Period
to 24 September 2018

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 24 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)
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 71 149
Rank change year-on-year -12 +78 -66
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 8 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.94% 1.47% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.69% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 13
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £383 £350 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.29% -25.53% +46.88%
10th Percentile £344 £307 £127
90th Percentile £417 £544 £504
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £383 £350 £470
% change year-on-year +9.29% -25.53% +51.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
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 754 711 2,191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 88.71% 87.13% 89.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 506 1,528
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +13.64% -17.81%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £225
90th Percentile £600 £550 £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £330
% change year-on-year +6.67% +13.64% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 104
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £11.50 £32.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.06% +14.29% +86.67%
10th Percentile £9.38 £14.12 £15.00
90th Percentile £33.40 £47.83 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £12.50 £29.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year -57.26% +4.46% +86.67%

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 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 24 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) QA
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) Usability Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Change Control
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (37.50%) Prototyping
4 2 (25.00%) Disk Encryption
4 2 (25.00%) HPE ATP
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) EMC VNX
4 2 (25.00%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (25.00%) HP StoreVirtual
4 2 (25.00%) HP Storage
4 2 (25.00%) 3PAR
4 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (25.00%) Isilon
4 2 (25.00%) Fibre Channel

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Confluence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Maximo
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) EMC Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) EMC Storage Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Maximo Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (12.50%) Java EE
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Celerra
1 2 (25.00%) EMC VMAX
1 2 (25.00%) EMC VNX
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 2 (25.00%) HP Storage
1 2 (25.00%) HP StoreVirtual
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Change Control
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Prototyping
2 3 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Usability Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (25.00%) Disk Encryption
3 2 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) QMS
3 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) HP ASE
1 2 (25.00%) HPE ATP
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) COBIT
2 1 (12.50%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (25.00%) Brocade
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) EMC
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Isilon
3 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
3 1 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle