The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warwick 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 30 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.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Warwickshire / Warwick
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 14 14
Rank change year-on-year +2 0  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 6 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwick 5.08% 3.09% 4.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.19% 4.81% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £300 £550 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.45% +77.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £550 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £550 £322
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -2.58% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £20.25 £18.90
% change year-on-year +45.67% +7.14%  

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 Warwick with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Warwick
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 97 104 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwick 82.20% 64.20% 69.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 59 39
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.61 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.50% +26.51%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwick

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warwick 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 Warwick

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwick

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Warwick

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwick

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Warwick

For the 6 months to 30 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 Warwick region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 5 (62.50%) Functional Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (25.00%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) COBOL
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) SUSE
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (25.00%) System Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
5 1 (12.50%) SAP CRM
5 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) SAP
5 1 (12.50%) ISEB
5 1 (12.50%) Micro Focus

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwick 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) COBOL Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
1 2 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Functional Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) System Testing
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) COBOL
1 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Micro Focus
2 1 (12.50%) SAP