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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 60 58 52
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 6 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.94% 2.04% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 2.57% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 5
Median daily rate £423 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £390 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £341
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.22 £30.91 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-21.65% +128.96%
User Acceptance Testing
Wales

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
532 467 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 83.52% 79.56% 80.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 373 313
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 9
Median hourly rate £46.00 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.04% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.22 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.02 £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales 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 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 5 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +14 5 £423 +30.00%
User Acceptance Testing
Wales

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 South Wales region with a requirement for User Acceptance Testing.

1 7 (70.00%) SQL
1 7 (70.00%) ISEB
1 7 (70.00%) JMeter
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) Selenium
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) Migration
3 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (40.00%) SDLC
4 3 (30.00%) Rational Performance Tester
4 3 (30.00%) V-Model
4 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (30.00%) QA
4 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
4 3 (30.00%) Groovy
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Load Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (30.00%) RAD
4 3 (30.00%) RUP
4 3 (30.00%) Siebel
4 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (30.00%) C

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Sage X3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) JMeter
1 7 (70.00%) Selenium
2 3 (30.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (30.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (30.00%) Rational Performance Tester
2 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (30.00%) The Grinder
2 3 (30.00%) WinRunner
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 6 (60.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Change Manager
4 1 (10.00%) ERP Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) ERP Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Test Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) J2EE
1 3 (30.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) SDLC
2 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (30.00%) Load Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) RAD
3 3 (30.00%) RUP
3 3 (30.00%) V-Model
3 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (10.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) C
3 3 (30.00%) Groovy
3 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) ISEB
2 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Siebel
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Sage