Period
to 18 March 2019

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 March 2019 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 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 59 83
Rank change year-on-year +5 +24 -25
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 22 35 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.20% 2.95% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 3.37% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 3
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £448 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +49.17% -29.41% +13.33%
10th Percentile £375 £213 £404
90th Percentile £575 £488 £478
East of England median daily rate £420 £406 £438
% change year-on-year +3.38% -7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £50.00 £19.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +163.16% -20.83% -36.00%

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 842 1,039 931
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 84.20% 87.53% 83.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 508 436
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £438 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +5.96% -5.63%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £213
90th Percentile £625 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 94 96
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £38.38 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.40% +16.29% -12.00%
10th Percentile £11.22 £12.08 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.50 £51.68 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £19.50 £25.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year -24.27% -23.13% +21.82%

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 March 2019.

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 March 2019. 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 18 £448 +20.95% 2
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 March 2019, 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 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (27.27%) ETL
4 6 (27.27%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (27.27%) Python
4 6 (27.27%) Business Analysis
4 6 (27.27%) Analytics
4 6 (27.27%) Test Strategy
4 6 (27.27%) Hadoop
4 6 (27.27%) NoSQL
5 5 (22.73%) Apache Hive
5 5 (22.73%) Finance
5 5 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
5 5 (22.73%) Web Services
5 5 (22.73%) MySQL
5 5 (22.73%) SAP
5 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 4 (18.18%) CRM
6 4 (18.18%) Retail
6 4 (18.18%) Project Management
6 4 (18.18%) Regression Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Visualisation
6 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
6 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (18.18%) Information Architecture

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 2 (9.09%) Apache Spark
1 2 (9.09%) SAS
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP ERP
2 1 (4.55%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (13.64%) Amazon S3
3 2 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) Hadoop
1 6 (27.27%) NoSQL
2 5 (22.73%) Apache Hive
2 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (22.73%) MySQL
2 5 (22.73%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (13.64%) Amazon Aurora
3 3 (13.64%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (13.64%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (13.64%) Power BI
3 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
4 2 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (9.09%) Big Data
4 2 (9.09%) Data Mining
4 2 (9.09%) HBase
4 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 2 (9.09%) Sqoop
5 1 (4.55%) OLAP
5 1 (4.55%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.64%) GitLab
3 2 (9.09%) ERwin
4 1 (4.55%) JIRA
4 1 (4.55%) Zephyr
General
1 6 (27.27%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (22.73%) Finance
3 4 (18.18%) Retail
4 3 (13.64%) Publishing
5 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Business Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Python Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Microsoft BI Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Data Scientist
5 2 (9.09%) ETL Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Talend Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Business IT Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) IFS Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Power BI Developer
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Manager
6 1 (4.55%) SAP Test Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Web Services
2 3 (13.64%) Apache Camel
2 3 (13.64%) REST
2 3 (13.64%) SOAP
3 2 (9.09%) Django
3 2 (9.09%) Kafka
3 2 (9.09%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Smartphone
2 2 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Solaris
1 2 (9.09%) Unix
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (27.27%) Analytics
3 6 (27.27%) Business Analysis
3 6 (27.27%) ETL
3 6 (27.27%) Test Strategy
4 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
5 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
5 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 4 (18.18%) CRM
5 4 (18.18%) Functional Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Information Architecture
5 4 (18.18%) Integration Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Project Management
5 4 (18.18%) Regression Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Release Management
5 4 (18.18%) Requirements Management
5 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
5 4 (18.18%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) Python
3 2 (9.09%) C
3 2 (9.09%) C++
3 2 (9.09%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) MATLAB
3 2 (9.09%) Perl
3 2 (9.09%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) Data Quality
1 2 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) PMO
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Apache Flume
2 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) SAP
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Tableau
2 3 (13.64%) Talend
3 2 (9.09%) Hortonworks
4 1 (4.55%) IFS
4 1 (4.55%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (4.55%) Workday