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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 31 32
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 0.69% 0.51% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.66% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £390 £350
% change year-on-year -0.64% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £20.75 £18.90
% change year-on-year +42.16% +9.78%  

User Acceptance Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Brighton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 124 151 197
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 86.11% 77.04% 89.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 101 108
Median daily rate £388 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 10
Median hourly rate £11.00 £13.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.38% -60.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 29 March 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 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) ISO 9000
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Social Media
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) User Experience Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Social Media
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9000