Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 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)
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 - 39
Rank change year-on-year - +39 -16
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 9 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 2.84% - 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.52% - 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 7
Suffolk median daily rate £360 - £400
10th Percentile £328 - £299
90th Percentile £484 - £475
East of England median daily rate £403 £441 £400
% change year-on-year -8.78% +10.31% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £101.50 £32.28
% change year-on-year -81.28% +214.48% +55.54%

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 Suffolk with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Suffolk
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 256 392 361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 80.76% 82.70% 79.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 239 249
Suffolk median daily rate £400 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% +0.61%
10th Percentile £240 £250 £263
90th Percentile £573 £550 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 8
Suffolk median hourly rate £19.75 £18.39 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.42% +41.42% -
10th Percentile £11.27 £13.65 £11.10
90th Percentile £36.63 £45.60 £16.13
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.56% +34.74% -1.53%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich - 9 £360 -
User Acceptance Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 3 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (22.22%) Use Case
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Test Management
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) Data Governance
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
2 2 (22.22%) Workflow
2 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
2 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Reference Data
2 2 (22.22%) SDLC
2 2 (22.22%) Workflow Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Break/Fix
3 1 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
3 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 1 (11.11%) Kendo UI
3 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Migration

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring 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 (11.11%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Senior QA Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Tester
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Integration Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
1 1 (11.11%) Kendo UI
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Reference Data
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Break/Fix
1 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
1 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (22.22%) Data Governance
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
1 2 (22.22%) SDLC
1 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
1 2 (22.22%) Test Management
1 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Use Case
1 2 (22.22%) Workflow
1 2 (22.22%) Workflow Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Front End Development
2 1 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Project Governance
2 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow