Period
to 16 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 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 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)
West Sussex > Gatwick
6 months to
16 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 26 26
Rank change year-on-year +7 0 -7
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 2.96% 1.33% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 1.44% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Gatwick median daily rate £350 £410 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.63% +36.67% -
West Sussex median daily rate £325 £410 £300
% change year-on-year -20.73% +36.67% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gatwick median hourly rate - - -
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -

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 Gatwick with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Gatwick
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 126 139 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 93.33% 92.67% 89.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 99 101
Gatwick median daily rate £383 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +1.35% +2.07%
10th Percentile £250 £304 £225
90th Percentile £499 £500 £563
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +0.61% +9.33% +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 5
Gatwick median hourly rate £49.50 £49.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.50% -0.50% +212.50%
West Sussex median hourly rate £47.50 £40.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year +18.01% +151.56% -

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

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

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Gatwick

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Gatwick region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Workflow
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) CMS
1 3 (75.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (75.00%) Content Management
1 3 (75.00%) Document Management
1 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Reference Data
1 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) System Integration Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (50.00%) Confluence
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Documentum
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) SAP FI
2 2 (50.00%) SAP MM

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gatwick 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 3 (75.00%) CMS
2 2 (50.00%) Confluence
2 2 (50.00%) Documentum
3 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Maximo
1 2 (50.00%) SAP CO
1 2 (50.00%) SAP FI
1 2 (50.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (50.00%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (25.00%) InfluxDB
1 1 (25.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) CircleCI
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) git-flow
2 1 (25.00%) Grunt
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) IT Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (25.00%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (75.00%) Content Management
1 3 (75.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Document Management
1 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Scenario Testing
1 3 (75.00%) System Integration Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Go
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) Grafana
2 1 (25.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (25.00%) Kibana
2 1 (25.00%) logstash
2 1 (25.00%) Marathon
2 1 (25.00%) Mesos
2 1 (25.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) SAP