Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 89 62
Rank change year-on-year -10 -27 -10
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 9 32 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.61% 1.89% 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 2.24% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 17
Milton Keynes median daily rate £454 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.00% +25.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £375 £316 £213
90th Percentile £719 £540 £370
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £375 £315
% change year-on-year +13.33% +19.05% -3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £36.50 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year +108.57% - -

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 1,257 1,427 1,101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 85.51% 84.49% 84.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 710 718 648
Milton Keynes median daily rate £414 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.38% -2.44% +9.33%
10th Percentile £235 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 39 34
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.50 £13.85 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.53% +15.42% -25.90%
10th Percentile £8.89 £8.73 £9.00
90th Percentile £17.87 £19.50 £15.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.33% +7.14% -30.00%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 6 (66.67%) Finance
1 6 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Retail
2 5 (55.56%) Waterfall
3 4 (44.44%) Performance Improvement
3 4 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
3 4 (44.44%) German Language
3 4 (44.44%) Automotive
3 4 (44.44%) Legal
3 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
3 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
3 4 (44.44%) B2C
3 4 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (33.33%) ISEB
4 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 3 (33.33%) User Stories
5 2 (22.22%) SCCM
5 2 (22.22%) System Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Service Management
6 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) Change Management

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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Retail
3 4 (44.44%) Automotive
3 4 (44.44%) German Language
3 4 (44.44%) Legal
4 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Deployment Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (55.56%) Waterfall
3 4 (44.44%) B2C
3 4 (44.44%) Performance Improvement
3 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
3 4 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
3 4 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (33.33%) User Stories
5 2 (22.22%) System Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Change Control
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) HP ALM
2 1 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) HP
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy
1 1 (11.11%) Symantec