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 3 months to 30 April 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 47 72
Rank change year-on-year -3 +25  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 53 54 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.33% 3.37% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.07% 4.16% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 29 22
Median daily rate £485 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.25% +12.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £301 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £540 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £20.50 £21.95
% change year-on-year +40.24% -6.60%  

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 1301 1297 1360
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 81.67% 81.01% 77.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 827 808 808
Median daily rate £400 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +0.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 38
Median hourly rate £40.00 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.60 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year - +18.03%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 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 3 months to 30 April 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 3 months to 30 April 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
Nottinghamshire +6 19 £425 +16.43% 5
Derbyshire -6 17 £500 -28.57% 3
Northamptonshire -2 10 £485 +7.77%
Leicestershire -2 4 £350 +16.66%
User Acceptance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 29 (29.59%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (24.49%) Finance
3 18 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (17.35%) Business Analysis
5 15 (15.31%) Migration
5 15 (15.31%) Change Management
5 15 (15.31%) Oracle
6 14 (14.29%) SQL
6 14 (14.29%) Manufacturing
6 14 (14.29%) Data Migration
6 14 (14.29%) SDLC
7 12 (12.24%) Integration Testing
7 12 (12.24%) Logistics
7 12 (12.24%) Banking
7 12 (12.24%) SAP
7 12 (12.24%) Windows
8 11 (11.22%) Unix
8 11 (11.22%) Test Scripting
9 10 (10.20%) Security Cleared
9 10 (10.20%) Scrum
9 10 (10.20%) Functional Testing
10 9 (9.18%) System Integration Testing
10 9 (9.18%) Project Management
10 9 (9.18%) Linux
10 9 (9.18%) UML
10 9 (9.18%) SC Cleared
11 8 (8.16%) QA
11 8 (8.16%) ERP
11 8 (8.16%) Data Modelling
11 8 (8.16%) ISEB

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 4 (4.08%) iPlanet
1 4 (4.08%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (2.04%) MQSeries
2 2 (2.04%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (1.02%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (7.14%) Unit4 Business World
2 5 (5.10%) SAP CO
2 5 (5.10%) SAP FI
2 5 (5.10%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (4.08%) SAP ERP
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (1.02%) SAP WM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.08%) BIG-IP
1 4 (4.08%) Firewall
1 4 (4.08%) FTP
1 4 (4.08%) Internet
1 4 (4.08%) SAN
2 2 (2.04%) LAN
2 2 (2.04%) LDAP
2 2 (2.04%) NAS
2 2 (2.04%) SSH
3 1 (1.02%) HTTP
3 1 (1.02%) VoIP
3 1 (1.02%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.08%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.06%) Big Data
2 3 (3.06%) DB2
2 3 (3.06%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.14%) Cucumber
1 7 (7.14%) Grunt
1 7 (7.14%) gulp
1 7 (7.14%) Jasmine
1 7 (7.14%) Mocha
1 7 (7.14%) WebDriver
2 6 (6.12%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.08%) Selenium
4 3 (3.06%) HP UFT
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.02%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.02%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.02%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.02%) SoapUI
General
1 24 (24.49%) Finance
2 14 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 12 (12.24%) Banking
4 5 (5.10%) Automotive
5 3 (3.06%) Aerospace
5 3 (3.06%) Retail
6 2 (2.04%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (2.04%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.04%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.02%) Back Office
7 1 (1.02%) Billing
7 1 (1.02%) Electronics
7 1 (1.02%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.02%) Local Government
7 1 (1.02%) Marketing
7 1 (1.02%) Publishing
7 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (44.90%) Analyst
2 25 (25.51%) Business Analyst
3 14 (14.29%) Consultant
4 10 (10.20%) Software Analyst
4 10 (10.20%) Test Analyst
5 8 (8.16%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (7.14%) Developer
6 7 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
7 6 (6.12%) Business IT Analyst
7 6 (6.12%) IT Analyst
7 6 (6.12%) Senior Business Analyst
7 6 (6.12%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.08%) Banking Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Banking Business Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Data Business Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Digital Developer
8 4 (4.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) IT Business Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Oracle Consultant
8 4 (4.08%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.14%) Behat
1 7 (7.14%) CSS
1 7 (7.14%) CSS3
1 7 (7.14%) HTML
1 7 (7.14%) Sass
1 7 (7.14%) Twig
2 4 (4.08%) J2EE
3 3 (3.06%) JSP
3 3 (3.06%) Web Services
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (1.02%) EDI
5 1 (1.02%) SOAP
5 1 (1.02%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.10%) Smart Meter
3 4 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.06%) HP Storage
4 3 (3.06%) HP StoreVirtual
4 3 (3.06%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.04%) Clustering
5 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.04%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.04%) Grid Computing
5 2 (2.04%) IVR
5 2 (2.04%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.02%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.02%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.02%) EPoS
6 1 (1.02%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.02%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.02%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.24%) Windows
2 11 (11.22%) Unix
3 9 (9.18%) Linux
4 4 (4.08%) AIX
4 4 (4.08%) Solaris
4 4 (4.08%) Windows 10
4 4 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.59%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (18.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (17.35%) Business Analysis
4 15 (15.31%) Change Management
4 15 (15.31%) Migration
5 14 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 14 (14.29%) SDLC
6 12 (12.24%) Integration Testing
6 12 (12.24%) Logistics
7 11 (11.22%) Test Scripting
8 10 (10.20%) Functional Testing
8 10 (10.20%) Scrum
9 9 (9.18%) Project Management
9 9 (9.18%) System Integration Testing
9 9 (9.18%) UML
10 8 (8.16%) Data Modelling
10 8 (8.16%) ERP
10 8 (8.16%) Logical Data Model
11 7 (7.14%) BDD
11 7 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.29%) SQL
2 7 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 7 (7.14%) PHP
3 4 (4.08%) Java
4 2 (2.04%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.02%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (10.20%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.18%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.16%) ISEB
4 6 (6.12%) Degree
5 3 (3.06%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.02%) CCNP
6 1 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.16%) QA
2 7 (7.14%) WAI
3 4 (4.08%) SLA
4 3 (3.06%) JSP 440
4 3 (3.06%) TickIT
5 2 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (2.04%) IAS 39
5 2 (2.04%) IFRS
5 2 (2.04%) IFRS 9
5 2 (2.04%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.02%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (4.08%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (4.08%) NetBackup
1 4 (4.08%) SCCM
1 4 (4.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (3.06%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (2.04%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (2.04%) OpenView
4 1 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (15.31%) Oracle
2 12 (12.24%) SAP
3 6 (6.12%) Citrix
3 6 (6.12%) HP
4 5 (5.10%) Cisco
4 5 (5.10%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.08%) 3PAR
5 4 (4.08%) BEA
5 4 (4.08%) EMC
5 4 (4.08%) F5
5 4 (4.08%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.08%) Sun
5 4 (4.08%) Symantec
5 4 (4.08%) VMware
6 3 (3.06%) JD Edwards
6 3 (3.06%) KANA
6 3 (3.06%) Pega
7 2 (2.04%) BMC
7 2 (2.04%) NetApp
7 2 (2.04%) Veritas
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