Period
to 28 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 28 July 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)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 66 56
Rank change year-on-year +15 -10 -9
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 56 47 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.23% 2.57% 3.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.95% 3.10% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 33 39
Bristol median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% - +9.38%
10th Percentile £293 £262 £275
90th Percentile £550 £530 £515
South West median daily rate £425 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +21.43% - +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate £31.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £31.00 - £17.50

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 Bristol with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1418 1515 1431
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 81.78% 82.97% 80.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 953 1099 1091
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £253 £260 £263
90th Percentile £530 £540 £538
South West median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% - +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 59 33
Bristol median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +3.02% +99.45%
10th Percentile £12.65 £12.00 £13.17
90th Percentile £48.11 £52.19 £87.00
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% +40.00%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Bristol

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Bristol

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Bristol over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Bristol

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Bristol region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 20 (35.71%) Penetration Testing
2 18 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 18 (32.14%) SC Cleared
3 17 (30.36%) Test Scripting
4 14 (25.00%) Firewall
5 12 (21.43%) Finance
6 11 (19.64%) Software Testing
6 11 (19.64%) Test Strategy
7 10 (17.86%) ISTQB
7 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
8 9 (16.07%) McAfee
8 9 (16.07%) McAfee ePO
8 9 (16.07%) Virtual Environments
9 8 (14.29%) Banking
9 8 (14.29%) Retail
10 7 (12.50%) ISEB
10 7 (12.50%) ERP
10 7 (12.50%) SAP
11 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
11 6 (10.71%) HP
11 6 (10.71%) Billing
11 6 (10.71%) Scenario Testing
12 5 (8.93%) IFRS
12 5 (8.93%) User Stories
12 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (8.93%) Retail Banking
13 4 (7.14%) Project Management
13 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
13 4 (7.14%) Back Office
13 4 (7.14%) BT

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (3.57%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.79%) CMS
2 1 (1.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.79%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (5.36%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (1.79%) LAN
3 1 (1.79%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (3.57%) JIRA
2 2 (3.57%) NeoLoad
3 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.79%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.79%) JMeter
3 1 (1.79%) Selenium
3 1 (1.79%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (21.43%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Banking
2 8 (14.29%) Retail
3 6 (10.71%) Billing
4 5 (8.93%) Retail Banking
5 4 (7.14%) Back Office
5 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.57%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.79%) Legal
7 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) Analyst
2 13 (23.21%) Consultant
3 11 (19.64%) Test Analyst
4 8 (14.29%) Principal Consultant
4 8 (14.29%) Test Manager
5 6 (10.71%) Business Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Architect
6 5 (8.93%) Technical Architect
7 4 (7.14%) Finance Manager
8 3 (5.36%) Business Test Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) CRM Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) CRM Business Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Dynamics CRM Business Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Test Leader
9 2 (3.57%) Banking Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.57%) Scrum Master
10 1 (1.79%) Developer
10 1 (1.79%) Programme Manager
10 1 (1.79%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) .NET
1 2 (3.57%) Flash
2 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.79%) CSS
2 1 (1.79%) CSS3
2 1 (1.79%) HTML
2 1 (1.79%) HTML5
2 1 (1.79%) jQuery
2 1 (1.79%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Virtual Team
2 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.79%) PKI
3 1 (1.79%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Windows
1 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.79%) Android
2 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.71%) Penetration Testing
2 17 (30.36%) Test Scripting
3 11 (19.64%) Software Testing
3 11 (19.64%) Test Strategy
4 9 (16.07%) Virtual Environments
5 7 (12.50%) ERP
6 6 (10.71%) Scenario Testing
7 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (8.93%) User Stories
8 4 (7.14%) CRM
8 4 (7.14%) Migration
8 4 (7.14%) Project Management
8 4 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
9 3 (5.36%) Campaign Management
9 3 (5.36%) Case Management
9 3 (5.36%) Coaching
9 3 (5.36%) Defect Management
9 3 (5.36%) Prototyping
9 3 (5.36%) SDLC
9 3 (5.36%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.57%) SQL
2 1 (1.79%) C#
2 1 (1.79%) Java
2 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (32.14%) SC Cleared
1 18 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 10 (17.86%) ISTQB
3 7 (12.50%) ISEB
4 2 (3.57%) Degree
4 2 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) IFRS
2 4 (7.14%) QA
3 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (16.07%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.07%) McAfee
3 7 (12.50%) SAP
4 6 (10.71%) HP
5 4 (7.14%) BT
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle
6 3 (5.36%) Amdocs
7 1 (1.79%) Adobe
7 1 (1.79%) ATG
7 1 (1.79%) Becrypt
7 1 (1.79%) Google
7 1 (1.79%) hybris
7 1 (1.79%) PeopleSoft
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