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 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 53 36 45
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +9
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 10 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.80% 2.51% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 3.85% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 3
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£275 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £249 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £475 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £24.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +4.34%
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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
440 260 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 78.99% 65.33% 71.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 148 175
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £220 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 9
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.16 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.23% +7.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.45 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £97.00 £17.70
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 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 27 November 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 27 November 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 -16 7 £275 -12.00% 3
Newport -14 3 - -
Torfaen - - - -
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User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (36.36%) ISEB
2 7 (31.82%) Finance
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
4 4 (18.18%) Workflow
4 4 (18.18%) Test Management
4 4 (18.18%) System Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 4 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (18.18%) User Experience
5 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
5 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
5 3 (13.64%) HP
5 3 (13.64%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (13.64%) CRM
5 3 (13.64%) AS400
5 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
5 3 (13.64%) QA
5 3 (13.64%) Banking
5 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.09%) General Ledger
6 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Selenium
6 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
6 2 (9.09%) Degree
6 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
6 2 (9.09%) V-Model
6 2 (9.09%) Back Office
6 2 (9.09%) Validation

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (9.09%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) General Ledger
3 2 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Analyst
2 10 (45.45%) Business Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Test Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Test Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst Team Leader
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.55%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Coordinator
6 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Junior
6 1 (4.55%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Junior Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) User Experience
2 3 (13.64%) AS400
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
2 4 (18.18%) Workflow
2 4 (18.18%) Test Management
2 4 (18.18%) System Testing
3 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
3 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
3 3 (13.64%) CRM
3 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 2 (9.09%) V-Model
4 2 (9.09%) Validation
4 2 (9.09%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) E-business
4 2 (9.09%) ERP
4 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) ISEB
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) PMP
2 2 (9.09%) PMI Certification
2 2 (9.09%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) HP
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) VMware
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