Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 68 67
Rank change year-on-year +13 -1 -6
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 38 14 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.89% 1.30% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.37% 1.61% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 25
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £313 £414 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.57% +10.48% +29.31%
10th Percentile £214 £346 £268
90th Percentile £484 £486 £419
East of England median daily rate £401 £450 £403
% change year-on-year -10.83% +11.80% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £28.00 -
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £28.00 £32.73
% change year-on-year -36.61% -14.45% -

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 1,128 871 1,056
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 85.71% 80.72% 78.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 375 619
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £388 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £255 £213 £259
90th Percentile £559 £538 £550
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 103 84
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.80 £13.55 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £56.00
East of England median hourly rate £33.33 £33.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +10.00% +20.00%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 12 £362 -18.65%
Peterborough -5 12 £275 - 1
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (36.84%) Test Automation
2 14 (36.84%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (28.95%) SOAP
3 11 (28.95%) Web Services
3 11 (28.95%) SoapUI
3 11 (28.95%) System Integration Testing
4 10 (26.32%) JIRA
4 10 (26.32%) Test Scripting
5 8 (21.05%) Defect Management
5 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (18.42%) Finance
6 7 (18.42%) SDLC
6 7 (18.42%) Business Analysis
7 6 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (15.79%) ATM
7 6 (15.79%) Migration
8 5 (13.16%) SAP
8 5 (13.16%) Oracle
8 5 (13.16%) Project Management
8 5 (13.16%) Functional Testing
8 5 (13.16%) Data Migration
8 5 (13.16%) Scenario Testing
8 5 (13.16%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 4 (10.53%) QA
9 4 (10.53%) Re-Platforming
9 4 (10.53%) Client Onboarding
9 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
9 4 (10.53%) ERP
9 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing

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 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.63%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.63%) Findur
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) ATM
2 3 (7.89%) Skype
3 1 (2.63%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) SoapUI
2 10 (26.32%) JIRA
3 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.63%) MSTest
4 1 (2.63%) TestDirector
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Advertising
4 1 (2.63%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Analyst
2 12 (31.58%) Test Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Author
5 3 (7.89%) Coordinator
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle Business Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) PMO Coordinator
5 3 (7.89%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Author
5 3 (7.89%) Test Leader
5 3 (7.89%) Tester
6 2 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Documentation Author
6 2 (5.26%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Software Tester
6 2 (5.26%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) SOAP
1 11 (28.95%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) Visualforce
2 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (36.84%) Test Automation
3 11 (28.95%) System Integration Testing
4 10 (26.32%) Test Scripting
5 8 (21.05%) Defect Management
6 7 (18.42%) Business Analysis
6 7 (18.42%) SDLC
7 6 (15.79%) Migration
7 6 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (13.16%) Data Migration
8 5 (13.16%) Functional Testing
8 5 (13.16%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 5 (13.16%) Project Management
8 5 (13.16%) Scenario Testing
9 4 (10.53%) Client Onboarding
9 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
9 4 (10.53%) ERP
9 4 (10.53%) Re-Platforming
10 3 (7.89%) Business Process Mapping
10 3 (7.89%) Data Reconciliation
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) Apex Code
2 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
1 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
2 3 (7.89%) PMO
3 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 14 (36.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle
1 5 (13.16%) SAP
2 3 (7.89%) Ariba
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) Adobe
4 1 (2.63%) HP
4 1 (2.63%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.63%) OpenLink
4 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.63%) Siemens