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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 51 44 50
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 30 34 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.27% 3.42% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.95% 4.17% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 14
Median daily rate £475 £371 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.94% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £274 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £443
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 £22.50 £24.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.11%
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
760 815 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.88% 81.91% 77.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 489 325
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £523 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 32 27
Median hourly rate £62.50 £17.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+257.14% -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire 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 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 25 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +9 23 £475 +53.22%
Macclesfield +1 3 - -
User Acceptance Testing
North West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 34 (64.15%) Finance
2 30 (56.60%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (52.83%) Waterfall
4 27 (50.94%) Integration Testing
5 22 (41.51%) Software Engineering
5 22 (41.51%) System Integration Testing
6 21 (39.62%) Java
6 21 (39.62%) J2EE
7 20 (37.74%) JDBC
7 20 (37.74%) SOAP
7 20 (37.74%) Web Services
7 20 (37.74%) XML
7 20 (37.74%) WSDL
7 20 (37.74%) JAXB
7 20 (37.74%) Spring
7 20 (37.74%) AOP
7 20 (37.74%) JAX-WS
7 20 (37.74%) Kanban
8 13 (24.53%) JSON
9 12 (22.64%) SQL
9 12 (22.64%) RESTful
9 12 (22.64%) BDD
10 10 (18.87%) System Testing
11 9 (16.98%) TDD
11 9 (16.98%) PL/SQL
11 9 (16.98%) Oracle
11 9 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (16.98%) Oracle Database
12 8 (15.09%) Apache Camel
12 8 (15.09%) POJO

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 8 (15.09%) WebSphere
1 8 (15.09%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (3.77%) Apache
2 2 (3.77%) IIS
2 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.89%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.89%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.89%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) IaaS
1 2 (3.77%) PaaS
1 2 (3.77%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) Oracle Database
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Jenkins
1 8 (15.09%) JIRA
1 8 (15.09%) JUnit
1 8 (15.09%) Selenium
1 8 (15.09%) Subversion
2 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.77%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
General
1 34 (64.15%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Banking
3 4 (7.55%) Billing
3 4 (7.55%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.77%) Advertising
4 2 (3.77%) Marketing
5 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Developer
2 19 (35.85%) Java Developer
3 12 (22.64%) Analyst
3 12 (22.64%) Senior Developer
3 12 (22.64%) Senior Java Developer
4 10 (18.87%) Applications Developer
5 9 (16.98%) Java Applications Developer
5 9 (16.98%) Senior Applications Developer
5 9 (16.98%) Senior Java Applications Developer
5 9 (16.98%) Test Manager
6 6 (11.32%) Business Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) Digital Developer
7 5 (9.43%) Test Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) J2EE Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) UAT Manager
9 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (39.62%) J2EE
2 20 (37.74%) JAXB
2 20 (37.74%) JAX-WS
2 20 (37.74%) JDBC
2 20 (37.74%) SOAP
2 20 (37.74%) Spring
2 20 (37.74%) Web Services
2 20 (37.74%) WSDL
2 20 (37.74%) XML
3 13 (24.53%) JSON
4 12 (22.64%) RESTful
5 8 (15.09%) Apache Camel
5 8 (15.09%) POJO
5 8 (15.09%) XSLT
6 4 (7.55%) Middleware
7 3 (5.66%) .NET
7 3 (5.66%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.89%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (1.89%) Smartphone
2 1 (1.89%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Linux
2 2 (3.77%) AIX
2 2 (3.77%) CentOS
2 2 (3.77%) IRIX
2 2 (3.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (56.60%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (52.83%) Waterfall
3 27 (50.94%) Integration Testing
4 22 (41.51%) Software Engineering
4 22 (41.51%) System Integration Testing
5 20 (37.74%) AOP
5 20 (37.74%) Kanban
6 12 (22.64%) BDD
7 10 (18.87%) System Testing
8 9 (16.98%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (16.98%) TDD
9 8 (15.09%) Extreme Programming
10 6 (11.32%) Business Analysis
10 6 (11.32%) Migration
10 6 (11.32%) Performance Testing
10 6 (11.32%) Test Management
11 5 (9.43%) Regression Testing
11 5 (9.43%) Test Scripting
12 4 (7.55%) Project Management
12 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (39.62%) Java
2 12 (22.64%) SQL
3 9 (16.98%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.66%) C#
5 2 (3.77%) Ada
5 2 (3.77%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Degree
1 4 (7.55%) ISEB
2 3 (5.66%) ISTQB
2 3 (5.66%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (3.77%) Puppet
1 2 (3.77%) vRealize
2 1 (1.89%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Oracle
2 8 (15.09%) IBM
2 8 (15.09%) SAP
3 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.77%) EXASOL
4 2 (3.77%) HP
4 2 (3.77%) Tableau
4 2 (3.77%) Talend
4 2 (3.77%) VMware
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