Period
to 17 January 2018

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 January 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)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 38 71
Rank change year-on-year +13 +33 +1
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 35 39 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 5.55% 4.69% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.84% 5.80% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 7
Gloucestershire median daily rate £315 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.23% -2.50% +27.49%
10th Percentile £300 £302 £274
90th Percentile £389 £529 £445
South West median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%
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 512 672 766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 81.14% 80.87% 78.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 430 437
Gloucestershire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £261 £213 £236
90th Percentile £563 £563 £504
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 67 52
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -29.41% +8.97%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.00 £18.38
90th Percentile £47.95 £47.50 £50.00
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £36.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year -15.65% -5.77% +36.84%

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 January 2018.

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 January 2018. 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 -8 18 £350 -22.22% 1
Cheltenham 0 5 - -
User Acceptance Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 26 (74.29%) Banking
2 20 (57.14%) Migration
3 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (51.43%) Test Scripting
4 16 (45.71%) Defect Management
4 16 (45.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (40.00%) Finance
6 11 (31.43%) Regulatory Compliance
6 11 (31.43%) Scenario Testing
7 7 (20.00%) Workflow
7 7 (20.00%) Scrum
8 6 (17.14%) Programme Management
8 6 (17.14%) SQL
9 5 (14.29%) ISTQB
9 5 (14.29%) XPath
9 5 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
9 5 (14.29%) Integration Testing
9 5 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (14.29%) CA Agile Central
9 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
9 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
9 5 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
9 5 (14.29%) Project Management
9 5 (14.29%) Data Modelling
9 5 (14.29%) XQuery
9 5 (14.29%) XForms
9 5 (14.29%) XML
9 5 (14.29%) XSD
9 5 (14.29%) XSL

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 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Actimize
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) ATM
General
1 26 (74.29%) Banking
2 14 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (11.43%) Retail
4 3 (8.57%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.86%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) Analyst
1 22 (62.86%) Test Analyst
2 18 (51.43%) Banking Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Developer
3 6 (17.14%) UAT Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) UAT Test Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Applications Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Fraud Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Defect Manager
7 1 (2.86%) ETL Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Project Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Scrum Master
7 1 (2.86%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.86%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) XForms
1 5 (14.29%) XML
1 5 (14.29%) XSD
1 5 (14.29%) XSL
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Migration
2 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (51.43%) Test Scripting
3 16 (45.71%) Defect Management
3 16 (45.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (31.43%) Regulatory Compliance
4 11 (31.43%) Scenario Testing
5 7 (20.00%) Scrum
5 7 (20.00%) Workflow
6 6 (17.14%) Programme Management
7 5 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
7 5 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 5 (14.29%) Integration Testing
7 5 (14.29%) Project Management
7 5 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
7 5 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
7 5 (14.29%) Validation
8 4 (11.43%) Test Planning
9 3 (8.57%) Data Migration
10 2 (5.71%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) XPath
2 5 (14.29%) XQuery
3 1 (2.86%) C#
3 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
1 5 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (2.86%) Blue Prism