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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 41 48
Rank change year-on-year +10 +7  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 23 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 4.39% 3.10% 2.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.17% 3.68% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 9
Median daily rate £350 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.40% +13.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £282 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £465 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.75 £18.90
% change year-on-year +20.48% +9.78%  

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 Glasgow with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 445 489 718
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 84.92% 84.31% 84.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 272 423
Median daily rate £358 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 20
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 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 3 months to 28 March 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 28 March 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 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (33.33%) QA
4 11 (26.19%) Test Scripting
4 11 (26.19%) SQL
5 9 (21.43%) ETL
6 8 (19.05%) Functional Testing
6 8 (19.05%) SDLC
7 7 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 6 (14.29%) System Testing
8 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 6 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (14.29%) Java
8 6 (14.29%) Unit4 Business World
8 6 (14.29%) Migration
8 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
8 6 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (11.90%) Regression Testing
9 5 (11.90%) Data Migration
9 5 (11.90%) JIRA
9 5 (11.90%) TDD
10 4 (9.52%) Banking
10 4 (9.52%) Spring
10 4 (9.52%) SaaS
10 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
10 4 (9.52%) Linux
10 4 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (7.14%) Logical Data Model

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 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.76%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.38%) Apache
2 1 (2.38%) Confluence
2 1 (2.38%) JBoss
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) SaaS
2 2 (4.76%) IaaS
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.14%) DB2
2 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.76%) Data Mining
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.38%) MarkLogic
4 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) JIRA
2 3 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.76%) JUnit
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.38%) Selenium
4 1 (2.38%) YouTrack
General
1 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Law
4 1 (2.38%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Analyst
2 15 (35.71%) Test Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Developer
4 5 (11.90%) Coordinator
4 5 (11.90%) Functional Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Functional Test Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.90%) QA Coordinator
5 3 (7.14%) Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Data Modeller
5 3 (7.14%) UAT Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) UAT Test Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Test Coordinator
6 2 (4.76%) Tester
7 1 (2.38%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Software Tester
7 1 (2.38%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) Spring
2 2 (4.76%) J2SE
3 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Commons
3 1 (2.38%) Drools
3 1 (2.38%) Ext JS
3 1 (2.38%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.38%) J2EE
3 1 (2.38%) jBPM
3 1 (2.38%) JMS
3 1 (2.38%) JSP
3 1 (2.38%) Servlets
3 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.14%) User Experience
4 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.38%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (2.38%) iSeries
4 1 (2.38%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) Linux
2 3 (7.14%) Unix
3 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.19%) Test Scripting
3 9 (21.43%) ETL
4 8 (19.05%) Functional Testing
4 8 (19.05%) SDLC
5 7 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 6 (14.29%) Migration
6 6 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
6 6 (14.29%) System Testing
7 5 (11.90%) Data Migration
7 5 (11.90%) Regression Testing
7 5 (11.90%) TDD
8 3 (7.14%) Data Extraction
8 3 (7.14%) Data Modelling
8 3 (7.14%) ITIL
8 3 (7.14%) Logical Data Model
8 3 (7.14%) Project Management
8 3 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (7.14%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) SQL
2 6 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (2.38%) Perl
3 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.38%) Scala
3 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) ISEB
3 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.38%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.38%) FATCA
2 1 (2.38%) PMO
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) HP
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) Sitecore
3 2 (4.76%) Sybase
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