The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in High Wycombe 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 22 June 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)
Buckinghamshire / High Wycombe
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 - 13
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in High Wycombe 2.86% - 8.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.35% - 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.25 £31.75
% change year-on-year +12.35% -29.92%  

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 High Wycombe with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
High Wycombe
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 23 51 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in High Wycombe 65.71% 92.73% 75.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 44 16
Median daily rate £330 £365 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.58% -5.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £29.00 £55.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.27% +400.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in High Wycombe

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in High Wycombe 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 High Wycombe

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in High Wycombe

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 High Wycombe region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (33.33%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in High Wycombe 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 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
General
1 3 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business IT Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Documentation Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Report Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) UAT Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
1 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Regulatory Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft