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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 59 36 55
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +19
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 3 38 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.45% 3.82% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 4.80% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 3
Median daily rate £475 £406 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +6.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £257 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.22 £30.91 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-21.65% +128.96%
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
561 791 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 84.11% 79.58% 81.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 561 306
Median daily rate £415 £438 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% +10.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 40
Median hourly rate £19.64 £17.64 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.38% -37.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £12.68 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £29.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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
Macclesfield -2 2 £488 +13.04% 1
Chester -4 1 £325 -9.72%
User Acceptance Testing
North West

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) Java
2 12 (57.14%) J2EE
2 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 12 (57.14%) System Integration Testing
3 11 (52.38%) JDBC
3 11 (52.38%) XML
3 11 (52.38%) Integration Testing
3 11 (52.38%) Spring
3 11 (52.38%) Waterfall
4 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
4 10 (47.62%) AOP
4 10 (47.62%) JAX-WS
4 10 (47.62%) Kanban
4 10 (47.62%) WSDL
4 10 (47.62%) SOAP
4 10 (47.62%) Web Services
4 10 (47.62%) JAXB
5 7 (33.33%) JSON
5 7 (33.33%) JIRA
6 6 (28.57%) TDD
6 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (28.57%) RESTful
6 6 (28.57%) BDD
6 6 (28.57%) Oracle
7 5 (23.81%) JUnit
7 5 (23.81%) IBM
7 5 (23.81%) SQL
7 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
7 5 (23.81%) Selenium

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 4 (19.05%) WebSphere
1 4 (19.05%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) Informix
2 1 (4.76%) MySQL
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) JIRA
2 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
2 5 (23.81%) JUnit
2 5 (23.81%) Selenium
3 4 (19.05%) Subversion
4 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.76%) Introscope
5 1 (4.76%) Mockito
5 1 (4.76%) SonarQube
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Developer
1 10 (47.62%) Java Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Applications Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Java Applications Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Applications Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Java Applications Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Environment Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Test Environment Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Business Systems Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Digital Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Test Leader
5 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Java Middleware Developer
6 1 (4.76%) OAT Manager
6 1 (4.76%) SOA Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) J2EE
2 11 (52.38%) JDBC
2 11 (52.38%) Spring
2 11 (52.38%) XML
3 10 (47.62%) JAXB
3 10 (47.62%) JAX-WS
3 10 (47.62%) SOAP
3 10 (47.62%) Web Services
3 10 (47.62%) WSDL
4 7 (33.33%) JSON
5 6 (28.57%) RESTful
6 4 (19.05%) Apache Camel
6 4 (19.05%) POJO
6 4 (19.05%) XSLT
7 2 (9.52%) Middleware
8 1 (4.76%) CSS
8 1 (4.76%) HTML
8 1 (4.76%) PowerMock
8 1 (4.76%) Servlets
8 1 (4.76%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.76%) Learning Management System
2 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) System Integration Testing
3 11 (52.38%) Integration Testing
3 11 (52.38%) Waterfall
4 10 (47.62%) AOP
4 10 (47.62%) Kanban
4 10 (47.62%) Software Engineering
5 6 (28.57%) BDD
5 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (28.57%) TDD
6 4 (19.05%) Extreme Programming
7 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (9.52%) Capacity Management
8 2 (9.52%) CRM
8 2 (9.52%) Customer Insight
8 2 (9.52%) Demand Management
8 2 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) GxP
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 5 (23.81%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe
3 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.76%) Compuware
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Juniper
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) NetApp
3 1 (4.76%) Perforce
3 1 (4.76%) Saba
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Workday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
TEKsystems
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