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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 28 36 16
Rank change year-on-year +8 -20  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 7 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 2.77% 0.40% 5.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 0.49% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 9
Median daily rate £425 - £295
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 - £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 - £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.45
% change year-on-year +21.95% +11.11%  

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 Liverpool with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 217 203 192
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 85.77% 81.53% 79.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 157 101
Median daily rate £455 £401 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.46% +0.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £291 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £27.50 £30.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.72% -11.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £27.50 £14.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £27.50 £47.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool 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 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Liverpool

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (75.00%) User Experience
2 5 (62.50%) Service Design
2 5 (62.50%) Actionable Recommendations
2 5 (62.50%) Customer Insight
2 5 (62.50%) Psychology
2 5 (62.50%) Human Factors
3 3 (37.50%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Smart Meter
5 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) MS Office
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Logistics
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Ruby
5 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
5 1 (12.50%) WFM
5 1 (12.50%) JIRA
5 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related 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 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) GitLab
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Designer
1 5 (62.50%) UX Designer
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Process Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Customer Insight
1 5 (62.50%) Human Factors
1 5 (62.50%) Psychology
1 5 (62.50%) Service Design
2 3 (37.50%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
4 1 (12.50%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Logistics
4 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) Actionable Recommendations
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) HP