Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 114 - 85
Rank change year-on-year - +85 +6
Contract jobs citing Operational Acceptance Testing 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.32% - 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% - 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 - £450
10th Percentile £413 - £425
90th Percentile £445 - £475
South West median daily rate £425 £424 £365
% change year-on-year +0.24% +16.16% +4.29%
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 1,585 942 1,059
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 85.40% 83.73% 84.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,027 664 753
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £294 £255
90th Percentile £650 £613 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 13 32
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.64% -28.57% +13.24%
10th Percentile £35.00 £13.00 £18.50
90th Percentile £49.50 £38.75 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +29.03% -11.43% -8.50%

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 16 January 2019. 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
Salisbury - 3 £425 - 3
Swindon - 3 £438 -
Operational Acceptance Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 5 (83.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (50.00%) RAD
2 3 (50.00%) DSDM
2 3 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Unified Process
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) V-Model
2 3 (50.00%) OpenUP
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Release Management
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement

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 (16.67%) SAP IS-U
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Manager
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) DSDM
2 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (50.00%) OpenUP
2 3 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 3 (50.00%) RAD
2 3 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 3 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (50.00%) Unified Process
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) V-Model
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP