Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 18 November 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)
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 24 37
Rank change year-on-year -15 +13 -13
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 4 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 1.26% 6.38% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 8.30% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 5
Leicester median daily rate £425 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +27.27% +18.92%
10th Percentile £365 £218 £198
90th Percentile £485 £350 £414
Leicestershire median daily rate £425 £338 £400
% change year-on-year +25.93% -15.63% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Leicester median hourly rate - £37.50 -
Leicestershire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 Leicester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leicester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 266 229 206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 83.65% 76.85% 72.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 147 111
Leicester median daily rate £370 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.23% +9.23% -5.45%
10th Percentile £248 £250 £213
90th Percentile £538 £501 £475
Leicestershire median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 9
Leicester median hourly rate £32.50 £18.13 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +79.31% -19.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £13.25 £11.62 £11.80
90th Percentile £45.00 £38.75 £41.25
Leicestershire median hourly rate £22.00 £14.50 £15.13
% change year-on-year +51.72% -4.13% -24.38%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

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

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Leicester

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Leicester

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Leicester over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Leicester

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Leicester

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Leicester region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
1 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Talend
1 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
1 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) GxP
1 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) QA
1 1 (25.00%) Release Management
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (25.00%) System Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Web Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Web Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Release Management
1 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
1 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (25.00%) System Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GxP
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (25.00%) Talend