The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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)
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 36 33 40
Rank change year-on-year -3 +7  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 7 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 2.02% 3.10% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 3.98% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 3
Median daily rate £450 £275 £524
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.63% -47.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £262 £501
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £330 £605
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 Swindon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 275 251 321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 79.48% 77.71% 80.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 175 230
Median daily rate £418 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.37% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £283 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
Median hourly rate £55.00 £13.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +323.07% -23.52%  
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 Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Swindon

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Swindon

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Swindon

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

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 Swindon region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 6 (40.00%) Project Management
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) Process Improvement
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Workflow
2 5 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (26.67%) SAP
3 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Firewall
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle
5 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) Law
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (13.33%) QlikView
5 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) Requirements Management
5 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (6.67%) Marketing
6 1 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (6.67%) FMCG

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (6.67%) SAP BPC
2 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (6.67%) SAP PM
2 1 (6.67%) SAP PP
2 1 (6.67%) SAP PP-PI
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) QlikView
2 1 (6.67%) Base SAS
2 1 (6.67%) MS Access
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (6.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (13.33%) Law
3 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.67%) Electronics
4 1 (6.67%) Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) QlikView Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Lead DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) Process Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Process Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) SAP PI Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) SAP PP Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Tester
5 1 (6.67%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) FMCG
2 1 (6.67%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) Process Improvement
1 6 (40.00%) Project Management
2 5 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 5 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 5 (33.33%) Workflow
3 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Requirements Management
4 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) Data Security
5 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
1 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) SAP
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Murex