Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 49 47
Rank change year-on-year -22 -2 -17
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 50 54 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.80% 4.05% 3.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 4.66% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 26 17
Glasgow median daily rate £340 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +23.08% -2.99%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £238
90th Percentile £425 £525 £600
Scotland median daily rate £342 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -6.30% +4.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £21.73 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £26.50 - -

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 1,576 1,158 1,095
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 88.34% 86.87% 85.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 919 617 618
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -3.45%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £214
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 20 11
Glasgow median hourly rate £16.68 £20.70 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.40% +47.82% -56.39%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.70 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.15 £38.00
Scotland median hourly rate £17.63 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -35.91% -23.61% +54.18%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (34.00%) Test Automation
3 16 (32.00%) QA
3 16 (32.00%) Finance
4 15 (30.00%) SQL
4 15 (30.00%) Selenium
5 12 (24.00%) Regression Testing
5 12 (24.00%) JIRA
6 11 (22.00%) System Testing
6 11 (22.00%) ISTQB
6 11 (22.00%) Java
7 10 (20.00%) Business Analysis
7 10 (20.00%) Banking
8 9 (18.00%) Scrum
8 9 (18.00%) Integration Testing
8 9 (18.00%) Test Scripting
8 9 (18.00%) Functional Testing
8 9 (18.00%) Jenkins
8 9 (18.00%) Scenario Testing
9 8 (16.00%) Smoke Testing
9 8 (16.00%) Kanban
9 8 (16.00%) Software Testing
10 7 (14.00%) Windows
10 7 (14.00%) OO
10 7 (14.00%) Migration
10 7 (14.00%) ISEB
10 7 (14.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (14.00%) Cucumber
10 7 (14.00%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure

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 6 (12.00%) Confluence
2 3 (6.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.00%) CMS
3 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.00%) JBoss
4 1 (2.00%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.00%) Mingle
3 2 (4.00%) Windchill
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Infor SunSystems
1 1 (2.00%) Primavera
1 1 (2.00%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (2.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 15 (30.00%) Selenium
2 12 (24.00%) JIRA
3 9 (18.00%) Jenkins
4 7 (14.00%) Cucumber
5 6 (12.00%) SpecFlow
5 6 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (12.00%) WebDriver
6 5 (10.00%) Eclipse
6 5 (10.00%) Zephyr
7 4 (8.00%) Appium
8 2 (4.00%) InstallShield
8 2 (4.00%) Mocha
8 2 (4.00%) MSI
8 2 (4.00%) SilkTest
8 2 (4.00%) SoapUI
8 2 (4.00%) TestComplete
8 2 (4.00%) Wise Package Studio
9 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
9 1 (2.00%) JUnit
9 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 16 (32.00%) Finance
2 10 (20.00%) Banking
3 5 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Billing
4 1 (2.00%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Law
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (44.00%) Analyst
2 13 (26.00%) Tester
3 12 (24.00%) Business Analyst
4 11 (22.00%) Automation Tester
5 7 (14.00%) Developer
5 7 (14.00%) Test Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Developer in Test
6 4 (8.00%) Test Automation Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Applications Packager
8 2 (4.00%) Coordinator
8 2 (4.00%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Scrum Master
8 2 (4.00%) Test Leader
8 2 (4.00%) UAT Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Web Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Web Applications Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Web Test Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) .NET
2 5 (10.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (4.00%) Chai
3 2 (4.00%) SOAP
4 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.00%) HTML
4 1 (2.00%) J2EE
4 1 (2.00%) RESTful
4 1 (2.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) User Experience
2 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.00%) AS400
4 1 (2.00%) Derivative
4 1 (2.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.00%) Unix
4 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (34.00%) Test Automation
3 12 (24.00%) Regression Testing
4 11 (22.00%) System Testing
5 10 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 9 (18.00%) Functional Testing
6 9 (18.00%) Integration Testing
6 9 (18.00%) Scenario Testing
6 9 (18.00%) Scrum
6 9 (18.00%) Test Scripting
7 8 (16.00%) Kanban
7 8 (16.00%) Smoke Testing
7 8 (16.00%) Software Testing
8 7 (14.00%) Migration
8 7 (14.00%) OO
9 6 (12.00%) Agile Testing
9 6 (12.00%) BDD
9 6 (12.00%) OOP
9 6 (12.00%) System Integration Testing
9 6 (12.00%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.00%) SQL
2 11 (22.00%) Java
3 6 (12.00%) C#
4 2 (4.00%) VB
4 2 (4.00%) VBScript
5 1 (2.00%) C
5 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (22.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (14.00%) ISEB
2 7 (14.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (6.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (32.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.00%) PSD2
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.00%) Ansible
2 2 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) Oracle
2 4 (8.00%) VMware
3 2 (4.00%) Citrix
3 2 (4.00%) HP
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.00%) SAP
4 1 (2.00%) SunGard
4 1 (2.00%) Talend