The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 22 40 44
Rank change year-on-year +18 +4  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 12 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 4.60% 0.72% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.85% 0.98% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 4
Median daily rate £413 £213 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +94.11% -45.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £213 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £213 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £340
% change year-on-year -6.25% +17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.45
% change year-on-year +21.95% +11.11%  

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 Southampton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 205 205 351
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 78.54% 73.74% 81.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 131 242
Median daily rate £450 £368 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.44% -5.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 11
Median hourly rate £42.50 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +183.33% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Southampton

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Southampton over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Southampton

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Southampton

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 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 Southampton region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 7 (46.67%) Change Management
1 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
1 7 (46.67%) EDRMS
1 7 (46.67%) Content Management
1 7 (46.67%) Office 365
2 6 (40.00%) Information Architecture
2 6 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (40.00%) Project Management
2 6 (40.00%) Migration
2 6 (40.00%) Records Management
3 4 (26.67%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Intranet
3 4 (26.67%) System Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Extranet
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) Publishing
4 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (13.33%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (13.33%) Inmon Methodology
5 2 (13.33%) SAP
5 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (13.33%) Kalido
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (6.67%) SAP cProjects
6 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (6.67%) SAP cProjects
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Intranet
2 3 (20.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) EDRMS
2 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (13.33%) Kalido
3 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (6.67%) DB2
3 1 (6.67%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (20.00%) Publishing
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Business Change Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Change Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) UAT Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) UAT Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Lead Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior UAT Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) SharePoint Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Test Leader
4 2 (13.33%) UAT Lead
4 2 (13.33%) UAT Test Lead
5 1 (6.67%) Business Change Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Change Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Information Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Change Management
1 7 (46.67%) Content Management
2 6 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (40.00%) Information Architecture
2 6 (40.00%) Migration
2 6 (40.00%) Project Management
2 6 (40.00%) Records Management
3 4 (26.67%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (26.67%) System Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (13.33%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (13.33%) Inmon Methodology
5 2 (13.33%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Defect Management
6 1 (6.67%) SAP Security
6 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (6.67%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe
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