Period
to 19 November 2017

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 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)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 65 78
Rank change year-on-year +1 +13 -18
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 27 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.61% 1.58% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 1.81% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 8
West Sussex median daily rate £325 £400 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +39.13% -17.86%
10th Percentile £250 £228 £252
90th Percentile £396 £465 £386
South East median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £31.00 £20.00 £26.60
% change year-on-year +55.00% -24.81% +12.95%

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 Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 919 1107 1054
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 88.71% 87.51% 87.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 627 702
West Sussex median daily rate £415 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £253 £263 £271
90th Percentile £570 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 45 30
West Sussex median hourly rate £46.25 £35.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.14% +17.65% +85.94%
10th Percentile £24.02 £19.58 £11.22
90th Percentile £50.25 £52.25 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.55
% change year-on-year -14.02% +0.75% +51.71%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 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
Crawley +8 13 £270 -34.55%
Gatwick +6 4 £350 -15.15%
East Grinstead +4 3 £275 +7.84%
Worthing -1 1 £488 -
Horsham - 1 - -
User Acceptance Testing
South East

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 Sussex region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 15 (55.56%) SQL
2 12 (44.44%) Manual Testing
3 11 (40.74%) System Integration Testing
3 11 (40.74%) SAP
4 10 (37.04%) ISEB
5 9 (33.33%) Migration
5 9 (33.33%) Asset Management
5 9 (33.33%) JIRA
5 9 (33.33%) Data Migration
5 9 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
6 8 (29.63%) Functional Testing
6 8 (29.63%) Content Management
6 8 (29.63%) Document Management
6 8 (29.63%) ISTQB
6 8 (29.63%) CMS
6 8 (29.63%) Regression Testing
6 8 (29.63%) Scenario Testing
7 7 (25.93%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 7 (25.93%) Finance
7 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (22.22%) Workflow
8 6 (22.22%) SAP FI/CO
8 6 (22.22%) Maximo
8 6 (22.22%) SAP CO
8 6 (22.22%) SAP FI
8 6 (22.22%) SAP MM
8 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (22.22%) Documentum
8 6 (22.22%) Defect Management

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 8 (29.63%) CMS
2 6 (22.22%) Documentum
3 4 (14.81%) Confluence
4 2 (7.41%) SAS
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Maximo
1 6 (22.22%) SAP CO
1 6 (22.22%) SAP FI
1 6 (22.22%) SAP FI/CO
1 6 (22.22%) SAP MM
2 2 (7.41%) SAP CCM
2 2 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (3.70%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.70%) Base SAS
4 1 (3.70%) BODI
4 1 (3.70%) InfluxDB
4 1 (3.70%) QlikView
4 1 (3.70%) Redis
4 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) CircleCI
2 1 (3.70%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) git-flow
2 1 (3.70%) Grunt
2 1 (3.70%) SpecFlow
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Analyst
2 11 (40.74%) Test Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Tester
4 4 (14.81%) Test Manager
5 3 (11.11%) IT Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) SAP Manager
5 3 (11.11%) SAP Test Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Asset Management Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Test Data Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Data Migration Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Database Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) SAS Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) Backbone.js
1 1 (3.70%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (3.70%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Reference Data
2 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.70%) Equities
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
1 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Manual Testing
2 11 (40.74%) System Integration Testing
3 9 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 9 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 9 (33.33%) Migration
3 9 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 8 (29.63%) Content Management
4 8 (29.63%) Document Management
4 8 (29.63%) Functional Testing
4 8 (29.63%) Regression Testing
4 8 (29.63%) Scenario Testing
4 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
5 7 (25.93%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (22.22%) Defect Management
6 6 (22.22%) Exploratory Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Integration Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Traceability Matrix
6 6 (22.22%) Workflow
7 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) ABAP
2 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.70%) Go
3 1 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) ISEB
2 8 (29.63%) ISTQB
3 5 (18.52%) Degree
3 5 (18.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) GAMP
2 2 (7.41%) MiFID
3 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.70%) Grafana
2 1 (3.70%) HAProxy
2 1 (3.70%) Kibana
2 1 (3.70%) logstash
2 1 (3.70%) Marathon
2 1 (3.70%) Mesos
2 1 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) SAP
2 5 (18.52%) HP
3 4 (14.81%) Tableau
4 3 (11.11%) Sybase
5 1 (3.70%) Zoho