Period
to 17 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 39 29
Rank change year-on-year -8 -10 +11
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 17 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.78% 3.76% 4.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.11% 4.15% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 24
Bedfordshire median daily rate £431 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.47% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £315 £178 £315
90th Percentile £484 £475 £550
East of England median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £105.50
% change year-on-year -27.08% -77.25% +322.00%

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 546 602 567
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 89.36% 90.53% 84.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 424 390
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £436 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.15% -3.06% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £286
90th Percentile £588 £575 £606
East of England median daily rate £435 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.35% +3.03% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 17
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -61.29% +106.67%
10th Percentile £13.27 £13.69 £16.70
90th Percentile £35.00 £33.90 £50.78
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £31.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -43.55% +37.78% -

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 July 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 July 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 15 £444 +4.41%
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 7 (41.18%) Data Modelling
1 7 (41.18%) Use Case
1 7 (41.18%) Data Flow Diagram
2 6 (35.29%) Big Data
2 6 (35.29%) User Stories
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (35.29%) Change Management
3 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (29.41%) Scrum
3 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
3 5 (29.41%) MS Visio
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) Retail
3 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
3 5 (29.41%) Analytics
3 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
4 4 (23.53%) Data Transformation
4 4 (23.53%) Business Process Mapping
4 4 (23.53%) Microservices
4 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) JIRA
4 4 (23.53%) Migration
5 3 (17.65%) B2B
5 3 (17.65%) Statistics
5 3 (17.65%) Change Control
6 2 (11.76%) Confluence
6 2 (11.76%) Customer Insight
6 2 (11.76%) Business Analytics
6 2 (11.76%) Data-Driven Marketing

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 2 (11.76%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.76%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (11.76%) ImageReady
2 2 (11.76%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Big Data
2 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (5.88%) AdminStudio
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (29.41%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Business Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Business Change Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Change Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Designer
5 2 (11.76%) XML Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Data Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Data Migration Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Data Migration Business Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Email Designer
6 1 (5.88%) HR Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Java Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Migration Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Workday Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) CSS
1 2 (11.76%) Flash
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
1 2 (11.76%) XML
1 2 (11.76%) XML Messaging
2 1 (5.88%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) RIA
2 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Data Flow Diagram
1 7 (41.18%) Data Modelling
1 7 (41.18%) Use Case
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (35.29%) Change Management
2 6 (35.29%) User Stories
3 5 (29.41%) Analytics
3 5 (29.41%) E-Commerce
3 5 (29.41%) Scrum
3 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
3 5 (29.41%) Waterfall
4 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) Business Process Mapping
4 4 (23.53%) Data Transformation
4 4 (23.53%) Microservices
4 4 (23.53%) Migration
5 3 (17.65%) B2B
5 3 (17.65%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Java
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) IBM
1 2 (11.76%) Workday
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) VMware