Period
to 21 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 67 46
Rank change year-on-year -14 -21 +30
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 67 89 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.28% 2.81% 3.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.76% 3.36% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 63 74
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £485 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.53% +21.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £304 £353 £298
90th Percentile £491 £550 £530
England median daily rate £430 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +1.18% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
East Midlands median hourly rate - £40.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +100.00% -
England median hourly rate £33.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +32.00% +11.11% +19.05%

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 2,429 2,650 2,664
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 82.73% 83.60% 82.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,486 1,644 1,656
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £251 £250
90th Percentile £538 £540 £575
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 84 63
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.73% -1.64% -10.29%
10th Percentile £10.33 £10.38 £11.02
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.50 £43.20
England median hourly rate £22.50 £24.49 £23.50
% change year-on-year -8.11% +4.19% +9.30%

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 July 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 July 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
Derbyshire +4 21 £460 -9.80%
Nottinghamshire -12 19 £400 -5.88% 7
Northamptonshire -18 11 £400 -13.28% 4
Leicestershire +11 8 £353 +0.71% 7
User Acceptance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 14 (20.90%) Manufacturing
2 13 (19.40%) Finance
2 13 (19.40%) JavaScript
2 13 (19.40%) Security Cleared
3 12 (17.91%) Big Data
3 12 (17.91%) Python
3 12 (17.91%) ETL
4 11 (16.42%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (16.42%) Informatica
4 11 (16.42%) PowerCenter
4 11 (16.42%) HTML
4 11 (16.42%) SQL
4 11 (16.42%) PLM
4 11 (16.42%) Data Analytics
4 11 (16.42%) R
4 11 (16.42%) Data Quality
4 11 (16.42%) Analytics
4 11 (16.42%) Apache Spark
4 11 (16.42%) Data Engineering
4 11 (16.42%) SC Cleared
5 10 (14.93%) Retail
6 9 (13.43%) Test Automation
7 8 (11.94%) Test Scripting
7 8 (11.94%) Web Development
7 8 (11.94%) System Integration Testing
8 7 (10.45%) Relational Database
8 7 (10.45%) Test Strategy
8 7 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (10.45%) SAP
8 7 (10.45%) Windows

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 11 (16.42%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.99%) JBoss
3 1 (1.49%) Confluence
3 1 (1.49%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (5.97%) Office 365
2 3 (4.48%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) SMS
2 3 (4.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.91%) Big Data
2 11 (16.42%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (16.42%) PowerCenter
3 7 (10.45%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.99%) MySQL
5 2 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.99%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.49%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Cucumber
2 4 (5.97%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.48%) AdminStudio
3 3 (4.48%) JIRA
3 3 (4.48%) MSI
4 2 (2.99%) DbUnit
4 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.99%) Gradle
4 2 (2.99%) JMeter
4 2 (2.99%) JUnit
4 2 (2.99%) Maven
4 2 (2.99%) PHPUnit
4 2 (2.99%) Selenium
4 2 (2.99%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.99%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.49%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.49%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.49%) TestPartner
General
1 14 (20.90%) Manufacturing
2 13 (19.40%) Finance
3 10 (14.93%) Retail
4 4 (5.97%) Marketing
5 3 (4.48%) Banking
5 3 (4.48%) Electronics
5 3 (4.48%) Publishing
5 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.99%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.99%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.49%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (26.87%) Analyst
2 11 (16.42%) Developer
3 10 (14.93%) Data Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) Test Analyst
5 6 (8.96%) Business Analyst
5 6 (8.96%) Senior Data Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) .NET Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Consultant
6 5 (7.46%) Tester
7 4 (5.97%) Architect
7 4 (5.97%) Big Data Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Business Test Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Oracle Developer
7 4 (5.97%) PL/SQL Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Pricing Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Retail Business Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) SQL Developer
7 4 (5.97%) WCF Developer
7 4 (5.97%) WPF Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.42%) HTML
2 7 (10.45%) CSS
3 6 (8.96%) Web Services
4 5 (7.46%) .NET
4 5 (7.46%) XML
5 4 (5.97%) Gherkin
5 4 (5.97%) Java EE
5 4 (5.97%) WCF
5 4 (5.97%) WPF
5 4 (5.97%) XSD
5 4 (5.97%) XSLT
6 2 (2.99%) Apache Camel
6 2 (2.99%) Behat
6 2 (2.99%) Doctrine
6 2 (2.99%) JAX-RS
6 2 (2.99%) JPA
6 2 (2.99%) REST
6 2 (2.99%) RESTful
6 2 (2.99%) Swagger
6 2 (2.99%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.99%) Credit Risk
2 2 (2.99%) EPoS
2 2 (2.99%) IVR
3 1 (1.49%) AS400
3 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.49%) NHS
3 1 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.45%) Windows
2 6 (8.96%) Windows 10
3 4 (5.97%) Linux
4 3 (4.48%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.99%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.99%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.91%) ETL
2 11 (16.42%) Analytics
2 11 (16.42%) Data Analytics
2 11 (16.42%) Data Engineering
2 11 (16.42%) PLM
3 9 (13.43%) Test Automation
4 8 (11.94%) System Integration Testing
4 8 (11.94%) Test Scripting
4 8 (11.94%) Web Development
5 7 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (10.45%) Test Strategy
6 6 (8.96%) Migration
6 6 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (8.96%) Unit Testing
7 5 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (7.46%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.97%) MVVM
8 4 (5.97%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.97%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (5.97%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.40%) JavaScript
2 12 (17.91%) Python
3 11 (16.42%) R
3 11 (16.42%) SQL
4 5 (7.46%) C#
5 4 (5.97%) Java
5 4 (5.97%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.48%) VBScript
7 2 (2.99%) ABAP
7 2 (2.99%) Java 8
7 2 (2.99%) PHP
8 1 (1.49%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (19.40%) Security Cleared
2 11 (16.42%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (4.48%) MCP
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.99%) AAT
4 2 (2.99%) ACCA
4 2 (2.99%) CIMA
4 2 (2.99%) ISEB
5 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.42%) Data Quality
2 5 (7.46%) QA
3 1 (1.49%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.48%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (4.48%) XenApp
1 3 (4.48%) XenDesktop
2 2 (2.99%) Docker
2 2 (2.99%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) SCCM
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.99%) Ansible
3 2 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.99%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (16.42%) Informatica
2 7 (10.45%) SAP
3 6 (8.96%) Oracle
4 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.48%) Citrix
5 3 (4.48%) Ivanti
6 2 (2.99%) Genesys
6 2 (2.99%) Pega
6 2 (2.99%) VMware
6 2 (2.99%) Zend
7 1 (1.49%) Ariba
7 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint