Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 21 February 2018 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 41 39
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 +20
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 51 43 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.30% 4.03% 3.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.99% 4.83% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 18 25
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -20.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £300 £113 £286
90th Percentile £473 £417 £513
Scotland median daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +23.08% -13.33% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland 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 Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,023 891 1,141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 86.26% 83.51% 79.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 465 626
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +1.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £261 £213 £206
90th Percentile £500 £475 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 14 12
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -7.69% +62.50%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.50 £13.28
90th Percentile £36.00 £48.73 £48.28
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% -40.00% +43.23%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Glasgow

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Glasgow

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Glasgow over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Glasgow

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 27 (52.94%) Finance
2 24 (47.06%) JIRA
3 20 (39.22%) Regression Testing
4 17 (33.33%) Java
4 17 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 17 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 15 (29.41%) User Experience
6 14 (27.45%) Scenario Testing
6 14 (27.45%) Confluence
6 14 (27.45%) CRM
7 13 (25.49%) QA
8 12 (23.53%) Migration
9 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (21.57%) Eclipse
9 11 (21.57%) DSL
9 11 (21.57%) Selenium
9 11 (21.57%) Retail
9 11 (21.57%) Cucumber
9 11 (21.57%) Apple iOS
9 11 (21.57%) Data Migration
9 11 (21.57%) Appium
9 11 (21.57%) Zephyr
9 11 (21.57%) Gherkin
9 11 (21.57%) Jenkins
10 10 (19.61%) Big Data
10 10 (19.61%) Banking
10 10 (19.61%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (17.65%) SQL
12 8 (15.69%) System Integration Testing
12 8 (15.69%) SDLC

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 14 (27.45%) Confluence
2 6 (11.76%) Apache Spark
3 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.84%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.96%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (3.92%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.96%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) IaaS
1 4 (7.84%) SaaS
2 2 (3.92%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.57%) DSL
2 6 (11.76%) DNS
2 6 (11.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) Big Data
2 6 (11.76%) Parquet
3 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (47.06%) JIRA
2 11 (21.57%) Appium
2 11 (21.57%) Cucumber
2 11 (21.57%) Eclipse
2 11 (21.57%) Jenkins
2 11 (21.57%) Selenium
2 11 (21.57%) Zephyr
3 6 (11.76%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.96%) HP UFT
General
1 27 (52.94%) Finance
2 11 (21.57%) Retail
3 10 (19.61%) Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Legal
4 2 (3.92%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.96%) Billing
5 1 (1.96%) Electronics
5 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.96%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Analyst
2 17 (33.33%) Tester
3 11 (21.57%) Automation Tester
4 8 (15.69%) Business Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) Test Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) Security Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) Splunk Engineer
7 5 (9.80%) Java Engineer
7 5 (9.80%) Test Manager
8 4 (7.84%) Software Tester
9 3 (5.88%) Coordinator
9 3 (5.88%) Functional Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) Functional Test Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) HR Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) QA Coordinator
9 3 (5.88%) Salesforce Analyst
9 3 (5.88%) Salesforce Business Analyst
10 2 (3.92%) MIS Analyst
10 2 (3.92%) UAT Analyst
10 2 (3.92%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.57%) Gherkin
2 6 (11.76%) Grok
2 6 (11.76%) Kafka
2 6 (11.76%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 15 (29.41%) User Experience
2 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) Apple iOS
2 6 (11.76%) Linux
2 6 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) Regression Testing
2 17 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 17 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 14 (27.45%) CRM
3 14 (27.45%) Scenario Testing
4 12 (23.53%) Migration
5 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (21.57%) Data Migration
6 10 (19.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (15.69%) SDLC
7 8 (15.69%) System Integration Testing
8 6 (11.76%) Analytics
8 6 (11.76%) Anomaly Detection
8 6 (11.76%) Configuration Management
8 6 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (11.76%) Data Modelling
8 6 (11.76%) Performance Analysis
8 6 (11.76%) Process Management
8 6 (11.76%) SIEM
8 6 (11.76%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 17 (33.33%) Java
2 9 (17.65%) SQL
3 6 (11.76%) Bash Shell
3 6 (11.76%) Perl
3 6 (11.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) CEH
1 6 (11.76%) CISSP
1 6 (11.76%) SANS
2 4 (7.84%) ISEB
3 2 (3.92%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (25.49%) QA
2 3 (5.88%) SLA
3 1 (1.96%) GDPR
3 1 (1.96%) PSD2
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) Ansible
1 5 (9.80%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (9.80%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (9.80%) Puppet
2 1 (1.96%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (1.96%) RSA Archer
2 1 (1.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) Splunk
3 5 (9.80%) HP
4 4 (7.84%) Sitecore
5 3 (5.88%) Oracle
5 3 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.92%) SAP
7 1 (1.96%) Workday