Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 29 37
Rank change year-on-year -24 +8 +36
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 16 39 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.33% 5.95% 4.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 7.18% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 34
Gloucestershire median daily rate £303 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.03% -9.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £258 £300 £228
90th Percentile £458 £515 £509
South West median daily rate £408 £410 £350
% change year-on-year -0.61% +17.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year +29.03% - -

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 612 543 779
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 88.95% 82.90% 81.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 256 452
Gloucestershire median daily rate £434 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.67% -3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £273 £225 £250
90th Percentile £563 £500 £563
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 58 57
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -1.32% -
10th Percentile £22.42 £13.00 £22.50
90th Percentile £50.75 £48.75 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £41.52 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +18.61% - -6.04%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -20 6 £365 +4.29% 4
Cheltenham -5 2 £300 - 1
User Acceptance Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 7 (43.75%) Finance
1 7 (43.75%) Migration
2 6 (37.50%) Defect Management
3 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) Banking
4 4 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
6 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.25%) PLM
7 1 (6.25%) Scrum
7 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
7 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
7 1 (6.25%) JIRA
7 1 (6.25%) Wealth Management
7 1 (6.25%) ERP
7 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
7 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.25%) ISEB
7 1 (6.25%) .NET
7 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 1 (6.25%) CRM
7 1 (6.25%) C
7 1 (6.25%) C#
7 1 (6.25%) Data Security

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 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Analyst
2 10 (62.50%) Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Manual Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Test Manager
3 3 (18.75%) UAT Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) UAT Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Data Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Release Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Integration Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Defect Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Master Data Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Migration
2 6 (37.50%) Defect Management
3 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Business Process Improvement
7 1 (6.25%) CRM
7 1 (6.25%) Data Governance
7 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
7 1 (6.25%) Data Security
7 1 (6.25%) ERP
7 1 (6.25%) Kanban
7 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
7 1 (6.25%) PLM
7 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 1 (6.25%) Scrum
7 1 (6.25%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C
2 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft