Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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 20 January 2018 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)
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 - 54
Rank change year-on-year - +54 0
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 7 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 2.56% - 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.20% - 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Warrington median daily rate £454 - £400
10th Percentile £413 - £375
90th Percentile £486 - £425
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Warrington median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Cheshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 Warrington with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Warrington
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 219 323 573
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 80.22% 86.60% 87.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 245 407
Warrington median daily rate £450 £460 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% -4.17% +28.00%
10th Percentile £178 £210 £313
90th Percentile £630 £688 £715
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% -5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 13
Warrington median hourly rate £11.71 £13.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.84% -21.43% +16.67%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.68 £10.60
90th Percentile £42.50 £17.10 £50.64
Cheshire median hourly rate £19.00 £19.66 £17.77
% change year-on-year -3.36% +10.64% -6.47%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Warrington

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Warrington

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Warrington

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Warrington region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Business Analysis
1 6 (85.71%) Test Scripting
1 6 (85.71%) Waterfall
2 4 (57.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 3 (42.86%) Scenario Testing
3 3 (42.86%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
4 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Server Building
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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:

Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Business Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Lead Business Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Public Sector Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Business Analysis
1 6 (85.71%) Test Scripting
1 6 (85.71%) Waterfall
2 4 (57.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 3 (42.86%) Scenario Testing
3 3 (42.86%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Server Building
4 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared