The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stirling 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 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Scotland / Stirling
Rank - 11 13
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 0 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stirling - 8.51% 9.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 10.53% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £338
% change year-on-year -6.25% +18.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +21.95% +13.88%  

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 Stirling with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Stirling
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 16 38 85
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stirling 88.89% 80.85% 84.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 25
Median daily rate £350 £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £200 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £10.50 - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Stirling

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stirling 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 Stirling

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Stirling