Period
to 15 November 2018

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 15 November 2018 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 38 37
Rank change year-on-year +13 -1 -6
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 21 20 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 3.90% 3.18% 2.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.60% 3.72% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 14
Warwickshire median daily rate £410 £363 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.10% +4.69% +30.66%
10th Percentile £308 £313 £245
90th Percentile £456 £525 £421
West Midlands median daily rate £395 £388 £365
% change year-on-year +1.94% +6.16% +21.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Warwickshire median hourly rate - - £23.00
West Midlands median hourly rate - £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +9.52%

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 457 538 672
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 84.79% 85.53% 76.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 306 424
Warwickshire median daily rate £438 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £263 £231 £225
90th Percentile £575 £558 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 38 39
Warwickshire median hourly rate £15.85 £30.42 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.89% +26.74% -16.35%
10th Percentile £11.06 £16.60 £13.90
90th Percentile £30.70 £34.95 £42.55
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £23.00 £17.12
% change year-on-year -31.09% +34.35% -14.40%

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 15 November 2018.

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 15 November 2018. 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 -6 8 £425 +9.68% 1
Kenilworth - 3 - -
Atherstone - 1 £325 -
Bedworth - 1 £435 -
User Acceptance Testing
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) Waterfall
3 8 (38.10%) Finance
4 7 (33.33%) Matrix Management
4 7 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 7 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
5 6 (28.57%) Regression Testing
6 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
6 5 (23.81%) QA
6 5 (23.81%) Test Management
6 5 (23.81%) Acceptance Criteria
6 5 (23.81%) Office 365
6 5 (23.81%) User Stories
6 5 (23.81%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Confluence
7 4 (19.05%) Scenario Testing
7 4 (19.05%) JIRA
7 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
8 3 (14.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 3 (14.29%) Migration
8 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
8 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (14.29%) CRM
8 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
8 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
8 3 (14.29%) ITIL

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 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
2 4 (19.05%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Infor M3
1 1 (4.76%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
2 3 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) JIRA
2 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.52%) JMeter
3 2 (9.52%) NeoLoad
4 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (4.76%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Business Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Test Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) SharePoint Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Applications Manager
5 3 (14.29%) CRM Manager
5 3 (14.29%) Office 365 Business Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) SharePoint Business Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Test Manager
5 3 (14.29%) Web Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Business IT Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) IT Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Online Business Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) QA Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) QA Leader
6 2 (9.52%) Test Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Test Leader
7 1 (4.76%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
1 2 (9.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) User Experience
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.52%) PKI
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Unix
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (47.62%) Waterfall
3 7 (33.33%) Matrix Management
3 7 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
3 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 7 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 6 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Acceptance Criteria
5 5 (23.81%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Test Management
5 5 (23.81%) User Stories
6 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
6 4 (19.05%) Scenario Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (14.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 3 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Migration
7 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
7 3 (14.29%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Java
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 2 (9.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 3 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) SAP