Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 17 November 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)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 39 79
Rank change year-on-year +15 +40 -6
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 40 41 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 5.99% 4.43% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.33% 5.58% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 33 5
Gloucestershire median daily rate £333 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.33% -3.23% +8.77%
10th Percentile £300 £223 £261
90th Percentile £516 £525 £425
South West median daily rate £405 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +10.96% +5.19% +6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £11.00 - £43.50

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 546 735 769
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 81.74% 79.37% 76.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 431 469
Gloucestershire median daily rate £400 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £241 £235 £213
90th Percentile £538 £563 £503
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 65 40
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £32.00 £38.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.79% -8.43% +15.28%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.80 £25.34
90th Percentile £56.05 £46.90 £54.90
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +49.51%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing User Acceptance Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Gloucestershire

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Gloucestershire.

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Gloucestershire

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Gloucestershire

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Gloucestershire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Gloucestershire

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -3 22 £388 -13.89%
Cheltenham +1 5 - -
Cirencester - 1 £300 -
User Acceptance Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 29 (72.50%) Banking
2 25 (62.50%) Migration
3 21 (52.50%) Test Scripting
4 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (45.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (45.00%) Defect Management
6 13 (32.50%) Finance
7 12 (30.00%) Regulatory Compliance
7 12 (30.00%) Scenario Testing
8 11 (27.50%) Scrum
9 10 (25.00%) Workflow
9 10 (25.00%) Retail Banking
10 7 (17.50%) SQL
10 7 (17.50%) Test Planning
11 6 (15.00%) ISEB
11 6 (15.00%) Integration Testing
11 6 (15.00%) Reverse Engineering
11 6 (15.00%) ISTQB
12 5 (12.50%) Retail
12 5 (12.50%) Programme Management
12 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
12 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
12 5 (12.50%) XPath
12 5 (12.50%) Project Management
12 5 (12.50%) XML
12 5 (12.50%) XSD
12 5 (12.50%) XSL
12 5 (12.50%) Data Modelling
12 5 (12.50%) Validation
12 5 (12.50%) Management Information System

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) JIRA
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 29 (72.50%) Banking
2 13 (32.50%) Finance
3 10 (25.00%) Retail Banking
4 5 (12.50%) Retail
5 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (57.50%) Analyst
2 21 (52.50%) Test Analyst
3 16 (40.00%) Banking Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Applications Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Developer
4 5 (12.50%) UAT Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) UAT Test Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Test Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Defect Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Scrum Master
6 3 (7.50%) Test Leader
7 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Fraud Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) UAT Manager
8 1 (2.50%) ETL Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) QA Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Quality Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) XForms
1 5 (12.50%) XML
1 5 (12.50%) XSD
1 5 (12.50%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) Migration
2 21 (52.50%) Test Scripting
3 20 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (45.00%) Defect Management
4 18 (45.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (30.00%) Regulatory Compliance
5 12 (30.00%) Scenario Testing
6 11 (27.50%) Scrum
7 10 (25.00%) Workflow
8 7 (17.50%) Test Planning
9 6 (15.00%) Integration Testing
9 6 (15.00%) Reverse Engineering
10 5 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
10 5 (12.50%) Data Modelling
10 5 (12.50%) Programme Management
10 5 (12.50%) Project Management
10 5 (12.50%) Validation
11 4 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
12 3 (7.50%) Change Management
12 3 (7.50%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) XPath
2 5 (12.50%) XQuery
3 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) ISEB
1 6 (15.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft