Period
to 16 January 2018

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 6 months to 16 January 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)
Cambridgeshire > Peterborough
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 27 31
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4 -3
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 12 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 3.61% 0.95% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.36% 1.23% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
Peterborough median daily rate £275 - £225
10th Percentile £243 - £208
90th Percentile £315 - £358
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £313 £414 £375
% change year-on-year -24.57% +10.48% +29.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Peterborough median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £28.00 -

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 Peterborough with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Peterborough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 275 163 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 82.83% 77.62% 69.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 85 83
Peterborough median daily rate £356 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £198 £213 £174
90th Percentile £500 £488 £575
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £386 £375 £390
% change year-on-year +3.00% -3.85% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 13 24
Peterborough median hourly rate £14.50 £26.88 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.05% +123.96% -14.29%
10th Percentile £10.11 £12.70 £8.75
90th Percentile £33.63 £46.75 £15.25
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +16.67%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

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

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (83.33%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 9 (75.00%) JIRA
2 9 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 9 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (75.00%) SOAP
2 9 (75.00%) Web Services
3 8 (66.67%) Defect Management
4 7 (58.33%) SDLC
4 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (50.00%) ATM
6 5 (41.67%) Finance
7 4 (33.33%) Client Onboarding
7 4 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
8 2 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Banking
9 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
9 1 (8.33%) SMS
9 1 (8.33%) Windows
9 1 (8.33%) Windows 10

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) ATM
2 1 (8.33%) SMS
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) JIRA
1 9 (75.00%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Analyst
1 9 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) UAT Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) UAT Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) UAT Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) SOAP
1 9 (75.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 8 (66.67%) Defect Management
4 7 (58.33%) SDLC
5 4 (33.33%) Client Onboarding
5 4 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 2 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
Systems Management
1 10 (83.33%) HP Quality Center