Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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 West > Wiltshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 64 70
Rank change year-on-year +15 +6 -4
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 44 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 3.54% 2.12% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.16% 2.58% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 19 20
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +18.52% +0.97%
10th Percentile £382 £305 £287
90th Percentile £495 £465 £475
South West median daily rate £405 £365 £345
% change year-on-year +10.96% +5.80% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - £43.50
South West median hourly rate £11.00 - £43.50

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 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 1058 1045 1213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 85.05% 81.96% 79.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 756 830
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -3.75%
10th Percentile £290 £257 £255
90th Percentile £590 £575 £538
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 33
Wiltshire median hourly rate £33.50 £38.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.99% +13.24% +23.64%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.30 £13.83
90th Percentile £40.75 £47.50 £45.65
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.89
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.99% +49.56%

User Acceptance Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 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
Swindon +13 26 £450 +5.88% 1
Corsham - 4 £410 -
Trowbridge +6 2 - -
User Acceptance Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 20 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 27 (61.36%) Finance
2 18 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (38.64%) Oracle
4 14 (31.82%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (31.82%) Security Cleared
5 13 (29.55%) Integration Testing
6 12 (27.27%) System Integration Testing
6 12 (27.27%) Data Security
7 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 10 (22.73%) Oracle EBS R12
8 10 (22.73%) Oracle Payables
9 9 (20.45%) Risk Management
9 9 (20.45%) CRM
10 8 (18.18%) XML
10 8 (18.18%) Data Modelling
10 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
10 8 (18.18%) SQL
10 8 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
11 7 (15.91%) Data Transformation
11 7 (15.91%) Data Quality
11 7 (15.91%) JSON
11 7 (15.91%) Data Migration
11 7 (15.91%) Data Cleansing
11 7 (15.91%) Migration
11 7 (15.91%) Post-Production
12 6 (13.64%) People Management
12 6 (13.64%) ITIL
12 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
12 6 (13.64%) ISO 9001

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 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (31.82%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (22.73%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (22.73%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) VPN
2 1 (2.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (2.27%) MS Access
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.27%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.27%) JMeter
2 1 (2.27%) Selenium
2 1 (2.27%) Toad
2 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (61.36%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Military
3 2 (4.55%) Billing
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Analyst
2 12 (27.27%) Functional Analyst
2 12 (27.27%) Oracle Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Consultant
3 6 (13.64%) Financial Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Business Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Oracle Consultant
4 5 (11.36%) Test Leader
4 5 (11.36%) Test Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Procurement Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) HR Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle HRMS Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle Payroll Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Functional Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Oracle Financials Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Oracle Functional Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) UAT Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) XML
2 7 (15.91%) JSON
3 1 (2.27%) .NET
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.27%) RESTful
3 1 (2.27%) SOAP
3 1 (2.27%) Spring
3 1 (2.27%) Web Services
3 1 (2.27%) WebdriverIO
3 1 (2.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) RIA
3 1 (2.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
1 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Integration Testing
2 12 (27.27%) Data Security
2 12 (27.27%) System Integration Testing
3 9 (20.45%) CRM
3 9 (20.45%) Risk Management
4 8 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 8 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (15.91%) Data Cleansing
5 7 (15.91%) Data Migration
5 7 (15.91%) Data Transformation
5 7 (15.91%) Migration
5 7 (15.91%) Post-Production
6 6 (13.64%) ITIL
6 6 (13.64%) People Management
6 6 (13.64%) Performance Management
6 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
7 5 (11.36%) Coaching
7 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
7 5 (11.36%) Validation
8 4 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) SQL
2 3 (6.82%) C#
3 1 (2.27%) Java
3 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (18.18%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (6.82%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) Data Quality
2 6 (13.64%) ISO 9001
3 5 (11.36%) QA
4 4 (9.09%) PMO
5 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) Oracle
2 2 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (2.27%) Veracode