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 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 48 18
Rank change year-on-year +1 -30  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 21 20 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.13% 2.82% 6.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.74% 3.48% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 28
Median daily rate £338 £338 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £266 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £600 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27%  

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 562 574 735
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 83.63% 80.85% 83.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 977 1191 1171
Median daily rate £388 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.89% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £233 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 3 98
Median hourly rate £25.00 £43.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.86% +19.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £43.00 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £43.00 £46.80
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 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 3 months to 28 June 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 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 23 (52.27%) Finance
2 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (25.00%) SQL
3 11 (25.00%) SDLC
4 9 (20.45%) Java
4 9 (20.45%) Perl
4 9 (20.45%) QA
5 8 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 8 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 8 (18.18%) Project Management
5 8 (18.18%) Python
5 8 (18.18%) Functional Testing
6 7 (15.91%) System Integration Testing
6 7 (15.91%) Unix
6 7 (15.91%) ETL
6 7 (15.91%) Change Management
7 6 (13.64%) Regression Testing
7 6 (13.64%) Migration
7 6 (13.64%) Unit4 Business World
7 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
7 6 (13.64%) Linux
7 6 (13.64%) Data Migration
7 6 (13.64%) JIRA
7 6 (13.64%) TDD
7 6 (13.64%) Banking
8 5 (11.36%) Workflow
8 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (11.36%) Case Management
8 5 (11.36%) RSA Archer
8 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills

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 3 (6.82%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.27%) Apache
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) IaaS
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) DNS
1 3 (6.82%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.82%) Big Data
2 3 (6.82%) Data Mining
2 3 (6.82%) Parquet
3 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.55%) DB2
3 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) JIRA
2 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.55%) MSI
4 1 (2.27%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.27%) Hudson
4 1 (2.27%) InstallShield
4 1 (2.27%) JUnit
4 1 (2.27%) Subversion
4 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.27%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 23 (52.27%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.27%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Analyst
2 9 (20.45%) Test Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Developer
3 6 (13.64%) Functional Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Functional Test Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Java Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Coordinator
4 5 (11.36%) QA Coordinator
5 4 (9.09%) Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Splunk Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Test Manager
6 3 (6.82%) UAT Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) UAT Test Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Test Coordinator
8 1 (2.27%) Financial Business Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) IT Business Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) Grok
1 3 (6.82%) Kafka
1 3 (6.82%) Spring
2 2 (4.55%) J2SE
2 2 (4.55%) Regular Expression
3 1 (2.27%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.27%) J2EE
3 1 (2.27%) JMS
3 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.55%) User Experience
4 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.27%) iSeries
4 1 (2.27%) Replication
4 1 (2.27%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Unix
2 6 (13.64%) Linux
3 3 (6.82%) Windows
4 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.00%) SDLC
3 8 (18.18%) Functional Testing
3 8 (18.18%) Project Management
3 8 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 8 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 7 (15.91%) Change Management
4 7 (15.91%) ETL
4 7 (15.91%) System Integration Testing
5 6 (13.64%) Data Migration
5 6 (13.64%) Migration
5 6 (13.64%) Regression Testing
5 6 (13.64%) TDD
6 5 (11.36%) Case Management
6 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (11.36%) Workflow
7 4 (9.09%) Security Architecture
7 4 (9.09%) System Testing
7 4 (9.09%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.82%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) SQL
2 9 (20.45%) Java
2 9 (20.45%) Perl
3 8 (18.18%) Python
4 3 (6.82%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.27%) VB
5 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) CEH
1 3 (6.82%) CISSP
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
1 3 (6.82%) ISEB
1 3 (6.82%) ISTQB
1 3 (6.82%) SANS
2 2 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) EMIR
2 1 (2.27%) FATCA
2 1 (2.27%) MiFID
2 1 (2.27%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) RSA Archer
2 4 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (2.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) HP
3 3 (6.82%) Splunk
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle
4 1 (2.27%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.27%) Sybase
4 1 (2.27%) VMware
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: UKP 250 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago