The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 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 April 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)
West Midlands / Warwickshire
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 30 20
Rank change year-on-year +18 -10  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 20 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 6.23% 3.29% 4.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.00% 4.19% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 11
Median daily rate £300 £331 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.43% -5.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £306 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £475 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.44% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +40.24% -18.00%  

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 Warwickshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Warwickshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 250 310 261
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 77.88% 78.48% 72.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 180 123
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 39
Median hourly rate £28.00 £19.61 £29.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.78% -34.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.81 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £31.18 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year +2.77% +19.20%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warwickshire 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 Warwickshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Warwickshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Warwickshire over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Warwickshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Warwickshire

User Acceptance Testing
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 User Acceptance Testing within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick +9 10 £300 -4.00%
Stratford-upon-Avon - 2 £465 - 1
Leamington Spa +1 1 - -
User Acceptance Testing
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 10 (34.48%) Functional Testing
2 8 (27.59%) Test Scripting
2 8 (27.59%) Test Planning
3 7 (24.14%) Change Management
4 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (17.24%) System Testing
5 5 (17.24%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (17.24%) Data Analysis
6 4 (13.79%) Automotive
6 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.79%) QA
6 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
6 4 (13.79%) Project Planning
6 4 (13.79%) SAP
6 4 (13.79%) ITIL
7 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
7 3 (10.34%) Linux
7 3 (10.34%) CRM
7 3 (10.34%) Eclipse
7 3 (10.34%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.34%) Web Services
7 3 (10.34%) XML
7 3 (10.34%) Oracle
7 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
7 3 (10.34%) C#
7 3 (10.34%) COBOL
7 3 (10.34%) Java
7 3 (10.34%) Use Case
7 3 (10.34%) Finance

User Acceptance Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) Papyrus
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.90%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (3.45%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Dreamweaver
1 3 (10.34%) Eclipse
1 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (13.79%) Automotive
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) Test Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Test Manager
4 5 (17.24%) Business Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Developer
6 3 (10.34%) COBOL Developer
7 2 (6.90%) CRM Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) SAP Test Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) UAT Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) UAT Test Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Data Business Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Documentation Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) ERP Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) ERP Business Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) IT Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) PMO Manager
8 1 (3.45%) PMO Project Manager
8 1 (3.45%) QA Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Web Services
1 3 (10.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
1 3 (10.34%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Functional Testing
2 8 (27.59%) Test Planning
2 8 (27.59%) Test Scripting
3 7 (24.14%) Change Management
4 5 (17.24%) Data Analysis
4 5 (17.24%) Risk Analysis
4 5 (17.24%) System Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
5 4 (13.79%) ITIL
5 4 (13.79%) Project Planning
6 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.34%) CRM
6 3 (10.34%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.34%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Use Case
7 2 (6.90%) ERP
7 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) C#
1 3 (10.34%) COBOL
1 3 (10.34%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) CIPD
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.45%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) SAP
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Micro Focus
4 1 (3.45%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (3.45%) Computacenter
4 1 (3.45%) Guidewire
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) Remedy