The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 23 21 12
Rank change year-on-year -2 -9  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 7 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 3.91% 3.23% 8.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.79% 4.03% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 13
Median daily rate £336 £500 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.75% +6.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £460 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £540 £475
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 £20.75 £18.45
% change year-on-year +20.48% +12.46%  

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 Suffolk with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 146 149 138
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 81.56% 80.11% 73.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 97 83
Median daily rate £400 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £265 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £26.30 £22.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.88% +50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £17.25 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £22.50 £36.00
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 Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Suffolk

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Suffolk over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Suffolk

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Suffolk

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -1 6 £348 -
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Service Management
1 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
1 3 (42.86%) QA
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Test Management
1 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Data Governance
2 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
2 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Reference Data
2 2 (28.57%) Use Case
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Informatica
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (14.29%) Sun Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Middleware
3 1 (14.29%) JBoss
3 1 (14.29%) RAD
3 1 (14.29%) SSADM
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) SQL

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 1 (14.29%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Test Manager
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL Service Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Test Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Drools
1 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Reference Data
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Service Management
1 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
1 3 (42.86%) Test Management
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Data Governance
2 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Use Case
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) RAD
3 1 (14.29%) SSADM
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
2 2 (28.57%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Informatica
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle