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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 31 47 35
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -12
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 7 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.42% 0.52% 3.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 0.65% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Median daily rate - £320 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +45.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £21.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+13.09% -8.69%
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
231 307 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 79.93% 80.16% 83.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 253 243
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 £210 £246 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 1
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% +16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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
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 29 July 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 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 12 (50.00%) MySQL
2 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (45.83%) Penetration Testing
3 11 (45.83%) PHP
3 11 (45.83%) SQL
3 11 (45.83%) Apache
3 11 (45.83%) Moodle
4 10 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (41.67%) Selenium
4 10 (41.67%) Windows
4 10 (41.67%) e-Learning
5 8 (33.33%) ITIL
5 8 (33.33%) Finance
5 8 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
6 7 (29.17%) Change Control
6 7 (29.17%) Test Strategy
6 7 (29.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (29.17%) SDLC
6 7 (29.17%) Software Testing
6 7 (29.17%) Java
6 7 (29.17%) Project Management
6 7 (29.17%) ISEB
7 6 (25.00%) JMeter
8 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
8 4 (16.67%) Scrum
8 4 (16.67%) NHS
9 3 (12.50%) Microsoft

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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (45.83%) Apache
1 11 (45.83%) Moodle
2 2 (8.33%) Confluence
2 2 (8.33%) FileNet
2 2 (8.33%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 12 (50.00%) MySQL
3 10 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Selenium
2 6 (25.00%) JMeter
3 3 (12.50%) JIRA
3 3 (12.50%) Subversion
4 2 (8.33%) Ant
4 2 (8.33%) Hudson
4 2 (8.33%) Maven
5 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
5 1 (4.17%) LoadUI
5 1 (4.17%) Ranorex
5 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.17%) TestComplete
5 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) Analyst
2 10 (41.67%) Test Analyst
3 9 (37.50%) Software Developer
4 6 (25.00%) Moodle Developer
5 4 (16.67%) PHP Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Java Developer
7 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 2 (8.33%) SQL Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Banking Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Lead Test Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) MySQL Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Programmer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Programmer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Software Programmer
8 1 (4.17%) UAT Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) HTML
1 3 (12.50%) SOAP
2 2 (8.33%) EJB
2 2 (8.33%) J2EE
2 2 (8.33%) J2SE
2 2 (8.33%) JSF
2 2 (8.33%) Spring
2 2 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) e-Learning
2 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (16.67%) NHS
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (45.83%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (33.33%) ITIL
3 8 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 7 (29.17%) Change Control
4 7 (29.17%) Project Management
4 7 (29.17%) SDLC
4 7 (29.17%) Software Testing
4 7 (29.17%) Test Strategy
5 4 (16.67%) Scrum
6 3 (12.50%) System Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Automated Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Data Migration
7 2 (8.33%) Document Management
7 2 (8.33%) Migration
7 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.33%) TDD
7 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) PHP
1 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) ISEB
1 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
1 7 (29.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (8.33%) BC Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Adobe
2 2 (8.33%) ILOG
2 2 (8.33%) Splunk
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle