Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 16 December 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)
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 137 89
Rank change year-on-year +58 -48 -16
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 12 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.37% 0.58% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 0.66% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 20
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £394 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - +38.46%
10th Percentile £307 £93 £149
90th Percentile £544 £520 £508
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £345 £450 £320
% change year-on-year -23.33% +40.63% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - £24.00 -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £24.00 -

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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 766 1810 1256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 87.44% 86.89% 86.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 1325 858
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £398 £360 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.42% -13.25% +7.79%
10th Percentile £253 £250 £266
90th Percentile £563 £525 £602
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £390 £359 £410
% change year-on-year +8.60% -12.41% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 64 41
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £22.00 £28.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.43% +33.33% +7.28%
10th Percentile £10.55 £16.03 £11.68
90th Percentile £50.00 £36.00 £43.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £18.00 £28.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -35.71% +43.59% +5.23%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Newcastle upon Tyne

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Newcastle upon Tyne

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Newcastle upon Tyne

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) Quality Management
3 6 (50.00%) NetBackup
3 6 (50.00%) Backup Exec
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) AIX
3 6 (50.00%) Solaris
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco
3 6 (50.00%) HP
3 6 (50.00%) EMC
3 6 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (50.00%) Symantec
3 6 (50.00%) SAN
3 6 (50.00%) Brocade
3 6 (50.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
3 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) HP Storage
3 6 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) Test Management
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (33.33%) QMS
5 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 4 (33.33%) QA
5 4 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 4 (33.33%) DevOps

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
1 6 (50.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA Agile
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Backup Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Storage and Backup Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) JIRA Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Quality Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) SAP Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Quality Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Senior SAP Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) NetBackup Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) QA Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) HP Storage
2 4 (33.33%) Replication
3 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) AIX
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
1 6 (50.00%) Solaris
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) Quality Management
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) BDD
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 4 (33.33%) DevOps
3 4 (33.33%) Open Source
3 4 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (33.33%) QMS
3 4 (33.33%) Service Management
3 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (33.33%) Test Management
3 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 4 (33.33%) Web Operations
4 3 (25.00%) SFIA
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) ISEB
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 6 (50.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
1 6 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 6 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Brocade
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco
1 6 (50.00%) EMC
1 6 (50.00%) HP
1 6 (50.00%) Symantec
2 4 (33.33%) IBM
2 4 (33.33%) Veeam
2 4 (33.33%) Veritas
3 2 (16.67%) SAP