The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire 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 2014 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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 63 50 43
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 7 16 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.85% 1.94% 3.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 2.62% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 24
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£380 £240 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -29.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £220 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £430 £384
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +1.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.27% -5.26%
User Acceptance Testing
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
602 610 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 73.24% 73.94% 64.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 291 333
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 33 26
Average hourly rate £19.00 £31.56 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.78% -24.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £20.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Cheshire region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +7 2 £216 - 1
Knutsford - - - -
Northwich - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 1
User Acceptance Testing
North West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) Banking
3 7 (31.82%) Retail
4 6 (27.27%) Retail Banking
4 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
5 5 (22.73%) Migration
6 4 (18.18%) IVR
7 3 (13.64%) Service Management
7 3 (13.64%) Avaya
7 3 (13.64%) BMC
7 3 (13.64%) Remedy
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL
7 3 (13.64%) Data Migration
7 3 (13.64%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (13.64%) Legal
7 3 (13.64%) Project Planning
8 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
8 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
8 2 (9.09%) Data Mapping
8 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
8 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
8 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 2 (9.09%) ISEB
8 2 (9.09%) ITSM
8 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
9 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
9 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (4.55%) Analytics

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Project
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (4.55%) SAP HCM
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) ATM
1 1 (4.55%) Intranet
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) Banking
3 7 (31.82%) Retail
4 6 (27.27%) Retail Banking
5 3 (13.64%) Legal
6 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
6 1 (4.55%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (4.55%) French Language
6 1 (4.55%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) UAT Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Test Manager
3 4 (18.18%) UAT Test Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Process Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Data Modeller
5 2 (9.09%) ITSM Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.55%) PMO Lead
6 1 (4.55%) Business Manager
6 1 (4.55%) IT Services Manager
6 1 (4.55%) UAT Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Business Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) IVR
2 1 (4.55%) Taxonomies
2 1 (4.55%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
2 5 (22.73%) Migration
3 3 (13.64%) Service Management
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) Project Planning
3 3 (13.64%) Data Migration
4 2 (9.09%) Data Mapping
4 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
4 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 2 (9.09%) ITSM
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.55%) Resource Management
5 1 (4.55%) Test Management
5 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Avaya
1 3 (13.64%) BMC
1 3 (13.64%) Remedy
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Northgate
3 1 (4.55%) NorthgateArinso
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