The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 22 June 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 West / Wiltshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 55 49
Rank change year-on-year +7 -6  
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 15 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.30% 1.97% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.69% 2.55% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 6
Median daily rate £400 £450 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +22.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £367 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £495 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.25 £31.75
% change year-on-year +12.35% -29.92%  

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 557 510 498
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 85.30% 77.16% 79.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 347 357
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £277 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 21
Median hourly rate £39.50 £38.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.59% +83.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.70 £50.00 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Wiltshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing in Wiltshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for User Acceptance Testing in Wiltshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for User Acceptance Testing in Wiltshire

User 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 User Acceptance Testing within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Swindon +9 10 £400 -11.11% 2
User Acceptance Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 13 (56.52%) SAP
2 9 (39.13%) Process Improvement
3 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
4 7 (30.43%) Project Management
4 7 (30.43%) Integration Testing
5 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (26.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 6 (26.09%) Regression Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Logistics
6 5 (21.74%) Workflow
6 5 (21.74%) Finance
6 5 (21.74%) Data Modelling
6 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
6 5 (21.74%) CRM
7 4 (17.39%) SAP WM
7 4 (17.39%) Retail
7 4 (17.39%) Billing
7 4 (17.39%) Validation
7 4 (17.39%) Test Management
8 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (13.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
8 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
9 2 (8.70%) ERP
9 2 (8.70%) HP
9 2 (8.70%) NHS
9 2 (8.70%) Requirements Management
9 2 (8.70%) General Ledger
9 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis

User 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) CMS
1 1 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) SAP WM
2 3 (13.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (4.35%) SAP BPC
3 1 (4.35%) SAP PM
3 1 (4.35%) SAP PP
3 1 (4.35%) SAP PP-PI
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Toad
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Billing
2 4 (17.39%) Retail
3 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
3 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
4 2 (8.70%) General Ledger
5 1 (4.35%) Electronics
5 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Analyst
2 10 (43.48%) Business Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) SAP Manager
3 6 (26.09%) SAP Test Manager
3 6 (26.09%) Test Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Digital Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) UAT Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) UAT Manager
4 2 (8.70%) UAT Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) UAT Test Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Business Change Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Process Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.35%) SAP PI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Spring
2 1 (4.35%) RESTful
2 1 (4.35%) SOAP
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) NHS
3 1 (4.35%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Process Improvement
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) Integration Testing
3 7 (30.43%) Project Management
3 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
4 6 (26.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 6 (26.09%) Regression Testing
5 5 (21.74%) CRM
5 5 (21.74%) Data Modelling
5 5 (21.74%) Logistics
5 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
5 5 (21.74%) Workflow
6 4 (17.39%) Test Management
6 4 (17.39%) Validation
7 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Migration
8 2 (8.70%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
8 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Java
1 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) SAP
2 2 (8.70%) HP
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Sitecore
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago