Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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)
Cambridgeshire > Peterborough
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 31 32
Rank change year-on-year -5 +1 +6
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 9 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 2.45% 0.89% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 1.14% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Peterborough median daily rate £275 - £375
10th Percentile £263 - £243
90th Percentile £323 - £398
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £288 £396 £375
% change year-on-year -27.32% +5.48% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Peterborough median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £101.50 -

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 298 176 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 81.20% 78.57% 69.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 95 88
Peterborough median daily rate £375 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -5.41% +13.85%
10th Percentile £255 £183 £199
90th Percentile £475 £488 £575
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £388 £385
% change year-on-year -3.23% +0.65% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 16 30
Peterborough median hourly rate £14.50 £26.88 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.05% +110.78% -38.55%
10th Percentile £10.11 £9.00 £11.23
90th Percentile £33.63 £45.63 £24.03
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +4.00% +108.33% -34.55%

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 20 November 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 9 (100.00%) JIRA
1 9 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (88.89%) Defect Management
3 7 (77.78%) SoapUI
3 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (77.78%) SDLC
3 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
3 7 (77.78%) SOAP
3 7 (77.78%) Web Services
4 6 (66.67%) ATM
5 4 (44.44%) Client Onboarding
5 4 (44.44%) Scenario Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
7 2 (22.22%) Banking
8 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
8 1 (11.11%) SMS

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 (66.67%) ATM
2 1 (11.11%) SMS
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) JIRA
2 7 (77.78%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) UAT Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) UAT Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) SOAP
1 7 (77.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Defect Management
3 7 (77.78%) SDLC
3 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
4 4 (44.44%) Client Onboarding
4 4 (44.44%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) HP Quality Center