Period
to 28 July 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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 58 60
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2 -19
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 4 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 0.74% 0.79% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.96% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 8
East Sussex median daily rate £375 £380 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% +16.03% -6.43%
10th Percentile £333 £336 £289
90th Percentile £398 £411 £410
South East median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £30.25 £20.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +51.25% +5.82% -40.00%

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 East Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 460 522 581
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 85.19% 82.73% 85.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 342 385
East Sussex median daily rate £359 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.33% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £233 £253 £248
90th Percentile £525 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 26
East Sussex median hourly rate £13.50 £16.84 £18.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.83% -8.18% +16.44%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.60 £14.86
90th Percentile £72.50 £39.00 £35.00
South East median hourly rate £20.25 £24.30 £22.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +8.00% +7.14%

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 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 28 July 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 +11 3 £375 - 2
Eastbourne - 1 - -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (75.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Civica

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:

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Team Leader
1 3 (75.00%) Test Leader
1 3 (75.00%) Test Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (75.00%) System Integration Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Civica