Period
to 25 November 2017

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 6 months to 25 November 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
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 53 35
Rank change year-on-year +13 -18 +23
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 25 29 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 3.34% 2.76% 4.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.97% 3.13% 5.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 24
Coventry median daily rate £425 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +33.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £275 £322 £278
90th Percentile £516 £567 £418
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £371 £300
% change year-on-year +4.38% +23.75% -17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Coventry median hourly rate £25.00 - £20.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14% +7.69%

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 Coventry with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 629 928 581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 83.98% 88.38% 81.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 653 390
Coventry median daily rate £420 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.96% +7.86%
10th Percentile £250 £300 £257
90th Percentile £551 £540 £564
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 25 31
Coventry median hourly rate £22.00 £16.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -20.00% -30.29%
10th Percentile £11.03 £11.35 £11.50
90th Percentile £42.18 £38.75 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.67 £20.00
% change year-on-year +33.94% -6.68% -

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

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 6 months to 25 November 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 November 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 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) Waterfall
4 6 (24.00%) MS Visio
4 6 (24.00%) User Stories
4 6 (24.00%) Integration Testing
4 6 (24.00%) Acceptance Criteria
5 5 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (20.00%) Java
5 5 (20.00%) SAP
5 5 (20.00%) Migration
6 4 (16.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (16.00%) e-Learning
6 4 (16.00%) CSS
6 4 (16.00%) B2B
6 4 (16.00%) B2C
6 4 (16.00%) Validation
6 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
6 4 (16.00%) Use Case
6 4 (16.00%) Product Management
6 4 (16.00%) Traceability Matrix
6 4 (16.00%) hybris
6 4 (16.00%) SAP Hybris
6 4 (16.00%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
7 3 (12.00%) ERP
7 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (12.00%) XML

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 1 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (24.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (12.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (4.00%) iTrent
3 1 (4.00%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (8.00%) JProfiler
1 2 (8.00%) JUnit
1 2 (8.00%) Selenium
1 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Back Office
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) COBOL Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Data Architect
5 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Finance Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Business Finance Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Data Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Data Migration Lead
6 1 (4.00%) Digital Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) ERP Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) ERP Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Finance Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) SAP Data Migration Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) CSS
2 3 (12.00%) HTML
2 3 (12.00%) XML
3 2 (8.00%) Ajax
3 2 (8.00%) Web Services
4 1 (4.00%) .NET
4 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (4.00%) CSS3
4 1 (4.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (4.00%) HTML5
4 1 (4.00%) jQuery
4 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) e-Learning
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
1 2 (8.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Waterfall
3 6 (24.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 6 (24.00%) Integration Testing
3 6 (24.00%) User Stories
4 5 (20.00%) Migration
4 5 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) B2B
5 4 (16.00%) B2C
5 4 (16.00%) Product Management
5 4 (16.00%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (16.00%) Traceability Matrix
5 4 (16.00%) Use Case
5 4 (16.00%) Validation
6 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
6 3 (12.00%) ERP
6 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) Java
2 3 (12.00%) C#
2 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) COBOL
3 2 (8.00%) Perl
3 2 (8.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (4.00%) ISEB
1 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) SAP
2 4 (16.00%) hybris
3 2 (8.00%) Demandware
3 2 (8.00%) Micro Focus
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft