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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 18 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 12 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 7.59% 0.68% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.45% 0.73% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 2
Median daily rate £475 - £216
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 - £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 - £217
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +6.02%
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
127 137 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 80.38% 93.20% 79.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 84 43
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 13
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £31.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 25 (89.29%) Finance
2 23 (82.14%) Java
2 23 (82.14%) J2EE
2 23 (82.14%) Integration Testing
3 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (78.57%) System Integration Testing
4 21 (75.00%) JAX-WS
4 21 (75.00%) Kanban
4 21 (75.00%) Waterfall
4 21 (75.00%) WSDL
4 21 (75.00%) JAXB
4 21 (75.00%) JDBC
4 21 (75.00%) SOAP
4 21 (75.00%) Web Services
4 21 (75.00%) XML
4 21 (75.00%) Spring
4 21 (75.00%) Software Engineering
4 21 (75.00%) AOP
5 15 (53.57%) JSON
6 13 (46.43%) BDD
6 13 (46.43%) RESTful
7 10 (35.71%) Oracle
7 10 (35.71%) TDD
7 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (32.14%) Oracle Database
8 9 (32.14%) PL/SQL
8 9 (32.14%) SQL
9 8 (28.57%) JUnit
9 8 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (28.57%) XSLT

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
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
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 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
General
1 25 (89.29%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Back Office
3 1 (3.57%) Billing
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (78.57%) Developer
2 21 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 13 (46.43%) Senior Developer
3 13 (46.43%) Senior Java Developer
4 11 (39.29%) Applications Developer
5 10 (35.71%) Java Applications Developer
5 10 (35.71%) Senior Applications Developer
5 10 (35.71%) Senior Java Applications Developer
6 5 (17.86%) Digital Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (10.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) Test Manager
8 2 (7.14%) XML Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Agile Business Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking Java Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Middleware Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 1 (3.57%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (82.14%) J2EE
2 21 (75.00%) JAXB
2 21 (75.00%) JAX-WS
2 21 (75.00%) JDBC
2 21 (75.00%) SOAP
2 21 (75.00%) Spring
2 21 (75.00%) Web Services
2 21 (75.00%) WSDL
2 21 (75.00%) XML
3 15 (53.57%) JSON
4 13 (46.43%) RESTful
5 8 (28.57%) Apache Camel
5 8 (28.57%) POJO
5 8 (28.57%) XSLT
6 4 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Wiki
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Integration Testing
2 22 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (78.57%) System Integration Testing
3 21 (75.00%) AOP
3 21 (75.00%) Kanban
3 21 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 21 (75.00%) Waterfall
4 13 (46.43%) BDD
5 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (35.71%) TDD
6 8 (28.57%) Extreme Programming
7 2 (7.14%) MVC
7 2 (7.14%) Scrum
7 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.14%) System Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Test Management
7 2 (7.14%) Test Planning
8 1 (3.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Time Management
8 1 (3.57%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 23 (82.14%) Java
2 9 (32.14%) PL/SQL
2 9 (32.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle
2 8 (28.57%) IBM
3 1 (3.57%) SAP