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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 19 29 24
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 23 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 10.50% 2.83% 3.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.53% 3.19% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 2 5
Median daily rate £475 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £278 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £342 £320
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
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
170 188 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 77.63% 88.68% 84.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 109 49
Median daily rate £413 £400 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +16.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £312 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 13
Median hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester 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 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 26 June 2016.

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 26 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 Chester region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 24 (85.71%) Finance
2 22 (78.57%) Integration Testing
3 21 (75.00%) System Integration Testing
3 21 (75.00%) Java
3 21 (75.00%) J2EE
4 20 (71.43%) JDBC
4 20 (71.43%) SOAP
4 20 (71.43%) Web Services
4 20 (71.43%) XML
4 20 (71.43%) WSDL
4 20 (71.43%) JAXB
4 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (71.43%) Spring
4 20 (71.43%) Software Engineering
4 20 (71.43%) AOP
4 20 (71.43%) JAX-WS
4 20 (71.43%) Kanban
4 20 (71.43%) Waterfall
5 13 (46.43%) JSON
6 12 (42.86%) BDD
6 12 (42.86%) RESTful
7 9 (32.14%) PL/SQL
7 9 (32.14%) SQL
7 9 (32.14%) Oracle
7 9 (32.14%) TDD
7 9 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (32.14%) Oracle Database
8 8 (28.57%) POJO
8 8 (28.57%) Jenkins
8 8 (28.57%) Apache Camel

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 (28.57%) WebSphere
1 8 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.57%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP MM
1 1 (3.57%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 8 (28.57%) JIRA
1 8 (28.57%) JUnit
1 8 (28.57%) Selenium
1 8 (28.57%) Subversion
2 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
General
1 24 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Billing
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Developer
2 19 (67.86%) Java Developer
3 12 (42.86%) Senior Developer
3 12 (42.86%) Senior Java Developer
4 10 (35.71%) Applications Developer
5 9 (32.14%) Java Applications Developer
5 9 (32.14%) Senior Applications Developer
5 9 (32.14%) Senior Java Applications Developer
6 5 (17.86%) Digital Developer
7 3 (10.71%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Test Manager
8 2 (7.14%) Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) XML Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking Java Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 1 (3.57%) SOA Developer
9 1 (3.57%) UAT Test Manager
9 1 (3.57%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (75.00%) J2EE
2 20 (71.43%) JAXB
2 20 (71.43%) JAX-WS
2 20 (71.43%) JDBC
2 20 (71.43%) SOAP
2 20 (71.43%) Spring
2 20 (71.43%) Web Services
2 20 (71.43%) WSDL
2 20 (71.43%) XML
3 13 (46.43%) JSON
4 12 (42.86%) RESTful
5 8 (28.57%) Apache Camel
5 8 (28.57%) POJO
5 8 (28.57%) XSLT
6 4 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
1 1 (3.57%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) Integration Testing
2 21 (75.00%) System Integration Testing
3 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (71.43%) AOP
3 20 (71.43%) Kanban
3 20 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 20 (71.43%) Waterfall
4 12 (42.86%) BDD
5 9 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (32.14%) TDD
6 8 (28.57%) Extreme Programming
7 3 (10.71%) System Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Test Planning
8 2 (7.14%) Test Management
9 1 (3.57%) CRM
9 1 (3.57%) MVC
9 1 (3.57%) Performance Testing
9 1 (3.57%) SOA
9 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
9 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) Java
2 9 (32.14%) PL/SQL
2 9 (32.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) ISEB
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Oracle
2 8 (28.57%) IBM
3 1 (3.57%) SAP