Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 93 91 81
Rank change year-on-year -2 -10 -11
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 26 39 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.39% 1.85% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 2.16% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 19
Bristol median daily rate £400 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -10.71% +1.45%
10th Percentile £301 £255 £263
90th Percentile £538 £575 £440
South West median daily rate £400 £393 £400
% change year-on-year +1.85% -1.81% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £29.00 £17.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year +65.71% +59.09% -

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 1,521 1,808 1,562
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 81.12% 85.69% 82.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 981 1,270 1,028
Bristol median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £300 £283 £256
90th Percentile £625 £575 £538
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 67 38
Bristol median hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +120.00% -30.00%
10th Percentile £14.50 £14.50 £11.60
90th Percentile £52.50 £62.28 £48.25
South West median hourly rate £37.75 £40.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year -5.63% +29.03% -13.89%

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 19 January 2020.

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 19 January 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 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
3 6 (23.08%) Scenario Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
4 5 (19.23%) CSS
4 5 (19.23%) General Ledger
4 5 (19.23%) Billing
4 5 (19.23%) Practice Management
4 5 (19.23%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (19.23%) System Integration Testing
4 5 (19.23%) Accounts Payable
4 5 (19.23%) Azure
4 5 (19.23%) DevOps
4 5 (19.23%) JIRA
5 4 (15.38%) Regression Testing
5 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (15.38%) SAP
5 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 4 (15.38%) B2C
6 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.54%) ISEB
6 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
6 3 (11.54%) SQL
6 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
6 3 (11.54%) Selenium
6 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Manual Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
6 3 (11.54%) Web Application Development
6 3 (11.54%) Waterfall

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 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP FI
1 2 (7.69%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.85%) SAP PS
2 1 (3.85%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Azure
1 5 (19.23%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) JIRA
2 3 (11.54%) Selenium
2 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.69%) JMeter
3 2 (7.69%) Zephyr
4 1 (3.85%) Bugzilla
4 1 (3.85%) LSMW
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Billing
2 5 (19.23%) General Ledger
3 3 (11.54%) Public Sector
4 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.85%) Electronics
5 1 (3.85%) Law
5 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Test Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Test Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Finance Systems Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Manual Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Test Leader
6 2 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Access Developer
7 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) SAP FI Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Microsoft Developer
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.85%) UAT Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) CSS
2 2 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) .NET
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (3.85%) jQuery
3 1 (3.85%) LINQ
3 1 (3.85%) SAP Business Workflow
3 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
2 6 (23.08%) Scenario Testing
3 5 (19.23%) Accounts Payable
3 5 (19.23%) DevOps
3 5 (19.23%) Practice Management
3 5 (19.23%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (15.38%) B2C
4 4 (15.38%) Regression Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Manual Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
5 3 (11.54%) Web Application Development
6 2 (7.69%) Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (7.69%) Migration
6 2 (7.69%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 2 (7.69%) Privileged Identity Management
6 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
6 2 (7.69%) System Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) C#
2 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) PHP
3 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
1 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) SAP
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft