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 3 months to 24 June 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)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 38 60
Rank change year-on-year -11 +22  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 6 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.04% 3.05% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 3.82% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 11
Median daily rate £230 £425 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.88% -1.73%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £175.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18%  

User Acceptance Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 464 471 617
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 80.28% 79.70% 78.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 272 364
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 31 54
Median hourly rate £19.00 £37.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.33% +59.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -3 4 £230 -45.88%
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) QA
2 2 (28.57%) Test Management
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Mac OS
2 2 (28.57%) Change Control
2 2 (28.57%) Presales
2 2 (28.57%) VB
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) Digital Media
3 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) Lombardi
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere

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 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Lombardi
1 1 (14.29%) MSTest
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Workflow Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) BPM Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) BPM Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Business Process Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Business Process Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Business Process Management Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Process Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Software Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) JSP
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (14.29%) Servlets
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Digital Media
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Change Control
1 2 (28.57%) Presales
1 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
1 2 (28.57%) Test Management
1 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
1 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Release Management
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Siemens