Period
to 19 January 2018

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 6 months to 19 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 East > Hampshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 97 109
Rank change year-on-year +17 +12 +4
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 84 63 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.42% 1.75% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 2.19% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 47 46
Hampshire median daily rate £363 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.57% +10.67%
10th Percentile £313 £256 £200
90th Percentile £513 £493 £472
South East median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £20.00 £26.60
% change year-on-year +55.00% -24.81% -11.33%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,784 2,881 3,446
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 80.12% 80.12% 82.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,685 1,862 2,123
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +6.21%
10th Percentile £243 £256 £263
90th Percentile £550 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 141 179
Hampshire median hourly rate £34.50 £32.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.15% -7.14% +66.67%
10th Percentile £10.40 £12.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £49.40 £55.50 £51.25
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £24.09 £30.00
% change year-on-year +3.78% -19.70% +62.16%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing User Acceptance Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

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 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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 6 months to 19 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
Basingstoke -10 16 £500 +90.48%
Portsmouth +12 11 £363 +31.82% 1
Hook - 8 £250 -
Farnborough +6 7 £350 -12.50% 1
Winchester +2 7 £363 +23.40%
Fareham -1 5 £320 -24.71%
Southampton -7 1 £325 -23.53% 1
User Acceptance Testing
South East

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

1 24 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
2 22 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (19.05%) QA
4 15 (17.86%) Test Scripting
4 15 (17.86%) Migration
5 13 (15.48%) Windows
5 13 (15.48%) System Testing
6 12 (14.29%) SCCM
6 12 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 12 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 12 (14.29%) Windows 10
6 12 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (13.10%) Defect Management
8 10 (11.90%) Test Strategy
8 10 (11.90%) SQL
8 10 (11.90%) MSI
9 9 (10.71%) AdminStudio
9 9 (10.71%) Microsoft
9 9 (10.71%) Validation
9 9 (10.71%) Marketing
9 9 (10.71%) Degree
9 9 (10.71%) SDLC
9 9 (10.71%) Software Delivery
9 9 (10.71%) PowerShell
9 9 (10.71%) Pega
9 9 (10.71%) Windows 7
9 9 (10.71%) SC Cleared
9 9 (10.71%) Compatibility Testing
10 8 (9.52%) Scenario Testing
10 8 (9.52%) JIRA

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 3 (3.57%) CMS
1 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Acrobat
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Adobe Campaign
1 4 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.19%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
1 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) SMS
2 2 (2.38%) 2G
2 2 (2.38%) 4G
2 2 (2.38%) LTE
3 1 (1.19%) Broadband
3 1 (1.19%) Internet
3 1 (1.19%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.19%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 10 (11.90%) MSI
2 9 (10.71%) AdminStudio
3 8 (9.52%) JIRA
4 4 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (3.57%) Selenium
6 2 (2.38%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.19%) Ant
7 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.19%) JMeter
7 1 (1.19%) LoadUI
7 1 (1.19%) Maven
7 1 (1.19%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (10.71%) Marketing
2 7 (8.33%) Retail
3 5 (5.95%) Finance
4 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.38%) Automotive
6 1 (1.19%) Advertising
6 1 (1.19%) Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Electronics
6 1 (1.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (26.19%) Analyst
2 9 (10.71%) Delivery Manager
2 9 (10.71%) Test Analyst
2 9 (10.71%) Test Manager
3 7 (8.33%) Web Manager
4 6 (7.14%) Applications Packager
5 5 (5.95%) Architect
5 5 (5.95%) Content Manager
5 5 (5.95%) Project Manager
5 5 (5.95%) Web Content Manager
6 4 (4.76%) Developer
6 4 (4.76%) Test Leader
6 4 (4.76%) Tester
7 3 (3.57%) Agile Test Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) Contracts Manager
7 3 (3.57%) CRM Developer
7 3 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) Test Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.95%) XML
2 4 (4.76%) HTML
3 3 (3.57%) .NET
4 2 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.38%) User Experience
2 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.19%) CMDB
2 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.19%) Smart Meter
2 1 (1.19%) Smartphone
2 1 (1.19%) STB
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.48%) Windows
2 12 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 9 (10.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
2 22 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (17.86%) Migration
3 15 (17.86%) Test Scripting
4 13 (15.48%) System Testing
5 12 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 11 (13.10%) Defect Management
7 10 (11.90%) Test Strategy
8 9 (10.71%) Compatibility Testing
8 9 (10.71%) SDLC
8 9 (10.71%) Software Delivery
8 9 (10.71%) Validation
9 8 (9.52%) Scenario Testing
10 7 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (8.33%) Regression Testing
10 7 (8.33%) Scrum
10 7 (8.33%) Test Automation
11 6 (7.14%) E-Commerce
11 6 (7.14%) Project Management
12 5 (5.95%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.90%) SQL
2 9 (10.71%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.76%) C#
3 4 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.57%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.71%) Degree
2 9 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.14%) ISTQB
4 4 (4.76%) ISEB
4 4 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.05%) QA
2 2 (2.38%) SLA
3 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.19%) GDPR
3 1 (1.19%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (1.19%) MOM
2 1 (1.19%) Netcool
Vendors
1 9 (10.71%) Microsoft
1 9 (10.71%) Pega
2 6 (7.14%) Oracle
3 4 (4.76%) Adobe
4 2 (2.38%) HP
5 1 (1.19%) BMC
5 1 (1.19%) Capita
5 1 (1.19%) Citrix
5 1 (1.19%) IBM
5 1 (1.19%) Informatica
5 1 (1.19%) Ivanti
5 1 (1.19%) Remedy
5 1 (1.19%) SAP