The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 32 21 33
Rank change year-on-year -11 +12  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 9 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 2.47% 5.68% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 6.83% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 5
Median daily rate £330 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +45.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £318 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £340
% change year-on-year -6.25% +17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.75 £18.45
% change year-on-year +20.48% +12.46%  

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 Coventry with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 317 293 241
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 87.09% 83.24% 75.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 195 133
Median daily rate £440 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 12
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -15.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £35.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry 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 Coventry

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Coventry

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Coventry.

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Coventry

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Coventry region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
2 6 (37.50%) Manufacturing
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Migration
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 4 (25.00%) Use Case
4 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
5 3 (18.75%) User Stories
5 3 (18.75%) Big Data
5 3 (18.75%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (18.75%) Data Architecture
5 3 (18.75%) BPR
5 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
5 3 (18.75%) SAP
5 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (18.75%) ERP
5 3 (18.75%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (18.75%) Logistics
5 3 (18.75%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (18.75%) JIRA
6 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle ASCP
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (6.25%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) Big Data
2 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) JIRA
2 2 (12.50%) Zephyr
3 1 (6.25%) NWDS
General
1 6 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Automotive
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Business Data Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) COBOL Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Big Data Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) ERP Manager
4 1 (6.25%) QA Leader
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Manager
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Test Manager
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Support Officer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.25%) UAT Manager
4 1 (6.25%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
1 1 (6.25%) JDBC
1 1 (6.25%) jQuery
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
1 1 (6.25%) SAP PI
1 1 (6.25%) SOAP
1 1 (6.25%) XML
1 1 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (25.00%) Use Case
4 3 (18.75%) BPR
4 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Data Architecture
4 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
4 3 (18.75%) ERP
4 3 (18.75%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Logistics
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) User Stories
4 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
5 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 2 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
1 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
2 2 (12.50%) COBOL
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
1 3 (18.75%) SAP
2 2 (12.50%) Micro Focus
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Infor
3 1 (6.25%) JDA
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle