Period
to 15 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire with a requirement for Acceptance Criteria skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Acceptance Criteria over the 6 months to 15 October 2019 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.

Acceptance Criteria
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 47 53
Rank change year-on-year +13 +6 +7
Contract jobs citing Acceptance Criteria 12 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 2.78% 0.90% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.24% 1.06% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Warwickshire median daily rate £463 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.31% -13.33% +50.00%
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £463 £401
% change year-on-year -2.70% +15.26% -0.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Warwickshire median hourly rate - - £33.00
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £33.00

Acceptance Criteria 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 Warwickshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Warwickshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 370 470 538
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 85.85% 84.38% 86.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 242 297
Warwickshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £165 £250 £218
90th Percentile £575 £575 £553
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 32 41
Warwickshire median hourly rate £15.50 £15.85 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.21% -48.03% +27.08%
10th Percentile £13.53 £11.08 £18.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £30.98 £50.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +33.33% -40.00% +38.89%

Acceptance Criteria
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

Job postings citing Acceptance Criteria as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire.

Job vacancy trend for Acceptance Criteria in Warwickshire

Acceptance Criteria
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Acceptance Criteria in Warwickshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Acceptance Criteria in Warwickshire

Acceptance Criteria
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Acceptance Criteria in Warwickshire over the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Acceptance Criteria in Warwickshire

Acceptance Criteria
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Acceptance Criteria in Warwickshire

Acceptance Criteria
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Acceptance Criteria within the Warwickshire region over the 6 months to 15 October 2019. 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
Warwick +5 7 £250 -50.00% 1
Acceptance Criteria
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Acceptance Criteria also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Warwickshire region with a requirement for Acceptance Criteria.

1 9 (75.00%) PRINCE2
1 9 (75.00%) Project Management
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
1 9 (75.00%) Coaching
1 9 (75.00%) Programme Delivery
1 9 (75.00%) Collaborative Working
1 9 (75.00%) Commercial Awareness
2 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (33.33%) Wireless
3 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (33.33%) User Experience
3 4 (33.33%) People Management
3 4 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
3 4 (33.33%) PMO
3 4 (33.33%) CCTV
4 3 (25.00%) Service Management
4 3 (25.00%) SMS
4 3 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) MySQL
5 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 2 (16.67%) QA
5 2 (16.67%) SQLite
6 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
6 1 (8.33%) JIRA
6 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing

Acceptance Criteria
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Wireless
2 3 (25.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
1 2 (16.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Programme Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Service Management Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Manual Tester
3 2 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Software Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) QA Manual Tester
4 1 (8.33%) QA Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Software QA Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (33.33%) CCTV
2 4 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Coaching
1 9 (75.00%) Collaborative Working
1 9 (75.00%) Commercial Awareness
1 9 (75.00%) PRINCE2
1 9 (75.00%) Programme Delivery
1 9 (75.00%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
2 4 (33.33%) People Management
3 3 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) PMO
2 2 (16.67%) QA