The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 27 54 35
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -19
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 13 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.92% 1.15% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.61% 1.29% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 2
Median daily rate £190 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £191 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £400 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+21.95% +13.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
282 387 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 84.94% 89.17% 73.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 292 152
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £427 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 9
Median hourly rate £25.00 £13.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+92.30% -42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £14.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £47.00 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing User Acceptance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 10 (52.63%) System Integration Testing
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) Finance
4 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (36.84%) ISTQB
4 7 (36.84%) Integration Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Regression Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Test Strategy
6 5 (26.32%) Load Testing
6 5 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (26.32%) Banking
6 5 (26.32%) ISEB
7 4 (21.05%) NHS
7 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
7 4 (21.05%) RUP
7 4 (21.05%) Migration
7 4 (21.05%) JMeter
7 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
7 4 (21.05%) QA
7 4 (21.05%) Selenium
7 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (15.79%) The Grinder
8 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
8 3 (15.79%) SDLC
8 3 (15.79%) Defect Management
8 3 (15.79%) Groovy
8 3 (15.79%) Rational Performance Tester

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Sage X3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.26%) GIS
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) JMeter
1 4 (21.05%) Selenium
2 3 (15.79%) HP UFT
2 3 (15.79%) LoadRunner
2 3 (15.79%) Rational Performance Tester
2 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
2 3 (15.79%) The Grinder
2 3 (15.79%) WinRunner
3 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.26%) JIRA
4 1 (5.26%) TestRail
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
2 10 (52.63%) Test Analyst
3 7 (36.84%) Tester
4 6 (31.58%) Lead Test Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) Manual Tester
5 4 (21.05%) UAT Tester
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Test Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Business Change Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Business Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Change Manager
7 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Tester
7 1 (5.26%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) J2EE
1 3 (15.79%) SOAP
2 2 (10.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) NHS
2 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.26%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (5.26%) iPad
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) System Integration Testing
2 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Integration Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Regression Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Test Strategy
4 5 (26.32%) Load Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Migration
5 4 (21.05%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
5 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
5 4 (21.05%) RUP
5 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
6 3 (15.79%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (15.79%) Defect Management
6 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (15.79%) RAD
6 3 (15.79%) SDLC
6 3 (15.79%) Test Management
6 3 (15.79%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) C
2 3 (15.79%) Groovy
2 3 (15.79%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) ISTQB
2 5 (26.32%) ISEB
3 3 (15.79%) Degree
4 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Siebel
2 2 (10.53%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) Sage
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