 3 (13.04%) HTML
1 3 (13.04%) Java EE
1 3 (13.04%) JSP
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Fusion
1 3 (13.04%) Spring
1 3 (13.04%) XML
1 3 (13.04%) XSL
1 3 (13.04%) XSLT
2 2 (8.70%) Flash
2 2 (8.70%) JSF
2 2 (8.70%) Struts
3 1 (4.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.35%) Reference Data
2 1 (4.35%) Social Media
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Business Analysis
2 5 (21.74%) Change Management
2 5 (21.74%) Data Analysis
2 5 (21.74%) Use Case
3 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (17.39%) CRM
3 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
3 4 (17.39%) Migration
3 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) Analytics
4 3 (13.04%) Data Flow Diagram
4 3 (13.04%) Data Mapping
4 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
4 3 (13.04%) Defect Management
4 3 (13.04%) Functional Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Information Security
4 3 (13.04%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
3 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB
1 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.70%) GDPR
2 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) BEA
3 2 (8.70%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) Tableau