Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 19 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 West > Devon
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 47 60
Rank change year-on-year 0 +13 +1
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 8 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.41% 0.86% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 1.11% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Devon median daily rate £250 £350 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +21.74% -4.17%
10th Percentile £189 £305 £246
90th Percentile £275 £370 £339
South West median daily rate £405 £365 £345
% change year-on-year +10.96% +5.80% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Devon median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £11.00 - £43.50

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 Devon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 492 360 462
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 86.47% 77.59% 78.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 220 320
Devon median daily rate £400 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% -4.00%
10th Percentile £228 £185 £262
90th Percentile £550 £500 £516
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 41 16
Devon median hourly rate £35.00 £23.78 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.21% -33.50% +66.28%
10th Percentile £20.24 £11.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £46.88 £51.60 £42.88
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.77
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.75% +47.70%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Devon

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Devon

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Devon

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Devon region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter - 8 £250 -
User Acceptance Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 19 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 Devon region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 6 (75.00%) Finance
1 6 (75.00%) Bugzilla
1 6 (75.00%) Test Management
1 6 (75.00%) Manual Testing
1 6 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (75.00%) Defect Management
1 6 (75.00%) Data Acquisition
1 6 (75.00%) Scenario Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Back Office
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) ERP
3 2 (25.00%) EAM
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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:

Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Transformation Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Data Acquisition
1 6 (75.00%) Defect Management
1 6 (75.00%) Manual Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Scenario Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Test Management
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) EAM
3 2 (25.00%) ERP
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) HP Quality Center