The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 June 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)
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 22 10
Rank change year-on-year -3 -12  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 5 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 3.18% 5.30% 7.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.88% 6.72% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 7
Median daily rate £600 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -14.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year +12.35% -19.09%  

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 129 119 80
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 82.17% 78.81% 86.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 68 56
Median daily rate £425 £419 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.49% +23.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 29 15
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.83 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.91% +13.20%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.69 £52.50 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Portsmouth

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Portsmouth over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Portsmouth

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 5 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 4 (57.14%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) SAP
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 2 (28.57%) Ariba
4 2 (28.57%) SAP MM
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Workflow
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (14.29%) ERP
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) System Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (14.29%) SaaS
5 1 (14.29%) PaaS
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) OpenText
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) Logistics

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SAP MM
2 1 (14.29%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (14.29%) SAP FI-AP
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Business Process Expert
1 2 (28.57%) Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Environment Manager
2 1 (14.29%) ERP Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) SAP P2P Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (57.14%) Change Management
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Workflow
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) ERP
5 1 (14.29%) Indirect Procurement
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Logistics
5 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (14.29%) Release Management
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) System Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) Ariba
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) OpenText
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle