The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham 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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 17 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.08% 0.76% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.25% 1.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £349
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +0.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +6.02%
User Acceptance Testing
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
96 91 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 81.36% 69.47% 73.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 67 48
Median daily rate £390 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £485 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 11
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Cheltenham region.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 9 (75.00%) Data Protection
3 7 (58.33%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (50.00%) Feasibility Study
5 5 (41.67%) XML
6 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (25.00%) Test Planning
7 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
7 3 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
7 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 2 (16.67%) High Availability
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (16.67%) Database Tuning
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
8 2 (16.67%) Replication
8 2 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
9 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
9 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
9 1 (8.33%) Scrum
9 1 (8.33%) Ruby
9 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Mortgage Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) DBA
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared DBA
4 2 (16.67%) SQL DBA
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (50.00%) Feasibility Study
2 6 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 3 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 2 (16.67%) Database Tuning
5 2 (16.67%) High Availability
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
6 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) ISEB
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) SAP