The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Anglia 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)
East of England / East Anglia
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 - 1
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Anglia 3.33% - 36.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.17% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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 East Anglia with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Anglia
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 24 11 8
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Anglia 80.00% 84.62% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 0
Median daily rate £450 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 East Anglia

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Anglia 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 East Anglia

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Anglia

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in East Anglia

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 East Anglia region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Pentaho
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Anglia 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 (100.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (100.00%) QA