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 25 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)
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 35 30
Rank change year-on-year +15 -5  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 12 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 4.94% 2.95% 3.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.22% 3.49% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 10
Median daily rate £450 £370 £169
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.62% +119.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £341 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £492 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year +11.11% -9.09%  

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 193 344 231
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 79.42% 84.52% 71.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 210 159
Median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +63.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £13.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.40 £40.50
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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Coventry over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Coventry

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Coventry

For the 6 months to 25 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 Coventry region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 7 (33.33%) Finance
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 6 (28.57%) ERP
2 6 (28.57%) MS Visio
2 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 5 (23.81%) Integration Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
3 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
3 5 (23.81%) System Integration Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Use Case
4 4 (19.05%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (19.05%) Logistics
4 4 (19.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (19.05%) Validation
4 4 (19.05%) e-Learning
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
4 4 (19.05%) SAP
4 4 (19.05%) User Stories
5 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (14.29%) JIRA
6 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
6 2 (9.52%) jQuery
6 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.52%) MVC
6 2 (9.52%) Automotive
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Retail
6 2 (9.52%) Data Management

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring 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 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Visio
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (9.52%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (4.76%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) Zephyr
3 1 (4.76%) NWDS
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.52%) Automotive
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Business Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Test Manager
5 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Architect
5 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) COBOL Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Data Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Finance Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Business Finance Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) ERP Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) ERP Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Finance Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Re-Platforming Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
1 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
1 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (9.52%) CSS
1 2 (9.52%) Entity Framework
1 2 (9.52%) jQuery
1 2 (9.52%) Middleware
1 2 (9.52%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.76%) JDBC
2 1 (4.76%) SAP PI
2 1 (4.76%) SOAP
2 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) e-Learning
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) ERP
2 6 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 5 (23.81%) Integration Testing
3 5 (23.81%) System Integration Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
3 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
3 5 (23.81%) Use Case
4 4 (19.05%) Logistics
4 4 (19.05%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (19.05%) User Stories
4 4 (19.05%) Validation
5 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 2 (9.52%) B2B
6 2 (9.52%) B2C
6 2 (9.52%) BPR
6 2 (9.52%) Data Management
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) MVC
6 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C#
1 2 (9.52%) COBOL
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) hybris
2 2 (9.52%) Micro Focus
3 1 (4.76%) Demandware
3 1 (4.76%) HP