The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 30 April 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 East / Hampshire
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 90 75
Rank change year-on-year +16 -15  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 43 37 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.28% 1.64% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.85% 2.08% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 23 26
Median daily rate £400 £350 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £474 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £20.50 £21.95
% change year-on-year +40.24% -6.60%  

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 Hampshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1507 1780 1828
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 79.86% 78.90% 81.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 1172 1110
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 79 85
Median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.21% +1.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.50 £47.50 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year - +18.03%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Hampshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Hampshire over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Hampshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Hampshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Southampton +10 12 £400 +88.23%
Portsmouth -7 6 £600 +70.21% 1
Farnborough - 5 £388 -
Winchester +6 4 £275 -20.00% 1
Basingstoke -1 1 £500 +42.85% 1
Fareham -5 1 £175 -
Havant - 1 - - 1
User Acceptance Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 29 (37.66%) System Integration Testing
2 23 (29.87%) Integration Testing
3 19 (24.68%) Finance
4 17 (22.08%) Oracle
4 17 (22.08%) Smart Meter
5 15 (19.48%) JIRA
6 13 (16.88%) Test Scripting
6 13 (16.88%) System Testing
7 12 (15.58%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 12 (15.58%) Change Management
8 10 (12.99%) Oracle EBS
8 10 (12.99%) Project Management
8 10 (12.99%) Windows
9 9 (11.69%) Java
9 9 (11.69%) SQL
9 9 (11.69%) Business Analysis
10 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
10 8 (10.39%) Defect Management
10 8 (10.39%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (10.39%) Content Management
11 7 (9.09%) Migration
11 7 (9.09%) Regression Testing
11 7 (9.09%) SharePoint
11 7 (9.09%) Linux
11 7 (9.09%) EDRMS
11 7 (9.09%) Office 365
11 7 (9.09%) Test Strategy
11 7 (9.09%) SC Cleared
11 7 (9.09%) Test Management

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 7 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.49%) JBoss
3 2 (2.60%) Confluence
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.30%) CMS
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (12.99%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (5.19%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (2.60%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.30%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (1.30%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.30%) SAP cProjects
4 1 (1.30%) SAP FI-AP
4 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.30%) PaaS
2 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.19%) Intranet
3 3 (3.90%) DNS
3 3 (3.90%) Extranet
4 2 (2.60%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.30%) Firewall
5 1 (1.30%) SNMP
5 1 (1.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.09%) EDRMS
2 5 (6.49%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.60%) Kalido
5 1 (1.30%) DB2
5 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.30%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (19.48%) JIRA
2 4 (5.19%) Selenium
3 1 (1.30%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.30%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.30%) Robot Framework
3 1 (1.30%) Subversion
General
1 19 (24.68%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Retail
2 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.90%) Automotive
3 3 (3.90%) Publishing
4 1 (1.30%) Electronics
4 1 (1.30%) Legal
4 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (41.56%) Analyst
2 16 (20.78%) Test Analyst
3 10 (12.99%) Test Manager
4 8 (10.39%) Test Leader
5 7 (9.09%) Smart Metering Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) UAT Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Oracle Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Test Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) UAT Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) UAT Lead
8 4 (5.19%) UAT Test Lead
9 3 (3.90%) Business Change Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Change Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) QA Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) QA Test Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.49%) COM+
2 3 (3.90%) Middleware
3 1 (1.30%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.08%) Smart Meter
2 5 (6.49%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.90%) User Experience
4 2 (2.60%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.30%) Clustering
5 1 (1.30%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.99%) Windows
2 7 (9.09%) Linux
3 4 (5.19%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.60%) CentOS
4 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.60%) Unix
5 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.66%) System Integration Testing
2 23 (29.87%) Integration Testing
3 13 (16.88%) System Testing
3 13 (16.88%) Test Scripting
4 12 (15.58%) Change Management
4 12 (15.58%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 10 (12.99%) Project Management
6 9 (11.69%) Business Analysis
7 8 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (10.39%) Content Management
7 8 (10.39%) Defect Management
7 8 (10.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (9.09%) Migration
8 7 (9.09%) Regression Testing
8 7 (9.09%) Test Management
8 7 (9.09%) Test Strategy
9 6 (7.79%) Information Architecture
9 6 (7.79%) Records Management
10 5 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (6.49%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.69%) Java
1 9 (11.69%) SQL
2 5 (6.49%) C#
2 5 (6.49%) C++
3 2 (2.60%) Delphi
3 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.30%) ABAP
4 1 (1.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.19%) ISEB
4 3 (3.90%) PMP
5 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.30%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (6.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) WMI
2 2 (2.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (22.08%) Oracle
2 6 (7.79%) SAP
3 2 (2.60%) Ariba
3 2 (2.60%) BEA
3 2 (2.60%) Cisco
3 2 (2.60%) Dell
3 2 (2.60%) HP
3 2 (2.60%) Informatica
3 2 (2.60%) Remedy
4 1 (1.30%) Adobe
4 1 (1.30%) Citrix
4 1 (1.30%) Cognos
4 1 (1.30%) F5
4 1 (1.30%) IBM
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.30%) OpenText
4 1 (1.30%) Pega
4 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com