Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 69 61
Rank change year-on-year +7 -8 +20
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 23 29 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.01% 2.06% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 2.42% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 11
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £300 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -25.67% +9.46%
10th Percentile £361 £218 £310
90th Percentile £484 £473 £475
East of England median daily rate £395 £400 £450
% change year-on-year -1.25% -11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - £101.50
East of England median hourly rate £50.00 £19.00 £101.50
% change year-on-year +163.16% -81.28% +214.48%

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 992 1,197 946
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 86.71% 85.14% 83.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 603 438
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -2.91%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £214
90th Percentile £588 £550 £525
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 111 99
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £23.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.50% +6.67% +114.29%
10th Percentile £11.45 £11.50 £12.40
90th Percentile £51.50 £51.25 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.84 £33.33 £31.50
% change year-on-year -46.47% +5.81% +30.39%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +9 15 £416 +18.93% 6
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (39.13%) CRM
3 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
4 8 (34.78%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (34.78%) Integration Testing
4 8 (34.78%) User Stories
4 8 (34.78%) System Integration Testing
4 8 (34.78%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (26.09%) ETL
5 6 (26.09%) Finance
6 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (21.74%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (21.74%) SQL
6 5 (21.74%) Analytics
6 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
6 5 (21.74%) Functional Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Hadoop
6 5 (21.74%) Information Architecture
6 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
6 5 (21.74%) JIRA
6 5 (21.74%) Release Management
6 5 (21.74%) SOA
6 5 (21.74%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 5 (21.74%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (17.39%) TOGAF Certification
7 4 (17.39%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (17.39%) Amazon Aurora
7 4 (17.39%) Acceptance Criteria

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 (13.04%) Mule
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (4.35%) SAS
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.35%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (13.04%) HFM
2 3 (13.04%) NetSuite
3 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (4.35%) SAP MDG
3 1 (4.35%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Dynamics 365
2 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (17.39%) Amazon EMR
2 4 (17.39%) Amazon S3
2 4 (17.39%) SaaS
3 1 (4.35%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Hadoop
1 5 (21.74%) NoSQL
2 4 (17.39%) Amazon Aurora
2 4 (17.39%) Amazon Redshift
2 4 (17.39%) Apache Hive
2 4 (17.39%) MySQL
2 4 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.35%) OLAP
4 1 (4.35%) OLTP
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (4.35%) PowerCenter
4 1 (4.35%) SAP HANA
4 1 (4.35%) Spotfire
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) JIRA
2 4 (17.39%) GitLab
3 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (4.35%) Selenium
3 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (17.39%) Marketing
3 4 (17.39%) Publishing
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Functional Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Test Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) CRM Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) ETL Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Talend Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Technical Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) UAT Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Apache Camel
1 4 (17.39%) Middleware
1 4 (17.39%) REST
1 4 (17.39%) SOAP
1 4 (17.39%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) CRM
3 8 (34.78%) Integration Testing
3 8 (34.78%) System Integration Testing
3 8 (34.78%) User Stories
4 6 (26.09%) ETL
5 5 (21.74%) Analytics
5 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
5 5 (21.74%) Functional Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Information Architecture
5 5 (21.74%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (21.74%) Release Management
5 5 (21.74%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 5 (21.74%) SOA
5 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (17.39%) Acceptance Criteria
6 4 (17.39%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (17.39%) Marketing Automation
6 4 (17.39%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) Perl
2 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (17.39%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Hyperion
2 4 (17.39%) Marketo
2 4 (17.39%) MuleSoft
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Talend
3 2 (8.70%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) IFS
4 1 (4.35%) Informatica
4 1 (4.35%) JD Edwards
4 1 (4.35%) SAP