Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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 13 December 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)
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 52 56
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4 -11
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 7 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.31% 1.16% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 1.40% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 8
East Sussex median daily rate £475 £380 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +25.62% -13.57%
10th Percentile £343 £336 £196
90th Percentile £545 £395 £386
South East median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
East Sussex median hourly rate - - £26.60
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £20.00 £26.60
% change year-on-year +55.00% -24.81% -11.33%

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 East Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 451 429 539
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 84.14% 82.66% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 266 380
East Sussex median daily rate £375 £383 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +5.52% +11.54%
10th Percentile £263 £243 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £407 £396
% change year-on-year +4.42% +2.78% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 17
East Sussex median hourly rate £17.00 £21.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.93% -6.52% +21.69%
10th Percentile £10.90 £13.45 £13.84
90th Percentile £72.50 £43.35 £40.00
South East median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.30
% change year-on-year -4.00% -4.92% +50.26%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

Job postings citing User Acceptance Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in East Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in East Sussex

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in East Sussex.

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in East Sussex

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in East Sussex over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in East Sussex

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in East Sussex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in East Sussex

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 6 months to 13 December 2017. 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
Brighton +9 1 £550 +45.70% 1
User Acceptance Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Sussex region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 5 (71.43%) Finance
1 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 4 (57.14%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (57.14%) Dynamics 365
2 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
2 4 (57.14%) MS Visio
3 3 (42.86%) ERP
3 3 (42.86%) JD Edwards
3 3 (42.86%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) ISEB
4 2 (28.57%) SAP
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (14.29%) NetSuite
5 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (14.29%) Scenario Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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:

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (14.29%) NetSuite
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Manufacturing
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Leader
3 1 (14.29%) ERP Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) ERP Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) UAT Lead
3 1 (14.29%) UAT Test Lead
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) ERP
3 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
3 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) JD Edwards
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle