Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 24 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)
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 17 27
Rank change year-on-year -9 +10 -6
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 18 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 5.63% 6.80% 3.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.19% 7.97% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 10
Luton median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £401 £413 £372
90th Percentile £486 £600 £450
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire 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 Luton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Luton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 291 251 258
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 90.94% 85.37% 87.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 160 179
Luton median daily rate £450 £431 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +1.47% -
10th Percentile £325 £299 £275
90th Percentile £630 £600 £606
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.34% -5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 31
Luton median hourly rate £50.22 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +258.68% - -53.33%
10th Percentile £49.02 £12.50 £7.75
90th Percentile £50.75 £45.67 £50.68
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +60.71% -60.00% +105.88%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Luton

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Luton

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Luton over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 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 Luton region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 10 (55.56%) Use Case
2 9 (50.00%) CRM
3 8 (44.44%) Change Management
4 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 7 (38.89%) Data Modelling
4 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (38.89%) Retail
4 7 (38.89%) User Stories
4 7 (38.89%) Data Flow Diagram
4 7 (38.89%) Acceptance Criteria
5 6 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (27.78%) Scrum
6 5 (27.78%) JIRA
6 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
6 5 (27.78%) Analytics
7 4 (22.22%) Prototyping
7 4 (22.22%) Wireframes
7 4 (22.22%) RIA
7 4 (22.22%) Unica
7 4 (22.22%) QA
7 4 (22.22%) Marketing
7 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
7 4 (22.22%) IBM
8 3 (16.67%) Information Security
8 3 (16.67%) Workflow
8 3 (16.67%) Migration
8 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
8 3 (16.67%) Business Change Management
8 3 (16.67%) Issue Tracking

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Unica
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Service Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) ERwin
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (38.89%) Retail
2 4 (22.22%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Analyst
2 11 (61.11%) Business Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Technical Business Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Campaign Specialist
5 3 (16.67%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Network Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) CRM Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Business IT Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) CRM Business Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Developer
7 1 (5.56%) IT Business Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (5.56%) REST
1 1 (5.56%) SOAP
1 1 (5.56%) WCF
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) RIA
2 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) BYOD
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) IVR
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Use Case
2 9 (50.00%) CRM
3 8 (44.44%) Change Management
4 7 (38.89%) Acceptance Criteria
4 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (38.89%) Data Flow Diagram
4 7 (38.89%) Data Modelling
4 7 (38.89%) User Stories
5 6 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (27.78%) Analytics
6 5 (27.78%) Scrum
6 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
7 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
7 4 (22.22%) Prototyping
7 4 (22.22%) Wireframes
8 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
8 3 (16.67%) Information Security
8 3 (16.67%) Migration
8 3 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) GDPR
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Tableau
2 1 (5.56%) Workday