Period
to 21 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 42 59
Rank change year-on-year -14 +17 -7
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 95 138 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.21% 4.40% 2.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.89% 5.39% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 87 60
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +2.74%
10th Percentile £287 £303 £249
90th Percentile £500 £538 £510
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
East Midlands median hourly rate - £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% -
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +17.36%

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 2,445 2,559 2,479
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 82.66% 81.55% 79.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,569 1,635 1,549
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £240 £213 £232
90th Percentile £560 £563 £525
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +3.93% +1.88% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 73 90
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £16.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.90% -10.09% -2.26%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.30 £10.43
90th Percentile £49.20 £38.75 £40.03
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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 January 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 January 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 -22 33 £400 - 6
Derbyshire +18 23 £450 +5.88% 1
Northamptonshire -12 19 £375 -16.67% 1
Leicestershire -10 9 £350 +12.90% 2
User Acceptance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 30 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (17.89%) Scrum
3 16 (16.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (15.79%) Finance
4 15 (15.79%) Business Analysis
4 15 (15.79%) Test Scripting
5 14 (14.74%) Retail
6 12 (12.63%) Manufacturing
7 11 (11.58%) Oracle
7 11 (11.58%) ETL
8 10 (10.53%) Change Management
8 10 (10.53%) JIRA
8 10 (10.53%) Analytics
8 10 (10.53%) User Stories
8 10 (10.53%) SDLC
9 9 (9.47%) Migration
9 9 (9.47%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (9.47%) SQL
10 8 (8.42%) ERP
10 8 (8.42%) Python
10 8 (8.42%) Informatica
10 8 (8.42%) PowerCenter
10 8 (8.42%) PLM
10 8 (8.42%) Big Data
10 8 (8.42%) R
10 8 (8.42%) Data Quality
10 8 (8.42%) Data Analytics
10 8 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (8.42%) Apache Spark
10 8 (8.42%) Data Engineering

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 8 (8.42%) Apache Spark
2 4 (4.21%) Confluence
3 2 (2.11%) Apache
3 2 (2.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (4.21%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (3.16%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (2.11%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (1.05%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (1.05%) Maximo
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.05%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) BlazeMeter
1 2 (2.11%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.16%) SMS
2 1 (1.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.47%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (8.42%) Big Data
2 8 (8.42%) PowerCenter
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.05%) MySQL
4 1 (1.05%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (10.53%) JIRA
2 2 (2.11%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.11%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.11%) JMeter
2 2 (2.11%) Selenium
2 2 (2.11%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.05%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.05%) MSI
3 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (15.79%) Finance
2 14 (14.74%) Retail
3 12 (12.63%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.11%) Automotive
4 2 (2.11%) Marketing
5 1 (1.05%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.05%) Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Billing
5 1 (1.05%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (40.00%) Analyst
2 24 (25.26%) Business Analyst
3 10 (10.53%) Agile Business Analyst
3 10 (10.53%) Consultant
3 10 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 8 (8.42%) Data Engineer
4 8 (8.42%) Test Analyst
4 8 (8.42%) Tester
5 7 (7.37%) Test Manager
6 5 (5.26%) Digital Analyst
6 5 (5.26%) Digital Business Analyst
6 5 (5.26%) Genesys Consultant
7 4 (4.21%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
7 4 (4.21%) Pricing Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) Retail Business Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) Software Analyst
7 4 (4.21%) Stakeholder Manager
7 4 (4.21%) Test Leader
7 4 (4.21%) UAT Manager
7 4 (4.21%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.16%) .NET
2 2 (2.11%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (2.11%) CSS
2 2 (2.11%) HTML
2 2 (2.11%) HTML5
2 2 (2.11%) JMS
2 2 (2.11%) jQuery
2 2 (2.11%) Rendezvous
2 2 (2.11%) TIBCO EMS
2 2 (2.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (2.11%) XML
3 1 (1.05%) RESTful
3 1 (1.05%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.26%) IVR
2 5 (5.26%) User Experience
3 3 (3.16%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.11%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.05%) Clustering
5 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.05%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.05%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.05%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.05%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.05%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.16%) Linux
1 3 (3.16%) Windows
2 2 (2.11%) CentOS
2 2 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (2.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 2 (2.11%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (17.89%) Scrum
3 16 (16.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (15.79%) Business Analysis
4 15 (15.79%) Test Scripting
5 11 (11.58%) ETL
6 10 (10.53%) Analytics
6 10 (10.53%) Change Management
6 10 (10.53%) SDLC
6 10 (10.53%) User Stories
7 9 (9.47%) Migration
8 8 (8.42%) Data Analytics
8 8 (8.42%) Data Engineering
8 8 (8.42%) ERP
8 8 (8.42%) PLM
9 7 (7.37%) PRINCE2
9 7 (7.37%) Software Testing
10 6 (6.32%) CRM
10 6 (6.32%) Data Modelling
10 6 (6.32%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.47%) SQL
2 8 (8.42%) Python
2 8 (8.42%) R
3 4 (4.21%) Java
4 2 (2.11%) C#
4 2 (2.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.05%) ABAP
5 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (7.37%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.16%) Degree
3 3 (3.16%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.05%) IIBA
4 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.42%) Data Quality
2 7 (7.37%) QA
3 3 (3.16%) GDPR
4 1 (1.05%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.05%) XenApp
1 1 (1.05%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (11.58%) Oracle
2 8 (8.42%) Informatica
3 7 (7.37%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.26%) Genesys
5 4 (4.21%) hybris
6 2 (2.11%) Google
6 2 (2.11%) HP
6 2 (2.11%) JD Edwards
6 2 (2.11%) SAP
6 2 (2.11%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.05%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.05%) Citrix
7 1 (1.05%) Cognos
7 1 (1.05%) Dell
7 1 (1.05%) Pega
7 1 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.05%) Talend
7 1 (1.05%) VMware
7 1 (1.05%) Wyse