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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 32 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 13 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.42% 3.33% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.68% 4.66% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £234 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £358 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+52.77% -5.26%
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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
278 193 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 73.16% 71.48% 65.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 146 86
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £238 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £9.50 £16.16 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.21% -7.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.70 £16.16 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £17.26 £55.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 (31.82%) QA
2 6 (27.27%) System Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Finance
3 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
4 4 (18.18%) V-Model
4 4 (18.18%) User Experience
4 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 4 (18.18%) Scrum
4 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 4 (18.18%) Degree
5 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) CRM
5 3 (13.64%) Migration
5 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.09%) Procure-to-pay
6 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
6 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (9.09%) IIBA
6 2 (9.09%) BDD
6 2 (9.09%) Scala
6 2 (9.09%) User Stories
6 2 (9.09%) E-business
6 2 (9.09%) Agresso
6 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
6 2 (9.09%) ERP

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) General Ledger
2 2 (9.09%) Back Office
3 1 (4.55%) Welsh Language
3 1 (4.55%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (86.36%) Analyst
2 12 (54.55%) Business Analyst
3 7 (31.82%) Test Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst Team Leader
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Product Owner
6 1 (4.55%) Coordinator
6 1 (4.55%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Test Coordinator
6 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Junior Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) System Testing
2 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
2 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) V-Model
3 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 4 (18.18%) Scrum
4 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
4 3 (13.64%) Migration
4 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
4 3 (13.64%) CRM
5 2 (9.09%) ERP
5 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.09%) UML
5 2 (9.09%) RAD
5 2 (9.09%) E-business
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) TDD
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Java
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
1 2 (9.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) IIBA
2 2 (9.09%) ISEB
2 2 (9.09%) PMP
2 2 (9.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) VMware
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago