Period
to 9 April 2020

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 9 April 2020 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
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 75 87 73
Rank change year-on-year +12 -14 -18
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 27 38 34
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Bristol 1.71% 1.88% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 2.21% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 28
Median daily rate £475 £297 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +59.93% -16.63% -5.00%
10th Percentile £304 £255 £261
90th Percentile £538 £388 £450
South West median daily rate £425 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £15.88 £11.00
% change year-on-year +120.47% +44.32% -

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 Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,277 1,716 1,464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 80.87% 84.91% 84.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 836 1,190 964
Median daily rate £450 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% +3.90%
10th Percentile £311 £300 £263
90th Percentile £625 £586 £525
South West median daily rate £450 £440 £400
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 69 31
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +114.29% -50.00%
10th Percentile £15.04 £11.85 £11.17
90th Percentile £52.50 £60.30 £46.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £41.38 £28.50
% change year-on-year -15.41% +45.18% -25.97%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Bristol.

Daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Bristol

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Bristol over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Bristol

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Bristol.

Hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Bristol

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) ERP
2 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 5 (18.52%) AirWatch
3 5 (18.52%) SAP
4 4 (14.81%) SQL
5 3 (11.11%) Migration
5 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 3 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 3 (11.11%) Azure
5 3 (11.11%) Public Sector
5 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
6 2 (7.41%) JIRA
6 2 (7.41%) Back Office
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (7.41%) Regression Testing
6 2 (7.41%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Workflow
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle Payroll
6 2 (7.41%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
6 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
6 2 (7.41%) SAP FI
6 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
6 2 (7.41%) B2C
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Payroll
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Receivables
1 2 (7.41%) SAP FI
1 2 (7.41%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.70%) SAP PS
2 1 (3.70%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Azure
2 2 (7.41%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (3.70%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
1 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.70%) JMeter
2 1 (3.70%) LSMW
2 1 (3.70%) Selenium
2 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.70%) SpecFlow
2 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio Coded UI
2 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Public Sector
3 2 (7.41%) Back Office
4 1 (3.70%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Consultant
2 7 (25.93%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Test Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Test Leader
5 3 (11.11%) Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Test Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (7.41%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Access Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (3.70%) SAP FI Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Microsoft Developer
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
2 1 (3.70%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.70%) SAP Business Workflow
2 1 (3.70%) SOAP
2 1 (3.70%) Velocity
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
1 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) ERP
2 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (11.11%) Functional Testing
2 3 (11.11%) Migration
2 3 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 2 (7.41%) Acceptance Criteria
3 2 (7.41%) Cash Management
3 2 (7.41%) Defect Management
3 2 (7.41%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (7.41%) Line Management
3 2 (7.41%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (7.41%) Programme Delivery
3 2 (7.41%) Regression Testing
3 2 (7.41%) Requirements Gathering
3 2 (7.41%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (7.41%) Scrum
3 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
3 2 (7.41%) Test Management
3 2 (7.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) SAP
2 2 (7.41%) Concur
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft