Period
to 17 October 2018

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 17 October 2018 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 43 34
Rank change year-on-year 0 -9 +4
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 19 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.32% 3.29% 3.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.70% 3.73% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 16
Bedfordshire median daily rate £420 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £318 £328 £331
90th Percentile £500 £488 £569
East of England median daily rate £400 £420 £425
% change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £16.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year - -54.17% +11.54%

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 513 590 539
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 89.53% 88.19% 84.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 414 350
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £245 £282 £255
90th Percentile £588 £575 £594
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 6
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £16.58 £27.75 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.24% -21.83% +54.35%
10th Percentile £13.79 £10.87 £11.59
90th Percentile £20.14 £50.51 £47.89
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £31.02 £27.00
% change year-on-year -43.58% +14.87% +5.88%

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 17 October 2018.

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 17 October 2018. 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 -7 7 £400 -11.11%
Bedford +3 3 £500 +8.11% 2
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 9 (47.37%) SAP
1 9 (47.37%) SAP S/4HANA
2 7 (36.84%) System Integration Testing
2 7 (36.84%) Data Quality
2 7 (36.84%) Migration
2 7 (36.84%) Data Cleansing
3 6 (31.58%) QA
4 5 (26.32%) Finance
4 5 (26.32%) Analytics
5 4 (21.05%) Big Data
5 4 (21.05%) Contingency Planning
5 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Cloud
5 4 (21.05%) Change Management
5 4 (21.05%) MS Visio
5 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (21.05%) Data Migration
5 4 (21.05%) Logistics
5 4 (21.05%) Local Government
5 4 (21.05%) Statistics
6 3 (15.79%) Retail
6 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.79%) Business Analytics
6 3 (15.79%) Business Process Mapping
7 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (10.53%) Data Structures
7 2 (10.53%) Data-Driven Marketing
7 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
7 2 (10.53%) Customer Insight
7 2 (10.53%) Data Flow Diagram
7 2 (10.53%) Scrum

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:

Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Visio
2 2 (10.53%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (10.53%) ImageReady
2 2 (10.53%) Photoshop
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (47.37%) SAP S/4HANA
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (5.26%) AdminStudio
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Local Government
3 3 (15.79%) Retail
4 2 (10.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Business Change Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Change Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Test Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Designer
3 2 (10.53%) SAP Manager
3 2 (10.53%) SAP Test Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Packager
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Data Migration Lead
4 1 (5.26%) Email Designer
4 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Data Migration Lead
4 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Web Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Web Applications Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Web Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Workday Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) CSS
1 2 (10.53%) Flash
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Cloud
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Data Cleansing
1 7 (36.84%) Migration
1 7 (36.84%) System Integration Testing
2 5 (26.32%) Analytics
3 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (21.05%) Change Management
3 4 (21.05%) Contingency Planning
3 4 (21.05%) Data Migration
3 4 (21.05%) Logistics
3 4 (21.05%) Statistics
4 3 (15.79%) Business Analytics
4 3 (15.79%) Business Process Mapping
4 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) CRM
5 2 (10.53%) Customer Insight
5 2 (10.53%) Data Flow Diagram
5 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
5 2 (10.53%) Data-Driven Marketing
5 2 (10.53%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) DBS Check
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) Data Quality
2 6 (31.58%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) SAP
2 2 (10.53%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Workday