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 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 40 46
Rank change year-on-year +15 +6  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 19 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 5.81% 2.48% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.22% 3.29% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 4
Median daily rate £350 £328 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.87% -4.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £213 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £433 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27%  

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 263 365 342
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 80.43% 75.41% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 761 758
Median daily rate £350 £425 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +3.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £300 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £638 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 65 58
Median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.63% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.50 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £43.75 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.64% -6.66%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 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 +7 13 £388 +47.61%
Cirencester - 2 £300 -
User Acceptance Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 33 (71.74%) Banking
2 28 (60.87%) Test Scripting
3 21 (45.65%) Retail
4 20 (43.48%) Finance
4 20 (43.48%) Defect Management
5 18 (39.13%) Migration
5 18 (39.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (39.13%) Retail Banking
6 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (28.26%) Workflow
8 11 (23.91%) ISEB
8 11 (23.91%) ISTQB
9 10 (21.74%) Regulatory Compliance
10 9 (19.57%) Scenario Testing
10 9 (19.57%) BPMN
10 9 (19.57%) Test Planning
10 9 (19.57%) Scrum
10 9 (19.57%) BPEL
10 9 (19.57%) MS Visio
10 9 (19.57%) UML
10 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
11 7 (15.22%) Change Management
11 7 (15.22%) Use Case
11 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (13.04%) Waterfall
12 6 (13.04%) Business Analysis
13 5 (10.87%) JIRA
13 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 4 (8.70%) SQL

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.17%) CMS
1 1 (2.17%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) JIRA
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 33 (71.74%) Banking
2 21 (45.65%) Retail
3 20 (43.48%) Finance
4 18 (39.13%) Retail Banking
5 4 (8.70%) Spanish Language
6 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
7 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.17%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) Analyst
2 12 (26.09%) Test Analyst
3 9 (19.57%) Business Analyst
4 8 (17.39%) Test Manager
5 7 (15.22%) Defect Manager
6 6 (13.04%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 5 (10.87%) Banking Analyst
7 5 (10.87%) Senior Manager
7 5 (10.87%) Tester
8 4 (8.70%) Junior
8 4 (8.70%) Junior Analyst
8 4 (8.70%) Junior Test Analyst
8 4 (8.70%) Senior Test Manager
8 4 (8.70%) Test Leader
9 3 (6.52%) Finance Business Analyst
9 3 (6.52%) Financial Analyst
9 3 (6.52%) Financial Business Analyst
9 3 (6.52%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 3 (6.52%) Programme Test Manager
9 3 (6.52%) Test Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (60.87%) Test Scripting
2 20 (43.48%) Defect Management
3 18 (39.13%) Migration
3 18 (39.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (28.26%) Workflow
6 10 (21.74%) Regulatory Compliance
7 9 (19.57%) BPEL
7 9 (19.57%) BPMN
7 9 (19.57%) Scenario Testing
7 9 (19.57%) Scrum
7 9 (19.57%) Test Planning
7 9 (19.57%) UML
8 7 (15.22%) Change Management
8 7 (15.22%) Use Case
9 6 (13.04%) Business Analysis
9 6 (13.04%) Waterfall
10 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (6.52%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.17%) C
3 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) ISEB
1 11 (23.91%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle
2 1 (2.17%) SAP
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
NCC Group
Rate: Competitive Day Rates
Posted: 26 days ago