The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
London / Croydon
Rank 22 - 20
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 7 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 4.00% - 4.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% - 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 5
Median daily rate £400 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £395 £338
% change year-on-year -5.06% +17.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +21.95% +13.88%  

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 Croydon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 147 254 104
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 84.00% 90.07% 85.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 220 86
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £323 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £555 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.25% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -47.50%  
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 Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon 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 Croydon

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Croydon

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Croydon over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Croydon

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Croydon

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

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

1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) QA
2 7 (43.75%) Waterfall
3 6 (37.50%) Functional Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (31.25%) ISEB
4 5 (31.25%) Defect Management
5 4 (25.00%) TestRail
5 4 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (25.00%) ITIL
5 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (25.00%) Use Case
5 4 (25.00%) Data Analytics
5 4 (25.00%) Analytics
5 4 (25.00%) JIRA
6 3 (18.75%) Puppet
6 3 (18.75%) Data Quality
6 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
6 3 (18.75%) nginx
6 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Squid
6 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (18.75%) Data Security
6 3 (18.75%) Security Management
6 3 (18.75%) Quality Management
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
6 3 (18.75%) Corosync

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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 3 (18.75%) nginx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
2 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) JIRA
1 4 (25.00%) TestRail
2 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Local Government
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Tester
2 4 (25.00%) UAT Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) DBA
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Test Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Business Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Defect Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Project Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.25%) Social Media
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Waterfall
3 6 (37.50%) Functional Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (31.25%) Defect Management
5 4 (25.00%) Analytics
5 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (25.00%) Data Analytics
5 4 (25.00%) ITIL
5 4 (25.00%) Use Case
6 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Data Security
6 3 (18.75%) Quality Management
6 3 (18.75%) SDLC
6 3 (18.75%) Security Management
6 3 (18.75%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Migration
7 2 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) ISEB
2 4 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (12.50%) CLAS
4 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) QA
2 3 (18.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Corosync
1 3 (18.75%) Docker
1 3 (18.75%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Pacemaker
1 3 (18.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Guidewire