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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 26 33 23
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 9 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.73% 1.86% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.39% 2.21% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £21.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+41.86% -28.33%
User Acceptance Testing
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
205 181 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 85.06% 84.19% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 55 31
Average daily rate £400 £341 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.21% -11.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £230 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 9
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £44.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.92 £31.50 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Chester region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 5 (38.46%) Banking
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) ISEB
3 3 (23.08%) Data Management
3 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
3 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (15.38%) Tableau
4 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
4 2 (15.38%) Time Management
4 2 (15.38%) Release Management
4 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
5 1 (7.69%) Marketing
5 1 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) Copywriting
5 1 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (7.69%) Web Design
5 1 (7.69%) Legal
5 1 (7.69%) Retail
5 1 (7.69%) Adobe
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.69%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (7.69%) HTML

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
1 1 (7.69%) Fireworks
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (7.69%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (38.46%) Banking
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Legal
4 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Test Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Report Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Copywriting
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Migration
1 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (23.08%) Data Management
1 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
2 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
2 2 (15.38%) Time Management
2 2 (15.38%) Release Management
2 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) Web Design
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
3 1 (7.69%) SEO
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Test Management
3 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (7.69%) Web Accessibility
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Tableau
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe