The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
Rank 17 14 18
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 1 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 1.08% 6.02% 6.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 7.69% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 7
Median daily rate £475 £318 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +49.60% +9.48%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £338
% change year-on-year -6.25% +18.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +21.95% +13.88%  

User Acceptance Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Peterborough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 67 65 111
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 72.04% 78.31% 81.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 67
Median daily rate £350 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £265 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 26
Median hourly rate £15.50 £32.85 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.81% +134.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £42.50 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Peterborough citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Peterborough

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Peterborough

User Acceptance Testing
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Team

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Test Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Test Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
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