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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 20 33 29
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.31% 1.36% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.35% 1.52% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £425 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +4.34%
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
92 197 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 76.03% 89.14% 80.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 59 55
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 10
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.56 £42.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -25.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £30.00 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.93 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Local Government
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (33.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) LiveLink
3 1 (16.67%) IVR
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) LiveLink
General
1 3 (50.00%) Local Government
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Support
1 3 (50.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center