Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 44 54
Rank change year-on-year -20 +10 -14
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 49 41 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.13% 3.54% 3.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.62% 4.06% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 14 19
Glasgow median daily rate £350 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -4.41% +7.94%
10th Percentile £298 £228 £198
90th Percentile £425 £413 £600
Scotland median daily rate £375 £365 £393
% change year-on-year +2.74% -7.01% +12.14%
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 1,352 1,011 1,051
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 86.50% 87.31% 82.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 822 529 584
Glasgow median daily rate £390 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.41% +5.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £239 £208
90th Percentile £525 £488 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 12 7
Glasgow median hourly rate £17.93 £21.20 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.40% -34.78% +25.68%
10th Percentile £10.10 £14.49 £13.53
90th Percentile £35.00 £44.18 £36.25
Scotland median hourly rate £20.75 £22.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -6.74% -38.19% +31.20%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 20 (40.82%) JIRA
1 20 (40.82%) Test Scripting
1 20 (40.82%) Test Automation
2 19 (38.78%) Selenium
2 19 (38.78%) Regression Testing
3 18 (36.73%) Java
3 18 (36.73%) Scenario Testing
4 17 (34.69%) User Experience
4 17 (34.69%) Cucumber
5 16 (32.65%) Jenkins
6 15 (30.61%) Appium
6 15 (30.61%) Zephyr
6 15 (30.61%) Apple iOS
6 15 (30.61%) Gherkin
6 15 (30.61%) Confluence
6 15 (30.61%) DSL
6 15 (30.61%) Eclipse
6 15 (30.61%) CRM
6 15 (30.61%) Finance
6 15 (30.61%) Retail
7 13 (26.53%) Banking
8 9 (18.37%) SQL
9 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (16.33%) Business Analysis
9 8 (16.33%) ISTQB
10 7 (14.29%) System Testing
10 7 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (14.29%) Data Migration
10 7 (14.29%) Migration
11 6 (12.24%) Software Testing

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 15 (30.61%) Confluence
2 3 (6.12%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.08%) CMS
4 1 (2.04%) JBoss
4 1 (2.04%) Jetty
4 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Windchill
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.04%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.04%) Primavera
2 1 (2.04%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.61%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.04%) Power BI
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (40.82%) JIRA
2 19 (38.78%) Selenium
3 17 (34.69%) Cucumber
4 16 (32.65%) Jenkins
5 15 (30.61%) Appium
5 15 (30.61%) Eclipse
5 15 (30.61%) Zephyr
6 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.08%) Mocha
7 2 (4.08%) SilkTest
7 2 (4.08%) TestComplete
8 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.04%) HP UFT
8 1 (2.04%) Mercurial
8 1 (2.04%) QAComplete
8 1 (2.04%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.04%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.04%) Subversion
8 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (30.61%) Finance
1 15 (30.61%) Retail
2 13 (26.53%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.04%) Billing
4 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) Analyst
2 18 (36.73%) Tester
3 16 (32.65%) Automation Tester
4 11 (22.45%) Business Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) Developer
5 7 (14.29%) Test Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Developer in Test
6 5 (10.20%) Test Automation Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Coordinator
7 2 (4.08%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.08%) QA Coordinator
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Test Leader
7 2 (4.08%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.08%) UAT Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) UAT Test Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Web Tester
8 1 (2.04%) Business Change Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) Programme Test Manager
8 1 (2.04%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.61%) Gherkin
2 2 (4.08%) Chai
3 1 (2.04%) .NET
3 1 (2.04%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.69%) User Experience
2 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) AS400
3 1 (2.04%) Derivative
3 1 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.61%) Apple iOS
2 5 (10.20%) Windows
3 3 (6.12%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) Test Automation
1 20 (40.82%) Test Scripting
2 19 (38.78%) Regression Testing
3 18 (36.73%) Scenario Testing
4 15 (30.61%) CRM
5 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (16.33%) Business Analysis
6 7 (14.29%) Data Migration
6 7 (14.29%) Migration
6 7 (14.29%) System Testing
7 6 (12.24%) Functional Testing
7 6 (12.24%) Software Testing
7 6 (12.24%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (10.20%) ERP
9 4 (8.16%) Integration Testing
9 4 (8.16%) SDLC
9 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (6.12%) Kanban
10 3 (6.12%) Smoke Testing
10 3 (6.12%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.73%) Java
2 9 (18.37%) SQL
3 1 (2.04%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) ISTQB
2 5 (10.20%) ISEB
3 4 (8.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.08%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) PSD2
3 1 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.04%) Ansible
2 1 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) HP
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) Citrix
3 1 (2.04%) SunGard
3 1 (2.04%) VMware