Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 18 October 2018 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 of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 71 58
Rank change year-on-year +9 -13 +34
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 26 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.17% 1.61% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 1.95% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 14
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £416 £300 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.75% -25.67% +7.63%
10th Percentile £358 £215 £311
90th Percentile £488 £419 £510
East of England median daily rate £400 £414 £425
% change year-on-year -3.32% -2.65% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - £101.50
East of England median hourly rate - £16.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year - -54.17% +11.54%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,031 1,130 936
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 85.99% 82.84% 83.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 578 465
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £269 £215 £240
90th Percentile £588 £550 £525
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 110 85
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £19.25 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.67% +7.14% +94.44%
10th Percentile £11.50 £13.00 £12.60
90th Percentile £48.88 £49.75 £46.80
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £31.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -43.55% +14.81% +5.88%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Cambridgeshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Cambridgeshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Cambridgeshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Cambridgeshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +2 17 £400 +25.49% 4
Peterborough +4 2 £475 +65.22%
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) CRM
2 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
3 9 (34.62%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (34.62%) User Stories
4 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (30.77%) Dynamics 365
5 7 (26.92%) System Integration Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Integration Testing
6 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (23.08%) JIRA
7 5 (19.23%) Degree
7 5 (19.23%) QA
7 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
7 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
7 5 (19.23%) Finance
7 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (19.23%) SQL
7 5 (19.23%) SOA
7 5 (19.23%) ETL
7 5 (19.23%) Functional Testing
7 5 (19.23%) Acceptance Criteria
7 5 (19.23%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 4 (15.38%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (15.38%) TOGAF Certification
8 4 (15.38%) Marketing Automation
8 4 (15.38%) Service Design
8 4 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (15.38%) Customer Requirements

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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%) Mule
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) Confluence
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.85%) SAS
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.85%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (11.54%) HFM
2 3 (11.54%) NetSuite
3 2 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (3.85%) SAP HR
4 1 (3.85%) SAP MDG
4 1 (3.85%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Dynamics 365
2 4 (15.38%) SaaS
3 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (11.54%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (11.54%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.85%) GitHub
4 1 (3.85%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Hadoop
1 4 (15.38%) NoSQL
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon Aurora
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (11.54%) Apache Hive
2 3 (11.54%) MySQL
2 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) OLAP
4 1 (3.85%) OLTP
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (3.85%) Power BI
4 1 (3.85%) PowerCenter
4 1 (3.85%) SAP HANA
4 1 (3.85%) Spotfire
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) JIRA
2 3 (11.54%) GitLab
3 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (3.85%) Selenium
3 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Marketing
2 4 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (11.54%) Publishing
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) Architect
2 4 (15.38%) Consultant
2 4 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (15.38%) Test Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Functional Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Test Leader
4 2 (7.69%) CRM Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) NetSuite Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Leader
4 2 (7.69%) UAT Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Data Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Functional Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Middleware
2 3 (11.54%) Apache Camel
2 3 (11.54%) REST
2 3 (11.54%) SOAP
2 3 (11.54%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) LDAP
3 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Unix
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (42.31%) CRM
3 9 (34.62%) User Stories
4 7 (26.92%) Integration Testing
4 7 (26.92%) System Integration Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (19.23%) Acceptance Criteria
6 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
6 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (19.23%) ETL
6 5 (19.23%) Functional Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 5 (19.23%) SOA
6 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
7 4 (15.38%) Analytics
7 4 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (15.38%) Marketing Automation
7 4 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (15.38%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.85%) Perl
2 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
2 1 (3.85%) Python
2 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (15.38%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.85%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Hyperion
2 4 (15.38%) Marketo
2 4 (15.38%) MuleSoft
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) SAP
3 3 (11.54%) Talend
4 2 (7.69%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) IBM
5 1 (3.85%) Informatica
5 1 (3.85%) JD Edwards
5 1 (3.85%) Polycom
5 1 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.85%) Tableau
5 1 (3.85%) VMware