Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 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)
South London > Croydon
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 63 43
Rank change year-on-year -24 -20 -13
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 8 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 0.95% 2.23% 3.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 2.44% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 8
Croydon median daily rate £438 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +5.26% -35.23%
10th Percentile £245 £258 £343
90th Percentile £575 £486 £487
South London median daily rate £425 £413 £381
% change year-on-year +3.03% +8.20% -21.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Croydon median hourly rate - - -
South London 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 Croydon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Croydon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 775 492 303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 91.61% 91.28% 88.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 307 191
Croydon median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £351 £300 £313
90th Percentile £639 £574 £525
South London median daily rate £500 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +17.65% +13.33% -6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Croydon median hourly rate £13.50 £35.25 £27.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.70% +26.89% +85.20%
10th Percentile £12.80 £21.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.65 £95.00 £29.11
South London median hourly rate £47.50 £23.75 £26.89
% change year-on-year +100.00% -11.68% +68.06%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Croydon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Croydon

For the 6 months to 18 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 Croydon region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Test Management
2 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) Confluence
2 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (37.50%) System Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Bug Management
3 3 (37.50%) Defect Management
3 3 (37.50%) Use Case
3 3 (37.50%) Data Validation
3 3 (37.50%) Statistics
3 3 (37.50%) Publishing
3 3 (37.50%) Validation
3 3 (37.50%) Progress
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Zephyr
5 1 (12.50%) Microservices
5 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
5 1 (12.50%) FindBugs
5 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring 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 4 (50.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Zephyr
3 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla
3 1 (12.50%) Checkstyle
3 1 (12.50%) FindBugs
3 1 (12.50%) Gerrit
3 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
3 1 (12.50%) Subversion
3 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (37.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Test Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Coordinator
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Integration Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Coordinator
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Test Management
1 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (37.50%) Bug Management
2 3 (37.50%) Data Validation
2 3 (37.50%) Defect Management
2 3 (37.50%) Exploratory Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Statistics
2 3 (37.50%) System Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Use Case
2 3 (37.50%) Validation
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Progress
2 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (12.50%) HP