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 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 38 52 42
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 5 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.56% 2.12% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 2.65% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 5
Median daily rate £423 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £251 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £382 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.22 £30.91 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-21.65% +128.96%
User Acceptance Testing
South Wales

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
259 340 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 80.69% 80.00% 78.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 285 203
Median daily rate £403 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 4
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.76% -6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 2016, 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 7 (77.78%) SQL
1 7 (77.78%) ISEB
1 7 (77.78%) JMeter
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Selenium
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) Migration
3 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
3 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
3 4 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (44.44%) SDLC
4 3 (33.33%) The Grinder
4 3 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (33.33%) QA
4 3 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Load Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Rational Performance Tester
4 3 (33.33%) V-Model
4 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (33.33%) Groovy
4 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 3 (33.33%) C
4 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (33.33%) WinRunner

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Sage X3
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) JMeter
1 7 (77.78%) Selenium
2 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 3 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 3 (33.33%) Rational Performance Tester
2 3 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 3 (33.33%) The Grinder
2 3 (33.33%) WinRunner
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Business Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Change Manager
4 1 (11.11%) ERP Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) ERP Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Test Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Test Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) J2EE
1 3 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) SDLC
2 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
2 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
3 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) RAD
3 3 (33.33%) RUP
3 3 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (33.33%) V-Model
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) ERP
5 1 (11.11%) Logistics
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) C
3 3 (33.33%) Groovy
3 3 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) ISEB
2 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
2 4 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Siebel
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Sage