Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton 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 20 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)
East Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 46 53
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7 -13
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 1 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 0.29% 0.82% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.99% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
Brighton median daily rate £550 £378 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.70% +14.39% -5.71%
10th Percentile £525 £364 £191
90th Percentile £575 £387 £386
East Sussex median daily rate £475 £378 £303
% change year-on-year +25.83% +24.79% -13.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Brighton median hourly rate - - £26.60
East Sussex median hourly rate - - £26.60

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 Brighton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Brighton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 292 302 420
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 85.13% 82.74% 80.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 187 296
Brighton median daily rate £375 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +11.11% +2.86%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £225
90th Percentile £555 £538 £538
East Sussex median daily rate £375 £400 £365
% change year-on-year -6.25% +9.59% +6.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 12
Brighton median hourly rate £13.50 £21.43 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.00% +7.61% +26.59%
10th Percentile £10.20 £13.79 £12.18
90th Percentile £101.25 £38.85 £38.66
East Sussex median hourly rate £17.00 £21.36 £22.07
% change year-on-year -20.39% -3.25% +40.23%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

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

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Brighton

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Brighton

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Brighton

For the 6 months to 20 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 Brighton region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (100.00%) UAT Lead
1 1 (100.00%) UAT Test Lead
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft