The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 24 34 25
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.73% 0.95% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.10% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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- £488 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £23.25 £17.38
% change year-on-year
-38.70% +33.81%
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Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
98 182 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 71.53% 86.26% 81.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 42 65
Average daily rate £400 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 29 6
Average hourly rate £29.75 £31.56 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.72% -15.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £30.00 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Chester

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

User Acceptance Testing
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) BMC
1 3 (42.86%) Remedy
1 3 (42.86%) Service Management
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
1 3 (42.86%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Retail Banking
2 2 (28.57%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) IVR
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Local Government
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (14.29%) SCCM

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Remedy ITSM
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Retail Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Process Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) ITSM Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Packager
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
2 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Services Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Business Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Service Management
1 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
2 2 (28.57%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) BMC
1 3 (42.86%) Remedy