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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 26 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 9 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.74% 4.45% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.88% 5.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 0
Median daily rate £425 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £21.95 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-6.60% +8.39%
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
153 218 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 80.53% 88.26% 87.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 151 69
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £311 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 31
Median hourly rate £24.25 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £16.29 £21.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 8 (53.33%) Web Services
2 8 (53.33%) XML
3 7 (46.67%) Java
3 7 (46.67%) J2EE
3 7 (46.67%) Integration Testing
3 7 (46.67%) System Integration Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 6 (40.00%) JAX-WS
4 6 (40.00%) Kanban
4 6 (40.00%) AOP
4 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (40.00%) JDBC
4 6 (40.00%) SOAP
4 6 (40.00%) WSDL
4 6 (40.00%) JAXB
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) Spring
5 5 (33.33%) IBM
5 5 (33.33%) XSLT
6 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle
6 4 (26.67%) TDD
6 4 (26.67%) Banking
6 4 (26.67%) JSON
6 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
7 3 (20.00%) Apache Camel
7 3 (20.00%) Jenkins

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 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (6.67%) Maximo
2 1 (6.67%) SAP MM
2 1 (6.67%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
1 3 (20.00%) JUnit
1 3 (20.00%) Selenium
1 3 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (6.67%) Billing
4 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Applications Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Digital Developer
4 2 (13.33%) EDI Developer
4 2 (13.33%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Java Applications Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Applications Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Java Applications Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) ITSM Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Junior UAT Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Manager
5 1 (6.67%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Web Services
1 8 (53.33%) XML
2 7 (46.67%) J2EE
3 6 (40.00%) JAXB
3 6 (40.00%) JAX-WS
3 6 (40.00%) JDBC
3 6 (40.00%) SOAP
3 6 (40.00%) Spring
3 6 (40.00%) WSDL
4 5 (33.33%) XSLT
5 4 (26.67%) JSON
6 3 (20.00%) Apache Camel
6 3 (20.00%) POJO
6 3 (20.00%) RESTful
7 2 (13.33%) EDI
7 2 (13.33%) EDIFACT
7 2 (13.33%) Middleware
7 2 (13.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
2 1 (6.67%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Integration Testing
1 7 (46.67%) System Integration Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) AOP
2 6 (40.00%) Kanban
2 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (26.67%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) BDD
4 3 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (13.33%) B2B
5 2 (13.33%) Data Management
5 2 (13.33%) Data Transformation
5 2 (13.33%) EAI
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) ITSM
5 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) SOA
6 1 (6.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) ActionScript
3 2 (13.33%) ActionScript 2.0
3 2 (13.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) IBM
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) BMC
3 2 (13.33%) Remedy
4 1 (6.67%) SAP