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 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)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 30 34
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 6 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 2.27% 2.61% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 3.70% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Median daily rate - £275 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.78%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
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 Leicestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 209 189 210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 79.17% 70.52% 67.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 121 125
Median daily rate £350 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £12.00 £10.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +191.66% +11.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £11.84 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.40 £13.50
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 Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +1 5 - - 1
User Acceptance Testing
East Midlands

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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 4 (50.00%) TickIT
1 4 (50.00%) Logistics
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
1 4 (50.00%) Unix
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) ISEB
1 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 4 (50.00%) High Availability
1 4 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) ISO 9001
3 2 (25.00%) GxP
3 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) SaaS
3 2 (25.00%) Test Management
3 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Application Discovery

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 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Test Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Software Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
3 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
3 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Unix
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 4 (50.00%) High Availability
1 4 (50.00%) Logistics
1 4 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (25.00%) SDLC
2 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (12.50%) Application Discovery
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISEB
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) TickIT
2 3 (37.50%) ISO 9001
3 2 (25.00%) GxP
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) FNZ
3 1 (12.50%) Wyse