Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 38 41
Rank change year-on-year -46 +3 -12
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 33 64 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.94% 4.82% 4.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 5.50% 4.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 33 15
Glasgow median daily rate £338 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.63% +33.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £283 £280 £113
90th Percentile £419 £585 £424
Scotland median daily rate £350 £375 £300
% change year-on-year -6.67% +25.00% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 - -

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 1,522 1,164 962
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 89.48% 87.65% 84.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 881 614 519
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £256 £256 £220
90th Percentile £538 £500 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £355
% change year-on-year +3.23% +9.15% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 34 22
Glasgow median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +57.38% -43.16%
10th Percentile £12.98 £10.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £39.99 £33.53 £42.73
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.05% +1.20%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 14 (42.42%) SQL
1 14 (42.42%) Test Automation
2 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (36.36%) QA
4 11 (33.33%) Finance
5 8 (24.24%) Scrum
6 7 (21.21%) Selenium
6 7 (21.21%) SpecFlow
7 6 (18.18%) Jenkins
7 6 (18.18%) Test Planning
7 6 (18.18%) Integration Testing
7 6 (18.18%) Kanban
7 6 (18.18%) VMware
7 6 (18.18%) Migration
7 6 (18.18%) OO
8 5 (15.15%) Windows
8 5 (15.15%) MSI
8 5 (15.15%) InstallShield
8 5 (15.15%) C#
8 5 (15.15%) Java
8 5 (15.15%) VBScript
8 5 (15.15%) VB
8 5 (15.15%) .NET
8 5 (15.15%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (15.15%) OOP
8 5 (15.15%) Regression Testing
8 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
8 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS

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 (6.06%) Confluence
1 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) JBoss
2 1 (3.03%) Jetty
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.03%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.06%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Selenium
1 7 (21.21%) SpecFlow
2 6 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 5 (15.15%) InstallShield
3 5 (15.15%) JIRA
3 5 (15.15%) MSI
3 5 (15.15%) WebDriver
3 5 (15.15%) Wise Package Studio
4 3 (9.09%) Bugzilla
4 3 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 3 (9.09%) JUnit
4 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (6.06%) Appium
5 2 (6.06%) Calabash
5 2 (6.06%) Gatling
5 2 (6.06%) JBehave
5 2 (6.06%) JMeter
5 2 (6.06%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.03%) Zephyr
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Billing
3 1 (3.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Automation Tester
2 9 (27.27%) Tester
3 7 (21.21%) Business Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Applications Packager
5 4 (12.12%) Test Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Finance Business Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.06%) SQL Data Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) J2EE Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 1 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Scrum Master
8 1 (3.03%) UAT Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.03%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) J2EE
2 1 (3.03%) RESTful
2 1 (3.03%) SOAP
2 1 (3.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.03%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
1 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Test Automation
2 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (24.24%) Scrum
4 6 (18.18%) Integration Testing
4 6 (18.18%) Kanban
4 6 (18.18%) Migration
4 6 (18.18%) OO
4 6 (18.18%) Test Planning
5 5 (15.15%) Agile Testing
5 5 (15.15%) BDD
5 5 (15.15%) Functional Testing
5 5 (15.15%) OOP
5 5 (15.15%) Regression Testing
5 5 (15.15%) Smoke Testing
5 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
5 5 (15.15%) System Testing
5 5 (15.15%) Time Management
5 5 (15.15%) Usability Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) C#
2 5 (15.15%) Java
2 5 (15.15%) VB
2 5 (15.15%) VBScript
3 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.03%) C
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) ISTQB
1 4 (12.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (9.09%) ISEB
3 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (36.36%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.03%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) VMware
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) SAP
3 2 (6.06%) Talend
4 1 (3.03%) Citrix