The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 46 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 13 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.26% 4.26% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 5.97% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 3
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£220 £293 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.78% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £128 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £386 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £17.75 £17.58
% change year-on-year
+23.94% +0.96%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
410 335 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 71.43% 71.43% 68.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 234 188
Average daily rate £370 £350 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £10.70 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £21.15 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the South Wales region.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the South Wales region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -9 11 £220 -24.13% 1
Torfaen 0 2 £188 +78.57%
Newport - - - -
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User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
1 8 (26.67%) MS Visio
2 7 (23.33%) QA
3 6 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 6 (20.00%) MS Office
4 5 (16.67%) Workflow
4 5 (16.67%) Finance
4 5 (16.67%) Scrum
4 5 (16.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (16.67%) System Testing
5 4 (13.33%) V-Model
5 4 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
5 4 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 4 (13.33%) Degree
5 4 (13.33%) Migration
6 3 (10.00%) TDD
6 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Java
6 3 (10.00%) J2EE
6 3 (10.00%) UML
6 3 (10.00%) RAD
6 3 (10.00%) CRM
6 3 (10.00%) BDD
6 3 (10.00%) Scala
7 2 (6.67%) IIBA
7 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.67%) Data Extraction

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Visio
2 6 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (6.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.33%) Selenium
2 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) General Ledger
2 2 (6.67%) Back Office
3 1 (3.33%) Welsh Language
3 1 (3.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 26 (86.67%) Analyst
2 18 (60.00%) Business Analyst
3 8 (26.67%) Test Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Product Owner
6 2 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) QA Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst Team Leader
6 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.33%) Junior Business Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Test Coordinator
7 1 (3.33%) Deployment Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
1 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 5 (16.67%) System Testing
2 5 (16.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 5 (16.67%) Workflow
2 5 (16.67%) Scrum
2 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (13.33%) Migration
3 4 (13.33%) Business Analysis
3 4 (13.33%) Test Scripting
3 4 (13.33%) V-Model
4 3 (10.00%) BDD
4 3 (10.00%) TDD
4 3 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (10.00%) UML
4 3 (10.00%) RAD
4 3 (10.00%) CRM
5 2 (6.67%) ERP
5 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) Java
1 3 (10.00%) Scala
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) IIBA
2 2 (6.67%) ISEB
2 2 (6.67%) PMP
2 2 (6.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) HP