Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 37 29
Rank change year-on-year -1 -8 +39
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 63 49 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.85% 4.39% 5.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.65% 5.31% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 16 42
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -14.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £283 £113 £251
90th Percentile £578 £420 £513
Scotland median daily rate £375 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +25.00% -14.29% +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Glasgow median hourly rate - - £39.00
Scotland median hourly rate - - £39.00

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 1115 922 1385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 85.77% 82.62% 81.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 487 736
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -2.78%
10th Percentile £258 £217 £226
90th Percentile £500 £450 £475
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +7.64% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 15 25
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £33.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -37.70% +82.22%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £33.75 £44.65 £55.00
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +19.05% -16.00% +11.11%

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 November 2017.

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 November 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 38 (60.32%) Finance
2 26 (41.27%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (41.27%) QA
3 20 (31.75%) JIRA
4 19 (30.16%) SDLC
5 18 (28.57%) Java
5 18 (28.57%) Linux
6 17 (26.98%) Perl
7 16 (25.40%) SQL
7 16 (25.40%) Big Data
8 15 (23.81%) Git (software)
8 15 (23.81%) Unix
8 15 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (23.81%) Firewall
9 14 (22.22%) Python
10 13 (20.63%) Data Modelling
10 13 (20.63%) Banking
10 13 (20.63%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (20.63%) Cybersecurity
11 12 (19.05%) Apache Spark
11 12 (19.05%) Grok
11 12 (19.05%) Parquet
11 12 (19.05%) SANS
11 12 (19.05%) Kafka
11 12 (19.05%) Analytics
11 12 (19.05%) Splunk
11 12 (19.05%) SIEM
11 12 (19.05%) Bash Shell
11 12 (19.05%) Regression Testing
11 12 (19.05%) CEH

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 12 (19.05%) Apache Spark
2 5 (7.94%) Confluence
3 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.35%) Umbraco
4 3 (4.76%) Apache
4 3 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.59%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) IaaS
1 4 (6.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.81%) Firewall
2 12 (19.05%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.40%) Big Data
2 12 (19.05%) Parquet
3 6 (9.52%) DB2
3 6 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.76%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.59%) BODI
5 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (1.59%) DataStage
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (31.75%) JIRA
2 15 (23.81%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.76%) FishEye
3 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.59%) JUnit
4 1 (1.59%) MSI
4 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 38 (60.32%) Finance
2 13 (20.63%) Banking
3 6 (9.52%) Financial Institution
4 4 (6.35%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.17%) Front Office
5 2 (3.17%) Legal
5 2 (3.17%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.59%) Electronics
6 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.59%) Marketing
6 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (34.92%) Analyst
2 12 (19.05%) Splunk Engineer
3 11 (17.46%) Business Analyst
3 11 (17.46%) Security Engineer
4 8 (12.70%) Java Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 6 (9.52%) Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Coordinator
7 5 (7.94%) QA Coordinator
7 5 (7.94%) Tester
7 5 (7.94%) UAT Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Functional Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Functional Test Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Java Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Software Tester
8 4 (6.35%) Test Manager
8 4 (6.35%) UAT Test Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Salesforce Business Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.05%) Grok
1 12 (19.05%) Kafka
2 11 (17.46%) Regular Expression
3 3 (4.76%) .NET
3 3 (4.76%) J2SE
4 1 (1.59%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.94%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.35%) User Experience
4 3 (4.76%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (4.76%) PKI
5 2 (3.17%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.59%) Derivative
6 1 (1.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (28.57%) Linux
2 15 (23.81%) Unix
3 4 (6.35%) Windows
4 3 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.76%) Solaris
5 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.27%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (30.16%) SDLC
3 15 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (20.63%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (20.63%) Data Modelling
5 12 (19.05%) Analytics
5 12 (19.05%) Configuration Management
5 12 (19.05%) Regression Testing
5 12 (19.05%) SIEM
6 11 (17.46%) Anomaly Detection
6 11 (17.46%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (17.46%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (17.46%) Performance Analysis
6 11 (17.46%) Process Management
6 11 (17.46%) Project Management
6 11 (17.46%) Statistical Modelling
6 11 (17.46%) System Integration Testing
7 10 (15.87%) Migration
8 9 (14.29%) Business Analysis
9 8 (12.70%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.57%) Java
2 17 (26.98%) Perl
3 16 (25.40%) SQL
4 14 (22.22%) Python
5 12 (19.05%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.76%) C#
6 3 (4.76%) C++
6 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.76%) VBA
7 1 (1.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (19.05%) CEH
1 12 (19.05%) CISSP
1 12 (19.05%) SANS
2 5 (7.94%) Degree
3 3 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (41.27%) QA
2 3 (4.76%) MiFID
2 3 (4.76%) SLA
3 1 (1.59%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.59%) EMIR
3 1 (1.59%) FATCA
3 1 (1.59%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 3 (4.76%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (17.46%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (12.70%) Ansible
2 8 (12.70%) Puppet
3 6 (9.52%) RSA Archer
4 4 (6.35%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (4.76%) Netcool
5 3 (4.76%) SCOM
5 3 (4.76%) WMI
6 2 (3.17%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 12 (19.05%) Splunk
2 7 (11.11%) Oracle
3 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.52%) Sybase
4 5 (7.94%) HP
5 4 (6.35%) Sitecore
6 3 (4.76%) CyberArk
6 3 (4.76%) Perforce
6 3 (4.76%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (3.17%) SAP
8 1 (1.59%) FNZ
8 1 (1.59%) Informatica
8 1 (1.59%) Tableau
8 1 (1.59%) Teradata
8 1 (1.59%) Workday