Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire with a requirement for Operational Acceptance Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Operational Acceptance Testing over the 6 months to 20 October 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.

Operational Acceptance Testing (OAT)
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 - 88
Rank change year-on-year - +88 -3
Contract jobs citing Operational Acceptance Testing 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.25% - 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% - 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 - £500
South West median daily rate £438 £425 £433
% change year-on-year +2.94% -1.73% +12.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

Operational 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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,361 1,087 1,048
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 86.69% 86.54% 83.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 865 723 731
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £420 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +10.53% -2.56%
10th Percentile £313 £285 £255
90th Percentile £625 £575 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 24 21
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +25.00%
10th Percentile £17.50 £13.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £42.33 £76.75
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +18.66% - -6.67%

Operational Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

Job postings citing Operational Acceptance Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire.

Job vacancy trend for Operational Acceptance Testing in Wiltshire

Operational Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Operational Acceptance Testing in Wiltshire

Operational Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Operational Acceptance Testing within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 20 October 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
Swindon - 3 £425 -
Salisbury - 1 £425 -
Operational Acceptance Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Operational 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Operational Acceptance Testing.

1 2 (50.00%) Validation
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) QA
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) V-Model
2 1 (25.00%) OpenUP
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (25.00%) People Management
2 1 (25.00%) vMotion
2 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Strategic Thinking
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management

Operational Acceptance Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP IS-U
General
1 1 (25.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Manager
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) OpenUP
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Strategic Thinking
2 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) V-Model
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) VMware