Period
to 19 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 October 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)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 38 51
Rank change year-on-year -23 +13 -14
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 4 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.70% 3.89% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 5.41% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 5
Leicestershire median daily rate £350 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +18.18% -
East Midlands median daily rate £419 £414 £369
% change year-on-year +1.21% +12.20% +1.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Leicestershire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year +39.13% +112.96% -56.80%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 470 388 402
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 82.02% 71.85% 71.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 245 219
Leicestershire median daily rate £350 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +1.56% -1.54%
10th Percentile £237 £131 £144
90th Percentile £513 £500 £515
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 14 19
Leicestershire median hourly rate £19.00 £13.73 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.43% +1.67% -32.50%
10th Percentile £8.44 £9.46 £9.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £38.93 £30.85
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.25 £14.00 £16.35
% change year-on-year +8.93% -14.37% +2.19%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Leicestershire

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Leicestershire

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Leicestershire

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
Leicester -21 3 £350 - 1
User Acceptance Testing
East Midlands

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

1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
1 2 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (50.00%) GxP
1 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) TickIT
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 2 (50.00%) SaaS
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) GxP
2 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (25.00%) TickIT
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle