Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 74 56
Rank change year-on-year +15 -18 +22
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 23 8 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.15% 0.66% 2.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 0.81% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 19
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £388 £353 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.93% -17.06% -1.73%
10th Percentile £288 £215 £280
90th Percentile £488 £496 £513
East of England median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - £175.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £105.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% -82.94% +322.00%

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 909 991 1,035
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 85.11% 82.17% 82.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 502 605
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -9.09% +16.20%
10th Percentile £263 £200 £263
90th Percentile £575 £515 £538
East of England median daily rate £435 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +2.35% +3.03% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 121 69
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% -33.33% +108.33%
10th Percentile £11.43 £12.25 £9.80
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £48.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -41.67% +33.33% -

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +17 16 £400 +73.91% 4
Peterborough -7 4 £325 -31.58%
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) CRM
2 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 11 (47.83%) User Stories
3 9 (39.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 8 (34.78%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (26.09%) JIRA
5 6 (26.09%) Acceptance Criteria
6 5 (21.74%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 5 (21.74%) Degree
6 5 (21.74%) QA
6 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
6 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (17.39%) TOGAF
7 4 (17.39%) Marketing
7 4 (17.39%) SOA
7 4 (17.39%) ERP
7 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (17.39%) Middleware
7 4 (17.39%) SaaS
7 4 (17.39%) Marketo
7 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (17.39%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (17.39%) TOGAF Certification
7 4 (17.39%) MuleSoft
7 4 (17.39%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (17.39%) Marketing Automation
7 4 (17.39%) Service Design
7 4 (17.39%) 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 (13.04%) Mule
2 1 (4.35%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (13.04%) NetSuite
3 2 (8.70%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (4.35%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Dynamics 365
2 4 (17.39%) SaaS
3 1 (4.35%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Skype
1 1 (4.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.35%) Power BI
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (17.39%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Business Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Test Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Architect
4 4 (17.39%) Consultant
4 4 (17.39%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Functional Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) CRM Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) ERP Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) NetSuite Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Active Directory Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) CRM Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM Architect
7 1 (4.35%) ERP Business Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Functional Business Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Process Mapping Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Process Mapping Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Middleware
2 1 (4.35%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) CRM
2 11 (47.83%) User Stories
3 6 (26.09%) Acceptance Criteria
4 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
4 5 (21.74%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (17.39%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (17.39%) ERP
5 4 (17.39%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (17.39%) Marketing Automation
5 4 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (17.39%) Service Design
5 4 (17.39%) SOA
5 4 (17.39%) TOGAF
6 3 (13.04%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
7 2 (8.70%) Data Validation
7 2 (8.70%) Project Management
7 2 (8.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (17.39%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) GDPR
2 1 (4.35%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Marketo
2 4 (17.39%) MuleSoft
3 2 (8.70%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.35%) JD Edwards
4 1 (4.35%) Polycom
4 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.35%) Tableau
4 1 (4.35%) VMware