Period
to 2 June 2020

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 6 months to 2 June 2020 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
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 24 38 46
Rank change year-on-year +14 +8 -17
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 3 13 10
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Warwickshire 1.38% 2.70% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 3.14% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 5
Median daily rate £460 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.43% - +15.70%
10th Percentile £342 £259 £310
90th Percentile £592 £508 £388
West Midlands median daily rate £338 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -20.59% +21.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 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 184 414 507
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 84.40% 86.07% 82.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 241 271
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +9.68%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £269
90th Percentile £563 £588 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 32
Median hourly rate £15.85 £25.43 £20.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.66% +22.32% -16.86%
10th Percentile £11.20 £12.00 £15.00
90th Percentile £17.13 £47.00 £31.04
Median hourly rate £20.28 £20.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year +0.14% +30.65% -27.37%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

Job postings citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire.

Job vacancy trend for User Acceptance Testing in Warwickshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Warwickshire.

Daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Warwickshire

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Warwickshire over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Warwickshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Warwickshire.

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 6 months to 2 June 2020. 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 +3 1 £460 +67.27%
Atherstone - 1 £325 -
User Acceptance Testing
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 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 User Acceptance Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Gathering

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Strategy Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Test Programme Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Gathering
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com