The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 June 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)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 53 24
Rank change year-on-year +29 -29  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 71 45 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 5.84% 3.40% 5.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.99% 3.99% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 32 53
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £296 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £498 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +7.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £24.75
% change year-on-year +11.11% -9.09%  

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1016 1129 1187
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 83.62% 85.27% 82.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 617 620
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 13
Median hourly rate £15.86 £15.82 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.28% -14.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.61 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Edinburgh

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Edinburgh

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Edinburgh

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

1 41 (45.56%) Finance
2 40 (44.44%) Banking
3 35 (38.89%) Migration
4 32 (35.56%) Retail
5 30 (33.33%) Retail Banking
6 24 (26.67%) System Integration Testing
7 23 (25.56%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (23.33%) Workflow
8 21 (23.33%) SDLC
9 20 (22.22%) Test Scripting
10 18 (20.00%) Unit4 Business World
10 18 (20.00%) Integration Testing
11 17 (18.89%) Performance Testing
11 17 (18.89%) Data Migration
11 17 (18.89%) Regression Testing
11 17 (18.89%) ERP
12 15 (16.67%) Defect Management
13 13 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (13.33%) ISTQB
14 12 (13.33%) Local Government
14 12 (13.33%) Scenario Testing
15 11 (12.22%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (12.22%) Credit Risk
16 9 (10.00%) ISEB
16 9 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
17 8 (8.89%) Validation
18 7 (7.78%) Oracle
18 7 (7.78%) Test Strategy
19 6 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
19 6 (6.67%) Test Planning

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 6 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.11%) Confluence
2 1 (1.11%) JBoss
2 1 (1.11%) SAS
2 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.11%) WebLogic Portal
2 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 18 (20.00%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.11%) MultiFonds
2 1 (1.11%) Pega PRPC
2 1 (1.11%) Primavera
2 1 (1.11%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.11%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.44%) Big Data
1 4 (4.44%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.33%) Apache Hive
2 3 (3.33%) GIS
2 3 (3.33%) HBase
2 3 (3.33%) MOLAP
2 3 (3.33%) OLAP
3 2 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.11%) DB2
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.44%) JIRA
2 2 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.11%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.11%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (45.56%) Finance
2 40 (44.44%) Banking
3 32 (35.56%) Retail
4 30 (33.33%) Retail Banking
5 12 (13.33%) Local Government
6 3 (3.33%) Legal
7 2 (2.22%) Back Office
7 2 (2.22%) General Ledger
7 2 (2.22%) Spanish Language
8 1 (1.11%) Billing
8 1 (1.11%) Front Office
8 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 45 (50.00%) Analyst
2 30 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 19 (21.11%) Consultant
4 16 (17.78%) Implementation Consultant
5 12 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
6 11 (12.22%) Business Consultant
7 10 (11.11%) Test Manager
8 8 (8.89%) Senior Test Analyst
8 8 (8.89%) Test Leader
9 7 (7.78%) Agresso Implementation Consultant
9 7 (7.78%) UAT Analyst
9 7 (7.78%) UAT Test Analyst
10 6 (6.67%) Tester
11 5 (5.56%) Business Analyst
11 5 (5.56%) UAT Tester
12 4 (4.44%) Big Data Analyst
12 4 (4.44%) Credit Analyst
12 4 (4.44%) Credit Risk Analyst
12 4 (4.44%) Procurement Consultant
12 4 (4.44%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (1.11%) .NET
2 1 (1.11%) EJB
2 1 (1.11%) HTML
2 1 (1.11%) HTML5
2 1 (1.11%) J2EE
2 1 (1.11%) JSP
2 1 (1.11%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.22%) Credit Risk
2 9 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.11%) IVR
4 1 (1.11%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.11%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.67%) Windows
2 5 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (38.89%) Migration
2 24 (26.67%) System Integration Testing
3 23 (25.56%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (23.33%) SDLC
4 21 (23.33%) Workflow
5 20 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 18 (20.00%) Integration Testing
7 17 (18.89%) Data Migration
7 17 (18.89%) ERP
7 17 (18.89%) Performance Testing
7 17 (18.89%) Regression Testing
8 15 (16.67%) Defect Management
9 13 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (13.33%) Scenario Testing
11 11 (12.22%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (8.89%) Validation
13 7 (7.78%) Test Strategy
14 6 (6.67%) Business Analysis
14 6 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
14 6 (6.67%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.67%) SQL
2 4 (4.44%) Delphi
3 2 (2.22%) Java
4 1 (1.11%) Dart
4 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (13.33%) ISTQB
2 9 (10.00%) ISEB
3 3 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.22%) Degree
5 1 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) QA
2 4 (4.44%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.11%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 6 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (7.78%) Oracle
2 5 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.22%) Cognos
3 2 (2.22%) Pega
4 1 (1.11%) BISAM
4 1 (1.11%) Dell
4 1 (1.11%) HP
4 1 (1.11%) Northgate
4 1 (1.11%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.11%) Teradata
4 1 (1.11%) Xamarin
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