Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 27 July 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 47 72
Rank change year-on-year -19 +25 -13
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 88 114 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.81% 3.55% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.37% 4.35% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 74 47
East Midlands median daily rate £485 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.25% +10.34% +16.00%
10th Percentile £353 £298 £258
90th Percentile £550 £513 £488
England median daily rate £425 £409 £400
% change year-on-year +3.98% +2.19% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% - -
England median hourly rate £28.75 £22.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year +27.78% +19.05% -15.53%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2611 2619 2584
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 83.29% 81.49% 77.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1645 1629 1566
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £251 £247 £213
90th Percentile £545 £575 £534
England median daily rate £450 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 60 75
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £17.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -16.18% -17.62%
10th Percentile £10.43 £10.39 £10.46
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.38 £33.80
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +13.64% +6.41%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in the East Midlands

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in the East Midlands

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in the East Midlands

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in the East Midlands

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 27 July 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
Derbyshire -4 32 £510 -5.34% 1
Nottinghamshire -13 26 £425 +10.39% 3
Northamptonshire +6 16 £461 +2.50%
Leicestershire -14 7 £350 +7.69% 4
User Acceptance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Midlands region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 28 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (27.27%) Migration
2 24 (27.27%) SAP
3 23 (26.14%) Logistics
3 23 (26.14%) Integration Testing
3 23 (26.14%) Data Migration
4 20 (22.73%) Manufacturing
5 18 (20.45%) Finance
5 18 (20.45%) Scenario Testing
6 16 (18.18%) Business Analysis
7 14 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (15.91%) ERP
7 14 (15.91%) SDLC
8 13 (14.77%) SAP FI
8 13 (14.77%) SAP FI/CO
8 13 (14.77%) SAP CO
8 13 (14.77%) Security Cleared
9 12 (13.64%) Test Scripting
9 12 (13.64%) SQL
9 12 (13.64%) Oracle
10 11 (12.50%) Change Management
10 11 (12.50%) Degree
10 11 (12.50%) SC Cleared
11 10 (11.36%) Functional Testing
12 9 (10.23%) SAP ERP
13 8 (9.09%) Test Automation
13 8 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
13 8 (9.09%) ISEB
14 7 (7.95%) Twig
14 7 (7.95%) gulp

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 2 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (14.77%) SAP CO
1 13 (14.77%) SAP FI
1 13 (14.77%) SAP FI/CO
2 9 (10.23%) SAP ERP
3 3 (3.41%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (2.27%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (1.14%) SAP MM
5 1 (1.14%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) SaaS
2 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.14%) IaaS
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) Internet
2 2 (2.27%) FTP
2 2 (2.27%) LAN
3 1 (1.14%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.41%) Big Data
1 3 (3.41%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (3.41%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.14%) Essbase
2 1 (1.14%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.95%) Cucumber
1 7 (7.95%) Git (software)
1 7 (7.95%) Grunt
1 7 (7.95%) gulp
1 7 (7.95%) Jasmine
1 7 (7.95%) Mocha
1 7 (7.95%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.14%) Subversion
2 1 (1.14%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (22.73%) Manufacturing
2 18 (20.45%) Finance
3 6 (6.82%) Automotive
4 5 (5.68%) Aerospace
4 5 (5.68%) Banking
4 5 (5.68%) Retail
5 3 (3.41%) Billing
6 2 (2.27%) General Ledger
6 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.14%) Back Office
7 1 (1.14%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.14%) Electronics
7 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.14%) Local Government
7 1 (1.14%) Marketing
7 1 (1.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 39 (44.32%) Analyst
2 23 (26.14%) Consultant
3 19 (21.59%) Business Analyst
3 19 (21.59%) SAP Consultant
4 13 (14.77%) Software Analyst
5 11 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 9 (10.23%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (9.09%) Business IT Analyst
7 8 (9.09%) Developer
7 8 (9.09%) IT Analyst
7 8 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
8 7 (7.95%) Senior Developer
9 6 (6.82%) SAP WM Consultant
10 5 (5.68%) Business Systems Analyst
10 5 (5.68%) Systems Analyst
11 4 (4.55%) IT Business Analyst
11 4 (4.55%) Management Consultant
11 4 (4.55%) Project Manager
11 4 (4.55%) Senior IT Business Analyst
11 4 (4.55%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.95%) Behat
1 7 (7.95%) CSS
1 7 (7.95%) CSS3
1 7 (7.95%) HTML
1 7 (7.95%) Sass
1 7 (7.95%) Twig
2 2 (2.27%) IDoc
3 1 (1.14%) .NET
3 1 (1.14%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.14%) ADO.NET
3 1 (1.14%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (1.14%) EDI
3 1 (1.14%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.14%) WCF
3 1 (1.14%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (4.55%) Smart Meter
2 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.41%) Data Structures
2 3 (3.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.27%) IVR
4 1 (1.14%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.14%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.14%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.95%) Unix
2 5 (5.68%) Windows
3 4 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (27.27%) Migration
3 23 (26.14%) Data Migration
3 23 (26.14%) Integration Testing
3 23 (26.14%) Logistics
4 18 (20.45%) Scenario Testing
5 16 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 14 (15.91%) ERP
6 14 (15.91%) SDLC
6 14 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (13.64%) Test Scripting
8 11 (12.50%) Change Management
9 10 (11.36%) Functional Testing
10 8 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
10 8 (9.09%) Test Automation
11 7 (7.95%) BDD
11 7 (7.95%) Progressive Enhancement
11 7 (7.95%) Project Management
11 7 (7.95%) Test Strategy
11 7 (7.95%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.64%) SQL
2 7 (7.95%) JavaScript
2 7 (7.95%) PHP
3 2 (2.27%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.14%) F#
Qualifications
1 13 (14.77%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.50%) Degree
2 11 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.09%) ISEB
4 7 (7.95%) ISTQB
5 6 (6.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (3.41%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.14%) CCNP
7 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.95%) WAI
2 6 (6.82%) QA
3 4 (4.55%) TickIT
4 3 (3.41%) ISO 9001
5 2 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (2.27%) GxP
5 2 (2.27%) IAS 39
5 2 (2.27%) IFRS
5 2 (2.27%) IFRS 9
5 2 (2.27%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (27.27%) SAP
2 12 (13.64%) Oracle
3 2 (2.27%) BT
3 2 (2.27%) Cisco
3 2 (2.27%) Citrix
3 2 (2.27%) Genesys
3 2 (2.27%) Hyperion
3 2 (2.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (2.27%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.14%) FNZ
4 1 (1.14%) HP