Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 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.

User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 36 37
Rank change year-on-year +7 +1 0
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 18 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 3.37% 2.92% 2.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.96% 3.46% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 12
Warwickshire median daily rate £425 £325 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -3.35% -10.33%
10th Percentile £303 £307 £240
90th Percentile £508 £396 £446
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Warwickshire median hourly rate - - £24.00
West Midlands median hourly rate - £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00% +17.07%

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 454 492 594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 85.02% 84.39% 80.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 259 370
Warwickshire median daily rate £450 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -2.60% +10.00%
10th Percentile £300 £250 £230
90th Percentile £594 £538 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 42 47
Warwickshire median hourly rate £15.85 £30.32 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.73% +23.77% +5.38%
10th Percentile £11.21 £15.00 £14.65
90th Percentile £20.50 £34.40 £41.08
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £23.00 £18.94
% change year-on-year -30.43% +21.44% -5.30%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

Job postings citing User Acceptance Testing as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 23 January 2019.

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 6 months to 23 January 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 -10 8 £425 +17.24% 1
Kenilworth - 3 - -
Atherstone - 1 £325 -
User Acceptance Testing
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (44.44%) Waterfall
2 7 (38.89%) Finance
3 6 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 6 (33.33%) Test Management
3 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 5 (27.78%) Matrix Organization
4 5 (27.78%) ITIL
4 5 (27.78%) Matrix Management
5 4 (22.22%) QA
5 4 (22.22%) JIRA
5 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (22.22%) Scenario Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (22.22%) Confluence
6 3 (16.67%) SaaS
6 3 (16.67%) User Stories
6 3 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
6 3 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) CRM
6 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (16.67%) Migration
6 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Use Case

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 4 (22.22%) Confluence
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Infor M3
1 1 (5.56%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) SaaS
2 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) JMeter
2 1 (5.56%) NeoLoad
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (5.56%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Business Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Test Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Applications Manager
4 3 (16.67%) CRM Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Web Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Office 365 Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) QA Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) QA Leader
5 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) SharePoint Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Test Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Online Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Service Management Architect
6 1 (5.56%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (11.11%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) CMDB
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) PKI
3 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (44.44%) Waterfall
2 6 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 6 (33.33%) Test Management
2 6 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 5 (27.78%) ITIL
3 5 (27.78%) Matrix Management
3 5 (27.78%) Matrix Organization
4 4 (22.22%) Scenario Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
5 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) CRM
5 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 3 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Migration
5 3 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (16.67%) User Stories
6 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 3 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) SAP