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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 42 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 7 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.98% 2.95% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 4.61% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £313 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £266 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £423 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £24.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +9.09%
User Acceptance Testing
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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
281 152 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 79.60% 64.14% 70.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 95 108
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £248 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.67 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.37% +27.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.40 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.96% +1.37%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 November 2014.

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 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Acceptance Testing.

1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) ISEB
2 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
3 4 (22.22%) Test Management
3 4 (22.22%) System Testing
3 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (22.22%) User Experience
4 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 3 (16.67%) QA
4 3 (16.67%) AS400
4 3 (16.67%) Workflow
4 3 (16.67%) Banking
4 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) HP
4 3 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 2 (11.11%) ERP
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.11%) Agresso
5 2 (11.11%) PMP
5 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
5 2 (11.11%) Validation
5 2 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (11.11%) E-business
5 2 (11.11%) Back Office
5 2 (11.11%) General Ledger

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Acceptance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Back Office
3 2 (11.11%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Analyst
2 9 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst Team Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.56%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Coordinator
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) User Experience
2 3 (16.67%) AS400
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
2 4 (22.22%) Test Management
2 4 (22.22%) System Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 3 (16.67%) Workflow
3 3 (16.67%) CRM
4 2 (11.11%) ERP
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.11%) Validation
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) E-business
4 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 2 (11.11%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) ISEB
2 2 (11.11%) PMP
2 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 3 (16.67%) HP
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
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