The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 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 27 March 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)
Scotland / West Lothian
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 19
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian - - 2.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.45
% change year-on-year +21.95% +11.11%  

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 West Lothian with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Lothian
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 33 39 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Lothian 84.62% 82.98% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 29 25
Median daily rate £350 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.67% +19.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £413 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £13.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.09% +67.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Lothian 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 West Lothian

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in West Lothian

User Acceptance Testing
Top 6 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) UAT Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) UAT Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center