Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 20 November 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)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 42 72
Rank change year-on-year -12 +30 -18
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 9 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.29% 2.76% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 3.34% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 11
Cambridge median daily rate £288 £445 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.39% +18.67% -6.83%
10th Percentile £215 £299 £313
90th Percentile £420 £495 £475
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £288 £396 £375
% change year-on-year -27.32% +5.48% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - £101.50 -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £101.50 -

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 Cambridge with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 584 509 802
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 83.67% 82.63% 83.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 259 545
Cambridge median daily rate £375 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +3.90% +6.21%
10th Percentile £217 £247 £263
90th Percentile £569 £550 £525
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £388 £385
% change year-on-year -3.23% +0.65% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 53 32
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.50 £39.25 £38.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.18% +0.96% +41.36%
10th Percentile £17.09 £14.63 £14.18
90th Percentile £52.88 £59.50 £60.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +4.00% +108.33% -34.55%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Cambridge

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Cambridge

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Cambridge over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Cambridge

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) VB
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
3 2 (22.22%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Mac OS
3 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (22.22%) Presales
3 2 (22.22%) Digital Media
4 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Case Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Flow Diagram
4 1 (11.11%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 1 (11.11%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (11.11%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (11.11%) MSTest
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
4 1 (11.11%) Visualforce
4 1 (11.11%) Apex Code
4 1 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) MSTest
2 1 (11.11%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Author
1 2 (22.22%) Technical Author
1 2 (22.22%) Workflow Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Documentation Author
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Illustrator
2 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Digital Media
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
1 2 (22.22%) Presales
1 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
1 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
1 2 (22.22%) Workflow
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Change Control
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
2 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
2 1 (11.11%) Information Management
2 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) Apex Code
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Adobe
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (11.11%) Siemens