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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 35 38
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 0.90% 0.46% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 0.58% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £250 - £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year +11.11% -9.09%  

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 Devon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Devon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 276 173 176
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 82.39% 79.00% 69.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 96 96
Median daily rate £400 £340 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -6.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £299 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £425 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 22 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £19.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +105.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter - 3 £250 -
User Acceptance Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 3 (75.00%) Bugzilla
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Test Management
1 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (75.00%) Defect Management
1 3 (75.00%) Data Acquisition
1 3 (75.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (25.00%) DBS Check
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) WinForms
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) XHTML
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Internet

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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) WinForms
1 1 (25.00%) XHTML
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Data Acquisition
1 3 (75.00%) Defect Management
1 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Scenario Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) EAM
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center