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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 51 32 24
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -8
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 3 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.70% 2.97% 5.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 3.87% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 14
Average daily rate
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£313 £220 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.04% -24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £212 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £400 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £346 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.07% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.02% +15.27%
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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
343 284 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 80.14% 76.76% 73.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 218 154
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.75 £10.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -41.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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
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 August 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Use Case
2 2 (40.00%) BPMN
2 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model
3 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Banking Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) UML
1 2 (40.00%) Workflow
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Use Case
1 2 (40.00%) BPMN
1 2 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) V-Model
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
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