The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 29 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)
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 61 48
Rank change year-on-year +10 -13  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 13 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.48% 1.31% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 1.47% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 7
Median daily rate £410 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.66% -7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £306 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £390 £350
% change year-on-year -0.64% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £20.75 £18.90
% change year-on-year +42.16% +9.78%  

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 Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 458 545 424
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 87.24% 88.91% 82.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 330 262
Median daily rate £425 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 16
Median hourly rate £45.87 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.67% +11.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £23.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 Sussex

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in West Sussex

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in West Sussex over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in West Sussex

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in West Sussex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in West Sussex

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gatwick - 6 £410 -
Crawley +8 3 £350 +13.82%
Worthing +16 1 £425 -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 Sussex region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 7 (33.33%) SAP
2 6 (28.57%) Finance
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Defect Management
4 4 (19.05%) Visualisation
4 4 (19.05%) Data Analytics
4 4 (19.05%) Analytics
4 4 (19.05%) Software Delivery
4 4 (19.05%) Scrum
4 4 (19.05%) Kanban
5 3 (14.29%) CMS
5 3 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
5 3 (14.29%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (9.52%) Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (9.52%) Test Management
6 2 (9.52%) QA
6 2 (9.52%) SLA
7 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.76%) ISEB
7 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.76%) A+ Certification
7 1 (4.76%) EPoS
7 1 (4.76%) SAP FI
7 1 (4.76%) Project Management
7 1 (4.76%) ITIL
7 1 (4.76%) MCP
7 1 (4.76%) Windows

User Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 3 (14.29%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (4.76%) SAP CCM
2 1 (4.76%) SAP CO
2 1 (4.76%) SAP FI
2 1 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) iBeacon
1 1 (4.76%) Network Security
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Scrum Master
2 4 (19.05%) Test Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) CMS Project Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) SAP Financial Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) SAP Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) UAT Manager
5 1 (4.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Developer
5 1 (4.76%) ERP Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) SAP FI Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Functional Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) CCTV
2 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.76%) EPoS
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (23.81%) Defect Management
1 5 (23.81%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 4 (19.05%) Analytics
2 4 (19.05%) Data Analytics
2 4 (19.05%) Kanban
2 4 (19.05%) Scrum
2 4 (19.05%) Software Delivery
2 4 (19.05%) Visualisation
3 3 (14.29%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (9.52%) Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (9.52%) Test Management
5 1 (4.76%) Change Control
5 1 (4.76%) Computer Security
5 1 (4.76%) Internal Audit
5 1 (4.76%) Line Management
5 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.76%) Software Deployment
5 1 (4.76%) Test Planning
5 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) A+ Certification
1 1 (4.76%) CompTIA Security+
1 1 (4.76%) ISEB
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.76%) MCP
1 1 (4.76%) MCSE
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.76%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security+ Certification
1 1 (4.76%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) Blue Prism
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle