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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 28 15 20
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.41% 3.80% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 5.08% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
-2.89% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.19 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-15.04% -36.75%
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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 Cheltenham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
109 59 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 76.76% 74.68% 76.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 23 23
Average daily rate £425 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £245 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £13.85 £36.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 5 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 5 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Change Control
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) CentOS
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (60.00%) RESTful
3 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Maven
3 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Ruby
3 3 (60.00%) vCloud
3 3 (60.00%) OpenStack
3 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (60.00%) Puppet
3 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) VCP4
5 1 (20.00%) SOA
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) CISSP
5 1 (20.00%) McAfee
5 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (20.00%) MySQL

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 3 (60.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Maven
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) CentOS
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 5 (100.00%) Change Control
2 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) SIEM
3 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Python
1 3 (60.00%) Ruby
1 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) VCP4
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) McAfee