Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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)
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 61 55
Rank change year-on-year +33 -6 -16
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 34 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 5.09% 1.37% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.02% 1.68% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 13
Sheffield median daily rate £550 £450 £218
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +106.90% -45.63%
10th Percentile £370 £340 £176
90th Percentile £684 £525 £357
South Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £375 £254
% change year-on-year +46.67% +47.78% -29.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Sheffield with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 565 775 636
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 84.58% 81.75% 83.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 525 482
Sheffield median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +19.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 21
Sheffield median hourly rate £23.08 £30.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.08% +140.00% -19.35%
10th Percentile £16.88 £13.15 £9.25
90th Percentile £41.49 £49.25 £15.00
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 £22.50 £13.88
% change year-on-year +2.56% +62.16% -11.13%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Sheffield

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Sheffield

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Sheffield over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Sheffield

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 Sheffield region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 23 (67.65%) Finance
1 23 (67.65%) Test Automation
2 17 (50.00%) Banking
3 16 (47.06%) Incident Management
3 16 (47.06%) Data Modelling
3 16 (47.06%) Symantec
3 16 (47.06%) Investment Management
4 14 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (35.29%) Validation
5 12 (35.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 12 (35.29%) Cybersecurity
6 11 (32.35%) Test Strategy
7 9 (26.47%) Test Scripting
8 8 (23.53%) Manual Testing
8 8 (23.53%) SIEM
8 8 (23.53%) Technical Analysis
8 8 (23.53%) Elastic Stack
8 8 (23.53%) Cyber Intelligence
8 8 (23.53%) OpenDNS
8 8 (23.53%) Maltego
8 8 (23.53%) Tomcat
8 8 (23.53%) DNS
9 7 (20.59%) Business Analysis
9 7 (20.59%) Threat Intelligence
9 7 (20.59%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 6 (17.65%) CRISC
10 6 (17.65%) CISSP
10 6 (17.65%) Project Planning
10 6 (17.65%) IBM
10 6 (17.65%) Java

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 8 (23.53%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.94%) Confluence
2 1 (2.94%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) Maltego
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) Selenium
2 1 (2.94%) Zephyr
General
1 23 (67.65%) Finance
2 17 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Integration Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Business Analyst
4 7 (20.59%) Business Integration Analyst
4 7 (20.59%) Incident Analyst
4 7 (20.59%) Integration Analyst
4 7 (20.59%) Technical Analyst
4 7 (20.59%) Technical Business Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Consultant
5 5 (14.71%) Project Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) Security Specialist
7 3 (8.82%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 3 (8.82%) Cyberthreat Consultant
7 3 (8.82%) Information Security Specialist
7 3 (8.82%) Security Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Security Consultant
7 3 (8.82%) Security Incident Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (17.65%) Web Services
3 4 (11.76%) Java EE
3 4 (11.76%) XML
4 2 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) Test Automation
2 16 (47.06%) Data Modelling
2 16 (47.06%) Incident Management
2 16 (47.06%) Investment Management
3 14 (41.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (35.29%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (35.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 12 (35.29%) Validation
5 11 (32.35%) Test Strategy
6 9 (26.47%) Test Scripting
7 8 (23.53%) Cyber Intelligence
7 8 (23.53%) Manual Testing
7 8 (23.53%) SIEM
7 8 (23.53%) Technical Analysis
8 7 (20.59%) Business Analysis
8 7 (20.59%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 7 (20.59%) Threat Intelligence
9 6 (17.65%) Project Planning
10 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
10 5 (14.71%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) Java
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) C++
2 4 (11.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) CISM
1 6 (17.65%) CISSP
1 6 (17.65%) CRISC
2 3 (8.82%) CEH
2 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Symantec
2 6 (17.65%) IBM
3 4 (11.76%) Intel
4 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle