Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 33 39
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6 0
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 31 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 4.97% 3.80% 2.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.83% 4.44% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 12
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £358 £205 £242
90th Percentile £558 £542 £450
East of England median daily rate £403 £450 £403
% change year-on-year -10.56% +11.80% +21.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £29.00 £32.73
% change year-on-year -38.79% -11.40% -

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 532 473 527
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 85.26% 85.53% 86.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 310 355
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £428 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% -
10th Percentile £206 £231 £265
90th Percentile £613 £584 £606
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 61
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -62.67% +114.29%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.72 £10.00
90th Percentile £49.68 £14.00 £50.68
East of England median hourly rate £33.92 £33.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year +2.00% +10.83% +21.21%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +5 27 £450 -5.26%
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 15 (48.39%) Retail
1 15 (48.39%) Use Case
2 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) Change Management
3 11 (35.48%) Data Modelling
3 11 (35.48%) E-Commerce
3 11 (35.48%) Business Analysis
3 11 (35.48%) Data Flow Diagram
4 9 (29.03%) Acceptance Criteria
4 9 (29.03%) User Stories
4 9 (29.03%) Software Delivery
4 9 (29.03%) SQL
4 9 (29.03%) CRM
5 8 (25.81%) Migration
5 8 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (25.81%) Scrum
5 8 (25.81%) Waterfall
6 7 (22.58%) Prototyping
6 7 (22.58%) Data Migration
7 6 (19.35%) JIRA
8 5 (16.13%) RIA
8 5 (16.13%) Data Analysis
8 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
8 5 (16.13%) Business Change Management
8 5 (16.13%) Project Planning
8 5 (16.13%) Data Transformation
8 5 (16.13%) Microservices
9 4 (12.90%) Business Process Mapping
9 4 (12.90%) Analytics
9 4 (12.90%) Workflow Analysis

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 4 (12.90%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Unica
2 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Service Cloud
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) JIRA
2 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (48.39%) Retail
2 4 (12.90%) Marketing
3 3 (9.68%) Finance
4 2 (6.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Analyst
1 17 (54.84%) Business Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) Technical Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) Technical Business Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Campaign Specialist
3 4 (12.90%) Data Business Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Data Migration Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Data Migration Business Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Migration Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Network Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Business Change Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Business Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Change Manager
6 1 (3.23%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Business IT Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) Web Services
2 2 (6.45%) REST
2 2 (6.45%) SOAP
2 2 (6.45%) WCF
3 1 (3.23%) .NET
3 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) RIA
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) BYOD
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.23%) EPoS
3 1 (3.23%) IVR
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Use Case
2 13 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) Change Management
3 11 (35.48%) Business Analysis
3 11 (35.48%) Data Flow Diagram
3 11 (35.48%) Data Modelling
3 11 (35.48%) E-Commerce
4 9 (29.03%) Acceptance Criteria
4 9 (29.03%) CRM
4 9 (29.03%) Software Delivery
4 9 (29.03%) User Stories
5 8 (25.81%) Migration
5 8 (25.81%) Scrum
5 8 (25.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (25.81%) Waterfall
6 7 (22.58%) Data Migration
6 7 (22.58%) Prototyping
7 5 (16.13%) Microservices
7 5 (16.13%) Project Planning
7 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) GDPR
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) IBM
2 2 (6.45%) Workday
3 1 (3.23%) Intershop
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle