Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 November 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)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 68 50
Rank change year-on-year +31 -18 +10
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 66 39 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.15% 2.56% 2.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.11% 3.14% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 26 21
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +6.06%
10th Percentile £288 £225 £156
90th Percentile £493 £479 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £386 £365 £300
% change year-on-year +5.82% +21.67% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14% +7.69%

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 Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1292 1243 1028
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 81.16% 81.67% 75.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 952 806 641
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £231 £248 £231
90th Percentile £525 £550 £506
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 38
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £12.45 £10.83 £10.40
90th Percentile £45.35 £31.21 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Birmingham

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Birmingham

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Birmingham over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Birmingham

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 27 (40.91%) Test Scripting
2 23 (34.85%) Banking
3 21 (31.82%) Scrum
4 20 (30.30%) Finance
5 18 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (24.24%) ISEB
6 16 (24.24%) ISTQB
7 14 (21.21%) Test Planning
8 10 (15.15%) Retail Banking
8 10 (15.15%) Migration
9 9 (13.64%) Retail
9 9 (13.64%) SQL
9 9 (13.64%) Oracle
10 8 (12.12%) XML
10 8 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (12.12%) System Integration Testing
11 7 (10.61%) Functional Testing
11 7 (10.61%) SAP
12 6 (9.09%) CSS
12 6 (9.09%) HTML
12 6 (9.09%) ERP
12 6 (9.09%) JSON
12 6 (9.09%) Unit Testing
12 6 (9.09%) Integration Testing
12 6 (9.09%) Test Automation
12 6 (9.09%) Defect Management
13 5 (7.58%) Scenario Testing
13 5 (7.58%) CSS3
13 5 (7.58%) REST
13 5 (7.58%) SaaS

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (3.03%) Apache
1 2 (3.03%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (3.03%) Skype for Business
1 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.52%) IIS
2 1 (1.52%) OpenEdge
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle 10gAS
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (3.03%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.52%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.52%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.52%) SAP EWM
2 1 (1.52%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.52%) SAP QM
2 1 (1.52%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.52%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.58%) SaaS
2 2 (3.03%) GitHub
2 2 (3.03%) PaaS
3 1 (1.52%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 1 (1.52%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) MPLS
2 2 (3.03%) Skype
3 1 (1.52%) Firewall
3 1 (1.52%) Internet
3 1 (1.52%) Intranet
3 1 (1.52%) WAN
3 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.55%) MySQL
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.03%) MariaDB
3 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.52%) Informix
4 1 (1.52%) OLAP
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.06%) JIRA
2 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.03%) JHipster
2 2 (3.03%) Liquibase
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.52%) PVCS
3 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (34.85%) Banking
2 20 (30.30%) Finance
3 10 (15.15%) Retail Banking
4 9 (13.64%) Retail
5 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.03%) Legal
6 2 (3.03%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.52%) Electronics
7 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.52%) Marketing
7 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (22.73%) Analyst
2 13 (19.70%) Test Leader
3 10 (15.15%) Test Analyst
3 10 (15.15%) Test Manager
4 8 (12.12%) Consultant
5 7 (10.61%) Developer
6 5 (7.58%) Scrum Master
7 4 (6.06%) Business Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Payments Test Manager
7 4 (6.06%) UAT Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) UAT Test Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Angular Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) HR Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.03%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (3.03%) Service Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) XML
2 6 (9.09%) CSS
2 6 (9.09%) HTML
2 6 (9.09%) JSON
3 5 (7.58%) CSS3
3 5 (7.58%) REST
3 5 (7.58%) Spring
4 4 (6.06%) AngularJS
4 4 (6.06%) HTML5
4 4 (6.06%) jQuery
4 4 (6.06%) Node.js
4 4 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (3.03%) .NET
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (3.03%) RESTful
5 2 (3.03%) Spring Boot
6 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.52%) DHTML
6 1 (1.52%) JDBC
6 1 (1.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.03%) EPoS
4 1 (1.52%) Derivative
4 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.52%) Robotics
4 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.03%) Windows
2 1 (1.52%) HPUX
2 1 (1.52%) Linux
2 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.52%) Unix
2 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.91%) Test Scripting
2 21 (31.82%) Scrum
3 18 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (21.21%) Test Planning
5 10 (15.15%) Migration
6 8 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (12.12%) System Integration Testing
7 7 (10.61%) Functional Testing
8 6 (9.09%) Defect Management
8 6 (9.09%) ERP
8 6 (9.09%) Integration Testing
8 6 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 6 (9.09%) Unit Testing
9 5 (7.58%) Project Management
9 5 (7.58%) Scenario Testing
10 4 (6.06%) Kanban
10 4 (6.06%) Manual Testing
10 4 (6.06%) Mentoring
10 4 (6.06%) Open Source
10 4 (6.06%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.64%) SQL
2 5 (7.58%) Java
2 5 (7.58%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.52%) ABAP
4 1 (1.52%) Apex Code
4 1 (1.52%) C#
4 1 (1.52%) Progress 4GL
4 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (24.24%) ISEB
1 16 (24.24%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.03%) DBS Check
2 2 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) CCNA
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) QA
2 3 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.52%) GxP
3 1 (1.52%) SEPA
3 1 (1.52%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Docker
2 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) Oracle
2 7 (10.61%) SAP
3 2 (3.03%) Cisco
3 2 (3.03%) Informatica
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.03%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.52%) Avaya
4 1 (1.52%) Capita
4 1 (1.52%) Citrix
4 1 (1.52%) F5
4 1 (1.52%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.52%) Jitterbit
4 1 (1.52%) NICE Systems
4 1 (1.52%) Progress
4 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.52%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.52%) VMware