Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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 22 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)
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 24 23
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 +17
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 1 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 0.70% 0.71% 3.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 1.01% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 8
Cheltenham median daily rate £375 - £375
10th Percentile £363 - £299
90th Percentile £388 - £478
Gloucestershire median daily rate £438 £425 £363
% change year-on-year +2.94% +17.24% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate - - -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -

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 Cheltenham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheltenham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 127 99 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 89.44% 70.21% 77.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 54 77
Cheltenham median daily rate £375 £373 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.67% -0.67% -10.98%
10th Percentile £278 £247 £248
90th Percentile £509 £484 £524
Gloucestershire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.73% -6.25% -1.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 19 13
Cheltenham median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £21.56 £15.00 £34.25
90th Percentile £53.25 £48.50 £45.55
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £44.50 £43.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.30% +2.35% +4.94%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

Job postings citing User Acceptance Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham.

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Cheltenham

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Cheltenham.

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) Build Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Acceptance Criteria
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Build Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft