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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 - 40
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 1.60% - 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% - 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £375 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18%  

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 166 155 221
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 88.30% 81.15% 86.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 87 158
Median daily rate £350 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.31% +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Median hourly rate £11.93 £21.36 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.13% +64.26%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 24 June 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 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Test Management
4 1 (25.00%) ISO 9000
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Security Testing

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 3 (75.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Team Leader
1 3 (75.00%) Test Leader
1 3 (75.00%) Test Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Management
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft