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 28 June 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)
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 35 34
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 9 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 2.65% 2.31% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.15% 3.09% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 5
Median daily rate £400 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £354 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £493 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27%  

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 286 259 292
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 84.37% 74.64% 79.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 664 724
Median daily rate £400 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +4.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £288 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £925 £586
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 23
Median hourly rate £13.86 £38.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.00% +165.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.79 £23.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.93 £40.25 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 11 (64.71%) SAP
2 8 (47.06%) Process Improvement
3 7 (41.18%) Project Management
4 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (35.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) Integration Testing
5 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
5 5 (29.41%) Data Modelling
5 5 (29.41%) Workflow
5 5 (29.41%) Finance
6 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Validation
6 4 (23.53%) CRM
6 4 (23.53%) Retail
6 4 (23.53%) Billing
6 4 (23.53%) Logistics
6 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
7 3 (17.65%) Test Management
7 3 (17.65%) SAP WM
7 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
7 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
8 2 (11.76%) Migration
8 2 (11.76%) ERP
8 2 (11.76%) NHS
8 2 (11.76%) General Ledger
8 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (11.76%) Requirements Management
8 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) SAP WM
2 2 (11.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (5.88%) SAP BPC
3 1 (5.88%) SAP PM
3 1 (5.88%) SAP PP
3 1 (5.88%) SAP PP-PI
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Billing
2 4 (23.53%) Retail
3 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
3 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
4 2 (11.76%) General Ledger
5 1 (5.88%) Electronics
5 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Analyst
2 9 (52.94%) Business Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) SAP Manager
3 4 (23.53%) SAP Test Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Test Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) UAT Manager
4 2 (11.76%) UAT Test Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Process Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Process Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Release Manager
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) SAP PP Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) NHS
3 1 (5.88%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Process Improvement
2 7 (41.18%) Project Management
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Data Modelling
4 5 (29.41%) Integration Testing
4 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
4 5 (29.41%) Workflow
5 4 (23.53%) CRM
5 4 (23.53%) Logistics
5 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
5 4 (23.53%) Validation
6 3 (17.65%) Test Management
7 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) ERP
7 2 (11.76%) Migration
7 2 (11.76%) Requirements Management
7 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago