The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cardiff region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 33 16 30
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +14
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 12 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.15% 7.91% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.04% 10.99% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 2
Average daily rate
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£220 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.47% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £120 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £354 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £337 £348
% change year-on-year
+3.93% -3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+21.05% -24.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
297 182 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 77.95% 71.94% 67.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 121 88
Average daily rate £375 £330 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £229 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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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 28 July 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 28 July 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 (30.43%) QA
2 6 (26.09%) Waterfall
3 5 (21.74%) Degree
3 5 (21.74%) Migration
3 5 (21.74%) Scrum
4 4 (17.39%) Finance
4 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
4 4 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (17.39%) System Testing
4 4 (17.39%) V-Model
5 3 (13.04%) Scala
5 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
5 3 (13.04%) BDD
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.04%) CRM
5 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
5 3 (13.04%) J2EE
5 3 (13.04%) Java
5 3 (13.04%) UML
5 3 (13.04%) RAD
5 3 (13.04%) ISEB
5 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
5 3 (13.04%) TDD
5 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.70%) Billing
6 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (8.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
1 1 (4.35%) Selenium
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Billing
3 1 (4.35%) General Ledger
3 1 (4.35%) Welsh Language
3 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (82.61%) Analyst
2 12 (52.17%) Business Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) Test Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Product Owner
6 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) QA Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) UAT Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst Team Leader
7 1 (4.35%) UAT Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
7 1 (4.35%) Junior Business Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Data Extraction
2 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Waterfall
2 5 (21.74%) Migration
2 5 (21.74%) Scrum
3 4 (17.39%) System Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Business Analysis
3 4 (17.39%) V-Model
4 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
4 3 (13.04%) BDD
4 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
4 3 (13.04%) TDD
4 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
4 3 (13.04%) UML
4 3 (13.04%) RAD
4 3 (13.04%) CRM
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.70%) E-business
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) Java
1 3 (13.04%) Scala
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) ISEB
3 2 (8.70%) PMP
3 2 (8.70%) PMI Certification
3 2 (8.70%) IIBA
4 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) HP
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
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