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 3 months to 26 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)
South East / East Sussex
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 42 34
Rank change year-on-year +6 -8  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 4 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 1.51% 0.56% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 0.69% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Median daily rate £375 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £413 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £413 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £389 £350
% change year-on-year +2.82% +11.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +36.58% -18.00%  

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 223 290 266
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 84.15% 81.92% 86.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 194 157
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 16
Median hourly rate £11.00 £18.43 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.30% -45.80%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.75
% change year-on-year +2.77% +17.07%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex 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 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 3 months to 26 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
Brighton +1 3 £375 - 4
Eastbourne - 1 - -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 Sussex region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
2 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) ISEB
2 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 3 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Kanban
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (11.11%) Social Media
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) User Experience
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
4 1 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Retail

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 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
1 3 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Team Leader
1 3 (33.33%) Test Leader
1 3 (33.33%) Test Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum Master
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) User Experience Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Social Media
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
1 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 3 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
3 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Kanban
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Software Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Test Management
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Civica