Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 17 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)
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 46 37
Rank change year-on-year +20 -9 +5
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 21 2 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 5.11% 0.45% 3.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.16% 0.58% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 14
Liverpool median daily rate £388 £325 £579
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.23% -43.84% +196.79%
10th Percentile £274 £273 £277
90th Percentile £506 £378 £700
Merseyside median daily rate £388 £325 £579
% change year-on-year +19.23% -43.84% +154.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Liverpool median hourly rate - - -
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -

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 Liverpool with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Liverpool
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 341 345 491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 82.97% 77.18% 81.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 227 278
Liverpool median daily rate £375 £388 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +0.98% +2.33%
10th Percentile £250 £239 £164
90th Percentile £538 £525 £550
Merseyside median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 5
Liverpool median hourly rate £13.00 £22.85 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.09% +30.54% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.40 £10.70 £11.20
90th Percentile £20.62 £32.06 £97.58
Merseyside median hourly rate £13.00 £22.42 £17.50
% change year-on-year -42.02% +28.13% +12.90%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Liverpool

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Liverpool

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Liverpool over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 17 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) ISEB
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
2 4 (19.05%) Wealth Management
2 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
2 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 3 (14.29%) Smart Meter
3 3 (14.29%) Defect Management
3 3 (14.29%) MiFID
3 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Siebel
3 3 (14.29%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) .NET
4 2 (9.52%) SAP
4 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
4 2 (9.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) JIRA
4 2 (9.52%) Prototyping
4 2 (9.52%) Ansible
4 2 (9.52%) Docker
4 2 (9.52%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Facilities Management
4 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (4.76%) SAP FI
1 1 (4.76%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
1 1 (4.76%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
2 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Front Office
2 1 (4.76%) Private Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Business Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Finance Business Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Financial Business Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) MiFID Business Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Test Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Architect
5 2 (9.52%) AWS Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) UAT Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) UAT Test Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Business Process Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Functional Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Process Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Programme Manager
6 1 (4.76%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) Mason
2 1 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Smart Meter
2 2 (9.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (9.52%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.76%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
1 4 (19.05%) Wealth Management
2 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) Defect Management
2 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 2 (9.52%) Facilities Management
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) Prototyping
3 2 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.76%) CRM
4 1 (4.76%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (4.76%) ERP
4 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Smoke Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Test Management
4 1 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Java
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) F#
2 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) ISEB
1 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
1 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) MiFID
2 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) Siebel
3 2 (9.52%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) Cognos
4 1 (4.76%) Concur
4 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.76%) TSYS