Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 71 39
Rank change year-on-year -19 -32 +16
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 55 75 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.00% 2.45% 4.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 2.88% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 58 97
East Midlands median daily rate £371 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.65% +3.03% +11.86%
10th Percentile £266 £307 £300
90th Percentile £501 £550 £538
England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
East Midlands median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +39.13% -
10th Percentile £40.65 £40.00 £20.73
90th Percentile £41.95 £40.00 £36.98
England median hourly rate £33.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +34.00% +11.11% +2.27%

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 2,249 2,601 2,674
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 81.78% 84.89% 82.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,458 1,645 1,731
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £250 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 103 60
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.90% +3.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £9.90 £9.60 £8.76
90th Percentile £42.75 £51.50 £42.58
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.99 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.97% +11.07% +3.52%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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
Leicestershire +24 20 £363 +3.57% 5
Nottinghamshire 0 14 £440 +12.82% 5
Derbyshire -7 7 £170 -66.00% 1
Northamptonshire -30 5 £408 +8.67%
User Acceptance Testing
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 17 (30.91%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (25.45%) Retail
2 14 (25.45%) SQL
3 13 (23.64%) SAP
4 11 (20.00%) HTML
4 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 10 (18.18%) CSS
5 10 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 9 (16.36%) Web Development
6 9 (16.36%) Relational Database
6 9 (16.36%) System Integration Testing
6 9 (16.36%) Windows
6 9 (16.36%) Linux
6 9 (16.36%) Finance
7 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (12.73%) Strategic Planning
8 7 (12.73%) Java
8 7 (12.73%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 7 (12.73%) Mentoring
8 7 (12.73%) Gherkin
8 7 (12.73%) Test Scripting
8 7 (12.73%) Java EE
8 7 (12.73%) Cucumber
8 7 (12.73%) Test Strategy
9 6 (10.91%) BDD
9 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
9 6 (10.91%) Jenkins
9 6 (10.91%) Windows 10
9 6 (10.91%) Configuration Management

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 5 (9.09%) JBoss
2 2 (3.64%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.82%) iTrent
1 1 (1.82%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Office 365
2 3 (5.45%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) Internet
1 3 (5.45%) SMS
2 1 (1.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.36%) Relational Database
2 5 (9.09%) MySQL
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.45%) OLAP
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.82%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (1.82%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Cucumber
2 6 (10.91%) Jenkins
3 5 (9.09%) DbUnit
3 5 (9.09%) Gradle
3 5 (9.09%) JMeter
3 5 (9.09%) JUnit
3 5 (9.09%) Maven
4 4 (7.27%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (5.45%) AdminStudio
5 3 (5.45%) MSI
6 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.82%) JIRA
6 1 (1.82%) PHPUnit
General
1 14 (25.45%) Retail
2 9 (16.36%) Finance
3 4 (7.27%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.27%) Marketing
4 3 (5.45%) Electronics
4 3 (5.45%) Publishing
4 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.82%) Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (36.36%) Analyst
2 10 (18.18%) Developer
2 10 (18.18%) Test Analyst
2 10 (18.18%) Test Leader
3 7 (12.73%) Business Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) Lead Test Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) SAP Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) SAP Test Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) Senior SAP Test Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Business Test Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Pricing Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Retail Business Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Test Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Architect
5 3 (5.45%) Java Architect
5 3 (5.45%) Java Technical Architect
5 3 (5.45%) Technical Architect
5 3 (5.45%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.00%) HTML
2 10 (18.18%) CSS
3 7 (12.73%) Gherkin
3 7 (12.73%) Java EE
4 5 (9.09%) Apache Camel
4 5 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 5 (9.09%) JPA
4 5 (9.09%) Spring
4 5 (9.09%) Swagger
4 5 (9.09%) Web Services
5 4 (7.27%) JAX-RS
5 4 (7.27%) JSF
5 4 (7.27%) RESTful
6 3 (5.45%) CSS3
6 3 (5.45%) HTML5
6 3 (5.45%) jQuery
7 2 (3.64%) LESS
7 2 (3.64%) Sass
7 2 (3.64%) Underscore.js
7 2 (3.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.45%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.64%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.82%) AS400
3 1 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Linux
1 9 (16.36%) Windows
2 6 (10.91%) Windows 10
3 4 (7.27%) Unix
3 4 (7.27%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (16.36%) System Integration Testing
2 9 (16.36%) Web Development
3 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (12.73%) Mentoring
4 7 (12.73%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 7 (12.73%) Strategic Planning
4 7 (12.73%) Test Scripting
4 7 (12.73%) Test Strategy
5 6 (10.91%) BDD
5 6 (10.91%) Configuration Management
5 6 (10.91%) Test Automation
6 5 (9.09%) Migration
6 5 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.27%) Business Analysis
7 4 (7.27%) Data Modelling
7 4 (7.27%) Integration Testing
7 4 (7.27%) Risk Management
7 4 (7.27%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.45%) SQL
2 11 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (12.73%) Java
4 5 (9.09%) C#
5 3 (5.45%) Java 8
5 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.45%) VBScript
6 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 10 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) MCP
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.64%) ISEB
4 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) GDPR
1 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) vCloud
2 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.45%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (5.45%) XenApp
2 3 (5.45%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) Ansible
1 5 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (9.09%) Puppet
1 5 (9.09%) SCCM
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) SAP
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle
3 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.27%) VMware
4 3 (5.45%) Citrix
4 3 (5.45%) Ivanti
5 1 (1.82%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.82%) Zend