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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 61 52 28
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -24
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 7 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.24% 0.77% 4.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 1.05% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 14
Average daily rate £375 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £315 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -33.33%
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
489 382 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 86.86% 73.60% 77.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 264 189
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 10
Average hourly rate £47.29 £22.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.17% +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.00 £31.30 £105.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -7 5 £375 +11.11% 4
Newport - 2 - - 1
User Acceptance Testing
Wales

User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
2 4 (21.05%) DMZ
2 4 (21.05%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) LAN
2 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
2 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
2 4 (21.05%) NetScaler
3 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.79%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) CCIE
3 3 (15.79%) CCNP
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 3 (15.79%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
4 2 (10.53%) ISEB
4 2 (10.53%) Remedy
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 2 (10.53%) HTML
4 2 (10.53%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
4 2 (10.53%) CSS
4 2 (10.53%) UML

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) JBoss
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) DMZ
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
1 4 (21.05%) LAN
1 4 (21.05%) NetScaler
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) Network Security
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) HPCC
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Axure RP
1 2 (10.53%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Business Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Designer
3 2 (10.53%) Financial Controller
3 2 (10.53%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) IT Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Lead Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Product Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Product Business Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Transition Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) UX Designer
4 1 (5.26%) LAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) CSS
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.26%) CSS3
2 1 (5.26%) HTML5
2 1 (5.26%) LAMP
2 1 (5.26%) React
2 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) NHS
3 2 (10.53%) User Experience
4 1 (5.26%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) CentOS
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) Business Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (15.79%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) BPMN
4 2 (10.53%) ERP
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Management
4 2 (10.53%) Product Management
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
4 2 (10.53%) UML
4 2 (10.53%) Use Case
4 2 (10.53%) Web Development
4 2 (10.53%) Workflow
4 2 (10.53%) Workflow Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) SFIA
5 1 (5.26%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) Perl
3 1 (5.26%) PHP
3 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) CCIE
1 3 (15.79%) CCNP
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) ISEB
2 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) KVM
3 1 (5.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (5.26%) Cacti
2 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.26%) Nagios
2 1 (5.26%) OpenNMS
2 1 (5.26%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) CheckPoint
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) BMC
3 2 (10.53%) CA
3 2 (10.53%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Remedy
3 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
3 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) Dell
4 1 (5.26%) Twitter