Period
to 28 July 2017

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 28 July 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
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 107 89
Rank change year-on-year +28 -18 +27
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 85 74 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.29% 1.74% 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 2.19% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 48 57
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £275 £219 £274
90th Percentile £550 £480 £460
South East median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Hampshire median hourly rate - - £16.83
South East median hourly rate £30.25 £20.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +51.25% +5.82% -40.00%

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 3015 3384 3654
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 81.22% 79.75% 82.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1783 2211 2286
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £258 £263 £260
90th Percentile £538 £538 £519
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 167 170
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 £38.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +60.00% -26.92%
10th Percentile £11.62 £12.67 £12.42
90th Percentile £51.75 £57.50 £46.25
South East median hourly rate £20.25 £24.30 £22.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +8.00% +7.14%

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 28 July 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 6 months to 28 July 2017. 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
Southampton +12 15 £406 +35.42% 1
Basingstoke -6 15 £488 +39.29% 2
Winchester +11 9 £350 -
Farnborough - 8 £388 - 2
Portsmouth -9 7 £600 +81.82% 1
Fareham -2 4 £280 -
Havant -5 1 - - 1
Hook -5 1 £415 -10.27%
User Acceptance Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 30 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (28.24%) System Integration Testing
3 20 (23.53%) Project Management
4 17 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 16 (18.82%) Integration Testing
6 15 (17.65%) Test Scripting
6 15 (17.65%) Change Management
6 15 (17.65%) ITIL
6 15 (17.65%) Finance
7 13 (15.29%) PRINCE2
8 12 (14.12%) Oracle
8 12 (14.12%) Regression Testing
8 12 (14.12%) Business Analysis
8 12 (14.12%) Security Cleared
8 12 (14.12%) ITIL V3
9 11 (12.94%) Smart Meter
9 11 (12.94%) Waterfall
9 11 (12.94%) JIRA
9 11 (12.94%) Service Management
10 10 (11.76%) Migration
10 10 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (11.76%) Test Automation
10 10 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (11.76%) Business Change Management
11 9 (10.59%) SDLC
11 9 (10.59%) User Experience
11 9 (10.59%) Service Design
11 9 (10.59%) Customer Requirements
11 9 (10.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 9 (10.59%) System Testing

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 9 (10.59%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.53%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.18%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (4.71%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (3.53%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (3.53%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (2.35%) SAP MM
6 1 (1.18%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (1.18%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 1 (1.18%) SAP CO
6 1 (1.18%) SAP cProjects
6 1 (1.18%) SAP FI
6 1 (1.18%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (1.18%) SAP FI-AP
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.24%) Office 365
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) PaaS
2 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.71%) Intranet
2 3 (3.53%) Extranet
3 2 (2.35%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.18%) LAN
4 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.18%) VLAN
4 1 (1.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.24%) EDRMS
2 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.18%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (12.94%) JIRA
2 2 (2.35%) Selenium
2 2 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (17.65%) Finance
2 7 (8.24%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.53%) Automotive
3 3 (3.53%) Banking
3 3 (3.53%) Publishing
3 3 (3.53%) Retail
4 1 (1.18%) Advertising
4 1 (1.18%) Electronics
4 1 (1.18%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (35.29%) Analyst
2 11 (12.94%) Test Manager
3 9 (10.59%) Business Analyst
4 8 (9.41%) Architect
4 8 (9.41%) Test Analyst
5 7 (8.24%) Service Architect
6 6 (7.06%) Delivery Manager
6 6 (7.06%) Smart Metering Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) UAT Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Test Leader
8 4 (4.71%) Consultant
8 4 (4.71%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) UAT Lead
8 4 (4.71%) UAT Manager
8 4 (4.71%) UAT Test Lead
9 3 (3.53%) Change Analyst
9 3 (3.53%) QA Analyst
9 3 (3.53%) QA Test Analyst
9 3 (3.53%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.53%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.18%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) Smart Meter
2 9 (10.59%) User Experience
3 7 (8.24%) CMDB
4 2 (2.35%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.18%) BBC
5 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.35%) Windows
1 2 (2.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (28.24%) System Integration Testing
3 20 (23.53%) Project Management
4 17 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 16 (18.82%) Integration Testing
6 15 (17.65%) Change Management
6 15 (17.65%) ITIL
6 15 (17.65%) Test Scripting
7 13 (15.29%) PRINCE2
8 12 (14.12%) Business Analysis
8 12 (14.12%) ITIL V3
8 12 (14.12%) Regression Testing
9 11 (12.94%) Service Management
9 11 (12.94%) Waterfall
10 10 (11.76%) Business Change Management
10 10 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (11.76%) Migration
10 10 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (11.76%) Test Automation
11 9 (10.59%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.24%) Java
2 4 (4.71%) SQL
3 3 (3.53%) C#
4 2 (2.35%) Delphi
4 2 (2.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (14.12%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.59%) Degree
3 7 (8.24%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (4.71%) ISEB
4 4 (4.71%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.53%) PMP
6 2 (2.35%) IIBA
6 2 (2.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.18%) CCA
7 1 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 9 (10.59%) QA
2 7 (8.24%) SLA
3 1 (1.18%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (8.24%) Netcool
2 2 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (14.12%) Oracle
2 7 (8.24%) BMC
2 7 (8.24%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.24%) Remedy
3 6 (7.06%) SAP
4 5 (5.88%) Pega
5 2 (2.35%) Ariba
5 2 (2.35%) BEA
5 2 (2.35%) Dell
5 2 (2.35%) HP
5 2 (2.35%) Informatica
5 2 (2.35%) Motorola
6 1 (1.18%) Adobe
6 1 (1.18%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.18%) Citrix
6 1 (1.18%) Cognos
6 1 (1.18%) IBM
6 1 (1.18%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.18%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday