Period
to 21 April 2018

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 21 April 2018 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 57 56
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +35
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 101 99 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.38% 3.19% 2.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.00% 3.89% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 64 54
East Midlands median daily rate £405 £430 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.81% +4.24% +22.22%
10th Percentile £265 £313 £283
90th Percentile £497 £550 £546
England median daily rate £425 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +3.03% - +4.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
East Midlands median hourly rate - £37.50 £40.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.83% -
England median hourly rate £29.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +16.00% +19.05% +11.11%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,523 2,542 2,556
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 84.55% 81.92% 81.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,556 1,557 1,573
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.74%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 77 71
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.32% -11.43% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.66 £10.45 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.70 £41.60 £41.25
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +8.70% +10.71%

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 21 April 2018.

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 21 April 2018. 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
Nottinghamshire -10 32 £400 -5.88% 7
Derbyshire +16 30 £450 -10.00% 1
Northamptonshire -17 17 £400 -8.57% 3
Leicestershire +13 11 £325 -7.14% 2
User Acceptance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 21 (20.79%) Manufacturing
1 21 (20.79%) ETL
2 20 (19.80%) Python
2 20 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (19.80%) Big Data
3 19 (18.81%) Data Analytics
3 19 (18.81%) R
3 19 (18.81%) Data Quality
3 19 (18.81%) PLM
3 19 (18.81%) Informatica
3 19 (18.81%) PowerCenter
3 19 (18.81%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (18.81%) Analytics
3 19 (18.81%) Apache Spark
3 19 (18.81%) Data Engineering
4 15 (14.85%) SQL
4 15 (14.85%) Security Cleared
5 12 (11.88%) SC Cleared
5 12 (11.88%) Retail
5 12 (11.88%) Finance
5 12 (11.88%) Scrum
5 12 (11.88%) SDLC
6 11 (10.89%) Oracle
7 10 (9.90%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (8.91%) Business Analysis
8 9 (8.91%) JIRA
8 9 (8.91%) QA
8 9 (8.91%) Test Scripting
9 8 (7.92%) JavaScript
9 8 (7.92%) Test Automation

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 19 (18.81%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.96%) Confluence
3 2 (1.98%) Apache
3 2 (1.98%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.99%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Maximo
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) BlazeMeter
2 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.96%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.80%) Big Data
2 19 (18.81%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (18.81%) PowerCenter
3 3 (2.97%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.98%) SAP HANA
4 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.99%) MySQL
5 1 (0.99%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (8.91%) JIRA
2 4 (3.96%) Cucumber
2 4 (3.96%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.96%) Selenium
3 2 (1.98%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.98%) JMeter
3 2 (1.98%) PHPUnit
3 2 (1.98%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.98%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.99%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.99%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.99%) MSI
4 1 (0.99%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.99%) TestPartner
General
1 21 (20.79%) Manufacturing
2 12 (11.88%) Finance
2 12 (11.88%) Retail
3 3 (2.97%) Banking
4 2 (1.98%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.98%) Automotive
4 2 (1.98%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.98%) Marketing
5 1 (0.99%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.99%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (32.67%) Analyst
2 18 (17.82%) Data Engineer
3 17 (16.83%) Business Analyst
4 11 (10.89%) Agile Business Analyst
4 11 (10.89%) Consultant
5 9 (8.91%) Developer
5 9 (8.91%) Test Analyst
6 8 (7.92%) Tester
7 7 (6.93%) Genesys Consultant
8 6 (5.94%) Senior Data Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Digital Analyst
9 5 (4.95%) Digital Business Analyst
10 4 (3.96%) Automation Tester
10 4 (3.96%) Big Data Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) Pricing Analyst
10 4 (3.96%) Python Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) Retail Business Analyst
10 4 (3.96%) Software Analyst
10 4 (3.96%) WCF Developer
10 4 (3.96%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.94%) HTML
2 5 (4.95%) .NET
3 4 (3.96%) WCF
3 4 (3.96%) Web Services
3 4 (3.96%) WPF
3 4 (3.96%) XML
3 4 (3.96%) XSD
3 4 (3.96%) XSLT
4 2 (1.98%) Behat
4 2 (1.98%) CSS
4 2 (1.98%) Doctrine
4 2 (1.98%) REST
4 2 (1.98%) Symfony
5 1 (0.99%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.93%) IVR
2 6 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.97%) Credit Risk
3 3 (2.97%) User Experience
4 2 (1.98%) EPoS
5 1 (0.99%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.99%) Clustering
5 1 (0.99%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.99%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.99%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.99%) NHS
5 1 (0.99%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.99%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.99%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.95%) Linux
2 4 (3.96%) Windows
3 2 (1.98%) CentOS
3 2 (1.98%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.98%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.98%) Unix
3 2 (1.98%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.79%) ETL
2 20 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (18.81%) Analytics
3 19 (18.81%) Data Analytics
3 19 (18.81%) Data Engineering
3 19 (18.81%) PLM
4 12 (11.88%) Scrum
4 12 (11.88%) SDLC
5 10 (9.90%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (8.91%) Business Analysis
6 9 (8.91%) Test Scripting
7 8 (7.92%) Test Automation
7 8 (7.92%) User Stories
8 7 (6.93%) Change Management
8 7 (6.93%) CRM
8 7 (6.93%) Load Testing
8 7 (6.93%) Migration
8 7 (6.93%) Mobile Engagement
8 7 (6.93%) Test Strategy
8 7 (6.93%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 20 (19.80%) Python
2 19 (18.81%) R
3 15 (14.85%) SQL
4 8 (7.92%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.95%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.96%) C#
7 2 (1.98%) ABAP
7 2 (1.98%) Java
7 2 (1.98%) PHP
8 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.99%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.99%) VB
8 1 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (14.85%) Security Cleared
2 12 (11.88%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.98%) AAT
4 2 (1.98%) ACCA
4 2 (1.98%) CIMA
4 2 (1.98%) ISEB
4 2 (1.98%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (18.81%) Data Quality
2 9 (8.91%) QA
3 2 (1.98%) GDPR
4 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) Docker
2 1 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.99%) XenApp
2 1 (0.99%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (18.81%) Informatica
2 11 (10.89%) Oracle
3 7 (6.93%) Genesys
4 3 (2.97%) hybris
5 2 (1.98%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.98%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.98%) Pega
5 2 (1.98%) SAP
5 2 (1.98%) Zend
6 1 (0.99%) Ariba
6 1 (0.99%) Citrix
6 1 (0.99%) Dell
6 1 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.99%) Talend
6 1 (0.99%) VMware
6 1 (0.99%) Wyse