Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 17 25
Rank change year-on-year -1 +8 -10
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 6.74% 4.62% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.50% 5.08% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
West Lothian median daily rate £325 £233 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.78% -38.00% -
10th Percentile £161 £196 £363
90th Percentile £363 £283 £388
Scotland median daily rate £375 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +25.00% -14.29% +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Lothian median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £39.00

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 West Lothian with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Lothian
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 80 59 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 89.89% 90.77% 88.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 45 75
West Lothian median daily rate £415 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.96% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £226 £259 £265
90th Percentile £434 £428 £470
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
West Lothian median hourly rate £30.00 £8.69 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +245.42% -13.15% -76.19%
10th Percentile £29.00 £8.14 £9.50
90th Percentile £31.00 £26.39 £10.50
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.61
% change year-on-year +16.67% -18.00% +17.75%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

Job postings citing User Acceptance Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Lothian.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Lothian

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in West Lothian over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in West Lothian

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

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 West Lothian region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Livingston -5 2 £363 +55.91%
Bathgate - 1 £125 -
User Acceptance Testing
Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 5 (83.33%) Test Management
2 4 (66.67%) Compatibility Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) EDRMS
4 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (16.67%) CMS
5 1 (16.67%) Local Government
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) SCCM
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 7

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) EDRMS
General
1 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Test Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Project Leader
2 2 (33.33%) Test Project Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) UAT Lead
3 1 (16.67%) UAT Test Lead
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Test Management
2 4 (66.67%) Compatibility Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
5 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM