The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derby 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 28 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.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Derbyshire / Derby
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 26 26
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derby - 1.37% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.80% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £408 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.75 £18.90
% change year-on-year +20.48% +9.78%  

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 Derby with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Derby
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 150 111 106
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derby 71.77% 76.03% 75.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 63 56
Median daily rate £440 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £425 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.17% +160.93%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Derby

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derby 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 Derby

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derby

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Derby

For the 6 months to 28 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 Derby region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (50.00%) P3O
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
1 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derby 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 (50.00%) CMS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) P3O