Period
to 23 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 23 June 2018 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)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 49 50
Rank change year-on-year -49 +1 +7
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 14 61 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.91% 4.11% 3.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 4.83% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 32 22
Milton Keynes median daily rate £330 £438 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.57% +27.27% +5.77%
10th Percentile £288 £314 £233
90th Percentile £445 £575 £449
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £325 £415 £350
% change year-on-year -21.69% +18.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £25.00 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year +12.90% - -

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,283 1,263 1,206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 83.20% 85.17% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 730 654 678
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £237 £281 £263
90th Percentile £550 £544 £528
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +9.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 22 24
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +16.67% -25.65%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.81 £9.37
90th Percentile £17.50 £17.25 £16.23
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £16.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -12.19% +14.29% -24.32%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Milton Keynes

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Milton Keynes

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Milton Keynes

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 7 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 4 (28.57%) JIRA
3 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Scenario Testing
4 3 (21.43%) HP ALM
4 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
4 3 (21.43%) SCCM
4 3 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Workflow
4 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (21.43%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) ISEB
4 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
5 2 (14.29%) QA
5 2 (14.29%) Selenium
5 2 (14.29%) Banking
5 2 (14.29%) Retail
5 2 (14.29%) Java
5 2 (14.29%) XML
5 2 (14.29%) Windows
5 2 (14.29%) HND
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) Active Directory

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 1 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) TestRail
3 1 (7.14%) MSI
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Automotive
3 1 (7.14%) German Language
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) QA Automation Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) QA Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) QA Test Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Regulatory Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.14%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Scenario Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
4 3 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Workflow
5 2 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Defect Management
5 2 (14.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (14.29%) High Availability
5 2 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (14.29%) QA Automation
5 2 (14.29%) SDLC
5 2 (14.29%) Smoke Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 2 (14.29%) User Stories
6 1 (7.14%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) ISEB
2 3 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (14.29%) HND
3 2 (14.29%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) HP ALM
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Remedy
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Symantec