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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 21 46 50
Rank change year-on-year +25 +4  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 26 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 7.88% 1.33% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.29% 1.77% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 4
Median daily rate £525 £396 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.36% +17.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £352 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £421 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £340
% change year-on-year -6.25% +17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.45
% change year-on-year +21.95% +11.11%  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 280 339 353
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 84.85% 75.17% 75.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 170 211
Median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £226 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £548 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 27 20
Median hourly rate £30.00 £43.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.03% +7.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £46.20 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +17 20 £525 +27.27%
Cirencester - 1 £400 -
User Acceptance Testing
South West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 32 (76.19%) Banking
2 25 (59.52%) Test Scripting
3 23 (54.76%) Defect Management
4 22 (52.38%) Finance
5 19 (45.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (38.10%) Migration
7 15 (35.71%) Regulatory Compliance
8 14 (33.33%) Retail
8 14 (33.33%) Retail Banking
9 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (21.43%) Scrum
11 8 (19.05%) Workflow
12 7 (16.67%) ISEB
12 7 (16.67%) ISTQB
13 5 (11.90%) Change Management
13 5 (11.90%) SQL
13 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 5 (11.90%) Test Planning
14 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
15 3 (7.14%) Spanish Language
15 3 (7.14%) Test Management
16 2 (4.76%) Customer Requirements
16 2 (4.76%) Feasibility Study
16 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
16 2 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
16 2 (4.76%) Data Protection
16 2 (4.76%) Financial Institution
16 2 (4.76%) ETL
16 2 (4.76%) SAS
16 2 (4.76%) ATM

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.76%) SAS
2 1 (2.38%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) Base SAS
1 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 32 (76.19%) Banking
2 22 (52.38%) Finance
3 14 (33.33%) Retail
3 14 (33.33%) Retail Banking
4 3 (7.14%) Spanish Language
5 2 (4.76%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.38%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Analyst
2 14 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 10 (23.81%) Banking Analyst
3 10 (23.81%) Test Manager
4 6 (14.29%) Tester
5 5 (11.90%) Defect Manager
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Manager
6 4 (9.52%) Junior
6 4 (9.52%) Junior Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Junior Test Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Test Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Programme Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Programme Test Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Test Leader
7 3 (7.14%) Test Programme Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Fraud Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) DBA
9 1 (2.38%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.38%) Reference Data
1 1 (2.38%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (59.52%) Test Scripting
2 23 (54.76%) Defect Management
3 19 (45.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (38.10%) Migration
5 15 (35.71%) Regulatory Compliance
6 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (21.43%) Scrum
8 8 (19.05%) Workflow
9 5 (11.90%) Change Management
9 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (11.90%) Test Planning
10 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (7.14%) Test Management
12 2 (4.76%) Customer Requirements
12 2 (4.76%) Data Protection
12 2 (4.76%) ETL
12 2 (4.76%) Feasibility Study
12 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
12 2 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
12 2 (4.76%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) C
2 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
2 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) ISEB
1 7 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 1 (2.38%) HP
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle
1 1 (2.38%) SAP